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Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India

The President, Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office to Justice Ranjan Gogoi, as Chief Justice of India, at a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on October 03, 2018.

At a ceremony held on October 3, 2018 in the Durbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India.  He took and subscribed to the oath of office before the President.

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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

Solar power in India

 Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.  He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in New ...

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Arun Jaitely reassigned Ministry of Finance and Corporate affairs

Arun Jaitely is back post three months sabbatical!

Post making a brief appearance during the trust vote a month back, Arun Jaitely is back to steer the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs as President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to him on 23 August 2018. It took him about ...

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Bihar, Haryana, Uttarakhand get new Governor’s

Governors of Tripura, Sikkim, Meghalaya and J&K reshuffled

The President on 21 August announced the following appointment/changes:- (i)         Lal Ji Tandon as the Governor of Bihar. (ii)        Satyadev Narayan Arya as the Governor of Haryana. (iii)       Baby Rani Maurya as the Governor of Uttarakhand. (iv)       Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Bihar is transferred and appointed ...

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Justice Manjula Chellur takes charge as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Ministry of Power

Justice Manjula Chellur took Oath as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, Ministry of Power, on 13 April 2018. Prior to this,  Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Technical Members I.J. Kapoor, B.N. Talukdar, Judicial Member Justice N.K. Patil and Technical Member S.D. Dubey were present on the occasion. Tribunal Bar Association President M.G. Ramachandran assured the ...

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NITI Aayog’s International Conference hosts expert deliberation on policy prescriptions, development and growth of material recycling in India

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari addressing the inaugural Session of the “International Conference on Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling”, in New Delhi on August 06, 2018.

NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the capital on 6 August 2018. Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar, CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and renowned experts from all over the world in material recycling took part ...

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India poised to become a global hub for manufacturing of footwear: Prabhu

4th edition of India International Footwear Fair 2018

Indian footwear Industry has a huge potential for export and employment generation said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation- Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking at the inaugural programme of the 4th India International Footwear Fair 2018 (IIFF) at PragatiMaidan in New Delhi on 2 August 2018. India will soon become a global hub for manufacturing of footwear to ...

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‘Digital payments set to become a trillion-dollar market in India by 2023’

Government e-Marketplace (GeM)

The digital payments market in India is expected to grow to US $ 1 trillion by 2023 led by growth in mobile payments, presenting huge business opportunities for players in the digital space. Mobile payments are slated to rise from $ 10 billion in 2017-18 to $ 190 billion by 2023. These estimates are based on a study of Credit ...

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India’s Inland Waterways Development dream gets a boost with multi modal terminal on Ganga at Varanasi nearing completion

Inland waterways in India

The Rs 169.59 Crore Multi Modal Terminal (MMT) being built at Varanasi by Inland Waterways Authority of India under Jal Marg Vikas project is set to be completed by November 2018. This would be a major landmark for the project. The construction of the Rs 280. 90 Crore MMT at Sahibganj is to be completed by May, 2019, and the ...

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The IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Homebuyer

Modern Townships and state of the art roads are hallmark of growing aspiration and economic development. Seen in picture is a modern township and roads under construction at Kundli- Haryana. Pic for representation purposes only.

“Post 1991 economic liberalisation, there has been a phenomenal growth in the creation of new townships, urbanisation and more particularly sub-urbanisation.  This trend is likely to accelerate.  Economic growth gives rise to aspirations.  More purchasing power, migration from rural areas and aspiration to improve the quality of life are increasing.  In and around major townships massive real estate projects have been coming up.  Many of ...

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Government institutes group of eminent industry leaders to study SEZ Policy

Baba Kalyani heads group to study SEZ Policy

  Government of India has constituted a group of eminent persons to study the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy of India. The SEZ Policy was implemented from 01st April, 2000. Subsequently the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 was passed by Parliament in May, 2005 and received Presidential assent on the 23rd of June, 2005 and the Special Economic ZoneAct was enacted. ...

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MSME to extend AYUSH industries SIDBI advantage

MoS MSME Giriraj Singh and MoS AYUSH Shripad Naik witnessing signing of MoU in New Delhi

Ministry of MSME and Ministry of AYUSH signed an MoU in the presence of the Ministers of AYUSH and MSME on 4 June 2018 in New Delhi. The MoU will create synergies through the institutions and schemes of both ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country. The objective of this partnership is to position India as a world ...

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