Headlines Of The Day 28/12/2023



MSP for Copra for 2024 season hiked : 

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Copra for the 2024 season in India. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur announced the decision, stating that the MSP for milling copra will see an increase of 300 rupees per quintal, and for ball copra, there will be a hike of 250 rupees per quintal compared to the previous season. Read More



Government Revokes Recognition of MPhil as a Valid Degree : 

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has issued a notice warning students that pursuing an MPhil degree is no longer recognized. Universities are prohibited from offering MPhil programs, and admissions for the 2023-24 academic year are not allowed. The new regulations, effective since 2022, state that MPhil degrees are not valid. However, MPhil degrees awarded before the notification remain legitimate. Read More



Government Launches Six SAMARTH Training Programs on iGOT Karmayogi Platform : 

Government Launches Six SAMARTH-Curated Training Programs on iGOT Karmayogi Platform for State Officials . The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions initiates programs to enhance skills and competencies of state government officials through iGOT Karmayogi. The platform, with over 28 lakh registered learners, offers comprehensive online learning and career development services. Read More 



EAM Dr. S Jaishankar Holds Meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow : 

External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, conveying warm greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dr. Jaishankar hands over the PM\’s message and briefs Putin on discussions with Russia\’s External Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov and Deputy Prime Minister Denis Manturov. Read More


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