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India a leading fintech and Startup nation in the world: PM Modi @ Fintech2018 in Singapore

Singapore Fintech Festival

In presence of Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a voice of influence in the world of finance, Ravi Menon, Managing Director of Monetary Authority of Singapore, a leading institution in fintech, Tens of thousands of participants from over one hundred countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took in the challenge and privilege of becoming the first Head of Government to ...

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Israel to be Country Focus @ International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018


The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018 will be held in Goa from 20th to 28th November, 2018. 49th edition of the festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries, which reflects diversity of taste. International Competition section has 15 films out of which 3 are Indian. Competition section itself represents films produced and co-produced by 22 ...

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Fourth Industrial Revolution to drive irreversible positive change in India: PM Modi

Digital India

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 11 October 2018 attended, and delivered an address at the event to mark the launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He said the components of “Industry 4.0” actually have the ability to transform the present and future of human life. He said the launch of this Centre, the fourth in the world after ...

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GI Tag for Alphonso from Konkan

The king of mangoes, Alphonso, better known as ‘Hapus

Alphonso from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra, is registered as Geographical Indication (GI).  A Geographical Indication or a GI is an indication used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. Such a name conveys an assurance of quality and distinctiveness which is essentially ...

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India to usher in two year long celebration to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; President of India launches logo, web portal participative

Mahatma Logo

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind launched the logo and the web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 18 September 2018. The logo was released in the presence of Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change,  Mahesh Sharma and Secretary Culture, Arun ...

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Culinary extravaganza at Paryatan Parv enthuses over 250 foreign delegates @International Tourism Mart


The ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism was inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, in presence of K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism, Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other dignitaries from participating Central Ministries and State Governmentsat Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi, on 16 September 2018. This is the second edition of “Paryatan Parv”, a nation-wide celebration ...

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National Maritime Heritage Complex in Mumbai @ Lothal to showcase India’s rich maritime heritage

National Maritime Heritage Complex

The Ministry of Shipping, through its flagship programme Sagarmala, is closely working with Government of Gujarat and other stakeholders to showcase India’s rich maritime heritage through development of a World Class Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal in Gujarat. Preliminary work on design elements of the proposed heritage complex has been completed and consultations from experts are now under process. ...

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India’s push on maritime trade to boost Cruise Tourism in India?

Global Cruise Conclave

India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA), the only association of cruise lines in India, on 30th August 2018 presented a White Paper titled “Recommendations for the Indian Cruise Industry” to Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, in the presence of Subhash Chandra, Chairman ZEE & Essel Group. India Cruise Lines ...

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River Ganga set for a new lease of life by 2020; revival to transform Ganga as a globally renowned tourist destination

Nitin Gadkari sharing the revival strategy in place for River Ganga by 2020

 The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari has said that it is feasible to achieve the target of cleaning almost 70%-80% of river Ganga by March 2019 and the whole river by March 2020. He said that private sector support and funding through Hybrid Annuity Model are two instruments ...

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‘Khadi for fashion’ and ‘Khadi for Economic Transformation’ thrills audiences at Lakme Fashion Week 2018

St Regis Hotel, Mumbai

Khadi is not a mere coarse fabric; rather it was this versatile signature fabric – for which the foreign traders used to give equal weight of gold to purchase it once upon a time and India was better known as ‘Sone ki chidiya (The Golden Bird).”, said the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena, while delivering a keynote ...

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Private sector and civil society have substantial role in tourism: Kovind @ 6th International Buddhist Conclave cum Investors’ Summit

Governments of Maharashtra, Bihar & Uttar Pradesh at International Buddhist Conclave- 2018

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 6th international Buddhist conclave in New Delhi onAugust 23, 2018. This conclave is being organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the voyage of Buddhism from India to Asia and the transcontinental links that were created carried more than just spiritualism. “They ...

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to put tourism on top agenda @Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018


The three day-long (26-28 August 2018)- Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018- exhibition and networking event is set to debate with magnanimously with inaugural address from the Yogi in command-  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath! Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Tourism Minister, Uttar Pradesh will also address the inaugural session among other leading dignitaries. The Fourth edition of Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart (UPTM- 2018) and ...

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