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Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship | Admission in Ph.D. in IITs/IISc

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The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral (Ph.D.) programs of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for carrying out research in cutting-edge science and technology domains, with focus on national priorities. The Prime ...

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Tamil Nadu government’s two-wheeler subsidy scheme

The Tamil Nadu government’s two-wheeler subsidy for working women is sending many women to the driving schools in the State. Driving schools say the enrolment has indeed increased in the last one month. 400 applications/day The State government announced the two-wheeler subsidy scheme for working women last month. Through the ...

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Modicare: world’s largest government healthcare scheme

Aimed at a hassle-free implementation of “the world’s largest government-funded national health programme”, the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), the central government has decided to meet state health secretaries for detailed deliberations on issues pertaining to it. The detailed concept has already been sent to authorities concerned. It has been ...

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Check your eligibility to opt for composition scheme under the GST law

The GST Council’s move to cut rates of tax in 80-odd goods and services, which range from packaged drinking water in 20-litre bottles, second-hand vehicles, diamonds, low-cost housing and construction services and legal services to the government, along with the plan to reintroduce the reverse-charge mechanism to track transactions is ...

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Highlights of Budget 2018

So after a month of speculation, wishing and forecasting Budget 2018 has finally been presented and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is currently in the midst of the post-Budget press conference. In case you missed his speech, here are the key takeaways: Personal Tax: Govt has made many positive changes in the ...

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Technex’18 : Join the Startup Fair at IIT (BHU)

Technex’18 takes immense pleasure in bringing to you the 3rd edition of Startup Fair, the flagship entrepreneurial event under the umbrella of the annual techno-management fest of IIT (BHU) Varanasi. It is being organized from 16h to 18th February 2018 in association with Malaviya Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship and UP Government IT and Start-up ...

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No Police Verification for New Passports

The Centre plans to merge the process with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS), a project first conceptualised by the UPA government in 2009; this will eliminate the need of doing the physical police verification for getting a new passport. With the implementation of CCTNS, the manual ...

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Solar power could soon become the new cash crop for farmers

The Indian farmer will effectively bear only 10 per cent of cost for solarising his agricultural pump under a scheme unveiled in the Budget 2018-19, Power Minister R.K. Singh said. In a post-budget media briefing here, Singh, also the New and Renewable Energy Minister, referred to the Rs 1.44 lakh crore scheme ...

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