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NEWS FROM THE WEEK PM’s three requests to citizens; Modi Govt’s New Year gift for farmers & more!


PM’s three requests to citizens; Modi Govt’s New Year gift for farmers & more!

PM Modi’s three requests to citizens…

PM Modi visited and offered prayers at Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru. Speaking to a gathering, the PM made three requests to citizens- to focus on Fundamental Duties in addition to the Rights enshrined in the Constitution, conservation of environment and spreading awareness on water conservation.

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Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper, says PM at the Indian Science Congress

Addressing the Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru, PM Narendra Modi said four steps of – Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper, will lead India towards faster development. The Prime Minister exhorted the young scientists to find technological solutions for rural development.

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Modi Govt’s New Year gift for farmers!

At a programme in Tumakuru, PM Narendra Modi, while reiterating Central Government’s commitment towards welfare of farmers, disbursed Rs. 12,000 crore to six crore farmers directly in their bank accounts. The PM also conferred the Krishi Karman Awards and distributed Kisan Credit Cards, which will benefit several farmers.

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Government is willing to walk the extra mile with the scientific community, says PM

Addressing a programme at DRDO, PM Modi applauded India’s missile programme as one of the outstanding in the world. He appreciated Indian space programmes and air defence systems. Encouraging innovation and scientific research, PM Modi said that the Government was ready to support the scientists of the country at every step.

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Also Read: PM Modi’s telephonic conversation with world leaders on New Year


1. Did you know…

… that today is $13 Dollar Bill Day?

In 1984, Christopher Ship of Santa Fe, New Mexico, was arrested when he tried to spend a $13 bill he had made.

I guess he was trying to account for inflation. 😉


2. Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“If you want to see the true measure of a man,

watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

— J.K. Rowling

3,”I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.”

Warren Buffett.

via Funny Quote of the Day

  1. Provoking is 2nd Nature for a Coach/ Mentor.  Here is a Thought Provoking Quote

“If youth knew; if age could.”  

Sigmond Freud

via Today’s Quote



Part of speech: noun
Origin: English, 1871

Writing or speech that contains meaningless words


An imitation of language containing meaningless nonsense words; gibberish

Examples of Jabberwocky in a sentence

“The silly poem she wrote to amuse her nieces was a piece of pure jabberwocky.”

“Fantasy books are full of jabberwocky and other mythical creations.”


  1. A funny definition change I came across today.  Totally agree .


Random Acts of Kindness

  1. Go the day without complaining
  2. Google ‘survey for charity’ and complete one. They receive money for every one you fill out!
  3. Help someone academically – lend them your study notes
  4. Be someone’s shoulder to cry on
  5. Good servicing requires a lot of effort; tip them!

Wisdom Quote

Neither success nor failure is the end, so keep going.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. (Winston Churchill)
It’s more dangerous to have education and lack common sense than it is to have common sense and lack education.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. (Robert Green Ingersoll)