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Amazon first foreign eCommerce firm to enter food retail Business in India

Amazon entered food retail business in India: World’s largest eCommerce firm Amazon has rolled out its own food retailing business in India starting from Pune. With this Amazon FDI in India, it has become first foreign eCommerce firm to sell food items directly to customers. It will currently operate in Pune and may take at […]

Delhi govt Plans to launch “Mission Buniyaad” to improve learning levels in primary classes

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government is going to launch “Mission Buniyaad” programme to improve learning levels of students in primary classes. The mission will cover students of state government and municipal schools. Education minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia announced that Mission Buniyaad will be started from April this year. Here are the main takeaways: Mission […]

NABARD Area development plan for Punjab Launched Worth Rs 1,918 cr

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development– NABARD area development plan for Punjab of worth Rs 1,918 crore has been launched to supplement farmers income. The plan was launched by NABARD Chief General Manager (Punjab), Deepak Kumar at a meeting of State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC). The goal of the plan is to provide income […]

West Bengal Becomes First State to Opt Out of ‘Modicare’

West Bengal has become first state of India to withdraw from center government’s National Health Protection scheme “Modicare”. The Modicare scheme was unrelieved in Union Budget by finance minister Arun Jaitley. While announcing about the decision to opt out the scheme, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee told that they already has this kind of […]

Yogi Government Launches DASTAK Campaign to Eradicate Japanese Encephalitis

Uttar Pradesh State government led by Yogi Adityanath has launched door to door “DASTAK” campaign to fight Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanise Encephalitis (JE). The aim is to fully eradicate these diseases from Uttar Pradesh. DASTAK campaign is launched in association with UNICEF. It is a part of comprehensive Social and Behaviour Change. DASTAK […]

Odisha gets highest ever allocation of Rs 5,252 crore for railway projects

Odisha gets Rs 5,252 Crore for railway projects in the state from the center government in the Budget 2018. This is the highest ever amount received by Odisha from center govt in any budget. Earlier Odisha Chief minister of Odisha had demanded Rs. 6500 crore on January 17 from the government to railway infrastructure development […]

Mumbai airport becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport

Mumbai airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport has created a new record of becoming world’s busiest airport. The airport on a single runway operation handled 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours which is maximum for any airport in the world. The airport crossed its earlier set record of 974 flights in 24 hours […]

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