Ninth Edition Of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav Inaugurated In Uttarakhand
Ministry of Culture organized 3-Day long diversified cultural festival ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ festival which was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, Near Tehri Lake, Uttrakhand. It is the ninth edition of this festival. Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was conceived by the Ministry of Culture in the year 2015 when the Ministry decided to organize it with an intent to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Country in all its rich and varied dimensions.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education
The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels. The scheme will mainly focus on improving quality of education, enhancing the learning outcomes and using technology to empower children and teachers. The scheme will be focused on digital education and it will enhance the use of digital technology in education through smart classroom and digital boards. The scheme will provide a holistic education for holistic development. It would help improve the quality of education by focusing on teachers and technology. An annual grant of Rs 5000- 20,000 will be provided for the strengthening of libraries in the schools.
US President Trump says US in productive talks about reinstating North Korea summit
.US President Donald Trump very productive talks have been held with North Korea about reinstating the summit with Kim Jong-un. In a tweet Mr Trump said, the meeting could still take place on June 12 in Singapore and if necessary will be extended beyond that date. He cancelled the summit blaming the North’s open hostility. But North Korea later said, it was willing to talk to the US at any time in any form. Meanwhile, South Korea has welcomed the renewed prospect of the summit. The summit would be an unprecedented meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader, which Washington hopes will result in the full denuclearization of the reclusive state.
Telangana Government announces unique life insurance scheme for farmers
Telangana government has announced a unique life insurance scheme for farmers. Under the scheme, the government will provide life insurance facility of five lakh rupees to the nominee, after the death of the insured farmer. The entire premium will be paid by the government to the insurance agency and the nominee will get the amount within ten days of the claim after the death of the farmer. the dependent family will get the benefit irrespective of the reason for the death of the farmer. Making the announcement in Hyderabad yesterday, Chief Minister Chandra Sekhara Rao said, Life Insurance Corporation India will implement the scheme. The farmers in the age group of 18 to 60 are eligible to enroll their names to get benefit from it. The scheme will come into force from 15th of August this year.
NIA files charge sheet against 10 suspected terrorists for receiving funds from Lashkar-e-Taiba for terror activities in India
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge sheet against 10 suspected terrorists for receiving funds from the main operatives of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) based in Pakistan and UAE for reviving terrorist activities in India. The charge sheet was filed in a special NIA court in Delhi yesterday under various sections of Indian Penal Code, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Passport Act, Aadhar Act, and the Arms Act. The case was registered in November last year. The terrorists Shaikh Abdul Naeem received funds from LeT for terrorist activities in India and was using it to establish hideouts, recruit people for LeT and to do reconnaissance of targets.
President Appoints New Governors In Odisha And Mizoram
BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan were appointed as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram, respectively. According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, Prof. Ganesh Lal will take over as the new governor of Odisha. He has replaced S C Jamir. Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik had been given additional charge of Odisha. The President appointed Kerala BJP chief Kummanam Rajasekharan as the Governor of Mizoram. He will be replacing Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma.
Indian Navy Commissions 4th Ship Of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV
The Indian Navy commissioned the IN LCU L54, the fourth ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV, into its fleet at Port Blair, Andaman, and Nicobar. The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral GS Pabby, AVSM, VSM and Chief of Materiel. The Commissioning of L-54 is in line with the Union Government’s Make in India initiative.