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Government: System or group of people governing an organized community, often a state
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state, but also other entities like for example companies, especially in the case of colonial companies.

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'12 lakh jobs': Govt woos iPhone makers, Samsung, others to 'make in India' [Video]

'12 lakh jobs': Govt woos iPhone makers, Samsung, others to 'make in India'

Indian government has received applications from 22 tech companies. Applicants include Samsung, Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron etc. The firms have applied to expand production facilities in India. Foxconn,..

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Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions

On a visit to Peterborough, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the Governmenthad made the right decision to implement localised coronavirus restrictions,but criticised "poor communication" to get the..

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Sadiq Khan worried 'mixed messages' will lead to second wave [Video]

Sadiq Khan worried 'mixed messages' will lead to second wave

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he fears the Goverment's 'mixed messages' willlead to a second wave of coronavirus infections across the UK.

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Rafale jets should worry those threatening India: Govt's message to China [Video]

Rafale jets should worry those threatening India: Govt's message to China

As the first batch of Rafale fighter aircraft landed in India, the country's political leadership sent a clear message to hostile powers. The Defence minister, Rajnath Singh, delivered a not-so-subtle..

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New Government strategy aims to get obese Brits to lose weight [Video]

New Government strategy aims to get obese Brits to lose weight

Overweight people are being asked to lose five pounds to save the NHS moneyand help lower the risk of dying from coronavirus as part of the Government’snew obesity crackdown - a move the Obesity..

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Govt constructs new high-tech poly houses to boost vegetable cultivation in Kashmir [Video]

Govt constructs new high-tech poly houses to boost vegetable cultivation in Kashmir

Govt constructed newly high-tech poly houses with all types of facilities to boost vegetable cultivation in Kashmir. These hi-tech poly houses with a cost of Rs 10 lakh have been installed under..

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Rajasthan BJP chief takes a dig on state govt for withdrawing general consent for CBI investigations [Video]

Rajasthan BJP chief takes a dig on state govt for withdrawing general consent for CBI investigations

Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, the Ashok Gehlot-led state government said that prior consent of the government shall be required to be taken on a case-to-case basis for investigation of any..

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Lisa Nandy calls on Govt to take stand against China [Video]

Lisa Nandy calls on Govt to take stand against China

Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy has called on the government to implement a proper strategy on China instead of "moral ambiguity", with departments downplaying human rights abuses in order to..

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Gov't criticised for making cuts to India's school curriculum [Video]

Gov't criticised for making cuts to India's school curriculum

Why some are questioning the government's decision to remove contentious subjects from the syllabus.

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How will the new points-based immigration system work? [Video]

How will the new points-based immigration system work?

More information on how the new points-based immigration system will work has been published by the Government.The policy is set to come into force on January 1 after freedom of movement with the..

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Live music figure calls for more support for venues [Video]

Live music figure calls for more support for venues

An independent live music figurehead has warned many people in his industry 'will be looking for other jobs' by January unless more Government financial support or a return to unrestricted gigs and..

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Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn [Video]

Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has unveiled the government’s safety plan for how to get all children in all year groups back to the classroom in September, after up to six months at home...

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Leicester mayor says they will need Government support during extended lockdown [Video]

Leicester mayor says they will need Government support during extended lockdown

Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby has said the city will require the level of support from the Government that was given at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as they face an extended..

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Govt announces new institution IN-SPACE to guide private sector in space activities [Video]

Govt announces new institution IN-SPACE to guide private sector in space activities

Minister for State in Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh, on June 24 informed that a new institution IN-SPACE (Indian National Space, Promotion and Authorisation Centre) has been formed to guide..

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Govt set target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030: PM Modi [Video]

Govt set target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 18 that government has set a target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030. He made this statement in his speech at the launch of the auction of..

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Leo Varadkar announces Irish face mask campaign [Video]

Leo Varadkar announces Irish face mask campaign

Leo Varadkar launched a Government campaign to encourage people to wear face coverings on buses and trains and other public transport in Ireland as more shops begin to open. Mr Varadkar called for the..

