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Model Code of Conduct Kicks In

With the Election Commission of India announcing the polling dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force. Model Code of Conduct Model Code of Conduct refers to a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India to regulate political parties and candidates prior to elections. Read More…

50th Raising Day celebrations of CISF

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 50th Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Lauding the role of CISF in building New India by providing security to the vital institutions of the country, Prime Minister suggested the idea of starting digital museums at airports and metros, showcasing the Read More…

India Bags First Prize at the International Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has won the First Prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019. The promotional films/television commercials produced as part of its Incredible India 2.0 Campaign by the Ministry of Tourism have received the awards: Yogi of the Racetrack. The Reincarnation of Read More…

University for Peace Confers Honorary Doctorate on Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was conferred Honorary Doctorate from the UN established University of Peace. The university has stated that the degree of “Doctor Honoris Causa”( Doctor of Philosophy) was conferred on the Indian Vice President recognising his contribution to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India. Shri. Venkaiah Naidu is the first Read More…

Hasmukh Adhia Appointed as Chancellor of Gujarat Central University

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the appointment of former finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia as the chancellor of Gujarat Central University. He will hold the post for a period of five years. Hasmukh Adhia was a Gujarat cadre IAS officer and was appointed as the secretary in the Department of Financial Services after then Chief Minister Read More…

Global Macro Outlook for 2019 and 2020

Moody’s has released its quarterly Global Macro Outlook for 2019 and 2020. The outlook highlights the following points about India: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.3 per cent in the calendar year 2019 and 2020. The proposed government spending ahead of elections in 2019 will support near-term growth. India is less exposed to Read More…

Two Inter-State road projects in the North-East Inaugurated

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh dedicated two Inter-State road projects in the North-Eastern Region. Projects Inaugurated The projects inaugurated were 17.47 km long Doimukh-Harmuti Road which links Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and 1.66 km Tura-Mankachar Road provides connectivity between Assam and Meghalaya. The roads were developed Read More…

Pulse Polio Program 2019

The government has launched the Pulse Polio Programme 2019. Under the programme, polio drops would be administered to children less than five years of age. Pulse Polio Program 2019 As part of the Pulse Polio Program 2019 more than 17 crore children of less than five years across the country will be administered polio drops. Read More…