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November 17, 2017

Air quality has improved Siginficantly : Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that Ministry is continuously pursuing the matter of Air Pollution Control in Delhi. As directed, the Central Pollution Control Board had also called a meeting with the implementing agencies to review the actions being taken for better air quality in Delhi and NCR. “It was evident that because of sustained actions by various agencies, the air quality has improved significantly”, the Minister said.Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out

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November 17, 2017

Global ratings agency Moody upgrades India rating

Moody Investors Service (MIS)has upgraded India’s local and foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed the outlook on the rating to stable from positive.International rating agency has revised the sovereign rating of India a notch above investment grade after a long gap of 14 years.Interestingly, the last time the global rating has revised the rating was when the BJP government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in power.The global ratings agency, however, cautioned that high debt burden

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November 14, 2017

UP capital Lucknow most polluted city in India

UP capital Lucknow was most polluted city in the country this evening.As per central pollution control board’s report, pollution lavel in Lucknow was 484 AQI, which was highest in the country, making it difficult for people to breath in state capital.Many other cities were also in top ten polluted cities of the country. As per the report pollution lavel in Ghaziabad was 467AQI, in Noida it was 410 AQI, in Varanasi 400 AQI, and in kanpur it was 448 AQI.

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November 14, 2017

Japan will simplify its visa rules for Indian nationals

Japanese Embassy said that Japan will simplify its visa rules from January for Indians and issue multiple-entry-visa for short-term stay.This move is expected to benefit tourists and business persons as well as repeat visitors.New visa regime will not only have simplification of visa application documents but also expansion of scope of eligible applicants, it said.Under the simplification of visa application documents, the applicant’s employment certificate and explanation letter stating the reason will be exempted in cases of applying for multiple-entry-visa.Multiple

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November 14, 2017

90 percent of the Indian economy are open for foreign direct investment – Modi

Govt intends to make India a global manufacturing hub said Prime Minister Narendra Modi . He wad addressing the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Manila. Mr Modi highlighted India’s growth story to portray it as an attractive investment destination.Modi said that he wants to make Indian youth job creators instead of job seekers.Substantiating his claim, the Prime Minister said, over 90 percent of the Indian economy are open for foreign direct investment.

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November 13, 2017

India and Canada agreed to explore collaboration in the area of export credit insurance

New Delhi-The 4th India-Canada Ministerial Dialogue on Trade and Investment was held in New Delhi . The Indian Delegation was led by the Minister for Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu while the Canadian side was headed by the Minister for International Trade, Mr. François-Philippe Champagne. The talks were held in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere covering a host of trade and investment issues. Both sides recognized that the current bilateral trade is much below the potential between the two world’s

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November 13, 2017

Government to inject more money in state-owned banks:Jailtey

Government has decided to inject more capital in state-owned banks to strengthen the banking system and spur economic growth said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. He was addressing heads of state-owned banks at PSB Manthan at Gurgaon in Haryana, Jaitley said, the government has decided to put in more capital from the Budget, through bonds and banks equity expansion.Mr Jaitley said that the government wants a robust public sector banking system to enhance their ability to support growth and economy.

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November 12, 2017

Big shock for BJP in MP, Congress won by-election of Chitrakoot

Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi won the by-election of Chitrakoot assembly.He won over the BJP candidate Shankar Dayal Tripathi with 14 thousand 333 votes.This Assembly seat was vacant after the demise of MLA Prem Singh. There were total 12 candidates in the by-election.Both parties BJP and Congress had shown full power in the election campaign. In the Beginning BJP was ahead with 527 votes, but after that the Congress candidate continued to grow steadily.

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November 11, 2017

Govt called off the ‘Odd-Even’ car scheme in capital of India Delhi

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot said that ‘Odd-Even’ car rationing scheme in NCRthe scheme has been called off for now, which was about to start from Monday.Delhi Government will file a review petition in NGT, seeking exemptions for women and two-wheelers. “The Delhi government will file a review petition in the National Green Tribunal on Monday stating that it would be difficult to implement odd-even with these conditions,” said Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain. Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said that

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November 11, 2017

Air Quality Improving in Delhi, People Need not Panic : Dr. Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi-Emphasising that air quality has been improving over the last two days, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the people of Delhi need not panic, as several steps are being taken by the Government to mitigate air pollution. Speaking to mediapersons here today, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) must be earnestly and meticulously implemented by the concerned State Governments, as well as municipal and civic organisations.

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