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Ministry of HRD to partner with Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs for Online Youth Parliament Programme to commemorate 70th anniversary of Indian Constitution

Ministry of HRD and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs are partnering together  for Online Youth Parliament Programme to commemorate 70 years of Constitution. In this regard a meeting was held in the Ministry of HRD  between Secretary, MHRD Shri Amit Khare; Secretary, M/o Parliamentary Affairs Shri Rajendra S Shukla and CBSE Chairperson, Ms […]

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Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate ‘Centre of Excellence in Blockchain Technology’ in Bengaluru tomorrow

National Informatics Centre (NIC) has set up the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Blockchain Technology in Bengaluru, Karnataka, aiming to provide Blockchain as a service and allowing all stakeholders to benefit from shared learning, experiences and resources. Inauguration of Centre of Excellence in Blockchain Technology is being held tomorrow by […]

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GeM Samvaad Roundtable with Ministries/Departments and CPSEs

GeM Samvaad, a two month long national outreach programme was launched on 17th December 2019 to reach out to stakeholders across the country and also local sellers in order to facilitate on-boarding of local sellers on the marketplace while catering to specific requirements and procurement needs of buyers. The outreach programme took […]

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DGTR initiates 34 anti-dumping, 6 safeguard investigations in 2019-20

Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) initiated 34 anti-dumping (AD) investigations (both fresh and review), 4 countervailing duty investigations, and 6 safeguard investigations during the period from 01.04.2019 to 31.12.2019. Final Findings in 14 anti-dumping investigations, 4 countervailing duty investigations and Provisional Findings in 5 investigations were issued during this […]

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GeM Samvaad Roundtable with Ministries/Departments and CPSEs

GeM Samvaad, a two month long national outreach programme was launched on 17th December 2019 to reach out to stakeholders across the country and also local sellers in order to facilitate on-boarding of local sellers on the marketplace while catering to specific requirements and procurement needs of buyers. The outreach programme took […]

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DGTR initiates 34 anti-dumping, 6 safeguard investigations in 2019-20

Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) initiated 34 anti-dumping (AD) investigations (both fresh and review), 4 countervailing duty investigations, and 6 safeguard investigations during the period from 01.04.2019 to 31.12.2019. Final Findings in 14 anti-dumping investigations, 4 countervailing duty investigations and Provisional Findings in 5 investigations were issued during this […]

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A Team consisting of Mr. Ruud De Mooij, Division Chief, Mr. Arbind Modi, Senior Economist and Ms. Li Lui, Economist from the Tax Policy Division of theInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), Fiscal Affairs Department,gave a presentation to the 15th Finance Commission on “resource mobilization over the next five years”, today. Some members of the Finance Commission’s Economic Advisory Council also participated in the discussions, which was chaired by Sh. N.K. Singh, Chairman,Finance Commission. The discussions were centered around options for improving the tax resources of the general government, with special focus on improving the revenue realization from the GST. It was presented that the current collections are significantly below an estimated revenue frontier for the country, arrived at using robust panel data analysis of comparator countries. It was further discussed that rationalization of the rate structure as well as improvements in compliance and collection efficiency of GST and other taxes can move India much closer to the frontier. Policy options to achieve this improvement were also discussed. **** MC (Release ID: 1599734) Visitor Counter : 494 Read this release in: Hindi

The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched the “APNA UREA – SonaUgle” brand of Hindustan Urvarak&Rasayan Limited (HURL) at a function here today. On the occasion, he also unveiled the Company’s logo. HURL is Joint Venture Company promoted by the three Maharatna Companies i.e. Coal […]

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India’s communication satellite GSAT-30 launched successfully

India’s  latest  communication  satellite  GSAT-30  was  successfully  launched  from the  Spaceport  in  French  Guiana  during  the  early  hours  today. The  launch  vehicle  Ariane  5  VA-251  lifted  off  from  Kourou  Launch  Base,  French Guiana  at  2:35  am  IST  carrying  India’s  GSAT-30  and  EUTELSAT  KONNECT  for Eutelsat,  as  scheduled. After  a  flight  […]

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European High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiEuropean High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles, European High Representative/ Vice President (HRVP) called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Mr. Borrell is on a visit to India from Jan 16-18 to attend Raisina Dialogue 2020 where he delivered Valedictory Address yesterday. This is his first visit outside the EU after he […]

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Mega-science exhibition Vigyan Samagam in New Delhi from 21st January

In order to highlight the value and impact of fundamental research to a broad cross-section of audience including students, academician and industry, and to further strengthen India’s participationin mega-science Projects, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of Science andTechnology (DST) have jointly organised a multi-venue mega-science exhibition, VigyanSamagam. The […]

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Mega-science exhibition Vigyan Samagam in New Delhi from 21st January

In order to highlight the value and impact of fundamental research to a broad cross-section of audience including students, academician and industry, and to further strengthen India’s participationin mega-science Projects, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of Science andTechnology (DST) have jointly organised a multi-venue mega-science exhibition, VigyanSamagam. The […]

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Prevention of road accidents is National priority especially under Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana:Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Prevention of road accidents is National priority especially under PMGSY (Phase-III) :Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Department of Rural Development holds workshop on ‘Road Safety’ with State Governments to share best practices and increase awareness among masses The Union Government along with the State Governments have been implementing various measures to make […]

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