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The government has decided to spend Rs 466.08 crore in 5 years to improve menstrual hygiene among adolescent girl students of the state.

Madhya Pradesh govt rolls out 100-day guaranteed employment scheme for youth Feb 22 2019

In less than two months after coming to power, the new government has waived loans of farmers for strengthening agriculture. For providing employment to youths, the Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana has been launched, Nath said.

NGT denies permission for registration of new vehicles for garbage disposal Feb 22 2019

The petitioners had filed the plea under Section 14 of the NGT Act. The bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the application was not maintainable as only a victim of pollution can move a plea under Section 14.

Centre decides to keep in abeyance powers of search and arrest given to Assam Rifles Feb 22 2019

It has been decided that the enabling notifications issued on February 19, giving powers to Assam Rifles be kept in abeyance and the entire matter be revisited in consultation with the state governments concerned, a home ministry official said.

Niti Aayog bats for setting up independent debt management office Feb 22 2019

The idea behind setting up of PDMA was to resolve issues relating to conflict of interest as the RBI decides on the key interest rates as well as undertakes buying and selling of government bonds.

Parl panel summons Facebook officials over citizens' rights protection Feb 22 2019

A parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook, its messaging services WhatsApp and photo-sharing app Instagram to appear before it early next month and discuss how to safeguard citizens’ rights on social media.

Weakening growth momentum, softening prices led to rate cut: MPC Feb 21 2019

In his debut policy review as the governor, the career bureaucrat-turned-central banker argued that there was a need to look at growth concerns, according to the minutes of the MPC meeting shared by the RBI Thursday.

CAG slams Arunachal govt over anomalies in implementation of border dev plan Feb 21 2019

The BADP was started in the country during the 7th Plan period (1985-1990) for two reasons - balanced development of sensitive border areas through adequate provision of infrastructure facilities, and promoting a sense of security among the local population residing in border areas.

Govt stops classifying steel players as integrated, primary and secondary Feb 21 2019

In India, steel is produced mainly through two routes -- the basic oxygen furnace route used by the primary players, and the electric arc furnace route used by secondary steel players.