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Centre to link Aadhaar with NPR; chalks-out a budget of Rs 951 crore


News: A senior official from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed that the Rs 951-crore exercise is expected to link the National Population Register (NPR) with Aadhaar numbers. The core purpose behind the entire operation is to avoid duplication in collecting biometrics and also to get a check on how many Aadhaar numbers still needs to be issued. The ...

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Haryana launches statistical software


News: The Haryana Government on the occasion of National Statistical Day, launched e-vishleshak, a statistical software where the entire data of various Government departments would be available for analysis. The software is described as Information Destination by Finance and Planning Minister Capt Abhimanyu. The government  had decided to make all geographical and demographic data computerised so as to ensure efficient implementation of all ...

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Yoga now must in paramilitary forces


News: The government has made daily yoga compulsory for the 10 lakh strong Central Armed Police Forces as a part of their physical drills at active duty areas like border posts and those in the Left Wing Extremism affected states of the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a circular in regard to the Director Generals to implement the Yoga drill on ...

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Bangalore Police to arrest parents of under-age drivers

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News: Unlicensed, underage motorists are a big threat to the already worsening traffic condition in our country leading to thousands of road accidents every year. Bangalore Police are planning to recommend to the regional transport offices (RTOs) to cancel licences of such parents. The worst part is when children take two-wheelers out during nights when they gather in groups and start racing or ...

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Net neutrality report expected soon in next week


News: The telecom department’s report on ‘net neutrality’ is said to have recommended disallowing the controversial zero rating plans. The government could make an exemption for delivery of essential government services. The policy on net neutrality must promote competition and encourage startup culture in the country. ISPs, should be disallowed from using ‘traffic management’ as a technique to slow down ...

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India moves forward to adjust its ties with Iran


News: As the June 30 deadline for clinching a nuclear agreement draws near, India is trying to reset its ties with Iran which will pave the way for its entry into Afghanistan and the Central Asian region. Members of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) reviewed the status of the dry run study between India, Iran and Russia via the Caspian ...

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Railway Minister asks solution for restricting ticketless travel


News: Railway Minister has asked young minds to come out with a foolproof method to prevent ticketless travel in trains. Ministry is aiming at engaging youth in Indian Railways, to sought innovative ideas for improvement in facilities in the public transporter. Ticket less travel is one of the major problems faced by the Indian Railways, causing substantial losses to its passenger ...

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India, now the most attractive investment destination


News: India tops among the 110 countries, as the destinations for attractiveness to foreign investors. China has secured the 65th position and the U.S. is at the 50th. The ranking is based on an index for baseline profitability that assumes that three factors: how much the value of an asset grows; the preservation of that value while the asset is owned; ...

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