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EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbek Prime Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on her first visit to Uzbekistan called on President of Uzbekistan. Sushma Swaraj called on Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov and held discussion on bilateral relations. MEA spokesperson in a tweet said that Possible outcomes in connection with the visit of President …

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Defence Minister launches Defence India Startup Challenge

With a vision to build an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in defence sector and make India self reliant for meeting defence requirements, Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman launched defence India start up challenge in Bengaluru. The highlight of the event was launch of 11 challenges by MoD now thrown open …

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Defence Minister hands over multi-fuel war tank engines to Army

The engines were developed at the Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai, a unit of Ordnance Factory Board under the Department of Defence Production. The engines have been fully indigenised for the first time under the Make-in-India Programme. Speaking on the occasion, the Defence Minister said that the country aims to produce …

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People getting covered under Prime Minister Social Security schemes

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, aim to provide social security to this uncovered segment of the population. Be it urban areas or rural India, thousands of people and families are now being covered under these schemes. Osmanabad district in Maharashtra generally has a dry …

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NRC is impartial and no need to panic, assures Home Minister

The home minister’s reaction came after the draft NRC was published on Monday with the names of about 40 lakh residents of the state not being included. “No coercive action will be taken against anyone. Hence, there is no need for anyone to panic,” he told reporters. Even someone whose name …

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Union HRD Minister releases the AISHE Report 2017-18

The theme of this conference is “Research and innovation in Higher Education.” On the occasion the Minister released the All India Survey of Higher Education Report 2017-18, Higher Educational Profile 2017-18 and Swachh Campus Manual. Addressing the gathering, the minister said the government focus is on improving the quality of …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Uganda’s Parliament

On the second day of his Uganda visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the Parliament in capital Kampala, the first Indian Prime Minister to do so. PM said that India and Africa stand on the threshold of a future of great promise as confident, secure, youthful, innovative, and …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Ugandan Parliament

“Our people are among many threads that connect Uganda and India together. The story of India’s own freedom struggle is intimately linked to Africa. It is not just the 21 years that Gandhiji spent in Africa, or the First Non- Cooperation Movement he led. For India, the moral principles of …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Ugandan Parliament shortly

Getting straight down to business, Prime Minister Modi held a one on one meeting with President of Uganda on Tuesday. Delegation-level talks between the two leaders followed. PM Modi announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn. PM Modi thanked President Museveni for his long association with India and for …

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Prime Minister Modi visits Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda

Prime Minister Modi also visited Revaru Model village in Rawanda and gifted 200 cows to villagers, under the Rwandan Government’s Girinka Programme.  Under this scheme, poor families are gifted dairy cows and the first female calf born of the cow is gifted to the neighbor, thus promoting brotherhood and solidarity …

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Union Minister Arun Jaitley slams Rahul Gandhi

It is not an occasion for frivolity.  The lead participants in the debate are normally senior political leaders.  They are expected to raise the level of political discourse.  If a participant happens to be a President of a national political party nourishing Prime Ministerial aspirations, every word he speaks should …

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