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Financial Action Task Force must ensure action against countries sponsoring terrorism

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Washington: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley participated in the Sixth Annual Ministerial Meeting of India- US Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) in Washington D.C.  The meeting took stock of the concerted efforts undertaken by both sides to deepen mutual understanding and to improve cooperation across a wide range …

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Wadia Hospitals complete 90 years of service to society

Mumbai: The Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao today said that the Wadias have not only contributed to the economic development of the State, but through institutions like the Wadia Hospitals for Women and Children and the Wadia College at Pune had also contributed to the social development of the …

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Indian Army to Conduct Major Exercise to Validate Strike Capability

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Delhi: With about 30,000 soldiers in action, the Indian Army is conducting a major Exercise SHATRUJEET by the elite STRIKE 1 in deserts of Rajasthan wherein the capability to Strike deep in enemy territory in an integrated Air-Land battle environment is being tested. The operationally oriented exercise is focusing …

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ICMR & National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan sign Letter of Intent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Toklyo: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) of Japan signed a Letter of Intent on the sidelines of the meeting of the Health Ministers from WHO South East Asia Region and Western Pacific Region countries at Tokyo today, in the …

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Make vaccines & diagnostics accessible & affordable for all

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tokyo: AntiMicrobial Resistance (AMR) is not merely a health challenge or a threat to health security, but is also a development challenge with significant and serious economic consequences. The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri J P Nadda stated this in his address at the Asian Health Ministers meet …

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Wave Rider Buoy Deployed off Seychelles by India

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Delhi: As a part of the ‘Integrated Ocean Information System’ for the Indian Ocean Countries Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad successfully deployed a Wave Rider Buoy, 27 Nautical Miles off a fishing harbour at Frigate Island, Seychelles. This is part of the technical cooperation umbrella …

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Indo German Agreement on Namami Gange Signed

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Delhi: An Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Programme was signed in New Delhi today between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany. The objective of the agreement is to enable responsible stakeholders at National and …

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India and South Korea sign MoU for Cooperation in Development of Ports

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Delhi: An MoU was signed by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road, Transport and Highways and Shipping, Government of the Republic of India and Mr. Kim Young Suk, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, Government of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai today. The South Korean delegation led by Minister …

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GOPIO Elected a New International Team

Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) elected a new international executive council at a warmly contested election, conducted electronically for the first time, where 208 of the 223 international delegates from 21 countries cast votes, electing Mr. Niraj Baxi of Silicon Valley (USA) as its President. Other elected officers are: Mr. Noel Lal (Sydney, Australia) …

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Coming up One Nation, One Grid, One Price in India

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]New Delhi: Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy has said that the Government’s mission is to achieve one nation, one grid, and one price. While speaking at an Energy Conclave, Shri Goyal said, “This is momentous! It is a delight …

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