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Inequality has ‘female face’ in India ,women’s unpaid work worth 3.1% of GDP

Oxfam study said on  Monday that unpaid work done by women across India amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world’s biggest company Apple. In India, the unpaid work done by women is 3.1 per cent of the country’s GDP. Women spend 312 minutes per day in urban areas and 291 minutes per day in rural areas on such unpaid care work. In comparison to women, men spend only 29 minutes in urban and 32 minutes in rural areas on…

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PM Modi Inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Gujarat is one of India’s most progressive states that has been at the forefront of economic development and nation building. This spirit is embedded in the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, that truly represent the essence of Gujarat’s and India’s economic success. Vibrant Gujarat Summit was conceptualized in 2003 by Honorable Prime Minister of India  Mr Narendra Modi to reestablish Gujarat as a preferred investment destination within India. Today, the Summit has evolved into a platform for brainstorming on agendas of global socio-economic development, in addition to being a facilitator for knowledge…

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Simba, Uri, Kedarnath, KGF total box office collection

It has been a golden month for Bollywood fans. Kedarnath, KGF, Simba and now Uri: The Surgical Strikes have been on a rampage at the box office. Each of the films was quite different from the other. Kedarnath movie is based on a love story set in the backdrop of the catastrophic floods that rocked Uttarakhand in 2013. It was also the launchpad for Sara Ali Khan, and this worked well in its favour. Kedarnath crossed over Rs 50 crore at the box office, despite mixed reviews. Rohit Shetty directed…

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Passengers have to pay baggage X-Ray fess at IGI from Feb 1

Delhi airport operator DIAL has made a new rule that from February 1st the passengers at Indira Gandhi International Airport will have to pay X-ray baggage fees.  The charges will be ranging from Rs 110 to Rs 880 per aircraft flying on domestic routes from next month and for International flights charges will be $149.33 to $209.55 for narrow-body aircraft. With the new rule, domestic passengers will have to pay charges of Rs. 5 and for the international passengers, the charges will be Rs 50 respectively. According to the new rule, Domestic flights having seating capacity of…

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Supreme Court dismisses plea of 5 states seeking modification of its order on DGPs

On Wednesday, Supreme Court dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order which was issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police (DGPs). The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws regarding the selection and appointment of DGPs. The bench which was headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the earlier directions of the court on selection and appointment of DGPs were issued in larger public…

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7th Pay Commission : Modi Govt approves proposal to extend benefits for teachers

Days after the government announced 10 per cent quota for upper caste poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Tuesday approved the proposal to extend the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to the teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided technical institution in the country. The revised pay scales will be applicable from 1.1.2016 and the annual financial liability on account of this measure will be about Rs 1,241.78 crore.  During the move, The state government has also approved the payment of arrears of last six…

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After Rahul Gandhi’s Jibe, Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi

Philip Kotler, an American marketing author, a consultant on Tuesday congratulated PM Narendra Modi after Congress president Rahul Gandhi mocked him for being awarded the Philip Kotler Presidential award. Philip Kotler is a professor of marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He is known as the father of marketing. He is also known as the marketing guru. Philip Kotler is also written more than 60 marketing books, including Marketing Management and Principle of Management. The Philip Kotler Presidential Award mainly focuses on the triple-bottom-line of People, Profit, and Planet. It will…

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PM Narendra Modi to reveal slew of projects worth over Rs.1,550 cr in Odisha

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched unveil projects worth over Rs 1,550 crore for Odisha during his third visit. He dedicated the electrification of Jharsuguda – Vizianagaram and Sambalpur -Angul lines spanning 813 km to the nation, completed at a cost of Rs.1,085 crore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated the doubling of 14.2 km of Barpali – Dungaripali and 17.354 km Balangir – Deogaon railway lines, completed at a cost of Rs.189.3 crore. It is a part of the 181.54 km Sambalpur – Titlagarh rail track doubling project. Multi-Modal…

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Fuel Prices Hiked 6 Times So Far This Year, Petrol Rate In Delhi Crosses Rs. 70 rupees per Litre

On Monday, After a fall in prices of fuel prices over the past few days, the upward trend has finally begun. The prices of petrol and diesel have risen in New Delhi. The beginning of the third week in the new year has already seen petrol prices breach the Rs.70 mark in the national capital and this is the first time it has happened in 2019. Petrol prices saw a hike of 38 paise in Delhi while diesel prices went up by 49 paise. The price of the petrol in…

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The Kite Flying Festival ,Makar Sankranti is Here

India is one of the very few countries in the world that celebrate harvest festivals also with equal enthusiasm and zest like any other festival. One such festival is Makar Sankranti, primarily celebrated in north India. The festival officially marks the beginning of spring or the onset of Indian summer and the days become longer, and nights shorter. Makar Sankranti is one of the most popular Hindu festivals, and also the first festival of the New Year. The festival is known with different names in different parts of the country. It…

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