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June 24, 2018

Driving ban ends on woman in Saudi women

Saudi woman driving - India News

The driving ban on woman is lifted in Saudi Arabia. It was the only country left in the world where women could not drive.King Salman ordered to remove this ban in last September as part of sweeping reforms pushed by his powerful young son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.It is reported no unusual incidents one hour after the ban ended. The number of new drivers remains low, as women with foreign permits only began converting them earlier this month.

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June 24, 2018

India want to make metro coaches itself

mundka to bahadurgarh metro

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the 11.2 kilometre long Mundka-Bahadurgarh fully elevated metro corridor with a push of button via video conference.Now Bahadurgarh has become third Haryana city to have DMRC services. There were already in Gurgaon and Faridabad lines are operational.Narendra Modi said that government want to boost ‘Make In India’ by making coaches of the Metro in India itself.Further he said that The Metro system is a prime example of our international relations and corporative federalism and it is

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June 23, 2018

India lodges protest on denying envoy visit Gurdwara in Pakistan

India Pakistan

New Delhi-Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was summoned by External Affairs Ministry of India and a strong protest was lodged at the denial of access to the Indian High Commissioner and consular officials of the Indian High Commission to visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan and meet visiting pilgrims. Indian High Commission in Islamabad also registered strong protest at the incident.This is not first time neighbouring country has denied access to Indian High Commissioner to meet the visiting pilgrims.

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June 23, 2018

IIT Banaras gets Future-Ready with Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Internet Services

New Delhi-The Indian Institute of Technology -BHU and Amazon Internet Services Private Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop cloud ready job skills by providing access to the AWS Educate program and to help establish a Cloud Research Lab on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The Cloud Research Lab will provide students with opportunities to use AWS Cloud technology to pursue research initiatives that focus on AI and ML innovation for India. The MoU was signed in the presence

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June 23, 2018

Kannur Airport fully operational by September

Kannur airport Kerala

New Delhi-The Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu has said that the Kannur airport will be provided with all possible help to make it fully operational by September this year said Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu. After meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Shri Prabhu has directed Chairman, Airport Authority of India and other officials from the Ministry to take all possible steps to make Kannur Airport as a point of call for foreign airlines.During the meeting, the

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June 22, 2018

Air India launches Maharaja Direct on long distance

Air India launches Maharaja Direct

New Delhi-Air India launched Maharaja Direct on long distance international flights.Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhun tweet, Launched Maharaja Direct, a whole new experience for Air India’s business and first-class passengers on long-haul international flights with revamped products and servicesFacilities under the new plan “stunning” and said the Air India will do wonders in years to come.Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, Civil Aviation Secretary R.N. Choubey, Air India CMD Pradeep Singh Kharola were among those at the launcing

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June 22, 2018

Database on towns along River Yamuna

Pollution in River Yamuna

New Delhi-A workshop on end of pipe treatment of waste water entering River Yamuna and Ghaggar was organised by public health engineering department, Haryana during which a detailed discussion on pollution in River Yamuna took place and new technologies for sewage treatment were deliberated upon.During the workshop, a need to focus on preparing a comprehensive database on towns and villages along River Yamuna was stressed upon. Yamuna Nagar, Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat and Faridabad are some of the major towns along

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June 22, 2018

India hikes customs duty on several American goods

India hiked customs duty on US goods

New Delhi-The Finance ministry said that hiked customs duty on several goods imported from the US would be effective from August 4.But there will be no duty hike on motorcycles imported from the US.India had submitted to the WTO a revised list of 30 items last week on which it proposed to raise customs duties by up to 50 per cent.The move was in retaliation to the duty hike by America on certain steel and aluminium products which had tariff

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June 19, 2018

Indiat to team up with Google for flood forecasting

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi-Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed hope that collaboration with Google will help in effective flood management in India. Central Water Commission , Indias apex technical organization in the field of Water Resources, has entered into a Collaboration Agreement with Google. CWC would use state-of-the-art advances made by Google in the in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and geo spatial mapping for effective management of water resources particularly in the field of flood forecasting and dissemination of

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June 18, 2018

GST leads to Formalization of Economy and Widening of Tax Base

Goods and Service Tax

New Delhi-Historic tax reform, the Goods and Service Tax , has resulted in formalization of economy and consequently information flow would eventually augment not only the Indirect Tax collections but also Direct Tax collections in India. In the past, the Centre had little data on small manufacturers and consumption because the excise was imposed only at the manufacturing stage while the States had little data on the activities of local firms outside their borders. Under the GST, there will be

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