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Telangana signs up for central scheme to boost air traffic, develop airports

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HYDERABAD: Telangana on Wednesday joined the Centre’s regional air connectivity scheme to boost its air traffic and develop more airports. The Centre recently announced the scheme to encourage flying and linking of more cities by air under its new civil aviation policy. The scheme provides incentives to airlines and airports, while capping fares on a limited number of seats at ...

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Tamil Nadu joins UDAY scheme

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New Delhi: After having dithered for over a year, Tamil Nadu on Monday signed up for the center’s scheme for revival of financially stressed state-owned power distribution companies. The southern state, which became the 21st state to join Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), is also one of four states with largest accumulated debt of over Rs 40,000 crore. With Tamil ...

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Aadhaar now mandatory for EPF pension scheme

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NEW DELHI: The Centre has made obtaining an Aadhaar number mandatory for 2.5 crore members of the Employees’ Pension Scheme of 1995, one of the benefits available to Employees’ Provident Fund subscribers. The Labour Ministry said in a notification that those without an Aadhaar number will have to make an application to get enrolled by January 31, 2017. The subsidy, ...

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Centre approves mega scheme for improving road infra in 35 worst affected Naxal districts

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NEW DELHI: The Union Government on Wednesday approved a Centrally-sponsored road connectivity scheme for 35 districts worst affected by Naxalism and nine other critical districts with an outlay of over Rs 11, 724 crore entailing construction/upgradation of over 5,411 km of roads besides erection of 126 bridges. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned ...

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Chardham highway project: PM Modi lays foundation stone in Dehradun

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Dehradun: PM Narendra Modi today lay the foundation stone for the Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun. The Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna, or the Chardham highway development project, is an ambitious initiative to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas. The project’s main objective is to develop around 900 km of national highways. These highways ...

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Get attractive stipend upto Rs. 1500 per month under NAPS

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) during his visit to Kanpur. The scheme aims to provide apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh youngsters in order to create more jobs. NAPS is implemented by Director General of Training (DGT) under the aegis of Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). Under it, Central Government for ...

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MHA gives nod to CISF to increase strength to 1.8 lakh

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VELLORE: With growing demand for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for providing security cover to important establishments, traditional industries and private firms, the central government has given its nod to increase the strength of the professional central armed force by 35,000. CISF received a communication dated December 14 from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) regarding the augmentation of ...

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