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Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers [Video]

Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers

Marcus Rashford has pleaded with the Government to reconsider its decision not to extend the current food voucher scheme in an open letter “written from the heart”. The 22-year-old Manchester..

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Govt will not keep anyone in dark over India-China standoff matter: Rajnath Singh [Video]

Govt will not keep anyone in dark over India-China standoff matter: Rajnath Singh

Government will not keep anyone in the dark over India and China standoff matter assured Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on June 14. "Talks are underway with China at diplomatic and military..

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Govt plans personal health IDs, e-records for citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to announce the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) on August 15, which has been envisaged as a complete digital health ecosystem with personal health IDs for..
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Call assembly session from August 14: Ashok Gehlot govt to Rajasthan governor

The Ashok Gehlot Cabinet on Wednesday cleared another proposal to be sent to the governor for summoning the assembly, saying the session should begin on August 14.Government sources argued that this..
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Permanent Commission for women in Indian Army: Govt issues formal sanction letter

The Union government on Thursday issued a formal sanction letter for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in Indian Army, paving the way for empowering women officers to shoulder larger..
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Covid-19: Govt warns against use of N-95 masks with valved respirator


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Govt will fulfill its duty of calling Monsoon session: Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal on Sunday said "it is the constitutional duty of the Centre to call the Parliament Session within six months and the government will surely..
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Ensure capturing FASTag details before new vehicle registration: Govt tells NIC

The government on Sunday asked NIC to ensure capturing FASTag details during the registration of new vehicles and also when fitness certificates are issued to them.
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Eye on China: Govt plans to hike budget allocation for BRO

With an eye firmly on China, the government plans to hike the budget allocation for the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to Rs 11,800 crore during the ongoing fiscal to boost infrastructure development..
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'No compromise on safety, security concerns': Govt on August 15 indigenous Covid-19 vaccine deadline


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Govt budgeted free grain for 8cr migrants but only 2.1cr benefited

Only 2.14 crore of migrant workers who returned to their home states picked up the 5 kg free foodgrain (wheat or rice) in May and June each, though the government had estimated nearly eight crore would..
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Govt plans cashless treatment for road accident victims


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Govt declared entire Nagaland 'disturbed area' for 6 more months

The Centre on Tuesday declared the entire Nagaland as "disturbed area" for a further period of six months till December-end.
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Govt should stop profiteering from petrol, diesel; reduce fuel prices: Rahul Gandhi

The government should stop "profiteering" from petrol and diesel, and immediately roll back price hikes as well as the excise duty imposed on the fuels, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Monday.
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Govt 'extorting' people with fuel price hikes: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked the BJP government at the Centre for raising fuel prices 22 times since the lockdown, accusing it of extorting people, and sought an immediate..
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Only 4.16% of COVID-19 patients in India need ventilator support: Govt official

Maharashtra is the most affected state, followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu.
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Govt announces reforms in space sector: Key points


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Stop advertising ‘Covid cure’ till your claims are proved: Govt to Patanjali


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Govt gives China terse message at trilateral

India emphasised the importance of "recognising the legitimate interests of partners", an oblique reference to China’s actions against India, during a special meeting of the RIC (Russia-India-China)..
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Virtual camps across country for distribution of aids and assistive devices to the disabled: Govt


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Covid-19: Govt issues guidelines to be followed at workplaces, hotels


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Cong playing politics, Govt will reply on India-China standoff in Parliament: Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Member of Parliament from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Thursday attacked Congress for politicising the India-China standoff and said that the government is not silent on this matter but believes..
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Covid-19: Govt says 'fine-tuning' strategy, slams reports claiming experts not consulted

Asserting that coronavirus is a "new agent" about which not everything is known, the government on Sunday defended the timing of imposition of the lockdown and rejected as "baseless" media reports..
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Govt launches SWADES scheme for jobs to returning Indians from abroad

This is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of External Affairs which aims to create a database of qualified..
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Don't take admissions in 'unapproved' educational institutions in PoK: Govt to J&K, Ladakh students


