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Indian economy may escalate by 7.8 pc in 2017

Indian economy may escalate by 7.8 pc in 2017

July 21, 2016

According to a recent report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Indian economy may grow by 7.4 pc in the current fiscal period and by 7.8 pc in 2017, despite the challenges.

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India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

July 18, 2016

India’s turn to host the G20 summit is scheduled for 2019 but the country is now proposing to take up the presidency of the meet in 2018 as it would be having its general election polls in 2019.

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British voters choose to exit the European Union

British voters choose to exit the European Union

June 24, 2016

After a tight and rough race, British voters have chosen to exit the European Union, in the “Brexit” referendum organised on June 23. It triggered a wave of uncertainty and volatility on the world markets, including Indian ones. The Sensex and the Indian rupee fell sharply. I...

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“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

June 18, 2016

The Brexit votes will be conducted in the United Kingdom on June 23, where the citizens, including a nearly 3 million diaspora population of Indian origin residing in the UK, will voice their opinion whether the country should 'Remain' or 'Exit' Europe. This tight race will also ...

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New and stricter environmental norms in India

New and stricter environmental norms in India

June 9, 2016

The new and more stringent Indian environmental standards for power plants, fire stations, auto fuel policy and others will lead to an increased cost for energy, fuel and automobiles in the future and the people will have to spend more from their pockets.

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Europe India Foundation for Excellence

Europe India Foundation for Excellence

June 2, 2016

As Modi government completed two years in office, one of his pet schemes, Skill India, was in focus here in Paris as UNESCO hosted a Global Skill Development Meet, attended by delegations from various countries around the world. The meet was organised by the Europe India Foundati...

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India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

May 31, 2016

It seems both the sides have started talking to each other and communicating to each other on the process. Indications are coming that India is ready to work with the European Union (EU) to sort out “issues of concern’’ related to the proposed bilateral free trade agreement...

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A joint initiative against “conflict diamonds”

A joint initiative against “conflict diamonds”

May 28, 2016

The European Union and India offered coordinated proposal to chair Kimberley Process (KP), a joint initiative of the governments, industry and civil societies to stem flow of “conflict diamonds” - the rough diamonds used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate g...

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Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

May 27, 2016

India’s Supreme Court cleared the decks for the Italian marine Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone – who along with Chief Master Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre, is accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala’s coast in South India in February 2012 – to l...

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A study by New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment

A study by New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment

May 23, 2016

If you are visiting India avoid bread. It could be laced with toxic chemicals which are serious health hazards. According to a study by New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment, Indian bread manufacturers use potassium bromate and potassium iodate for treating flour whi...

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Global consultant report

Global consultant report

April 30, 2016

Indian companies based in Britain are boosting the growth rates in the country with huge foreign direct investment and creating massive job opportunities. This finding comes from global consultant Grant Thornton UK. Some of the interesting findings from the ten page report points...

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COP21 Global Climate Agreement

COP21 Global Climate Agreement

April 20, 2016

Around 150 countries will sign the Paris agreement on April 22, 2016, during the signing ceremony in New York. On 22 April 2016, approximately 150 countries under the United Nations framework convention will show up in New York to sign the agreement on climate change, sending a m...

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