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October 13, 2017

Railways introduces Tri weekly new Special Rajdhani between Delhi – Mumbai route

New Delhi-To fulfill the long overdue demand of passengers & to provide faster and convenient connectivity to passengers between two metros Delhi and Mumbai, Ministry of Railways is introducing a new Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi & Mumbai from 16th October, 2017. Flexi Fare shall not be applicable in this train. Indian Railways are already running two Rajdhanis and more than 30 mail/exp trains between Delhi and Mumbai. Delhi, the capital city of India, is of great historical significance as

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October 13, 2017

Significant Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India duiring September, 2017

New Delhi : India records 18.8% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in September, 2017 over September, 2016 and 71% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India on E-Tourist Visa in September, 2017 over September, 2016. During the month of September, 2017 total of 1.18 lakh tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 0.69 lakh during the month of September 2016 registering a growth of 71.0%.UK and USA were on the top among 15 source countries availing e- tourist Visa

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October 10, 2017

Indian tourists visiting Sri Lanka increased 26.6 percent

Indians account for the largest tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka followed by China.Sri Lankan tourism bureau said tourist arrivals from India grew by 26.6 percent last month to 34,481 compared to a year ago.The overall tourists from India have gone up by 6.1 percent to 267,601 so far this year.However, tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka were down by 2.3 percent in September, the second dip in three months.The biggest fall were seen in the European and Chinese markets. German arrivals

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October 10, 2017

Indian Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph

A Joint Declaration of Intent was signed between Ministry of Railways and Germany in Rail Bhavan in the presence of Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board regarding carrying out of feasibility study on existing Chennai-Kazipet corridor of Indian Railways by German Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph on 50.50 percent cost sharing basis. The current Joint Declaration of Intent is intended to deepen the cooperation, more specifically towards the achievement in the priority area of Semi

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October 10, 2017

Paryatan Parv : A Call for Indian Diaspora

Ministry of External Affairs through Indian Missions Abroad has formulated a well-structured plan to promote Indian tourism to Persons of Indian Origin residing abroad. The Ministry of Tourism is pitching Paryatan Parv to the Indian Community living overseas for creating a sustainable and mutually beneficial engagement with them. The Indian Overseas community estimated at over 25 million is spread in every major region of the world having presence in almost 189 countries across the globe. The Indian Diaspora forms a

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October 9, 2017

India to provide financial services in 1.55 lakh post offices

Government is working on setting up 650 India Post Payments Bank and gearing up fast to provide its financial services through all of 1.55 lakh post offices to fulfil the Prime Minister’s vision of financial inclusion said Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha. Speaking here on the occasion of World Post Day, he said that Indian Postal Department is undergoing major transformationwith changing times, be it the inter-operability of ATMs, core banking or providing of Passport Seva and Aadhar enrolment. He

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October 9, 2017

Election Commission team to visit Gujarat to review election preparedness

EC officilals comprising Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, and two Election Commissioners OP Rawat and Sunil Arora will review the preparedness for the Gujarat assembly polls, expected to be held within the next two months.In a release, state government said officers of the poll panel will meet representatives of the recognised political parties in Ahmedabad . The panel will also hold a meeting with all District Election Officers and senior police officers at Gandhinagar to review different aspects of election

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October 9, 2017

Former RBI Governor Rajan among probables for Nobel Prize for Economics

New Delhi-Raghuram Rajan, whose three year term as Reserve Bank Governor ended on September 4, 2016 features in the list of probables for this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics, reported a newspaper. Mr Rajanis considered a candidate for his “contributions illuminating the dimensions of decisions in corporate finance”, Clarivate said.His entry to the list does not guarantee that Rajan is a front-runner but he is a probable who stands a chance to win.

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October 9, 2017

Jaitley to participate annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF at New York

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley to leave on a one week Official Visit to USA on 9th October, 2017 to participate in the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) among others.The Finance Minister, Shri Jaitley will lead the Indian Official Delegation consisting of the Governor, RBI, Dr. Urjit Patel, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr Arvind Subramanian, Special

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October 8, 2017

Allegations against party president’s son Jay Shah are baseless – BJP

Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that we reject any allegation sought to be made against Jay Shah son of BJP President Amit Shah .He was addressing to the journalists in New Delhi.Jay Shah will file a criminal defamation suit of 100 crore rupees against author of the article, editor and owner of news website said BJP leader.He told to press that all loans taken by Jay Shah were in accordance with law and were paid back with full interest, well

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