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Govt bans AQIS, ISIS-K, new offshoots of al-Qaeda, ISIS

New Delhi: The Centre has banned al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham-Khorasan (ISIS-K), new offshoots of terror organisations al-Qaeda and ISIS under the stringent anti-terror law — unlawful activities (Prevention) Act, according to an official order.   Both AQIS and ISIS-K have been declared unlawful by the Union home […]

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Govt assures SC to ensure supply of Euro-VI fuel in Delhi by 1 April

New Delhi: The Centre informed the Supreme Court that it will advance by two years the deadline for supply of Euro-VI petrol and diesel and start supplying these in Delhi from 1 April, considering the “serious pollution levels” in Delhi and adjoining areas. The government in an affidavit filed by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural […]

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SATH of Centre & States for health & education

New Delhi: Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a programme to provide ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State governments. The vision of the program is to initiate transformation in the education and health sectors. The programme addresses the need expressed by many States for technical support from the […]