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Ministry of Railways earmarks seats for Security Personnel of escorting teams in the trains

thespecialnews//Delhi Correspondent// To help passenger to contact security personnel onboard a running train, Indian Railways has decided to earmark seats for security personnel of train escort team. In a recent circular issued from Ministry of Railways, provision of one side lower berth (berth no.63) in coach S1 has been earmarked in Sleeper Class coach in the entire train in which this …

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46 countries sign and 19 ratify the Framework Agreement of ISA

thespecialnews//Delhi Bureau// In terms of its Framework Agreement, with ratification by Guinea as the 15th country on 6th November 2017, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) will become a treaty–based international intergovernmental organization tomorrow on 6th December 2017. The ISA, headquartered in India, has its Secretariat located in the campus of National Institute of Solar Energy, Gwalpahari, Gurgaon, Haryana. The ISA is an Indian initiative, jointly launched …

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Ministry of Environment and Forests05-December, 2017 20:45 IST “Scientific facts Indicate Pollution Impacts Human Health and well being”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

thespecialnews.com// New Delhi Bureau//Stating that scientific facts clearly indicate that pollution has an impact on human health, well-being and has long-term implications on Sustainable Development Goals, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that a healthy environment is necessary for eradicating poverty.  The Minister also added that the legitimate priority and needs of developing countries and …

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POWER FINANCE CORPORATION LTD(PFC) receives the prestigious “CSR Award”

thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau//Every Company do utilize money for the development fund. It comes under Corporate Social responsibility. But if this responsibility is performed in excellent manner then the company get reward from Government as well as from Society.   Mr Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC receiving the prestigious “CSR Award” from Vijay Goel, Union Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics …

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Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) pays Rs. 159.91 Crore final dividend

thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau// Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has paid total dividend of 225 per cent in three instalments to the Government of India for the financial year 2016-17. Chairman & Managing Director, BEL Shri M V Gowtama, presented the 105 per cent third and final dividend cheque of Rs. 159.91 crore, payable on the shares held by …

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REGION WISE STORAGE STATUS of water Reservoirs of the country

Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the country goes down by two percent REGION WISE STORAGE STATUS:-  NORTHERN REGION  The northern region includes States of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. There are six reservoirs under CWC monitoring having total live storage capacity of 18.01 BCM. The total live storage available in these reservoirs is 12.75 BCM which is …

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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the country goes down by two per cent

thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau// Reservoirs are the one of the major source of water. It plays an important role when there is scarcity of water. Enough storage lead to solve many issues related to agriculture and drinking purposes. The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on November 09, 2017 was 105.984 BCM, which is 67% …

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National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions

thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau//The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860, and as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. Earlier the Finance Minister in the Budget speech of 2017-18 had announced …

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Cabinet approves continuation and Restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme

thespecialnews//New Delhi Bureau// The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has accorded its approval for continuation and restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) to make it outcome-based, competitive and better monitored with increased focus on sustainability (functionality) of schemes to ensure good quality service delivery to the rural population. A sum of Rs. 23,050 crore …

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