Month: December 2019

Heavenly treasures

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there […]

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Remembering my uncle

He was my uncle. When I was a boy, he was also my neighbor, my keyboard teacher, and my mentor. He passed away December 23, 2019, at the age of 97. During the Great Depression, my grandfather went to a famous food company and offered to work at any job […]

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When you fast

“And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not […]

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WCD Ministry Invites Applications for Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019

Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited applications for Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2019. The National Award is given annually to individuals, groups, institutions in recognition of their exceptional work towards the cause of women empowerment, especially for vulnerable and marginalized women. Nearly 40 Nari Shakti Puraskar […]

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New Restructured Railway Board to focus on providing better services to its customers : Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman Railway Board has said restructuring of Railway Board was a long pending reform suggested by many reform committees constituted on Railways.  The reforms as suggested by various committees from time to time including Prakash Tandon Committee (1994) have been largely adopted.  Addressing media persons, Shri […]

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Monthly Production Report for November, 2019

rude oil production during November, 2019 was 2614.29 TMT which is 8.69% lower than target and 5.98% lower when compared with November, 2018. Cumulative crude oil production during April-November, 2019 was 21724.76 TMT which is 5.39% and 5.85% lower than target for the period and production during corresponding period of last […]

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Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launches5 documents covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in Higher Educational Institutions

Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the 5 documents developed by UGC covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in New Delhi today. These five documents cover evaluation reforms, eco-friendly and sustainable university campuses, human values & professional ethics, faculty induction and academic research integrity. Speaking […]

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Year End Review 2019 – Ministry of Textiles

The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, participated in World Cotton Day celebrations observed from 7th October to 11th October 2019 at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva. The WTO organized the World Cotton Day event in collaboration with the Secretariats of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the […]

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