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UN Women lauds Kerala as lighthouse, signs pact with state’s Gender Park

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (UNI) Hailing Kerala as the ‘lighthouse of the global south’ in women empowerment, UN Women on Monday entered into an agreement that recognized the state government’s Gender Park as South Asia’s hub for gender equality.
While the world body reiterated that Kerala has been a role model for the rest of the world through exemplary leadership in gender equality initiatives, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan described the partnership as a “step in the right direction” to further the cause of a “just and equal society”.
Dr P T M Sunish, CEO of The Gender Park which is an autonomous body under the state government, signed the MoU with UN Women Deputy Country Representative Ms Nishtha Satyam at Cliff House the Chief Minister’s official residence here.
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26 Sep 2021 | 6:12 PM

Belagavi, Sep 26 (UNI) Instead of protesting, kisan morcha should participate in economic activities, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said criticising the call for Bharat Bandh by Samyukt Kisan Morcha against central government's three farm laws.

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Cyclone 'Gulab' : PM speaks to AP CM, assures all possible support from Centre

Cyclone 'Gulab' : PM speaks to AP CM, assures all possible support from Centre

26 Sep 2021 | 6:02 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy in the wake of Cyclone 'Gulab' which is likely to move nearly westwards and cross North Andhra Pradesh-South Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam and Gopalpur, as a Cyclonic storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting to 95 kmph by midnight of Sunday.

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SEC ask licenced arms holders to surrender their weapons pre-polls

26 Sep 2021 | 5:41 PM

Puducherry, Sep 26 (UNI) In view of the Local Body Elections here, the State Election Commission(SEC) on Sunday asked the licenced arms holders to surrender their arms at the nearest police station till the election process is over.

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India 4th largest exporter of marine products : Murugan

26 Sep 2021 | 5:29 PM

Chennai, Sep 26 (UNI) Union Minister of State for I and B, Fisheries,
Animal Husbandry and dairying L Murugan on Sunday said India was the
fourth largest marine products exporting nation in the world, constituting
about 17-18 per cent from India.

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CM Bommai is RSS Mukhauta: Siddaramaiah

26 Sep 2021 | 5:24 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 26 (UNI) Opposition leader and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah Sunday called chief minister Basavaraj Bommai as Mukhauta of RSS.

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