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US and China’s shift from era of cooperation is bad news for world peace - - News that matters   (2018-12-16T18:30:00Z)
Washington and Beijing should seek a new paradigm in their bilateral relationship.
Centre files affidavit before SC, serves copies to petitioners in Rafale deal case - Zee News : India National   (2018-12-14T18:30:00Z)
The Central government has on Saturday filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court and has served a copy of it to all the petitioners in the much-talked-about Rafale fighter jet deal case.
Bihar's capital Patna on board the game-changing container cargo circuit on Inland Waterways - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-14T18:30:00Z)
Patna witnessed  a new landmark in India’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector with 16 TEUs of container cargo (equivalent to 16 truckloads) belonging to food giants PepsiCo? India and Emami Agrotech Ltd from Kolkata reaching the city’s Gaighat IWT terminal on river Ganga late evening on Friday.
AVPN hosts maiden India Policy Forum with action-oriented opportunities for collaboration between Public and Private Investors - Sify Finance   (2018-12-13T18:30:00Z)
India, Dec 14 (NewsVoir): The Asian Venture Philanthropist Network (AVPN) the Pan-Asian? social investment network, hosted its maiden India Policy Forum, themed Aspirational Districts: Roadmap for
Ashok Gehlot likely to be the next Chief Minister of Rajasthan - Zee News : States   (2018-12-13T18:30:00Z)
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot will be the next Chief Minister of Rajasthan, says news agency ANI quoting sources.
Modi chairs meet to review steps on 'Ease of Doing Business' - Sify Finance   (2018-12-13T18:30:00Z)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting to review progress on "Ease of Doing Business" that discussed issues such as construction permits, enforcement of contracts and registering property.
World Bank, Canada, Britain to assist nations move away from coal - Sify Finance   (2018-12-13T18:30:00Z)
, Dec 13 (IANS) The World Bank, Canada and Britain on Thursday announced financial, technical and advisory support for developing countries that have decided to transition from coal and accelerate the uptake of cleaner sources of energy.
Year End Review 2018 – Ministry of Shipping - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-12T18:30:00Z)
The year 2018 has been a significant one for the Ministry of Shipping. Bolstered by progressive policy interventions like amendment of Model Concession Agreement, revision of tariff guidelines and the various steps taken towards facilitating Ease of Doing Business, the major ports kept up their impressive performance of the past four years in terms of capacity addition and improvement of efficiency parameters.
PM reviews steps taken to improve Ease of Doing Business - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-12T18:30:00Z)
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today chaired a high-level meeting to review progress with regard to "Ease of Doing Business."  The meeting was attended by senior Union Ministers related to economic matters; Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis; Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Shri Anil Baijal; and senior officials from the Union Government, Maharashtra Government and Delhi Government.
Sheikh Hasina's fight against Islamic terror might help her keep power in Bangladesh - Sify News   (1969-12-31T18:30:00Z)
Siliguri India, Dec 13 (ANI): Apart from the noticeable socio-economic growth track, what is favourable for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's comeback is her government's
Multiple injuries after high-speed train crashes into overpass in Turkey - Zee News : World   (2018-12-12T18:30:00Z)
Several persons were injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in Turkish capital Ankara, reported the country's media.
20 trains cancelled for 2 months in Uttar Pradesh - Zee News : States   (2018-12-12T18:30:00Z)
Besides the cancellation, trips of 14 trains have also been reduced.
CPEC brings no development in Balochistan - Sify News   (1969-12-31T18:30:00Z)
Pakistan, Dec 12 (ANI): The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in Balochistan province remains stagnant, revealed CPEC Cell established by the Balochistan
Tamil speaking Historian Shaktikanta Das' journey from North Street to Mint Street and what to expect - Sify Finance   (2018-12-11T18:30:00Z)
Will Shaktikanta Das, the bureaucrat who answered questions on demonetisation say No to the government? Will he uphold the autonomy of the Central Bank?
Year End Review 2018 – Ministry of Power - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-11T18:30:00Z)
Access to reliable and affordable energy supply is an important factor affecting the quality of life and economic development in any country. Therefore, the Government is committed to ensure 24*7 power supply for all by 31st March, 2019.
Land allotted to Water Research Institute ‘shrinking’ by the day! - The Assam Tribune   (2018-12-11T18:30:00Z)
Land allotted to Water Research Institute ‘shrinking’ by the day!
Vision of a New India - USD 5 Trillion Economy - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-10T18:30:00Z)
VISION OF A NEW INDIA:             The Ministry of Commerce & Industry is creating an action-oriented plan which will highlight specific sector level interventions to bolster India’s march towards becoming a USD 5 trillion economy before 2025.
Sanitation loan launched - Manipur: E-Pao   (2018-12-10T18:30:00Z)
Sanitation loan launched
Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 10th 2018 -   (2018-12-09T18:30:00Z)
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India expected to receive total remittance of $80 bn in 2018 - The Assam Tribune   (2018-12-08T18:30:00Z)
India expected to receive total remittance of $80 bn in 2018
India to retain top position in remittances with $80 billion: World Bank - Zee News : Business   (2018-12-07T18:30:00Z)
Over the last three years, India has registered a significant flow of remittances from USD 62.7 billion in 2016 to USD 65.3 billion 2017.
How biz friendly is India? RTI reveals it all - Financial Chronicle   (2018-12-07T18:30:00Z)
Dean Nelson Instead of improving work conditions, ministers and bureaucrats tweaked norms to initiate new enterprises just to meet World Bank’s criteria to improve the country’s ranking If a tree falls in a forest and no-one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The question has divided philosophers over the relative importance of truth and perception for centuries but it should be weighing heavily on India’s ministers. A Right to Information request by revealed that ministers has gamed the World Bank’s reporting criteria to boost India’s Doing Business ranking - the influential indicator of how business friendly a country is for investors. India hasn’t become noticeably easier as a place for foreigners to do business, but ministers can at least now tell a better story of continuing growth. On October 31 when the World Bank revealed that India had leapt from 100th to 77th in its league table - it had been 142nd when ministers began their campaign - finance minister Arun Jaitley said that it had ...
Illicit financial flows discussed at WCO - The Assam Tribune   (2018-12-05T18:30:00Z)
Illicit financial flows discussed at WCO
Kolkata-Patna becomes India’s second container cargo sector on Inland Waterways - Govt of india: PIB   (2018-12-05T18:30:00Z)
After the success of container cargo being shipped from Kolkata to Varanasi earlier  this year, Bihar’s capital Patna will be witness to a new landmark in India’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector with 16 TEUs of container cargo (equivalent to 16 truckloads) belonging to food giants PepsiCo? India and Emami Agrotech Ltd from Kolkata reaching the city’s Gaighat IWT terminal on river Ganga next week.
अन्तर्देशीय जलमार्ग-1 (गंगा नदी) पर 16 टीईयू कंटेनर कार्गो कोलकाता से पटना के लिए रवाना - Govt of India: PIB Hindi   (2018-12-05T18:30:00Z)
खाद्य क्षेत्र की बड़ी कंपनियां, पेप्सिको इंडिया और इमामी एग्रोटेक लिमिटेड का 16 टीईयू कंटेनर कार्गो (16 ट्रक भार के समतुल्य) पश्चिम बंगाल की राजधानी कोलकाता से चलकर अगले सप्ताह तक बिहार की राजधानी पटना स्थित अन्तर्देशीय जल परिवहन (अजप) टर्मिनल पहुंच जाएगा।

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