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Union Home Minister addresses the Review Meeting of Left Wing Extremism affected States

May 9, 2017
While spelling out SAMADHAN, Rajnath Singh said that the socio-economic empowerment of the people at large is essential so that the public support stays with the Government.

Operation Thunderbird & Operation Save Kurma of WCCB

Mar 3, 2017
These two operations were convened by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) to check wildlife crimes throughout the country.

Aakhiri Ahuti, Free-of-cost service to ferry remains of NE people, launched

Jan 13, 2017
Delhi police statement said, "Aakhri Ahuti is a humanitarian initiative taken by Delhi Police in co-operation with IndiGo to carry the remains of the deceased from the North-east free of cost to the North-eastern destinations”.

Disney launches Hour of Code campaign to teach computer programming to school kids

Dec 19, 2016
‘Hour of Code’ campaign launched in India by Disney will teach computer programming to school children through online tutorial featuring characters from Disney movie ‘Moana’.

Swasthya Raksha Programme launched by AYUSH Ministry to promote health in villages

Dec 18, 2016
The programme was launched by the Union Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Ministry to promote health and health education in rural villages.

Pranab Mukherjee launches Kailash Satyarthi’s ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ campaign

Dec 12, 2016
The book Life at Rashtrapati Bhavan records the history of the residents living in the President’s Estate including the period under colonial state to existing presidency.

"Post-truth" named Word of the Year for 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries

Nov 17, 2016
Post-truth saw its usage for the first time in an essay written for the Nation Magazine by the late Serbian-American playwright Steve Tesich. It was used to reflect the Iran-Contra scandal and the Persian Gulf War.

Hunar Haat organised at 2016 India International Trade Fair

Nov 17, 2016
Hunar Haat was launched under scheme USTTADF of Ministry of Minority Affairs to exhibit and promote the arts and artisans from minority communities.

Union Government launched Progress Panchayat to reach out to minority community

Sep 30, 2016
The programme was kick started by Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi from Mewat region of Haryana.

Odisha Crime Branch rescues 1051 children in first phase of Operation Muskan-2

Aug 10, 2016
The southern Odisha district Ganjam topped the list with the rescue of 93 children followed by Jajpur (87), Dhenkanal (79), Kendrapara (69) and Nayagarh (65).

Operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ launched to evacuate Indian citizens from South Sudan

Jul 14, 2016
The operation being undertaken by Indian Air Force (IAF) will be headed by Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) VK Singh.

RBI to study Blockchain technology to curtail paper currency

Jun 30, 2016
The distributed nature of a blockchain database makes it harder for hackers to attack it. The linked blocks make hacking tricky as the hackers would have to get access to every copy of the database simultaneously.

Review meeting of Indo-EU ‘Water4crops’ project held

Jun 17, 2016
Water4Crops stands for “integrating bio-treated wastewater reuse and valorization with enhanced water use efficiency to support the Green Economy in Europe and India”.

RAPID, five-point charter for tax administrators, outlined by Narendra Modi

Jun 17, 2016
The mantra, RAPID means R for Revenue, A for Accountability, P for Probity, I for Information and D for Digitization.

Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free

Jun 7, 2016
Its objective is to make all villages along the banks of the Ganga Open Defecation Free (ODF) in 5 States of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

BJP forms NEDA to boost development agenda in North-East India

May 25, 2016
BJP leader and Cabinet Minister in newly formed Assam government Himanta Biswa Sarma will be Convener of the alliance.

India lauded for Medicines with the Red Line campaign on antibiotics

May 20, 2016
The campaign was named so as it was mandated that all prescription only drugs should be marked with a vertical red line on the pack.

Living Library, a project that helps displaced people and communities to live together

May 17, 2016
Under the project, the testimonies of displaced persons are turned into books in a so-called Living Library.

British Royals launched Heads Together campaign to tackle stigma of mental health

May 17, 2016
It is the single biggest project Prince William, Princess Kate and Prince Harry have undertaken together so far.

Social fridges scheme of Europe adopted by Argentina as poverty rises

May 11, 2016
It is called so because people leave food in outdoor "social fridges" for those who need it. The fridges typically stand on the sidewalk outside restaurants.

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