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Why the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Has Failed on Several Counts

The lack of policy implementation, diversion of funds and the failure of monitoring mechanisms are some of the causes. The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBPS) is a flagship programme run by the central government to ensure the survival, protection and ...

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Interim bail to five in Jindal coal block case

NEW DELHI : A court here on Thursday gave interim bail to five persons in a coal block allocation case against former Congress MP Naveen Jindal and others. The five accused are: Jindal Steel advisor Anand Goel, former Deputy Manager ...

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‘Odisha Needs To Incorporate Reforms To Double Farmers’ Income’

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government should take steps to incorporate farmer-friendly reforms such as establishment of suitable agriculture market and implement land lease norms necessary to double income of peasants in the State by 2022, said NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand ...

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Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill villager on suspicion of being ‘police informer’

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill villager on suspicion of being ‘police informer’ A villager was allegedly killed by Naxals today on suspicion of being a police informer in Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon district. A case has been registered in this connection. Meanwhile, in a ...

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All-You-Can-Eat At Rs. 5 In Yogi Adityanath’s Kitchens For The Poor Soon

LUCKNOW: Yogi Adityanath’s Uttar Pradesh government has said it will soon open “Annapurna Bhojanalayas” across the state to provide full meals at Rs. 5 for the poor. Chief Minister Adityanath’s office announced the scheme on Twitter, saying it was aimed ...

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