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March 20, 2018

60 Higher Educational Institutions granted autonomy by UGC

New Delhi-In a historic decision , the UGC has granted autonomy to sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have maintained high academic standards. This was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development,Prakash Javadekar at a media briefing in New Delh.Mr Javadekar said that the Government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education

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March 20, 2018

62.0% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on e-Tourist Visa

New Delhi-The number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in February, 2018 was 10.53 lakh as compared to FTAs of 9.56 lakh in February, 2017 and 8.49 lakh in February, 2016. Tourists in January- February 2018, a total of 5.16 lakh arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 3.22 lakh during January-February 2017, registering a growth of

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March 20, 2018

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’, launched on the World Tourism Day, 2017.Letter of Intent has been issued to 24 agencies for the Submission of Vision Bids for 75 sites, other than Taj. Two expression of interest has been received for Taj. However, no decision has been taken yet.The

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March 20, 2018

Informal WTO Ministerial Meeting began in New Delhi

New Delhi-Delegations from 52 countries including D.G. WTO, Mr. Roberto Azevedo are participating in the discussions. Ministers and Vice Ministers from 27 countries are part of the delegations. Commerce and Industry Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu, welcomed the participants and hoped that this meeting will provide the opportunity to the participating countries to engage in free

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March 19, 2018

India sends again Note Verbale to Pak on harassment of its officials in Islamabad

Indian High Commissioner protest against the intimidation and harassment of Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad.India sent another note verbale to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan.Official of Indian High Commission was aggressively followed by unidentified people.The website of Indian High Commission continues to be intermittently blocked causing inconvenience and affecting the normal functioning

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