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Sushma Swaraj on a seven-day tour of four European countries to strengthen trade ties

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj left on Sunday for a seven-day tour of the four European countries - Italy, France, Luxembourg, and Belgium. This tour aimed at strengthening India's strategic engagement and trade ties with these countries.

PM Modi's interaction with Digital India beneficiaries today

Prime Minister is having an interaction with the beneficiaries of the Digital India scheme via the NaMo App from 9.30 am today. This is the fourth time he is having an interaction with the beneficiaries of different government schemes through video conferencing. He has already conducted a similar interaction for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana, and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

Seva Bhoj Yojna launched by the Union Ministry of Culture

The Union Ministry of Culture launched Seva Bhoj Yojna, a fresh scheme to provide financial assistance to the Charitable Religious Institutions (CRIs) on purchase of particular food items for the purpose of free distribution among people on June 12, 2018. Under this scheme, the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) charged by the Central government on the purchase of raw food materials by the religious institutions will be refunded.

Mumbai has the "most beautiful" railway stations in India

The Railway Ministry declared Chandrapur and Ballarpur railway stations in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra as the most beautiful railway stations in the country on Thursday. Both these stations will be awarded by the Railway Ministry.

India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile BrahMos

India successfully tested a formidable supersonic cruise missile BrahMos on Thursday at 8:42 AM. The test was conducted from Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. Defence Minister Nirmala Sithraman congratulated the Armed Forces, Defence Research and Development Organization and Defence Industry for their successful attempt. 

Chennai Super Kings: The Ultimate Kings of IPL 2018

The Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2018 against the SunRisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the high-voltage clash at the overcrowded Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. All credit goes to Shane Watson's unbeaten 117 runs off 57 balls, that ultimately turned the match in favor of the CSK. It was an astounding comeback by the team after serving two years of the ban.

IPL 2018:Kings XI Punjab won by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad, all credit goes to Chris Gayle's stupendous batting

The team of Kings XI Punjab marked a remarkable win by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad in yesterday's match in Mohali. All credit goes to Chris Gayle for scoring 104-runs off 63-balls leading to the victory of its team by 15-runs. It was Gayle’s sixth century in the overall IPL seasons. After this match, Chris Gayle became the first player who has scored a century in the IPL 2018.

India positioned at third, grabs a total of 66 medals in the CWG 2018

Including 26 gold medals in its medal tally, India has earned the third position in the Commonwealth Games 2018 held in Gold Coast, Australia. With a total of 66 medals, it has surpassed its medal tally of Glagow Commonwealth Games 2014 by 2 medals. On the final day of the Games, Saina Nehwal claimed her victory by winning a gold medal in an all-Indian final of women's singles in badminton against P V Sindhu, who won a silver medal. Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won a  silver medal in the finals of the women's doubles in squash. The phenomenal Indian shuttler, Kidambi Srikanth also won a silver medal in the finals of the men's singles. Table tennis player, Manika Batra created history by winning the first ever women's singles table tennis gold for India. India is really proud of its 200-strong athletics, who  performed brilliantly throughout the tournament and ranked it on the third position. The total medal count of India comes to 66 with a total of 26 gold medals, 20 silver medals and 20 bronze medals. 

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to meet heads of 13 Public Sector Banks

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal is going to meet the heads of 13 public sector banks in New Delhi in order to resolve various issues which are concerning them. It will be the first meeting of its kind after the annual financial result of 2017-2018. As per media reports, most of the banks have posted a loss in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and almost all banks have reported an increase in non-performing assets ( as per the February 12 guidelines of the RBI).

CBSE to conduct CTET exam in 20 languages

 The Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedkar has asked the CBSE on Tuesday to conduct Central Teacher Eligibility Test in all Indian languages as per earlier schedule. As per media reports, the CBSE had decided to remove 17 languages but now the examination will be held in all 20 languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bangla, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.

Leakage of sulphuric acid detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

A leakage of sulphuric acid was detected in the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday. This leak was stated by the officials of this plant as "minor". A special team was formed to investigate the matter after the spotting of the leak has confirmed the news. However, the condition is under control and no threats are identified.

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