Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches ‘Fit India Movement’,says it will lead India towards healthy future

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Fit India’ Movement’ on Thursday, saying the initiative is the need of the hour and will take the country towards a healthier future. At a colourful ceremony, which included a presentation of India’s indigenous martial art forms, dances and sports, Modi said technology has contributed to a […]

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Union Human Resource Development Ministry launches school education portal ‘Shagun’

New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday launched a web portal ‘Shagun’, which links over 15 lakh schools across the country to provide all the information on school education. The schools have been geo-tagged and all the data provided by them can be accessed through this portal. “The progress of […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges people to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam

New Delhi: Sharing its pictures, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people to visit the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat and hoped that those visiting the super structure will also go to the Statue of Unity. The prime minister said he is happy to share that the water levels at the Sardar Sarovar Dam […]

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Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Nagpur students to learn to assemble Rafale jets

New Delhi: Students ofthe Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here in Maharashtra are all set to get a chance to learn how to assemble and fit body parts of the Rafale and Falcon aircraft, an official said on Tuesday. The France-based Dassault Aviation, manufacturer of Rafale fighter jets, signed an agreement with the government- run ITI […]

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Cafe Coffee Day founders suicide: Police to probe exact cause

New Delhi: With the final forensic report confirming Cafe Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha’s death was suicide, the city police investigating the case has begun the second phase of the probe to find out the exact reason that forced the business magnate to take the extreme step. The Police team was examining the letter […]

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Indians have higher average resting heart rate:Indian Heart Study

New Delhi: Indians have an average resting heart rate of 80 beats per minute which is higher than the desired rate of 72, Indian Heart Study (IHS) has found. The IHS also highlighted that unlike people of other countries, Indians have higher blood pressure in the evenings than in mornings. The study was conducted on […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches exclusive education TV channel

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched it’s exclusive education TV channel, aimed at benefiting students of classes I to XII. An initiative of the School Education Department, “Kalvi Tholaikkatchi” (Education TV) was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami here. The content will include shows aimed at school children, besides those on jobs […]

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Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) launches app on insects and pests

New Delhi: Jabalpur-based Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) has launched a mobile phone application containing details about insects and pests and their management, which will come handy for farmers and other stake-holders. The app “INSECT PESTS” is a tool that provides information on insect and pests found in various forest areas and their management in […]

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Arun Jaitley was the man for all seasons for Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: For the BJP, Arun Jaitley was a man for all seasons — a strategist who crafted its rise in many states, a suave and moderate face who won the saffron party new allies and an articulate champion of its cause whose persuasive skills were a valuable asset for its leadership. For almost a […]

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