GN Bureau | July 13, 2015
CBI's 40-member team to begin Vyapam scam probe today
The CBI on Sunday constituted a special team of 40 officers to probe the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. The team comprising officers from different branches of the probe agency will reach Bhopal on Monday to take over investigations in the scam.
Meeting on coastal security today
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will review the measures taken to increase the country’s coastal security apparatus on Monday. Around 18 members of the Lok Sabha, 10 members of the Rajya Sabha, will attend the one-day meeting in Goa.
PM Modi to visit J&K on July 17
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir for a day on July 17. "The prime minister is scheduled to visit Jammu city for a day on July 17 to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Girdhari Lal Dogra, a late Congress leader," reported agencies.
Every year since 2000, February 21 is observed as International Mother Language Day by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). It is to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism.
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