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Madhya Pradesh state govt Announces Total Ban on Polythene Bags
On the Occasion of Republic Day on January 26, 2017, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a complete ban on polythene carry bags from May 1, 2017, in MP. This decision was taken to promote the cleanliness and protect cows that generally dies of eating plastic bags.
Head Post Offices to Offer Services of Passport Seva Kendras
The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar has recently inaugurated the India’s first Post Office Passport Seva Kendras at Metagalli post office in Mysuru. The second POPSK will simultaneously open in Gujarat. It aims to expand the passport services over a wide area.
WCD Ministry releases National Action Plan for Children, 2016
Ministry of Women & Child Development has developed the NPAC. The Plan mainly aims at four key areas including survival; health & nutrition; education & development; protection & participation.
Arunachal Pradesh State govt launches ‘Dulari Kanya’ scheme to check infant mortality
Arunachal Pradesh state government has recently launched ‘Dulari Kanya scheme’. It is a special scheme to check infant mortality in the state.Arunachal Pradesh state Governor V Shanmuganathan has launched the scheme.
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Trump appoints Indian-American attorney to key White House post
US President Donald Trump has recently appointed the prominent Indian-American attorney Uttam Dhillon to the key White House position. Earlier, Dhillon has served as chief oversight counsel for the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.
MakeMyTrip launches India’s first social luxury travel magazine
MakeMyTrip, the India’s largest online travel portal has launched the first ever social luxury travel magazine called ‘Luxury Travel Times‘.For targeting the luxury travelers, the mobile-only magazine was designed.
Trump orders 2,000-mile wall to be built on Mexico border
United States New President Donald Trump has recently signed an executive order to enable construction of a 2,000-mile wall along the southern US border with Mexico. This wall is aimed at stemming the flow of drugs, illegal immigration into the US.
Indian Ace Cueist Pankaj Advani won the 7th National Billiards Championship
Top-ranked Ace cue Pankaj Advani won his seventh national title in the finals of Manisha National Billiards and Snooker Championship in Pune. In December 2016, Advani had won his 11th World Billiards Championship title.
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American Actress Mary Tyler Moore passed away
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning actress, Mary Tyler Moore has passed away recently in Greenwich. she was 80 years old at the time of her death. New York born Moore has started her career in 1960 with her television role.
Russian Ambassador to India, Alexander M Kadakin passed away
The Russian Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin has recently passed at the age of 67. Earlier, He served as the Russian Ambassador to India since 2009.
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