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Prime Minister’s Tour of Arab Countries includes Historic Visit to Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s four nation tour of Arab countries was the visit to an extended maritime neighbourhood and the key priority in external relations in terms of engagement with the Gulf countries. This was his 5th visit to the Gulf and the West Asian region since 2015. PM arrived at Amman on the 9th of February 2018 and this visit to Jor...

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My Childhood Memories

Childhood memories give us joyous comfort when we look back at them. We remember them as if they occurred yesterday or last week. The recollections of the childhood are very comforting and sweet infusing us with spirit of delight and nostalgia. In our Indian culture, childhood memories are fondly cherished and told to the next generation because what is stored in the memories during chi...

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Modi Assured Korean Investors that India Offers Lot of Potential

Second India-Korea Business Summit was held on February 27, 2018 in New Delhi with the aim to strengthen the economic relationship, boost trade relations and increase investments between India and Republic of Korea. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi chaired a roundtable of delegates from both Governments and 25 CEOs from leading Korean companies with estimated revenue of USD 575 billion. Mo...

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Startup India

Do you want to start your own business? Don’t have funds to support your vision? Well! You don’t need to ponder upon ways of arranging money any longer as you can easily apply for a loan under the Startup India scheme.

The idea of getting a nine-to-five job and working under someone else may not sound great to a copious of individuals. There might be a craze for government jo...

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India’s EBRD Membership to Spur Investment in Range of Sectors

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the London-based Multilateral Developmental Investment Bank’s Shareholders agreed, as per release dated March 7, 2018, to have India as its 69th member; enabling Indian companies to undertake joint investments in regions in which the EBRD operates. India is expected to join EBRD within the year 2018. India with its impressi...

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India & Iran to Co-Operate on Energy & Connectivity

India and Iran have agreed to move beyond traditional buyer-seller relationship on energy cooperation and develop it into a long term strategic partnership, during the first State visit of Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran to India from 15-17 February 2018. While welcoming him, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, described, Chabahar as the “Golden gateway to Afghani...

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Healthy States, Progressive India

“Healthy States, Progressive India”, a comprehensive Health Index report released by NITI Aayog on February 9, 2018; ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. It is the first attempt to establish an annual systematic tool to measure and understand ...

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GOES-S the Most Advanced Weather Satellites Launched

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S)  lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V Rocket at 5:02 p.m. EST (2202 GMT) i.e. 17:02 Eastern Time (22:02 UTC) on Thursday,  March 1, 2018 and deployed an advanced weather satellite for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA).

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Food Processing Industry: Scope and Challenges

In original form, an agriculture product is not suitable for consumption and hence it is necessary for a particular agriculture product to be processed for final consumption.  Thus, an agriculture product goes through various stages , in fact a chain of value additions, right from the cultivator who produces it to the wholesaler and then to the retailer and finally ending its journey wi...

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Re-capitalisation for Responsive & Responsible PSBs

Re-capitalisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Comprehensive Reform Plan unveiled by the Government of India on 24 January 2018, includes Rs.80000 crore through Recap Bonds and Rs.8139 crore as budgetary support to address regulatory capital requirement of all PSBs and provide a significant amount towards growth capital for increasing lending to the economy.

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