Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

Women get a special focus under Skill India Mission


Since its inception, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has undertaken several initiatives to achieve women empowerment through skill development. Increase of women participation in workforce can give further boost to our economy and Skill India mission is committed to facilitate this through equipping women with market relevant skills and lead them to a path of self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship. Following ...

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Auto-rickshaw fares in Delhi hiked by over 18%


The Delhi Cabinet Friday approved recommendations of a fare revision committee to hike auto-rickshaw tariffs by Rs 1.50 per kilometre. The meter-down charge of Rs 25 per two kilometre has also been revised by the committee to Rs 25 for 1.5 kilometre, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. The revised charges will be implemented after the Transport Department’s notification, Gahlot said. ...

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Those seeking proof of air strike ‘appeasing’ Pak: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Opposition of “appeasing” Pakistan by seeking proof of the Balakot air strike. “Will you (people) do anything that appeases Pakistan or makes Pakistan clap? But some of our Opposition leaders have been doing the same for the past 10 days. Identify these people, they are not worried about the country, but scared ...

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Man arrested for accepting bribe on behalf of CBI inspector in Rajasthan


A man was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 75 lakh on behalf of a Central Bureau of Investigation inspector in a probe related to a cooperative housing society case, a top Anti-Corruption Bureau official said Friday. The middleman, Shantilal Anchalia, was arrested for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh in cash and Rs 45 lakh in 11 self-bank ...

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