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Indo-EU FTA: Renewed Hope on the Cards

Indo-EU FTA: Renewed Hope on the Cards

March 27, 2018

Caught in a limbo for the last five years, there is a renewed hope for India–EU trade talks. India has invited negotiators from the European Union to resume talks on Indo-EU Free Trade Agreement. Equally, India is also busy exploring opportunities with other trade blocs.

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A cheesy soirée with French expert François Robin

A cheesy soirée with French expert François Robin

December 15, 2017

The most delectable cheese in the world undoubtedly comes from Europe where cheese experts use ancestral knowledge to produce a variety of high-quality cheese. From French Camembert to Greek Feta and also Italian Burrata, the options are endless...

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Floods in north-eastern India worsen

Floods in north-eastern India worsen

August 16, 2017

In the north-eastern Indian states, floods have resulted in a devastating situation as bodies such as the European Union (EU) have pledged aid. As north-eastern India, with areas such as the states of Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, faces perhaps the worst flood ...

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European Union and India establish an Investment Facilitation Mechanism

European Union and India establish an Investment Facilitation Mechanism

July 15, 2017

The European Union (EU) and India announced the establishment of an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for EU Investments in India. The mechanism will allow for a close coordination between the European Union and the Government of India with an aim to promote and facilitate ...

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Social media consumer laws beg careful investigation

Social media consumer laws beg careful investigation

March 20, 2017

Social media once again comes under the spotlight as issues pertaining to consumer laws are often seen violated; the European Union allows a month to fix the while India still figuring out cyber laws that best fits the country.

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Ozone pollution causing maximum deaths in India

Ozone pollution causing maximum deaths in India

February 18, 2017

Issues concerning death caused by air pollution made a steep and significant jump with a new report suggesting India to have the maximum deaths caused by ozone pollution. The new statistics are rather alarming.

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Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

December 22, 2016

Forbes magazine has caused a frenzy by reporting that the Indian economy has grown a notch, leaving the United Kingdom behind in its wake. While the Indian press has vivaciously welcomed the report, it might be a tad early to reach conclusions.

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India remains an antique showcase of Portuguese architecture

India remains an antique showcase of Portuguese architecture

December 17, 2016

Indian territories such as Goa, Daman and Diu on the western coast of the peninsula still holds a very strong Portuguese influence in terms of the local languages, architecture and fervour. However, are we building on a mutually beneficial space that is rightly reminiscent of the...

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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

November 5, 2016

After rolling ratifications of the Paris Climate Agreement by nations, the accord finally entered into a legal force on November 4, thus binding the governments, who have agreed to control the global temperature rise, to adhere to their promised contributions

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BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

October 18, 2016

The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit, organised this weekend in Goa, India, has not recorded any significant results in order to develop the political and economic cohesion of this group of countries that is still very disparate and often having diver...

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Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

October 17, 2016

Days after many countries joined hands to mitigate the increase in global climate issues, new revisions in the Montreal Protocol are now focusing towards reducing the use of Hydro Fluorocarbons (HFCs) contributing in the increase of global warming.

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