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November 25, 2017

Foreign direct investmen up 17 pc to $25.35 bn during April-Sept this fiscal

FDI in India increased by 17 per cent to USD 25.35 billion during April-September fiscal.Dept of industrial policy and promotion said on its ‘Make in India’ twitter handle thta FDI equity during the current FY 2017–18,up to September surged by 17 per cent to USD 25.35 billion from USD 21.62 billion in the year-ago period. It said that the total FDI into India including equity inflows, reinvested earnings and other capital stood at USD 518.10 billion during April 2000 to

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November 21, 2017

India improved 3 steps on IMD talent Global rankings,Switzerland on tops

Ranking of India increased by three notches to 51 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD.Europe continues to dominate the rankings, with Switzerland, Denmark, and Belgium being the most competitive countries. Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Sweden and Luxembourg made up the top 10.Among BRICScountries , China stayed in the lead with a ranking of 40, followed by Russia at 43 and South

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November 20, 2017

Supreme Court dismissed plea to delete objectionable scenes of ‘Padmavati’

New Delhi-Petition seeking deletion of certain alleged objectionable scenes from Bollywood movie Padmavati has been dismissed by SC, calling it premature.SC bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra observed that Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not yet given certificate to the movie and the apex court cannot injunct a statutory body from doing its duty.The bench also struck off certain paragraphs from the plea, saying pleadings in a court are not meant to create any kind of disharmony

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November 20, 2017

Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award to Girish Karnad

Mumbai-Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre has been conferred to Actor-playwright Girish Karnad at the Tata Literature Live in Mumbai.Mr Karnad, who has been writing plays, has had his works translated into various Indian languages and helmed by directors like Ebrahim Alkazi, B V Karanth and Alyque Padamsee among others.At the eighth edition of the Tata Literature festival the 79-year-old playwright, famously known for writing ‘Tughalak’, spoke on the topic ‘Playing on Twenty Tongues’

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November 20, 2017

Congress releases first list of 77 candidates in Gujarat

The Central Election Committee of Congress has released the first list of its 77 candidates for ensuing Gujarat Assembly elections.The party selected the names in a meeting held in New Delhi this evening.These names have been chosen for the first phase of polls.Senior party leader Shaktisinh Gohil will contest from Mandvi constituency. Mr Arjun Modhwadia has also been given ticket to contest the Assembly election.The election in Gujarat is to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14,

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November 20, 2017

Inviting film makers to India is the endeavour of IFFI: Smriti Zubin Irani

Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has said that India is a land of festivals, celebrations, dynamic youth and stories, where in stories were told in over 1600 dialects. Minister said this while addressing the opening ceremony of 48th international Film Festival of India in Goa.Elaborating further, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani said that the endeavor of Government of India through International Film Festival of India is to invite film makers from all over the world

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November 20, 2017

Canada is focus country this year at 48th IFFI

200 films from over 80 countries will be screened at IFFI, 48th International Film Festival of India in Goa.Canada is the focus country this year and will be presenting a package of its 8 best recent films. Acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the film festival. Seven award-winning films from BRICS countries will also be screened at the festival.The Oscar-nominated director Majid Majidi will be present for the screening of his latest

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November 19, 2017

Haryana born Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

21 years old Manushi Chhillar of India was crowned the coveted Miss World 2017.Born to doctor parents, Manushi Chhillar, who hails from Haryana, studied in St. Thomas School in New Delhi and Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat. She competed against 108 candidates from various countries at a glittering event held at Sanya City Arena in China.Biggest inspiration in my life is my mother said Manushi.

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November 17, 2017

Five ex Congress MLAs are in the the BJP list of Gujarat

BJP issued the first list of 70 candidates for Gujarat assembly elections. This list includes names of candidates for both rounds of election.Five ex Congress MLAs who joined BJP recently have been accommodated in this list.Patidar strongman Bavku Udhad has been shifted to Amreli whereas 49 sitting MLAs are repeated.16 new candidates has been listed in the list. Four women candidates, 16 new candidates, five ex-Congress MLAs who joined BJP recently have been accommodated in this list.

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November 17, 2017

Microsoft Co Founder Bill Gates welcomes India’s flagship initiative “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”

Microsoft Co Founder and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Bill Gates welcomed the progress made under India’s flagship initiative Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.He was having an exclusive conversation with Indian TV.Mr Gates said that he was excited to see the current Indian govt pick up sanitation as a priority. “For India to achieve its full potential and achieve rapid economic progress, it needs to make more progress in health and nutrition spheres,” Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates said.Microsoft Co Founder stressed

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