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March 23, 2018

BJP won all 9 seates in UP in RS

All 9 BJP candidates declared elected in uttar pradesh. BJP won 28 out of 59 seats in total.Earlier unopposed winners who got victory included. Arun Jaitley from UP, Ravi Shankar Prasad from Bihar, Prakash Javadekar from Maharashtra, Dharmendra Pradhan from Madhya Pradesh, Thaverchand Gehlot from Madhya Pradesh, J P Nadda from Himachal Pradesh, Mansukh Mandaviya from Gujarat, Parshottam Rupala from Gujarat, Bhupender Yadav from Rajasthan, Anil Baluni from Uttarakhand, G V L Narsimha Rao from and Jaya Bachchan from UP.

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March 23, 2018

Indian Corporate Sector has to Reform

Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

Mumbai – The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Indian corporates need to Reform, Perform and Transform so that they can open up new vistas of global opportunities which would in turn benefit our country and its people. He was addressing the gathering after giving away the Mint’s Corporate Strategy Awards, in Mumbai. The Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Minister for Water Resources, Maharashtra, Prof. Ram Shankar Shinde and other dignitaries were present

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March 23, 2018

Govt will promote more Bed & Breakfast for tourists in India

New Delhi-The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India classifies operational hotels under various Star and Heritage categories based upon the standard of facilities & services offered under a voluntary scheme. In order to augment supply of hotel accommodation for budget tourist, both domestic and foreign, the Ministry has a voluntary scheme for approval of Guest Houses and approval of Incredible India Bed & Breakfast,Homestay Establishments, wherein the basic idea is to provide a clean and affordable place for foreign and

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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 sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality. Giving further details, Shri Prakash Javadekar said that the sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have been

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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 60.3%.

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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 private players will undertake gap analysis of the actual requirement of the basic and advanced amenities, within the permissible guidelines of Archaeological Survey of India

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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 and frank discussions. All heads of delegations appreciated the Commerce & Industry Minister’s initiative in calling this meeting and providing political guidance for the work

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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 of the Mission.

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March 18, 2018

PNB fraud : 11 accused under judicial custody till March 28

Mumbai-11 accused persons arrested in connection with Nirav Modi’s PNB fraud case, send to judicial custody till 28th of this month by CBI court.Ex Dy GM of PNB, Gokulnath Shetty, single window operator of Punjab National Bank, Manoj Kharat, and the then chief manager in the forex department of the bank, Bechhu Tiwari were among those produced before the court.Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi had obtained fraudulent LoUs and letters of credit worth over Rs. 13,000 cr from

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March 17, 2018

No proposal to discontinue Rs 2000 note: Minister

New Delhi-There is no proposal to discontinue 2,000 rupees notes, which were introduced post demonetisation said Minister of State for Finance P Radhakrishnan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.He said that govt had scrapped old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes in November 2016, with an aim to check black money and push the digital economy.Regarding plastic notes,Minister said, it has been decided to conduct a field trial of plastic banknotes in denominations of ten rupees at five locations

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