A faction of the banned insurgent outfit National Front Of Twipra signed an agreement with the government to abjure violence and join the mainstream. The Memorandum Of Settlement mandates NLFT to abide by the Constitution Of India. The Memorandum was signed by Kajal Debbarna and Sudhir Debbarna of NLFT(SD) and
The 66th National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi on August 9, 2019. Rahul Rawail headed the jury panel of National Awards 2019 with A S Kanal and Utpal Bhojpujari being the other members. The announcement of the awards was delayed this time owing to the Lok Sabha polls.
The Central Government has launched the inter-state portability of ration cards between Telangana-Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra-Gujarat as a pilot project to implement “One Nation, One Ration Card” across India by June 1, 2020. This means beneficiaries living in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can buy their quota of ration from the Public
The Haryana government is going to start ‘Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna’ from 21st August 2019. Under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna’ Rs 6,000 per year will be given to each family in Haryana having an annual income less than Rs 1.80 lakh. About ‘Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna’:
Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, presented Bharat Ratna Awards to Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Shri Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously), and Dr Bhupendra Kumar Hazarika (posthumously). The Awards were given at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 08th August 2019. Some facts about the Bharat Ratna Award: Bharat Ratna
The World Bank recently conducted an assessment of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) rural roads programme and its impact. As per the report released by the World Bank, rural roads built under the PMGSY, meant to establish ‘farm to market connectivity’, in fact, “triggered a shift from farm