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May 18, 2018

Netherlands PM India visit expected to boost the economic and political cooperation

New Delhi-The Prime Minister of The Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte will be on a two-day Official visit to India on 24-25 May. Ruttes visit comes within a year of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modis visit to The Netherlands last June. This will also be PM Ruttes second visit to India since June 2015, but the first after being re-elected as Prime Minister in 2017.PM Rutte will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister

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May 18, 2018

Govt will provide better air connectivity to many tourist destinations

New Delhi-The Minister of State for Tourism, K. J. Alphons held a high level meeting with the Minister for Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha along with senior officials from both the Ministries regarding providing better air connectivity for tourist destinations.In the meeting, it was decided that the Ministry of Civil Aviation shall under write any loss making route, if it is not already covered under Udan scheme. It was also decided that

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May 18, 2018

Will Yeddyurappa remain on the chair in Karnataka

A 3-judge bench of Supreme Court, headed by justice AK Sikri will hear today the petition filed by Congress JD(S) combine, challenging the formation of Govt by the BJP in Karnataka. Supreme Court, swearing-in and government formation will be subject to the outcome of the petition before it. The apex court said it will also hear other respondents like BJP. SC directed that letter sent by Bhartiya Janta Party to the state Governor staking claim to form the govt also

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May 15, 2018

Live Social Media Session on Startups with Union Minister Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi-Live Social Media Session on Startups with Suresh Prabhu on 16th May.Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu will address the Start up community by answering questions on Startup India. The objective of the live session is to address concerns and elaborate on the support which they can seek from Startup India.The live session will be held on Suresh Prabhu’s social handles, Twitter and Facebook, along with Startup India’s social handles Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.Participants need to use

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May 14, 2018

Piyush Goyal gets finance in major cabinet reshuffle at Centre

New Delhi-Railway Minister Piyush Goyal given additional charge of finance in major cabinet reshuffle at Centre till Minister Arun Jaitley recovers.Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has given independent charge as Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting in place of Smriti Irani who retains textiles Ministry.Minister of State,Alphons KJ has been relieved of the charge of Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.S.S. Ahluwalia, Minister of State has been relieved of the charge of Ministry of Drinking

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May 14, 2018

Narendra Modi will visit Russia for an informal Summit with Putin

External Affairs Ministry said that PM Narendra Modi will visit Russia on 21st of this month for an informal Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi city.This informal Summit is in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between India and Russia at the highest level said ministry.During this visit two leaders will exchange views on international matters in a broad and long-term perspective.

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May 14, 2018

Narendra Modi expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in storms

New Delhi-In a tweet Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in storms that hit parts of the country this evening.He also prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured. PM asked officials to provide all possible assistance to those affected. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said he is saddened by the loss of lives due to storms.

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May 13, 2018

Indian origin Hinduja brothers listed second richest in UK

London-The 30th annual survey of the wealthiest people resident in the United Kingdom has been published by The Sunday Times.Indian origin Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja are listed second wealthiest in UK with an estimated fortune of around 20.64 billion pounds, compared to Ratcliffes 21.05 billion pounds in the list.Mr Lakshmi N Mittal with 14.66 billion pounds moved down from fourth to fifth place.

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May 13, 2018

Veteran melody queen Lata Mangeshkar conferred with Swara Mauli award

The veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar,88, was honoured with the Swara Mauli title by Shankarcharya Vidyanarsimha Bharati Swami Saturday in Mumbai.She was conferred with the award at her residence Prabhu Kunj at Peddar Road in south Mumbai. Her sisters Asha Bhosle and Usha Mangeshkar and brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar were also present. The music icon said she was touched when Jagatguru Shankaracharya of the Math at Kolhapur’s Karvir, chose to honour her with the title.I feel honoured and blessed said Lata Mangeshkar

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May 13, 2018

India with 69 billion USD become largest remittance receiving country

According to RemitSCOPE,India has become the largest remittance receiving country in the world.As per report Indian migrant workers from the country sending home 69 billion US dollars in 2017. India with 69 billion USD, China with 64 billion and the Philippines with 33 billion USD are the three largest remittance-receiving countries in the world in 2017.RemitSCOPE report said, cash to cash transactions remain by far the most common form of transfer.

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