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Cabinet Okays ISRO Plan for 15 PSLV Missions Costing Rs.3090 crore

The Union Cabinet approved ISRO’s proposal to continue the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program with 15 new operational flights ¬†from PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50, costing Rs.3,090 crore. The cabinet gave approval to “enable launch of satellites required for earth observation, navigation and space sciences along with the possibility of clinching commercial launch service contracts”, said a statement. The program will ...

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Kejriwal to keep finance, power, home; Other Ministers’ Portfolios

Arvind Kejriwal, who will be sworn in as Delhi’s chief minister Saturday, will hold the portfolios of home, power and finance, AAP sources said. Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia, tipped to be the deputy chief minister, has been allotted the departments of urban development, public works and education. Satyendra Jain, who was the health minister in the AAP’s earlier 49-day innings, ...

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Cabinet approves 3 major power projects, including rural electrification

Soon after the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union cabinet met on Thursday in New Delhi and approved three major projects for the power sector, including the rural electrification program, said the power ministry. The three major projects are the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, Integrated Power Development Scheme and the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement ...

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Arun Jaitley for Finance, Sushma Swaraj for Foreign Affairs, Rajnath for Home in Modi Cabinet: Sources

As the countdown began for Narendra Modi swearing-in at Rashtrapati Bhavan today, Monday may 26, the top three cabinet posts have been leaked out by media sources. Delhi BJP chief and former Lok Sabha Opposition Leader Sushma Swaraj is likely to become the next foreign minister and Arun Jaitley, though defeated in Amritsar will join the cabinet as the finance ...

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