India's 1st Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens

India’s 1st Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens

India’s 1st Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens. The initiative was founded by 30-year-old Shantanu Naidu, a Cornell University graduate who is also Ratan Tata’s business assistant. The idea is to recruit ‘Goodfellows’, or graduates under the age of 30, to offer companionship to the elderly, or the ‘Grandpals.’ As is the case the world over, …

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Why did FIFA suspend AIFF?

Why did FIFA suspend AIFF? Why-did-FIFA-suspend-AIFF ? The specter of a FIFA ban had been hanging over AIFF since 18 May when the Supreme Court forced out Praful Patel as AIFF president for not holding elections due in December 2020 and appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA), headed by former top court judge AR Dave, to manage the organisation’s …

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Odisha govt to gift family planning kit to newly-weds

Odisha govt to gift  family planning kit to newly-weds

The Odisha government will distribute ‘free kits’ containing condoms and contraceptive pills to newly-married couples in the state. A central government’s initiative, Mission Parivar Vikas, is aimed at motivating couples to adopt proper family planning. Called ‘Nayi Pahal’ or ‘Nabadampati’ kit, it will be distributed by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers and will also …

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Electricity Amendment Bill 2022

Electricity Amendment Bill 2022

Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 8, 2022.   The Bill amends the Electricity Act, 2003.  The Act regulates the electricity sector in India.  It sets up the Central and State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (CERC and SERCs) to regulate inter-state and intra-state matters, respectively.  Key …

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Noor Inayat Khan

Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan, GC, also known as Nora Inayat-Khan and Nora Baker, was a British resistance agent in France in World War II who served in the Special Operations Executive. Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan (January 1, 1914 –September 13, 1944), also known as Nora Inayat-Khan or Nora Baker, was a renowned British spy of Indian heritage. …

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Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)

Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)

Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) Aim: Commerce and Industry ministry launched this scheme in 2021 to provide financial assistance to eligible startups (DPIIT chosen) through incubators for proof of concept, prototype development, product trials and commercialization. Eligibility: A startup, recognized by DPIIT, incorporated not more than 2 years agoat the time of application and should not have received more than 10 lakhs …

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