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Structural Reforms in Budgeting had positive impact on public expenditure: Das @ 30th CVC Lecture

The Member, Finance Commission of India, Shaktikanta Das delivering the lecture on the topic “Indian Economy – the Structural Question ” of the Lecture Series, organised by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), in New Delhi on April 24, 2018.

At the recently concluded 30th lecture of the “Lecture Series” organised by the Central Vigilance Commission, which was delivered by Shaktikanta Das, Member, Finance Commission of India on 23 April 2018 on the topic “India Economy – the Structural Question” , Das began his lecture with a discussion of the broad features of the Indian economy since Independence – a mixed economy with ...

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JetSetGo acquires Indo Pacific Aviation

With  acquires Indo Pacific Aviation- JetSetGo is set to further rev up the market for personalised on-demand mobility with next generation aircrafts.

JetSetGo on 23 April 2018 announced the acquisition of Indo Pacific Aviation– India’s oldest non-scheduled aircraft operator (NSOP) with operations in India. Incorporated in 2014 and for the first time aggregating India’s available private jets and helicopters, JetSetGo has rapidly grown to have pan India presence that offers seamless and cost-efficient air connectivity with 2,800 aircraft movements executed last financial year alone. Typically ...

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Goa to be Developed as Tourism Cum Cargo Hub: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu addressing media persons at Dabolim Airport, Goa on 16 April 2018

Central government in the collaboration with state government and private partners is working on to promote Goa as a tourism destination as well as a cargo hub, stated Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu. He was addressing media persons at Dabolim Airport, Goa after the inspection of ongoing renovation work. Union Minister of State for AYUSH (I/C) Shripad Naik, ...

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Textiles Minister emphasises need of Skill Development in Craft Sector

Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani Visiting Crafts Fair at Greater Noida on 16 April 2018

Union Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the 7thedition of Home Expo India 2018 at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida on 16 April 2018. While inaugurating the Expo, Irani applauded the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) for taking new initiatives for the promotion and development of handicrafts sector. She also complemented the EPCH for ...

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ixigo deploys new artificial intelligence’ algorithms and filters to offer customised hotel options

Hoping to bring in game changing option  to offer customised hotel options- ixigo has brought in many new filters for ease of booking a hotel. Seen in picture is an interesting creative ixigo used to gel with International Yoga Day. IDY  has also proved to be a game change as to put India as the World's most sought after wellness destination.

ixigo, India’s leading travel marketplace, has announced the launch of an all new hotel booking platform in a revamped avtaar. With its renewed interface, the platform makes hotel search and booking a seamless process and offers a more personalised experience for people across various travel genres. Launched in 2007, ixigo allows one to compare and book from 120+ travel suppliers and ...

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India Signs MOU With World EXPO 2020 Dubai to showcase India’s advances in Space, Pharma, IT, Renewable Energy, Telecom sectors at India pavilion spread in about one acre of exhibition land

Seen signing India's presence at World Expo Dubai 2020 are Manoj K. Dwivedi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India on Indian side and Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau on behalf of Expo 2020 at the Expo site in the presence of Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE, Vipul, Consul General of India, Dubai and Tarek Shayya, Board Director-Chief International Participants Officer, Dubai Expo

India and World Expo 2020 signed participants contract on 10 April 2018 for India’s pavilion in the prestigious World Expo 2020 held once in 5 years. The contract was signed by Manoj K. Dwivedi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India on Indian side and Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau on behalf of Expo 2020 ...

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Champaran stages a new revolution for New India with Satyagraha se Swachhagraha

(File Picture) PM Narendra Modi at exhibition “Swachchhagrah – Bapu Ko Karyanjali - Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani”, to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment of Satyagraha in Champaran, organised by the National Archives of India in April 2017.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address 20,000 Swachhagrahis in Motihari, East Champaran district of Bihar today. The event is the culmination of a weeklong “Satyagraha se Swachhagraha” campaign run in Bihar from 3rdApril onwards. At this event, associated with the clarion call “ChaloChamparan”, the Prime Minister will also award ten Swachhagrahis who have performed outstandingly in their villages. Mahatma Gandhi ...

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‘Need to create safe conditions for women at home, in society and at work-place’

The President, Ram Nath Govind addressing at the 34th Annual Session of FICCI Ladies Organisation as Chief Guest, in New Delhi on April 05, 2018.

The President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind suggested members of the FICCI Ladies Organsation (FLO) on 5 April 2018 to make start-ups by women an integral part of their value chains as vendors, ancillaries, suppliers and distributors or in any other form. “Our corporate sector must take determined steps towards creating women-friendly and gender-sensitive supply-chains to empower women in our economy, ...

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MakeMyTrip & Flipkart in Strategic Partnership to rev up online travel for New India

MakeMyTrip New Ad-Campaign - 1

MakeMyTrip, India’s largest online travel company and Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace have today announced a strategic partnership in the travel services segment. MakeMyTrip’s multiple brands, including MakeMyTrip, Goibibo and redBus, will leverage the large customer base of Flipkart platform to drive online bookings in travel services. The new partnership will start with a roll-out of domestic flight bookings in ...

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India is heading for complete transformation:Experts @ USC Global Supply Chain Symposium India 2018

Experts @ USC Global Supply Chain Symposium India 2018

USC Global Supply Chain Symposium India 2018 saw a gala presence of Dignitaries from all over the globe. This new generation has made an environment  to connect with leaders, develop community, and create transformation through global supply chain excellence. The inaugural session was attended by Raj Dias, Symposium Chairperson and President, Global DCM, Nick Vyas, Program Director, USC Center of ...

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Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to usher in Organic farming Revolution in India on the lines of the Green Revolution

Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh at the ASSOCHAM’s National Conference on Organic farming, in New Delhi on March 21, 2018.

Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilisers in Agriculture is a cause for concern and has drawn the attention of the government because of its implications on environment, socio-economic and production fronts. This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh while addressing ASSOCHAM’s National Conference on Organic farming in New Delhi, on 21 March 2018. He ...

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106th Indian Science Congress to be held in Bhopal

Governor of Manipur- Najma Heptullah expressing her thoughts on  theme of this year’s Indian Science Congress  at Imphal

Exhorting the scientific fraternity to develop a scientific temper at the grassroots level, Governor of Manipur, Najma Heptullah has said that it is the responsibility of the scientific community to develop young minds to further research in our country. She averred that India is becoming a powerhouse of scientific thought.  Expressing her thoughts on the theme of this year’s Indian ...

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