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Indian Prime Minister launches Smart City projects

Comments Off | 06-24-2016

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch Smart City projects on Saturday i.e June 25,2016 kick starting execution of Smart City Plans of 20 cities selected in the first round of ‘Smart City Challenge Competition’. This marks the beginning of holistic and integrated urban development in the country as envisaged under the new urban missions

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President meets scholars of IITs, IISc-Bangalore & IISERs attending ‘In-Residence’ programme at RashtrapatiBhavan

Comments Off | 06-24-2016

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee met thirteen Scholars of IITs, IISc-Bangalore and IISERs attending ‘In-Residence’ Programme at RashtrapatiBhavan today (June 23, 2016). This is the first such ‘In-Residence’ Programme for scholars from IITs, IISc and IISERs. Similar programmes exist for writers, artists, grass root innovators, NIT students and inspired teachers.
Speaking on the

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Foundation of Advanced Technology Research Centre Laid in Kolkata

Comments Off | 06-24-2016

Heralding a new era of DRDO-Academia Partnership, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata to establish the Jagadish Chandra Bose Centre for Advanced Technology (JCBCAT).
Secretary, Department of the Defence R&D and Director General, DRDO Dr. S Christopher laid the foundation of the Advanced

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‘Make in India’ conference on Enabling Spacecraft SystemsRealisation through Industries

Comments Off | 06-24-2016

The “Make in India” Conference on Enabling Spacecraft Systems Realisation through Industries (ESSRI – 2016) was organised today (June 23, 2016) at ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru. The Conference was organised to elicit industry support for spacecraft realisation on an end-to-end basis to meet the rapidly increasing national demand for space based services and the

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Indian PM meets President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of the SCO Meeting in Tashkent

Comments Off | 06-24-2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Tashkent today. President Xi welcomed India’s accession to the SCO and said it would strengthen it. Prime Minister Modi thanked President Xi for China’s support to India’s membership of the SCO. Prime Minister Modi then spoke

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Mass movement required to clean Indian rivers: DrJitendra Singh

Comments Off | 06-23-2016

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh has said that a mass movement is required to clean all the rivers. Addressing a rally on the “Clean

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Indian Minister of Human Resource Development announces new UGC foreign academic collaboration regulations

Comments Off | 06-23-2016

Indian Universities and Colleges, having the highest grade of accreditation/ threshold accreditation, will now be able to apply online to the University Grants Commission (UGC) for starting twinning and collaborative arrangement with quality Foreign Educational Institutions (FEIs) in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to the award of a degree. The degree will be awarded by

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Max Group Promoters Announces an Open Offer to Increase Shareholding up to 75% in Max Ventures & Industries

Comments Off | 06-22-2016

The Chairman and promoter of Max Ventures and Industries Limited (MVIL), Mr. Analjit Singh, today announced an open offer for buying up to an additional 34.60%[1] stake in Max Ventures and Industries Limited (MVIL) at Rs 31.50 per share. The company was listed on the BSE and the NSE earlier today.
The promoters had

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QuikrJobs Generates 10 Lakh+ Job Seeker Profiles through Missed Calls

Comments Off | 06-22-2016

QuikrJobs, the platform that focuses on blue collar, grey collar and entry level jobs across India has helped create over 10 Lakh job seeker profiles through Quikr’s pioneering missed call service. QuikrJobs bridges the gap between recruiters and skilled workers across India and is one of five verticals at Quikr, India’s No. 1 cross category

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.02 per bbl on 21.06.2016

Comments Off | 06-22-2016

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 47.02 per barrel (bbl) on 21.06.2016. This was lower than the price of US$ 47.24 per bbl on previous publishing day of 20.06.2016.
In rupee terms, the price

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