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Centre asked World Bank to drop Amaravati project: AP finance minister

Hyderabad: The Union finance ministry has asked the World Bank not to go ahead with the funding of Amaravati, the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh, state finance minister Buggana Rajendranath said on Monday. The World Bank, which had promised $300 million investment for the project, however, said it would be happy to support additional proposals for finance, the minister added. In ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. With the milestone, Xiaomi also announced that 500 of these service centres are authorised to repair its Mi TV range, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

HIGHLIGHTS The 1000th service centre has been opened in Hyderabad, Telangana It marks 100 percent year-on-year growth 500 centers are authorised for Mi TV repairs Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in ... Read More »

Strengthening school safety: Centre forms panel to monitor implementation of guidelines

After the barbarous murder of a student in Gurgaon and rape of a girl by a school peon in the national capital made headlines, the Centre has decided to form an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of safety measures in its schools across the country. Utilizing Nirbhaya funds  It was also suggested that the Nirbhaya funds, set up in the ... Read More »

India’s first Animal Law centre set up in Hyderabad

On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection rights.   Representative image On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection ... Read More »

Body set up to deal with sex determination info on Internet, Centre tells SC

The PCPNDT Act was enacted to stop female foeticides and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. File photo Section 22 of the PCPNDT Act pertains to prohibition of advertisements relating to pre-natal determination of sex and punishment for contravention. The government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it has set up a nodal agency to redress complaints seeking ... Read More »

Every state to have 5 boarding schools for Dalit girls: Centre

Very soon, every state in the country would have five residential schools for Dalit girls, but on the condition that states take over their funding and functioning after three years. The government will open boarding schools dedicated to Dalit girls in educationally backward blocks. The schools will provide education from Class 6 to Class 12. As per a TOI report, the targeted ... Read More »