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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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Envisioning Broadband for all and India among top ICT nations- Dot extends window for publics comments on National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) till 1st June 2015

To grow India among top ICT nations- Dot extends window for publics comments on National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) till 1st June 2015

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has extended the last date for submission of comments on the recently published draft), 2018.  Public and stakeholders can give their comments till 1st June 2018 through the MyGov portal, where the draft Policy has been hosted for public comments. Several stakeholders had requested DoT to provide more time for giving inputs on the draft ...

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TRIFED elects new Board of Directors with Ramesh Chand Meena elected as the Chairperson; registers record increase of 77% in sale in 2017-18

TRIFED elects new Board of Directors with Ramesh Chand Meena elected as the Chairperson and Pratibha Brahma elected as the Vice Chairperson of TRIFED.

The General Body meeting of Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) was held on 25th May 2018 in which the 11th Board of Directors was reconstituted and the Office Bearers were elected unanimously. Ramesh Chand Meena was elected as the Chairperson and Pratibha Brahma was elected as the Vice Chairperson of TRIFED. MD TRIFED, Pravir Krishna, welcomed the ...

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UPSC to conduct Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2018 on 3rd June 2018

UPSC to conduct Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2018 on 3rd June 2018

UPSC to conduct Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2018 on 3rd June 2018 Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2018 on 03.06.2018 (Sunday) all over India. As on date, more than 50% candidates have downloaded their e-Admit Cards from the Commission’s website. The candidates should note that entry into the Examination Venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the ...

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Instrumental in drafting India’s first amusement rides safety standards; Pradeep K Sharma takes over as new President of IAAPI

Pradeep K Sharma elected as new President of Indian​ ​Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)

Pradeep K Sharma is now President of  Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI) wef. 1st April, 2018. Sharma had joined Essel group way back in 1984 and later on was moved to Essel world in 1991. In 1998, he was entrusted with the additional responsibility of Water Kingdom for engineering and operations along with Essel World. He decided to explore ...

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Digital India revs up online learning in Higher Education with UGC (Online Courses) Regulations 2018

Seen in the pic Traditional Cheraw dance performed by the Students of Mizoram University, in Aizawl, Mizoram on May 24, 2018. 
Pic for representation only.

In a landmark reform in the field of Higher Education, University Grants Commission has approved UGC (Online Courses) Regulations, 2018 in its meeting held on 24th May, 2018. Higher Educational Institutions can offer Certificate, Diploma and Degree Programmes in full-fledged online mode in only those disciplines in which it has already been offering the same or similar Programmes /Courses at ...

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Niti Aayog’s Venture Capital Symposium 2018 draws global attention as many new Venture Funds commit to set up office in India

Niti Aayog's Venture Capital Symposium 2018 is all set to deepen the economic relationships between France and India, following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. Seen in the picture is the CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, the Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler and other dignitaries at the Venture Capital Symposium with French investors, organised by the NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on May 18, 2018.

NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture capital and private equity funds are coming to India to explore investment opportunities. The Venture Capital Symposium 2018 is a three day ...

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One State Many Worlds- Karnataka set to rework its marketing strategy with new Director Ramu B. IAS

Ramu.B- IAS- took on charge as Director Tourism- Karnataka and is keen to market the state to different kind of people!

Mr.Ramu.B, IAS  on 24th April 2018 took charge as the director of the Karnataka state tourism department. The 2010-batch IAS officer, Ramu.B, IAS had earlier served as the District Collector  in Chamarajanagar.  He said his priority in the new role would be to improve the marketing of Karnataka tourism. “One State Many Worlds” is all about selling an experience. It should ...

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PMVVY ceiling doubled to 15 Lakhs; to help elderly against fall in interest income

Increase in PMVVY limit can enables upto Rs. 10000 Pension per month for Senior Citizens
Seen in the File Picture: Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot along with the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment,  Krishan Pal at the flag-off ceremony of a “Morning Walkathon” for Senior citizens, organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), in Delhi on October 02, 2017.

The Pradhan MantriVayaVandanYojana (PMVVY) being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to provide social security during old age and protect elderly persons aged 60 years and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market conditions. The scheme provides an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8% per annum for ten years, ...

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Reduction in NEET PG and NEET SS cut off percentile to benefit 18000 students; strengthen medical sector: J P Nadda

NEET PG and NEET SS cut off percentile reduced by 15%

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has reduced the NEET PG and NEET SS cut off percentile by 15%. The decision is likely to benefit about 18000 students as this will improve the chances of filling up PG seats and minimising wastage of seats. Referring to the decision, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare stated ...

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