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India and China resolve stand-off at Ladakh border     

The stand-off at the Sino-Indian border at Ladakh, which escalated on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India was finally resolved when the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi in New York, on the sidelines of the UNGA summit. The withdrawal of troops from Read More…

“5/20 Rule” of Aviation Sector likely to be scrapped by the Union government

Union government is planning to scrap the 5/20 Rule prevalent in the Indian aviation industry. Thus, Govt. plans to fulfill the demand of a few private airlines that want the rule to be relaxed. 5/20 Rule: As per this rule, a carrier must be 5-year-old and have at least 20 aircraft in its fleet before Read More…

Govind Mishra gets Saraswati Samman 2013 for novel ‘Dhool Paudhon Par’

The renowned Hindi author, Mr. Govind Mishra received the Sarawasti Samman 2013 for his book “Dhool Paudho Par” published in 2008. The award made Mr. Mishra the second Hindi author to receive the honour after noted Indian poet Mr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan.  About Saraswati Samman Establish: 1991 by the K. K. Birla Foundation. Cash Price: Rs 10 Read More…

PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ pitch to extend red carpet for investors

In order to make India a manufacturing hub, PM Narendra Modi launched the Make In India Campaign at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The promotion is intended to appeal foreign companies to set up their manufacturing units in India and to obtain larger foreign investment. P.M. Narendra Modi on his Independence Day speech had declared Read More…

Govt declares September 25 as ‘Antyodaya Diwas’

Union Government announced 25 September as “Antyodya Diwas” to mark the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, a noted philosopher, historian and political activist. Several activities including blood donation camps, seminar, symposia were organised across the country. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya (1916-68) was a well-known political personality and a thoughtful philosopher. He Read More…