On his first official address to the nation as the President of India, Ramnath Kovind urged the citizens to unite with the government towards building a New India and asked them to uphold the “humanist component that is integral to the nation’s DNA”. President Kovind praised the efforts of the government against corruption, while applauding them for their social welfare movements like Swacchh Bharat Abhiyaan, building of toilets and developing
Bihar’s Dharhara village has been celebrating the birth of every girl child by planting at least 10 fruit bearing trees. The families in the villages then collect money for their daughters’ marriages by selling fruits from the trees.
According to government data, Wholesale Price Inflation rose 1.88% in July, the first month of GST rollout, compared with an increase of 0.63% in July 2016, marking its first rise in five months.
BJP Lok Sabha member Varun Gandhi on Monday pledged ₹5 crore from his MP development fund to build a child care facility in UP’s Sultanpur. He said that he will raise an additional grant of ₹5 crore for the hospital through donations and collections from corporate social responsibility fundings. “The human tragedy in Gorakhpur has left me jolted,” he added.
The mid-year Economic Survey stated that shortage of skilled digital talent may threaten up to 2 lakh jobs per year in the IT sector. The survey said underdeveloped infrastructure in tier II and III cities was among the few obstacles in developing digital talent.
India Inc records highest sales growth in five quarters of 5.6% year-on-year
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For Independence Day address, PM Narendra Modi receives suggestions on education, cleanliness, environment
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Mid-Year Economic Survey: Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna led to a sharp rise in women saving accounts