Daily Archives: July 26, 2019

Hockey India names 18-member women’s team for Tokyo Olympics test event


Hockey India on Friday named a 18-member Indian women’s team for the Tokyo Olympics test event to be held from August 17-21. The team is almost similar to the one which participated at the FIH Women’s Series Finals in Hiroshima, Japan with chief coach Sjoerd Marijnethe having opted for just two changes. Youngsters Sharmila Devi and Reena Khokhar were named ...

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Two girls die of snake bite in Chhattisgarh primary school


Two girl students died on Friday after being bitten by a snake in a government-run school in Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh, an official said. Payal and Parvati, both 10 studying in Class III of the primary school in Tatkela village of Bagicha development block, were bit during lunch break, M R Yadav, Block Education Officer (BEO) said. “Payal died during ...

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Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry


Under the Central Sector Scheme Silk Samagra an Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI) implemented by Government of India through Central Silk Board (CSB) with a total outlay of Rs. 2161.68 crore for three years (2017-18 to 2019-20) for the overall development of silk industry in the Country with an objective to scale up production by improving the ...

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Mussoorie bus stand to be shifted to ISBT


Mussoorie bus stand of Roadways, which is operating on railway land for the past 65 years, will now be transferred to ISBT. Railway has given time to the transport corporation till July 31 to clear this bus stand. The railway has warned the demolition of the bus stand at the time of freeing the land in time. Transport Minister Yashpal ...

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