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Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant joined the Nation in celebrating the Mahatma Gandhi Jayantiin Ukkunagaram. Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL, garlanded the statue of Mahatma Gandhi and paid rich tributes in Mahatma Gandhi Park in Sector-8 of ukkunagaram township of Visakhapatnam steel plant. Atul Bhatt said that With his strong philosophy on non-violence and truth Mahatma Gandhi proved the world that the path ahead may not be the easy, but it is certainly the most effective method of achieving the goals. It was this belief that got him noticed and appreciated by historians as one of the greatest freedom fighters that…

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The Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, today launched YUVA 2.0 – Prime Minister’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors, an Author Mentorship programme to train young and budding authors (below 30 years of age) in order to promote reading, writing and book culture in the country, and project India and Indian writings globally. In view of the significant impact of the first edition of YUVA with large scale participation from young and budding authors in 22 different Indian languages and English, YUVA 2.0 is now being launched. The launch of YUVA 2.0 (Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors) is in tune with the Prime Minister’s vision to…

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The retail and wholesale prices of wheat and rice reported a decrease and prices of wheat atta remained stable during last week. During last two years prices of wheat and rice has gone up more or less corresponding to the MSP increase during the relevant years. During 2021-22 the prices were comparatively on lower side because approximately 80 LMT of food grains were offloaded in the open market through OMSS to contain the prices. Government of India is regularly monitoring the price scenario of essential commodities including wheat and rice and taking corrective measures, wherein required. Because of the unprecedented…

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In an impressive display of sustainability and good governance, Indore, the city of lakes and palaces, walked away with the Cleanest City title for the sixth consecutive year, in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category, while Surat was adjudged the second cleanest city, for the second time in a row. Navi Mumbai bagged the third spot. President Droupadi Murmu today felicitated the awardees of the cleanest States and cities at the award ceremony of Azadi@75 Swachh Survekshan 2022, hosted as part of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) at Talkatora Stadium, New…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that 5G is the beginning of an infinite sky of opportunities and noted with satisfaction that in this launch of 5G and the march of technology, rural areas and workers are equal partners. Ushering in a new technological era, the Prime Minister, Modi launched 5G services in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Saturday. He also inaugurated the sixth edition of the India Mobile Congress and also witnessed the IMC Exhibition that was put on the occasion. “Today, 130 crore Indians are getting a wonderful gift in the form of 5G from the country and from…

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Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that today, climate change, changing agricultural patterns, new diseases are a concern for everybody. Society is looking towards knowledgeable people for providing solutions to these pressing challenges. Addressing the 22nd Convocation of University of Hyderabad, he expected hope that the University of Hyderabad is capable of providing solutions to these challenges. He stated that India is aspiring to become a leading economic superpower and a knowledge-based economy. Innovation and entrepreneurship will take us forward. We must create more wealth-creators and job-creators for our society to grow, he added. Pradhan…

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A magistrate in Islamabad issued an arrest warrant against former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan over his controversial remarks against a female judge and a female police officer, according to local media. An arrest warrant had been issued by Islamabad’s Margalla Police Station in connection to a case that was registered on August 20 for threatening Additional District and Sessions judge Zeba Chaudhary. An FIR has been filed under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) under sections 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 189 (threat of injury to…

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The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September 2022 is Rs. 1,47,686 crore of which CGST is Rs. 25,271 crore, SGST is Rs. 31,813 crore, IGST is Rs. 80,464crore (including Rs. 41,215 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs. 10,137 crore (including Rs. 856 crore collected on import of goods). The government has settled Rs. 31,880 crore to CGST and Rs. 27,403 crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement. The total revenue of Centre and the States after regular settlements in the month of September 2022 is Rs. 57,151 crore for CGST and Rs.…

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Responding to the reports of a suicide bomb attack that has left dozens dead and many more injured at an educational center in the predominantly Hazara Shiite community area of Dasht-e- Barchi in Kabul, Samira Hamidi, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, said: “Today’s horrific attack is just the latest in a series of attacks in areas dominated by the minority Hazara Shiite population and a shamefaced reminder of the inaptitude and utter failure of the Taliban, as de-facto authorities, to protect the people of Afghanistan. Urgent steps must be taken to ensure the safety of all people under the Taliban’s…

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Films have the widest impact among all the art forms, the President Droupadi Mumu remarked, and added that films are not just an industry but also a medium for an artistic expression of our value system. Cinema is an effective tool for nation building as well. She conferred National Film Awards for the year 2020 under various categories at 68th edition of the ceremony in New Delhi on Friday. She congratulated Dadasaheb Phalke Awaree Ms Asha Parekh for her special contribution to the world of cinema and said that this award to her is a recognition of women empowerment.…

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