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Director of Africa CDC to be honoured with Goalkeeper Award 2020

Director of Africa CDC to be honoured with Goalkeeper Award 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22 (UNI) Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John N Nkengasong, will be honoured with the prestigious 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced on Tuesday.
This coveted award from the foundation is given to a person, who does well on any one of the 17 goals set each year.
Last year, the Global Goalkeeper Award was given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Bill Gates himself, for doing better work towards cleanliness.

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Australia to join Malabar Naval Exercise in November

Australia to join Malabar Naval Exercise in November

20 Oct 2020 | 12:10 AM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Amid the border tension with China in Eastern Ladakh, Australia will join the high-level annual Malabar naval exercises of Indian Navy in November this year and the drill is expected to be held in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea this year, the Government officials said here on Monday.

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CAPEX by CPSEs critical driver of economic growth, need to be scaled up: Sitharaman

CAPEX by CPSEs critical driver of economic growth, need to be scaled up: Sitharaman

20 Oct 2020 | 12:03 AM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Reviewing the performance of CPSEs, Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the CAPEX by CPSEs is a critical driver of economic growth and need to be scaled up for the FYs 2020-21 & 2021-22.

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Milestone of 1 5 cr KCC sanctions with credit limit of Rs 1 35 lakh cr for farmers achieved

Milestone of 1 5 cr KCC sanctions with credit limit of Rs 1 35 lakh cr for farmers achieved

19 Oct 2020 | 11:57 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) The Ministry of Finance on Monday said the milestone of 1.5 crore Kisan Credit Card (KCC) sanctions with credit limit of Rs 1.35 lakh crore, was achieved under special KCC saturation drive for farmers.

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Gen Naravane reviews operational preparedness of Kharga Corps

Gen Naravane reviews operational preparedness of Kharga Corps

19 Oct 2020 | 9:53 PM

Ambala, Oct 19 (UNI) Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited Ambala Cantonment on Monday to review the security and operational preparedness of Kharga Corps.

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Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' virtually inaugurates Golden Jubilee Building at NIT Rourkela

Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' virtually inaugurates Golden Jubilee Building at NIT Rourkela

19 Oct 2020 | 9:51 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Monday virtually inaugurated the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Building of NIT Rourkela (Odisha).

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