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Govt Announces Open Source Software Policy


News The government has announced a policy for adopting open source software (OSS), making it mandatory that such software is considered along with proprietary products, as it looks to bring in transparency and lower total cost of ownership of projects. The policy shall be applicable to Central government organisations and and those State governments that choose to adopt this policy. ...

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Government to Ensure Transparent Admin of Social Security Schemes


News Government is making efforts to ensure transparent and swift administration of social security schemes through e-initiatives for employees and employers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said. He appreciated new initiatives by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), including allotment of Universal Account Number to all EPF subscribers. The retirement fund body has launched Know Your Claim facility for tracking status of ...

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Coast Guard’s Fast Patrol Vessel ‘Anagh’ & Interceptor Boats Commissioned


News Enhancing Coast Guard’s capability in ensuring maritime safety and security, a Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) and two interceptor boats were commissioned into the CG’s Eastern fleet on March 29, 2015. ICGS C-430 and C-417 are among 36 interceptor boats being built and inducted into the Coast Guard. Benefit These ships would enhance Coast Guard’s capability in furthering its mandate ...

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Jayapur Village,Varanasi : Saansad Adarsh Gram by Modi Ji

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Progress Government allowed a PPP partnership to ensure a quick development without having any burden on public exchequer. A food company from Maharashtra has built concrete Homes for locals at Vanwasi Basti. It is a One Bedroom flat with Kitchen and verandah, fitted with Solar lights and water pipelines.  5 months ago there was no Bank in the village.Now  3 Nationalized ...

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US to Support India’s Aspiration to become Leading Power: India US ties


News With two back-to-back historic visits by the Indian and American leadership in less than six months, the US is on “pathway” to become India’s “best partner” as the two countries have agreed on a robust agenda to strengthen their strategic ties. America welcomes India’s constructive leadership on global challenges and supports its aspiration to become a leading power. US ...

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A National Body to Combat Human Trafficking


News Government is all set to set up a national body to combat human trafficking that will be controlled by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The government realized the need for this as  there is little effort by the cops to nab members of gangs active on the borders with Bangladesh and Nepal. It is also proposed that the additional secretary ...

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Plans to Develop 700 Uninhabited Islands: Sagarmala project


News Many of the over 700 uninhabited islands across India will be developed for tourism, filmmaking, entertainment activities, as honeymoon destinations, maritime security and also for generating non-conventional energy – both wind and solar. This scheme will be part of the ambitious Sagarmala project. The Cabinet approved the concept note and institutional framework to implement this massive project . The ...

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Indigenously Built Dredger Ready to be Inducted in Indian Navy


News Tebma Shipyards  said its indigenously built dredger is ready to be inducted in the Indian Navy. The dredger sailed out on March 25, 2015, after successfully completing all the trials in ship builders yard to Mumbai for its formal induction to the Naval fleet under Western naval command. The vessel is designed indigenously and built at Tebma’s Malpe facility ...

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ISRO Working on Satellite for SAARC Countries


News Indian space agency ISRO is working with SAARC countries for setting up a dedicated satellite for them as mooted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking after the succesful launch of navigational satellite IRNSS-1D , ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar  expressed confidence that once the project gets approved, significant development would take place in the next 18 months. Benefit Aiming to ...

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Project for Next-Generation Airborne Warning System: Defence


News The government sanctioned a Rs 5,113 crore project to develop a next-generation Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), which will act as a 360-degree ‘Eye in the Sky’, and also approved purchase of two Airbus A330 aircraft for the same. The eventual plan is to induct eight such aircraft under the “AWACS-India” project. DAC, chaired by Defence Minister Manohar ...

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