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PM asks bureaucracy to transform into enabling entity

PM asks bureaucracy to transform into enabling entity

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said civil servants should adopt new ways of doing work as per the changing times and generally seek to become "an enabling force" than being a mere regulator. Addressing the second day function of the Civil Services Day, that got underway here yesterday, Mr Modi said there are changing trends in the last 20 years and these have altered the dynamics as competition is playing a big role in bringing a qualitative change in governance. People are now also seeing alternatives in the private sector, he said. "It will be good that we start changing out mindset. We bring changes in our working style and turn into an enabling entity than the results will be good," Prime Minister said. The Civil Services Day function yesterday was also addressed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Prime Minister today also presented awards to civil servants from across the country for their commendable work in the public service. The awards are being conferred on Civil Servants from Districts, Central and State organisations for effective implementation of Governement Programmes and Innovation. The awards have been instituted with a view to acknowledge, recognise and reward the talent for extraordinary and innovative work done for the welfare of common citizen, officials said. Addressing the occasion, MoS, Personnel, Jitendra Singh said the civil services day event has undergone massive change since last year as it has now become a forum, where positive brain storming takes place. UNI DEVN SV RJ 1248

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Kaifiyat Exp derailment: Prabhu directs officials to reach accident site

Kaifiyat Exp derailment: Prabhu directs officials to reach accident site

New Delhi/Auraiya, Aug 23 (UNI) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has directed senior officials to rush to Uttar Pradesh where Delhi-bound 12225 Kaifiyat Express derailed near Auraiya this morning and take stock of the relief and rescue operations.

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23 Aug 2017 | 9:16 AM
Kaifiyat express derails in UP, 74 injured

Kaifiyat express derails in UP, 74 injured

Auriyya, Aug 23 (UNI) Around 74 passengers were injured, four of them critically, when Delhi-bound Kaifiyat express train derailed after hitting a loader between Pata and Achalada stations on the busy Kanpur-Delhi grand trunk route under North-Central railway today.

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23 Aug 2017 | 8:52 AM
Article 35-A: JKNPP protests BJP’s 'double standards'

Article 35-A: JKNPP protests BJP’s 'double standards'

Jammu, Aug 22 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today staged protest against the BJP here blaming them for 'double standards' on Article 35-A.

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22 Aug 2017 | 10:09 PM
SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran

SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran

New Delhi, Aug 22 (UNI) In a 3:2 majority judgement, the Supreme Court today set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, declaring it unconstitutional, illegal and void.

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22 Aug 2017 | 2:19 PM
Seven lakh teachers observe 'Black Day'

Seven lakh teachers observe 'Black Day'

New Delhi, Aug 22 (UNI) More than seven lakh teachers today observed 'black day' across the nation to protest against the privatisation of education and demanding implementation of Seventh Pay Commission.

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22 Aug 2017 | 9:41 PM
1993 Mumbai bomb blast case: TADA court to deliver final verdict on Sep 7

1993 Mumbai bomb blast case: TADA court to deliver final verdict on Sep 7

Mumbai, Aug 22 (UNI) A special TADA court today fixed September 7 as the date for awarding the sentences and final verdict in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case, which includes gangster Abu Salem among seven convicts.

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22 Aug 2017 | 10:01 PM
DPCC demands Rs 1 crore as relief  for kin of  sanitation workers, blames AAP and BJP for negligence

DPCC demands Rs 1 crore as relief for kin of sanitation workers, blames AAP and BJP for negligence

New Delhi, Aug 22 (UNI) Blaming the AAP led Delhi government and BJP led MCD for the deaths of sanitation workers in recent months, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee today demanded Rs 1 crore as compensation for the families of the deceased.

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22 Aug 2017 | 9:30 PM
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