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March 11, 2018

Spicejet start commercial flight to Sikkim

Spicejet landed successfully at newly built Pakyong airport in Sikkim.This was the first commercial flight to Sikkim.The 78 seater Spicejet aircraft which took off from Kolkata was on its first trial landing at Pakyong, about 30 kilometers away from Gangtok.Air connection can boost tourism in state.Chief Minister Pawan Chamling expressed his happiness termed the event as momentous for Sikkim and its people.

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March 10, 2018

Passport details mandatory for bank loans of Rs. 50 cr and more

New Delhi-It will be mandatory to provide passport details or taking loans of 50 crore rupees and above to ensure a swift action in case of fraud and prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country. In a tweet financial services secretary, Rajiv Kumar said for all existing loans of over 50 crore rupees, banks have been asked to collect passport details of borrowers within 45 days. The proposed law will also apply to defaulters who have an outstanding of Rs 100

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March 10, 2018

Jaya Bachchan filed her nomination for Rajya Sabha

Lucknow-Senior film actress Jaya Bachchan filed her nomination for Rajya Sabha as a SP candidate.Jaya was elected before to the upper house of the Parliament in 2004, 2006, and 2012. She was accompanied by Samajwadi Party leaders Dimple Yadav, Rajendra Chaudhary and Kironmay Nanda etc. In Uttar Pradesh Assembly Samajwadi Party is having 47 MLAs.Jaya gave thanks Mulayam Singh Yadav, party MLAs and MLCs for her candidature.

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March 9, 2018

Performance of top Indian musicians under Incredible India Heritage

New Delhi-The Ministry of Tourism is organizing a music series under the Incredible India Heritage Series in Delhi, Varanasi and Kochi, which are important tourist centres of the country. This music series organised through SPIC MACAY would be held over a period of 6 weekends with the objective to promote the rich cultural heritage of the country and to reinforce the principle of ‘Tourism for All’. The artists, who would be performing in the programme series include Hindustani as well

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March 9, 2018

France and India to facilitate Mutual Recognition of educational qualifications

New Delhi-The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of an Agreement between India and France to facilitate Mutual Recognition of educational qualifications and periods of study undertaken by students in duly approved, recognized and accredited educational Institutions within the two countries.The Agreement is expected to be signed during the State visit of the French President to India. The signing of the agreement will help in deepening the educational ties between India

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March 9, 2018

French President Macron on four-day visit to India

New Delhi- 39 year old French President Emmanuel Macron is will be on four-day official visit to India. His spouse Brijite Macron will also accompany him.Narendra Modi and Mactron will also co-chair the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance, that will take place on March 11.The bilateral trade between both countries for the period April 2016 to March 2017 reached US$ 10.95 billion. France is the 9th largest foreign investor in India with a cumulative investment of US$ 6.09

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March 6, 2018

Indian Diaspora from 9 countries participate in Know India Programmes

New Delhi-40 participants of Indian Origin from Nine Countries called upon the Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. The Know India Programmes (KIP) is an important initiative of the Government of India with an aim to engage and make the students and young professionals of Indian Diaspora, in the age group of 18 to 30years, feel a sense of connect with their motherland, to be motivated and inspired by transformational changes taking place in India and to

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March 6, 2018

NFAI to host Women’s Film Festival in Pune, pay tribute to Sridevi

Pune-To mark the International Women’s Day, a Women’s Film Festival is being organized from during March 9 to 11, 2018 at National Film Archives of India , Pune The festival is being organized jointly by NFAI, Aashay Film Club and the AAYAM Group of Women in Media.This will be the 9th edition of the festival. The theme of this year’s edition is Travelling Women. The festival will be inaugurated on Friday, 9th March at 4:30 PM. At the ceremony, the

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March 6, 2018

Govt Proposes Multi-Modal public and shared Transport in the Cities

New Delhi-Government has announced the launch of public and shared transportation based on electric power train, through a system of Expression of Interest (EoI) . Under this EoI, a grant of up to Rs.105 crore per city with million plus population and special category states, was proposed to be extended by the Govt through demand incentives in combinations of electric buses, electric 4-wheeler passenger cars and electric 3-wheelers. This EoI has received tremendous response. The Department received 47 proposals from

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March 5, 2018

Rs.240 Crore released for the development 12 Heritage cities

New Delhi-As per the information received from Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), a Central Sector Scheme, with a total outlay of Rs. 500 Cr. was launched on 21st January, 2015.HRIDAY scheme aims at preserving and revitalizing the soul and the unique character of the heritage cities in lndia. Under the Scheme, twelve cities namely, Ajmer, Amritsar, Amaravati, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankanni, and Warangal have been identified

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