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June 24, 2017

Patna, Srinagar, Bengaluru and Shimla also in the new list of 30 smart cities

New Delhi-Another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities has been announed under Smart City Mission launched on June 25m, 2015. Announcing the new batch of smart cities union minister M.Venkaiah Naidu said that 45 cities contested for 40 available smart city slots but only 30 were selected to ensure feasible and workable plans that match the aspirations

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June 23, 2017

Positive Growth in Domestic and Foreign Tourist visits during 2016

Number of Domestic Tourist registers a growth of 12.68 % during 2016 over 2015 Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism compiles data on domestic and foreign tourist visits to States/Union Territories received from Departments of Tourism of various State Governments and UT Administrations.Number of Foreign Tourist visits registers a growth of 5.92% during 2016 over 2015.Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh

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June 20, 2017

Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on climate change

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a telephone call from Mr. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.Both leaders exchanged views on developments of mutual interest, specifically climate change. Prime Minister Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement.Prime Minister congratulated Prime Minister Trudeau on the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation this year. He appreciated the steady

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June 19, 2017

India launches the Startup India Hub

New Delhi-The Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched theStartup India Virtual Hub, an online platform for all stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India to discover, connect and engage with each other.Speaking about the need to bring the entire ecosystem together on one platform, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned that Startup India Virtual Hub is an effort to create a

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