Archive for January, 2016

“Rabi Crops Sowing Crosess 590 Lakh Hectares “

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As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 28th January, 2015 stands at 591.51 lakh hectares.
Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 292.52 lakh hectares, pulses in 139.08 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in

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India and ADB Sign $80 Million Loan Agreement to Improve Urban Services in Two North Eastern State Capital Cities of Agartala and Aizwal

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today an $80million loan agreement to continue improving infrastructure in two North Eastern State Capital cities.
The loan is the third tranche of a $200 million financing facility under the North Eastern Region Capital cities Development Investment Program and will be used for investments

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3.16 lakh applications were received by the Banks during the Second Tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds for a total subscription of 2790 Kilograms of Gold amounting to Rs. 726 crore.

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During the second tranche of Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme from 18th January, 2016 to 22nd January, 2016, as per initial figures, 3.16 lakh applications were received for a total subscription of 2790 Kilograms of gold amounting to Rs. 726 crore by the Banks. The actual figure may vary as comprehensive information from all the

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India Investment Summit would be held on 4th and 5th February, 2016 in the national capital; Long term investors including Sovereign Wealth Funds and Pension Funds across the globe are expected to participate in the two day Summit; Special focus would be on investment opportunities in the sectors of road transport, highways, ports, urban infrastructure, railways, power and renewable energy, besides State level projects

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Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India in partnership with SBI Caps is organizing an ‘India Investment Summit’ on 4th and 5th February, 2016, in national capital. A large Number of long term investors including Sovereign Wealth Funds and Pension Funds across the globe are expected to participate in the two day

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Two Separate Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ministry of Railways and Governments of Kerala and Andhra Pradesh for “Formation of Joint Venture Companies for Development of Railway Infrastructure in these States

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In the august presence of Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu two separate Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) between Ministry of Railways and State Governments of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala for “Formation of Joint Venture Companies for Development of Railway Infrastructure in the States of Kerala and Andhra Pradesh” were signed. On the event

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Ministry of Shipping to invest Rs. 14,225 crores on various Port Projects

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In order to bring the Major Ports in India at par with its contemporaries across the world, Ministry of Shipping has been emphasizing on creation of additional capacities through development and construction of new berths/terminals, revamp of existing berths and terminals and other modernization projects. The Ministry’s focus is on improving the existing port infrastructure,

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Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice to visit Rajasthan from tomorrow

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Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice to visit Rajasthan from tomorrow
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice consisting of 10 MPs from Rajya Sabha and 20 MPs from Lok Sabha will visit Rajasthan and Maharashtra from 27.01.2016 to 01.02.2016.
The Committee will visit several organizations like Rajasthan Electronics

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PM pays tributes to all, who framed Indian Constitution; salutes Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar for his efforts as Chairman of Drafting Committee

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to all, who framed Indian Constitution. Prime Minister also saluted Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar for his efforts as Chairman of Drafting Committee.
“Tributes to all great personalities who framed our Constitution. I salute Dr. Ambedkar for his efforts as Chairman of Drafting Committee”, the Prime Minister said.

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Banquet Speech of President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet hosted in honour of HE Mr. Francois Hollande, the President of French Republic on January 25, 2016

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Your Excellency President Francois Hollande, Distinguished members of the delegations of India and France,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
President Hollande, I am delighted to welcome you and the esteemed members of your delegation to India on this very special occasion, which is historic in many ways. Tomorrow, when you preside as the Chief Guest of India’s 67th

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs sets up Central Registration Centre (CRC) on Republic Day

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The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has taken the initiative in Government Process Re-engineering (GPR) and launched the Central Registration Centre (CRC), on the occasion of Republic Day 2016, with the specific objective of providing speedy incorporation related services within stipulated time frames which are in line with international best practices.
The GPR involves a three pronged

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