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The obscurity of Minority Affairs in India

The obscurity of Minority Affairs in India

March 18, 2017

Equal opportunities and a dignified acceptance are probably the most critical demands of the minority groups in India. Some of the schemes rolled out by the Indian government deserve applause while large scale negligence remains prominent.

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India’s first museum on Indian Diaspora to open in New Delhi

India’s first museum on Indian Diaspora to open in New Delhi

January 7, 2017

The Indian government is looking for curators to design and build India’s first museum on the Indian diaspora. Over the centuries, this community has made countries across the world its home.

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Apple to roll out manufacturing unit in Bengaluru

Apple to roll out manufacturing unit in Bengaluru

December 30, 2016

Apple will soon be manufacturing iPhones in the South Indian city of Bengaluru to address the demand in India; however, the strategic move also sparks few imperative questions.

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Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

December 26, 2016

The young Indian diaspora who will take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will have the opportunity to travel by Indian Railways to discover various shades and features of India, its tradition and rich art and culture.

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Indus Waters Treaty back in spotlight as World Bank intervenes

Indus Waters Treaty back in spotlight as World Bank intervenes

November 11, 2016

Following Pakistan’s objections over two hydropower projects in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the World Bank has appointed a neutral expert and has also formed a Court of Arbitration for resolving the dispute; India slams the decision and Pakistan’s objections.

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India conducts ‘surgical strikes’ across the Line of Control

India conducts ‘surgical strikes’ across the Line of Control

September 30, 2016

After the attack on the Indian army base of Uri in Kashmir, on September 18, where 19 Indian soldiers were killed, New Delhi announced that it conducted ‘surgical strikes' on Thursday morning against rebel camps along the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, in the...

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Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

August 25, 2016

#India has banned commercial #surrogacy. This decision was taken at a high level during a #Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by# Prime Minister #Narendra Modi. As a result it will stop single women from acting as surrogate mothers to crack down on what the government calls exploita...

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Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

August 22, 2016

The current #Deputy Governor of the #Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Urjit Patel, will become the 24th Governor of the Indian central bank on 4th September this year. He succeeds #Raghuram Rajan. His appointment will end two months’ speculation about Raghuram Rajan’s successor.

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First ever SAARC Tourism Summit in India

First ever SAARC Tourism Summit in India

August 22, 2016

External affairs ministry of India is going to host the country’s first SAARC Tourism Summit in Aurangabad, in the second week of October to promote India’s tourism potential to the world.

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Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle herb, “Sanjeevani Booti”

Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle herb, “Sanjeevani Booti”

August 11, 2016

Despite the fact that the ages old search for the herb has failed to reveal any results, #Uttarakhand government has decided to bestow an amount of INR 250 million (EUR 3.3 million) to search the #Himalayas for the magical herb, #Sanjeevani Booti, which is supposed to have unique...

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New Tribal battalion to fight Maoist Guerrillas in Chhattisgarh

New Tribal battalion to fight Maoist Guerrillas in Chhattisgarh

July 27, 2016

In order to enhance the security situation in Bastar district, Chhattisgarh, in Central India, the Centre (Union Home Ministry) is planning to raise a special battalion, Bastar Battalion, which will be done by recruiting people from the Bastar district only. There-fore, several r...

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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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