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World awaits India in textile sector: Yogi

World awaits India in textile sector: Yogi

29 Feb 2024 | 8:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday that the global market awaits India’s skills, innovation, and technology in the textile sector as India exports carpets worth Rs 17,000 crores, with 60 percent originating from Bhadohi, Mirzapur, and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

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Ahead of LS polls, parties asked to care for disabled

29 Feb 2024 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) Disability rights groups on Thursday launched a manifesto urging political parties to prioritise and address the issues of disabled community in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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Benefits transferred to farmers under PM-Kisan crosses Rs 3 lakh crore disbursal

Benefits transferred to farmers under PM-Kisan crosses Rs 3 lakh crore disbursal

29 Feb 2024 | 8:11 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) The Government on Thursday released the 16th instalment of Direct Benefit Transfer under the PM-Kisan program reaching the figure of Rs 3 lakh crore disbursed till date, says Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

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DRDO successfully flight tests two Very Short Range Air Defence System missile

DRDO successfully flight tests two Very Short Range Air Defence System missile

29 Feb 2024 | 7:37 PM

New Delhi Feb 29 (UNI) DRDO conducted two successful flight tests of Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile on Wednesday and Thursday from a ground based portable launcher off the coast of Odisha from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur.

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SC reserves verdict on Amravati MP's plea against cancellation of her caste certificate

SC reserves verdict on Amravati MP's plea against cancellation of her caste certificate

29 Feb 2024 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its Judgement on a plea of Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana challenging the Bombay High Court order that cancelled her caste certificate saying it had been obtained by fraudulent means.

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'Pakistan has no locus standi to pronounce on matters that are internal to India': First Secy

'Pakistan has no locus standi to pronounce on matters that are internal to India': First Secy

29 Feb 2024 | 5:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) India on Thursday slammed Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying "Pakistan has no locus standi to pronounce on matters that are internal to India".

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Cabinet creates new post of Director One Health for disease control

Cabinet creates new post of Director One Health for disease control

29 Feb 2024 | 5:15 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) In view of several infectious disease outbreaks like Nipah, H5N1 avian influenza, SARS-CoV-2 etc in the last few decades and to achieve integrated disease control and pandemic preparedness, the Government onThursday approved the proposal of creation of one post at the level of Scientist H as Director of National Institute of One Health, Nagpur.

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Cong’s promise to leagalise MSP is its guarantee: Kharge

Cong’s promise to leagalise MSP is its guarantee: Kharge

29 Feb 2024 | 5:12 PM

New Delhi Feb 29 (UNI) Reiterating its commitments towards the welfare of farmers of the country, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday again stressed on providing legal guarantee for MSP if voted to power and called it as Congress guarantee.

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Cabinet approves establishment of International Big Cat Alliance

Cabinet approves establishment of International Big Cat Alliance

29 Feb 2024 | 5:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) Acknowledging India's leading role in conserving tigers, other big cats and many of its endangered species, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the establishment of International Big Cat Alliance (IBCA) with headquarters in India with a one-time budgetary support of Rs.150 crore for a period of five years from 2023-24 to 2027-28.

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Cabinet approves royalty rates for mining of 12 critical minerals

Cabinet approves royalty rates for mining of 12 critical minerals

29 Feb 2024 | 5:01 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) Continuing its policy of specifying royalty rates for minerals, the Government has approved a proposal specifying rate of royalty in respect of 12 critical and strategic minerals - Beryllium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Gallium, Indium, Rhenium, Selenium, Tantalum, Tellurium, Titanium, Tungsten and Vanadium.
This completes the exercise of the rationalisation of royalty rates for all 24 critical and strategic minerals, an official release said on Thursday after the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Cabinet approves Nutrient Based Subsidy on P&K Fertilizers

Cabinet approves Nutrient Based Subsidy on P&K Fertilizers

29 Feb 2024 | 4:51 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) With a view to make available fertilizers to farmers at subsidized, affordable and reasonable prices, the Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for fixing the Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for KHARIF Season, 2024 on Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers and inclusion of 3 new fertilizer grades under NBS scheme.

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Cabinet approves 3 more semiconductor units; big push to Chip manufacturing

Cabinet approves 3 more semiconductor units; big push to Chip manufacturing

29 Feb 2024 | 4:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) In a major decision, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the establishment of three semiconductor units under ‘Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystems in India, a move that will help India overcome the deficiency of chips used in various electrical manufacturing.

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SC upholds disqualification of Candidates with more than two children for Constable Post

SC upholds disqualification of Candidates with more than two children for Constable Post

29 Feb 2024 | 4:17 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by a candidate who was denied a job for the post of a constable as he had more than two children.

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Cabinet approves Rooftop Solar installation scheme

Cabinet approves Rooftop Solar installation scheme

29 Feb 2024 | 3:49 PM

New Delhi, Feb 29 (UNI) The government on Thursday approved the scheme for installing solar panels on rooftop and providing free electricity up to 300 units every month for one crore households, with a total outlay of Rs 75,021 crore.

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BJP’s vicious intention to destabilise HP govt has failed: Congress

BJP’s vicious intention to destabilise HP govt has failed: Congress

29 Feb 2024 | 3:34 PM

New Delhi Feb 29 (UNI) While accusing the BJP of using all means to destabilize the Himachal Pradesh Government, the Congress on Thursday said that the “Prime Minister and his so called Chanakya” have completely failed in their vicious intention.

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