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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Inaugurates International Faculty Visitors’ Accommodation at IIT Kharagpur

In an initiative towards attracting more faculty from prestigious foreign universities, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has constructed new International Faculty Visitors’ Accommodation. The Institute is looking forward to hosting nearly 100 international faculty members for short-term and long-term teaching besides for Research and Development. Union Minister of Education  Ramesh Pokhriyal ... Read More »

INDIA’S FOREIGN TRADE: September 2020

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-September2020-21* are estimated to be USD 221.86Billion, exhibiting a negative growth of (-)16.66per cent over the same period last year. Overall imports in April-September 2020-21* are estimated to be USD 204.12Billion, exhibiting a negative growth of (-)35.43per cent over the same period ... Read More »

Exchange Rate Notification No.99/2020 – Customs (N.T.)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the Notification No.95/2020-Customs(N.T.), dated 1st October, 2020 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs hereby determines ... Read More »

Work begins on Zozila Tunnel – the longest tunnel road in Asia

Work on the Zozila Tunnel in J&K began today with ceremonial blasting. The tunnel will provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar valley and Leh (Ladakh plateau) on NH-1, and will bring about an all-round economic and socio–cultural integration of Jammu & Kashmir (Now UTs of J&K and Ladakh). It involves construction ... Read More »

Samsung India Launches Biggest Ever Festive Campaign #RewardYourself

Samsung, India’s biggest consumer electronics and smartphone brand, today announced the ‘Reward Yourself’ campaign to add to the festive cheer. With ‘Reward Yourself’, consumers get flat 10% cashback with HDFC Bank credit and debit cards and SBI credit cards, exciting bundle offers and a range of other benefits on Samsung’s ... Read More »

Airtel brings premium Education content to its DTH platform

Udaipur.  Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), and Aakash Educational Services Limited (Aakash), the national leader in test preparatory services, today launched India’s first dedicated TV channels for medical and engineering entrance exams preparation. Aakash Edu TV, which is available exclusively on Airtel Digital TV, will provide ... Read More »

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attends the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting through video conferencing

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the Saudi Arabian Presidency here today through video conferencing. Ministers and Governors of G20 countries had gathered to discuss the current global economic outlook and G20’s response ... Read More »

Market Access through Authorised Persons

The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), with a view to widen the investor base for exchange traded products in the IFSC and to enhance the secondary market liquidity, thereby deepening the market, has issued a Regulatory Framework for market access through Authorised Persons. An Authorised Person is any individual, ... Read More »

PM interacts with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh CMs

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacted with Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrashekhar Rao  and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy regarding the situation in Telangana and AP respectively due to heavy rainfall. “Spoke to Telangana CM KCR Garu and AP CM YS Jagan Garu regarding the situation in ... Read More »