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Indian Air Force selects woman aviator to fly Rafale jets; two others to fly warship helicopters
Indian Air Force selects woman aviator to fly Rafale jets; two others to fly warship helicopters

Two Sub-Lieutenants have been selected for operating as “Observers”, or Tactical Officers in the helicopter stream

National Education Policy aims to create National Research Foundation, says PM Modi
National Education Policy aims to create National Research Foundation, says PM Modi

The Prime Minister urged IIT-Guwahati to build a Center for Disaster Management for tackling calamities in the region

Parliament clears Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill to double farmers’ income, make India self-reliant
Parliament clears Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill to double farmers’ income, make India self-reliant

The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020 aims to create a positive environment not only for farmers but also for consumers and investors

Minimum support price of wheat, five other key winter crops hiked by govt
Minimum support price of wheat, five other key winter crops hiked by govt

The move came a day after Parliament approved two important bills to reform the country’s agriculture sector

PM-AASHA aims to benefit farmers with adequate returns on produce: Tomar
PM-AASHA aims to benefit farmers with adequate returns on produce: Tomar

Under PM-AASHA, States and UTs are offered to choose either PSS and PDPS in a given procurement season with respect to particular oilseeds crop for the entire State

Women at Work: Women account for more than 52% of NREGS work
Women at Work: Women account for more than 52% of NREGS work

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme data revealed that over 4.3 crore women have been employed since April

India has accorded highest priority to access to water and sanitation to all citizens
India has accorded highest priority to access to water and sanitation to all citizens

All Indian states, under the Swachh Bharat Mission, have already declared themselves ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2, 2019

NEP aims to reorient India’s education system to meet 21st century needs: President Kovind
NEP aims to reorient India’s education system to meet 21st century needs: President Kovind

As per the President, effective implementation of the NEP 2020 is likely to restore India’s glory as a great centre of learning as during the times of Takshashila and Nalanda

Centre asks Amazon, Flipkart to stop selling products in ‘Khadi India’ name
Centre asks Amazon, Flipkart to stop selling products in ‘Khadi India’ name

E-commerce companies were selling products like Khadi masks, herbals soaps, shampoos, cosmetics, herbal mehandi, jackets, kurta and many such products through different sellers using the brand name ‘Khadi’

PM Modi celebrates 70th birthday, wishes pour in from President Kovind to world leaders
PM Modi celebrates 70th birthday, wishes pour in from President Kovind to world leaders

National and international leaders greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday and wished him sound health and long life

CBSE introduces Artificial Intelligence as a subject in school
CBSE introduces Artificial Intelligence as a subject in school

The Central Board of Secondary Education has collaborated with organizations such as Intel, IBM, and Microsoft to design the curriculum and textbook material of the subject

India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land: Prakash Javadekar
India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land: Prakash Javadekar

G20 countries through video conferencing discussed environmental issues, specifically degraded lands and coral reef protection

Atal Tunnel, world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet, completed and ready for use
Atal Tunnel, world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet, completed and ready for use

The tunnel will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km, saving four hours of travel time

Unprecedented steps taken for labour welfare, employment generation during COVID-19: Labour Minister
Unprecedented steps taken for labour welfare, employment generation during COVID-19: Labour Minister

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana with a package of Rs. 1.7 lakh crore was launched to help unorganised sector workers

3 key petroleum projects to bring about development and employment  in Bihar: PM Modi
3 key petroleum projects to bring about development and employment in Bihar: PM Modi

Gas based industry and petro connectivity have a direct impact on people’s lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said

PM Modi to dedicate three petroleum projects in Bihar to nation tomorrow
PM Modi to dedicate three petroleum projects in Bihar to nation tomorrow

The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur pipeline augmentation project and two LPG bottling plants

Disinformation

To boost employment, modernisation of IAF, Navy, Coast Guard's airfields given a pace
To boost employment, modernisation of IAF, Navy, Coast Guard's airfields given a pace

The Ministry of Defence signs a contract with Tata Power for modernisation of airfields, which will inturn, provide impetus to the domestic industry in the prevailing situation

Forced conversion to Islam continues unabated in Pakistan
Forced conversion to Islam continues unabated in Pakistan

Despite all their claims and assurances, the government and police have failed to stop these incidents

Pakistan’s role in institutionalizing discrimination against minorities exposed
Pakistan’s role in institutionalizing discrimination against minorities exposed

Pakistan claims that it is committed to international obligations for securing the rights of minorities

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Food, fuel being sent to support troops in forward locations of Ladakh
Food, fuel being sent to support troops in forward locations of Ladakh

Army Supply Corps says there is adequate supply of food and fuel for the winter

Farmers of Ladakh get back to traditional crops, grow buckwheat
Farmers of Ladakh get back to traditional crops, grow buckwheat

ICAR & state agricultural ministry are encouraging farmers to grow this crop by organising camps and training them

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Minimum Support Price (MSP) will stay, agri bills will revolutionise farm sector
Minimum Support Price (MSP) will stay, agri bills will revolutionise farm sector

The MSP for six Rabi Crops was hiked a day after Parliament approved two important bills for the agriculture sector

94 athletes being trained under Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)
94 athletes being trained under Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)

The scheme run by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports includes training in foreign countries and necessary equipment