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Maharashtra a step closer to opening up data

🕔12:46, 21.May 2019

News A year after new public cloud policy, the Maharashtra Government has transferred 10 terabyte (tb) of data to the centres it leased from private service providers. More in News About 20% of the total government data stored on government-maintained

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National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction Updated

🕔19:10, 20.May 2019

In News Well, the Ministry of the Social Justice and the Empowerment has drafted a five-year action plan for addressing the problem of the drug and the substance abuse in the country, dumping a long-pending draft policy on the matter.

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MOBILE APP ‘NYAYA BANDHU’ Updated

🕔18:05, 19.May 2019

In News Recently, Union Minister for Law and Justice and IT launched a mobile app for the ‘tele-law’ service and its dashboard (to monitor the usage of the app). About Tele Law app aims to Mainstream Legal Aid through Common

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Govt. Grants Divisional Status to Ladakh Updated

🕔11:22, 19.May 2019

In News Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has granted Ladakh a divisional status. In fact, it will comprise the both Leh and the Kargil districts, with the headquarters at Leh. Earlier, Ladakh was a part of the Kashmir

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Ex-servicemen status for Nursing Service

🕔11:17, 18.May 2019

News The Defence Ministry and the Army have agreed in principle to grant ex-servicemen status to the Military Nursing Service (MNS) cadre, which has been their long-term demand. More in News The decision comes as the Supreme Court has asked

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Illegal photocopying of documents is theft: Supreme Court

🕔08:33, 16.May 2019

News Supreme Court in Birla Corporation Limited Vs. Adventz Investments And Holdings Limited case held that dishonest and temporary “removal” of original documents to take photocopies and to further use information amounts to theft More in News Birla Corporation alleges

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How Representative are our Representatives?

🕔12:37, 15.May 2019

Election watchdog release a report which is based on the analysis of affidavits filed by the candidates with the Election Commission of India. Findings of report    Candidates with criminal cases increased: The share of candidates with criminal cases increased

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Redactive Pricing Audit and the CAG’s Duties

🕔12:05, 14.May 2019

Article K.P.Shashidharan, former DG, CAG office highlighted the importance of the Supreme Audit Institution. Important Analysis Shashidharan says that the role of CAG report on redacted pricing in Rafael deal case was dubious and this enhances the requirement of supreme

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Experts ask NIN to Withdraw Report Favouring Akshaya Patra

🕔10:10, 14.May 2019

News Doctors, researchers and activists urged scientists at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN to withdraw a report that declared mid-day meals provided without onion and garlic by the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF) as compliant with the government’s nutritional norms

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SC to Hear Plea on Cadre Allocation

🕔09:35, 14.May 2019

News The Supreme Court decided to examine on May 17 a government appeal against the Delhi High Court’s decision to quash the cadre allocation of IAS and IPS officers of the 2018 batch. The matter was listed for urgent hearing

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