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National Girl Child Day | Haridwar teen Shrishti Goswami to be one-day CM of Uttarakhand on January 24

Shristi Goswami, a 19-yr-old Haridwar-based student, is set to become Chief Minister of Uttarakhand for 1 day on National Girl Child Day, which falls on January 24.

She will administer from Gairsain, the summer capital of state, reviewing various schemes

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Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor: Baby Rani Maurya

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HM Amit Shah launches Ayushman Bharat scheme for Central Armed Police Forces

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today launched the Ayushman CAPF health scheme in Guwahati for about 28 lakh personnel of Central Armed Police Forces and their families in all the states where Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is operational

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, MoS Home Nityananda Rai

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India- Bangladesh hold Joint Steering Committee meeting on power sector

19th meeting of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on India- Bangladesh cooperation in the energy sector was held in Dhaka. The meeting also discussed the status of 1320 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project, Rampal

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Bangladesh Capital: Dhaka
Currency: Bangladeshi

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Rajendra Kumar Bhandari selected for Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society and Dr. Rajendra Kumar Bhandari have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management. Union Home Ministry announced the award.

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The award carries a cash prize of 51 lakh rupees

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman launches the Union Budget Mobile App as India gears up for first paperless budget

The government has launched the app for all Budget 2021-related documents that will be made available after the Finance Minister's speech on February 1, to provide easy & hassle-free access to all Budget 2021-related information, documents

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Article 112 prescribes for Annual Financial Statement

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Amit Shah Chairs North Eastern Council Plenary Meeting In Shillong

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the 69th plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council in Shillong, Meghalaya.

The meeting is to be held over 2-days period.

NEC is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region

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Meghalaya Chief Minister: Conrad K Sangma

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International Day of Education | January 24

United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace & development. Sustainable Development Goal 4, aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education by 2030

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Theme: Recover & Revitalize Education for COVID-19 Generation

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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

The iconic talk show host Larry King, the most recognizable figures on US television as he quizzed everyone who was anyone over a career spanning 60 years, died at the age of 87. Best known for a 25-year run as a talk show host on CNN Larry King Live

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The company he co-founded was named Ora Media

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates 15th Toshali National Crafts Mela

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the famous Toshali National Crafts Mela 2021. Patnaik inaugurated the 15th edition of the mela, which is the biggest fair in the Eastern Indian, through video conferencing.

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Odisha Governor: Ganeshi Lal

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Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava named joint winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize

Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and on Ramanujan graphs.

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Prize was established in 2017

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GPS, Panic button mandatory in public passenger vehicles in Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, GPS and panic buttons will be installed in all public passenger vehicles for the safety of women passengers. Transport Minister Mohammad Akbar said that a tracking device and command center will be set up to monitor the vehicles

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Central Govt released about Rs 4 cr from Nirbhaya fund for this

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Gross enrolment ratio of girls in schools improved from 2014 to 2018: WCD Ministry

Gross enrolment ratio of girls in schools at secondary level has improved from 77.45 (2014-15) to 81.32 (2018-19) as per UDISE-data.

Percentage of schools with functional separate toilets for girls has shown improvement to be at 95.1% in 2018-19

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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana launched in 2015 by WCD Ministry

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DRDO’s successful flight test of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon

DRDO conducted a successful trial of the indigenously developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) off the Odisha coast from the Hawk-I jet of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). This was 9th successful test of the system conducted over the span of 5 years

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it is a 125-kilogram class smart weapon with range upto 100 kms

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Singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at 80

Popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away in New Delhi. He was 80. Chanchal was known for his religious songs and bhajans like “Chalo Bulava Aaya Hai” from Avtaar and “Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo” from Bobby

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Union MoS for Culture and Tourism (I/C): Prahlad Singh Patel

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ITBP wins national ice hockey championship

ITBP won the 10th national ice hockey championship held in Jammu and Kashmir's tourist town of Gulmarg. The team of the border-guarding force defeated Ladakh 5-1 at the Gulmarg ice rink located at a height of 8,694 feet.

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championship was organised by Ice Hockey Association of India