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PM lauds Padma Awardees

PM lauds Padma Awardees

New Delhi, Jan 25 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised this year's Padma Awardees said that these exceptional individuals from different walks of life have brought qualitative changes in the lives of others.
Taking to twitter, he said "We are proud of all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. India cherishes their contribution to the nation and humanity at large. These exceptional individuals from different walks of life have brought qualitative changes in the lives of others."
The Government on Monday evening announced 119 Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri on the eve of Republic Day 2021.
These Awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
The Awards are given in various disciplines, fields of activities such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, while ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.
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COVID: Delhi reports 239 cases, 3 deaths

COVID: Delhi reports 239 cases, 3 deaths

08 Mar 2021 | 7:59 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) The national capital - Delhi - reported 239 more cases of novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the government said on Monday.

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Women serving the nation from panchayat to Parliament: LS Speaker

Women serving the nation from panchayat to Parliament: LS Speaker

08 Mar 2021 | 7:21 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) In a first of its kind initiative, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met women parliamentarians and journalists on the occasion of International Women's Day on Monday and lauded their contributions to the society.

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CSC partners with GoodWorker to connect workers with employers

08 Mar 2021 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) The Common Services Centers (CSC) is partnering with GoodWorker, a job matching platform, for connecting blue-collar workers with employers through its extensive reach in rural India.

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Women, key agents for sustainable development: Irani

Women, key agents for sustainable development: Irani

08 Mar 2021 | 7:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) Saying that India regards women-led development as pivotal for socio-economic progress, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi women-led development is taking place in the country.

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Delhi govt presents outcome budget

Delhi govt presents outcome budget

08 Mar 2021 | 6:59 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday presented the Outcome Budget for the year 2020-21, which showed the city-state's education and health sectors as top performers.

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