Tuesday, February 19 2019

February 10, 2019

Competitive populism is not good for the country

New Delhi-The Vice President,M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged all political parties to agree on a common agenda on vital issues relating to the nation’s progress and security. For that to happen, every politician should rise above narrow and short-term rhetoric, he said. Speaking on the topic, India, Our Opportunities and Challenges at The Huddle 2019 organized by The Hindu, in

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February 9, 2019

India with Berlin Film Festival working towards widening prospects of shooting in India

The India Pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2019 was inaugurated by Mr Matthijis Wouter Knol, Director European Film Market (EFM). Speaking on the occasion, Mr Knol, Director, EFM said that the stakeholders of EFM would actively consider participating in the Golden Jubilee year of IFFI. He also underlined that the participation would pave a way forward for

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February 6, 2019

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Finland in the field of Biotechnology

New Delhi-The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the MoU between India and Finland for collaborating based on mutual interest in the field of Biotechnology, for funding and implementing ambitious industry-led innovative and transnational projects within the broad scope of research development and innovation.The Mou will support creation of long-term Research, Development & Innovation collaboration mechanism

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February 6, 2019

Taj Mahal and Agra fort among the top ten revenue generating monuments

New Delhi-The top ten revenue generating monuments during 2015-18 are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Sun Temple Konark, Group of monuments Mamallapuram, Ellora Caves, Group of monuments Khajuraho, and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad.The above information was given by Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate change Dr.

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January 17, 2019

Cabinet approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India

New Delhi-The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the recapitalization of EXIM Bank. The Cabinet also approved an increase in the authorized capital of Exim Bank from Rs. 10,000 crore to Rs. 20,000 crore. The recapitalisation bonds will be on the lines issued to Public Sector Banks. Exim Bank of India was established in

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January 14, 2019

New tourism Circuit to cover 133 religious sites in 14 districts of Kerala

Ministry of Tourism sanctioned projects worth Rs.85.23 crore for the development of Spiritual Circuit III for Kerala under SwadeshDarshan Scheme announced by K J Alphons, Union Minister of Statefor Tourism. The Minister said the destinations have been selected keeping in view the inherent historic, cultural and religious significance of the places.The Circuit covers religious sites all across the state from

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January 14, 2019

All set for worlds largest Kumbh Mela – 2019 at Prayagraj

Kumbh Mela-2019, the worlds largest congregation of humanity at one place is all set to take place at Prayagraj. The first Shahi Snan royal bathing of Akharas will be held on the occasion. Which marks the begining of Kumbh. Massive arrangements have been made by Mela administration for peaceful bathing and eleborate security arrangements are also in place for processions

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