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Govt says lockdown period used to ramp up health infrastructure required for COVID-19 management

As of May 27, 930 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals with 1,58,747 Isolation beds, 20,355 ICU beds and 69,076 oxygen supported beds are available in the country, the government said.
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COVID-19 fatality rate in India among the lowest in world: Govt

According to the Union Health Ministry, India has 1,45,380 total confirmed cases while the death toll is 4,167.
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COVID-19: Nationwide tally sees 6,000-plus spike; Govt says lockdown averted lakhs of cases

The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose by a single-day record of over 6,000 on Friday to cross 1.22 lakh, even as the government asserted the count could have been as high as 30 lakh but..
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Govt extends 'Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana' by 3 years till March 2023

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday extended the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY), a social security scheme for senior citizens, for three years till March, 2023. PMVVY scheme, implemented through..
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Govt highlights advantage of Aarogya Setu, but stops short of making it compulsory in new guidelines

The government appears to have made Aarogya Setu optional, scaling down its earlier directive that had made it compulsory for several categories of people to download the mobile app which monitors the..
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Govt allows entry of private players in future planetary, outer space projects

Bringing a paradigm shift in the space sector that till now had a government monopoly, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced the entry of the private sector in the country’s..
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10 vaccine candidates under development: Govt body


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Govt's 'jumla package' way short of what PM had promised: Congress

The Congress on Thursday said the government's economic package has so far fallen way short of what the prime minister had promised the nation and dubbed it as a "jumla package".
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1 lakh tests a day by May-end planned: Govt

As the third phase of the national lockdown begins on Monday with relaxations, the government plans to step up its Covid-19 testing capacity to conduct one lakh tests per day each for rapid antibody..
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Govt continuously taking steps to benefit farmers: PM Modi

Asserting that India was proud of its farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government was continuously taking steps to ensure the interests of those "who feed the entire country"..
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Coronavirus: India records 6% growth in 24 hours, lowest daily rate since crossing 100 cases, says Govt

India recorded a six per cent growth in new cases on a single day, from 8am Friday to 8am Saturday, which is the lowest daily growth rate recorded since the country crossed 100 cases, the government..
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Covid-19 outbreak under control, sans lockdown India would have around 1 lakh cases by now: Govt


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Supply of essential commodities, other goods normal in J&K: Govt

Asserting that the supply of essential commodities and other goods is normal despite the Covid-19 lockdown, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday sought continued cooperation of the people to..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says ‘thank you’ after government tweaks FDI law to protect Indian firms

Shortly after the government issued the order, Gandhi tweeted a ‘Thank you’ message to the Union government, for its decision. “I thank the Govt. for taking note of my warning and amending the..
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Govt's relief packages 'peanuts'; should have been 9% of GDP: Veerappa Moily

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the government's economic relief was like "peanuts" when compared with the economic devastation in the country and asserted that it should have..
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Corona: Govt targets 40,000 tests per day, to rope in more labs


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Coronavirus cases reach 10,815 in India: Govt


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Govt is overprepared to tackle COVID-19 crisis: Health Ministry

In India, the total number of coronavirus cases has risen to 8447, out of which 765 have been cured and 273 are dead.
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Covid-19 donations to CMRF excluded from CSR: Govt says law passed during UPA era

Following criticism by several Congress chief ministers for not allowing coronavirus-related donations to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expenditure, the..
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Govt conducts webinar with pensioners to spread awareness on Covid-19

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Govt launches mega cash transfer to fight Covid-19

The government on Friday launched one of the largest-ever cash transfer schemes, including the deposit of over Rs 30,000 crore into the account of woman Jan Dhan account holders as well as Rs 5,000..
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400 coronavirus cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi: Govt

The religious event organised by the Tablighi Jamaat has resulted in Nizamuddin turning into a coronavirus hotspot.
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NSA Ajit Doval intervened to get Delhi's Markaz premises vacated: Govt sources

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval had been in touch with representatives of the Jamaat in Nizamuddin to convince them to vacate the Markaz premises and get tested for COVID-19, claimed..
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