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March 19, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin arrived in New Delhi



New Delhi – Defense Secretary Austin reiterated the U.S. Government’s continued commitment towards strengthening the bilateral defence relations between the two countries. He expressed US’s strong desire to further enhance the strategic partnership for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Mr Austin’s visit to India as part of his first overseas travel emphasizes the strength of the India-US strategic partnership. During the visit, he will meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and other senior dignitaries of the

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March 16, 2021

Adopt a Heritage : Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan project awarded



New Delhi – The 28th MoU under the “Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan” project has been awarded for Dara Shikoh Library Building, Delhi. The project will be implemented by the government stakeholders including Ministry of Tourism Government of India. Under this MoU, the Monument Mitras plan to take up development, operations and maintenance of basic amenities such as cleanliness of building and outdoor area including provision of garbage bins, benches, toilets, interpretative signs and directional signage, drinking water

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March 13, 2021

More Air Routes proposed Under UDAN 4.1



New Delhi – On the commencement of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (India@75)’ launched by Government of India, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has proposed about 392 routes under UDAN 4.1 bidding process. The Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) is a flagship scheme of the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) envisaged to make air travel affordable and widespread in the country. The scheme intends to boost inclusive national economic growth, employment opportunities, and air

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March 13, 2021

Global demand for ayurvedic products is steadily rising: PM



The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the fourth Global Ayurveda Festival through virtual mode. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister noted the growing global interest in Ayurveda and appreciated the efforts of all those working on Ayurveda across the world. He said “Ayurveda could rightly be described as a holistic human science. From the plants to your plate, from matters of physical strength to mental well-being, the impact and influence of Ayurveda and traditional medicine is immense.” In

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March 9, 2021

Steps Taken by Govt to Deal with Casteism and Communalism in the Country



New Delhi – The Central Government provides assistance to State Governments, Union Territory Administrations towards incentive for inter-caste marriages, where one of the spouses is a member of a Scheduled Caste. Besides, such couples whose annual income is up to Rs. 5.00 lakh can also directly seek an incentive of Rs. 2.50 lakh under ‘Dr. Ambedkar Scheme for Social Integration through Inter-Caste Marriages’ started during 2014-15 of the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation. This information was given by Minister of State for

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March 8, 2021

More than 81% account holders are Women under Stand Up India Scheme



New Delhi – Ministry of Finance, in the past seven years has launched various Schemes which have special provisions for empowerment of women. These Schemes have financially empowered women to lead a better life and chase their dreams of being an entrepreneur. As we are celebrating International Women’s Day , today , on 8th March 2021, we take a look at various schemes initiated by the Ministry of Financewhich have benefitted the women in India. Stand-Up India Scheme – Stand

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