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PM Modi spoke about top issues: Independence Day speech

News: A large part of the PM’s speech focused on the government drive to tackle corruption. Modi also referred to the functioning of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to crack down on black money. New schemes to link all public and private investments to additional creation of jobs and ...

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PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech – 30 Key Points

Speech Highlights Issue of ‘One-Rank, One-Pension’ came up in front of every government. Some even made small promises. Issue could not be solved. I assure the servicemen and I am saying it under the Tricolour from the Red Fort – we have accepted OROP. We are looking at systems for ...

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“Pahal” Scheme in Guinness Book of World Records

News Guinness Book of World Records acknowledged “Pahal” Scheme as as the largest cash transfer program. As on 13.8.2015, LPG consumers who joined the PAHAL scheme are 13.9 crore . Under “Pahal” Scheme, LPG consumers will get their entitled subsidy for LPG cylinders directly into their bank accounts. On 15th ...

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India to witness stable growth momentum: OECD

News: India is expected to witness “stable growth momentum” while mixed trends are anticipated in other major developing and developed countries, Paris-based think tank OECD said. Neighbouring China as well as Brazil are projected to see a loss in growth momentum, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ...

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Government releases Rs 40,000 crore under Bundelkhand package

News: Government has released Rs 4,015.20 crore under package of over Rs 7,200 crore for the parched Bundelkhand region. Union government had approved Rs 7,266 crore special package for implementing drought mitigation strategies in Bundelkhand on November 19, 2009. The special package included Rs 3,506 crore for Uttar Pradesh and ...

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Cabinet approves direct release of wages to MGNREGA workers

News: In an effort to prevent delay in payments to workers under the rural employment guarantee scheme, union cabinet has approved direct benefit transfer to beneficiaries of the MNREGA workers. The rural development ministry will release the money directly into the State Employee Guarantee Funds  once a finance order has been generated. ...

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