Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

Uttarakhand gets Rs 280 crore through SCGST


The state has received Rs 280.7 crore in State GST (SGST) in the first return of the file filed by GST (Goods & Service Tax). While the Central GST (CGST) has received revenue of Rs 147.61 crore from the state. Although, SGST and CGST share equal stake, but the CGST’s share seems to be lower due to the profit of ...

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Balwant strikes twice as India beat Macau 2-0 in Asian Qualifier


Substitute striker Balwant Singh’s opportunistic second half double strike helped India beat Macau 2-0 in a group league encounter of the Asian Cup qualifying round, taking their unbeaten run in international matches to 11. The former Mohun Bagan goal poacher found the target in the 57th and 82nd minutes respectively as the ‘Blue Tigers’ won their third successive match in ...

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Minimum salary likely to increase to Rs 21000 in 7th Pay Commission


It seems another good news is coming for government employees. Reportedly, Narendra Modi government is planning to raise the minimum salary of Central government employees. The government may hike the minimum salary to Rs 21,000, as per a report in OneIndia. As of now, the minimum salary of Central government employees is Rs 18,000. However, the demand is to hike ...

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Modi, Xi hold first substantive bilateral meeting post-Dokalam


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today held their first substantive bilateral meeting after the Dokalam standoff, which had put ties between the two countries under strain. Modi, who attended the BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue earlier in the day, met Xi on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit here. The prime minister, accompanied ...

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Injectble contraceptives launched

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched two new contraceptives, an injectable contraceptive MPA under the ‘Antara’ programme and a contraceptive pill, ‘Chhaya’, in the public health system. Currently these two  contraceptives are available for free in Medical Colleges and District Hospitals in 10 states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Haryana, ...

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BRICs driving the global transformation in next 10 yrs; Modi

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken about the BRICS driving the global transformation in the next 10 years for it to be a Golden Decade. He  suggested that this can be brought about with our proactive approach, policies, and action, on the following ten Noble Commitments: Creating a Safer World: by organized and coordinated action on at ...

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Do u know how teachers day instituted

DAINIK NATION BUREAU September 5 is observed as Teachers’ Day in honour of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975), the second President of India, who was born on that day. But how did it get instituted? Dr. Radhakrishnan’s 75th birthday on September 5, 1962 came within weeks of his being elevated to the President’s post. He was flooded with felicitations from home ...

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Grievance redressel system revolutionised

DAINIK NATION BUREAU For the last several decades several changes have been brought about to improve transparency in the functioning of the government and bring accountability.  Cumulatively, these have helped the common man find his groove in a maze of laws and indifference of the lower bureaucracy and the response time for the solution of his or her grievance has ...

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Civil servants should be emphathetic, efficient; Naidu

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has categorically said that Civil Servants should be Empathetic, Efficient, Impartial and Incorruptible and these are the guiding principles that form the bedrock of the higher civil services. He expressed these view while addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 92nd Foundation Course for AIS & CCS Officers at Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy ...

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Uttarakhand school teachers want ‘Transfer Act’ as Teachers’ Day gift


Even after 17 years of formation, the state of Uttarakhand is yet to have a transfer act for teachers who alleged that the current system has many loopholes in it. Anil Rana, block chief of the organisation in Kalsi said, “It is imperative that such an act is introduced, as it will clearly specify the number of years a government ...

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