Monthly Archives: July 2012

Detailed Roadmaps for Flagship Infrastructure Projects in India

In recent meetings, detailed roadmaps have been worked for the flagship infrastructure projects in key sectors. These flagship projects had been identified and approved by the Prime Minister in the infrastructure meeting held on 6 June 2012. The projects are … Continue reading

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Commemorative Postage Stamps Released on Eve of London Olympics

In keeping with its tradition of issuing postage stamps on Olympics since 1968, India Post released a set of four commemorative postage stamps and a souvenir sheet in New Delhi today. The stamps are a stylized portrayal of sportsmen engaged … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Station Karaikal Commissioned

Coast Guard Station Karaikal, the fifth CG station on the Puducherry – Tamil Nadu coastline was commissioned by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, Director General Indian Coast Guard at Karaikal today. Inspector General SP Sharma, the Commander Coast Guard Region (East) … Continue reading

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Shri Kapil Sibal Launches NIOS’s Mukta Vidya Vani

Mukta Vidya Vani, a pioneering initiative of the National Institute of Open Schooling, (NIOS) for using Streaming Audio for educational purposes, was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Sh. Kapil Sibal , on the occasion of the … Continue reading

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Government, Industry and Wipo to Establish India Intellectual Property Foundation at Nagpur

The union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles, Shri Anand Sharma today inaugurated the National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (NIIPM) building at Nagpur and named it “Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management”. “Rajiv Gandhi was a great … Continue reading

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India and UNESCO Sign Agreement to Establish A UNESCO Category-1 Institute in Delhi

INDIA and UNESCO have signed the agreement to establish the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development on 9th July 2012 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris. “The challenges of the 21st century are qualitatively different from the challenges … Continue reading

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$67.6 million ADB Loan to Boost Investment for Agribusiness Infrastructure in Bihar

Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $67.6 million loan that will help improve physical and institutional links to support agriculture in the state of Bihar. The loan will help expand agricultural value chains and … Continue reading

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Government of India, Government of Bihar and World Bank Sign US$ 100 Million Agreement for Rural Livelihoods Project in Bihar

The Government of India, the Government of Bihar and the World Bank today signed here an agreement for US$ 100 million additional credit to scale-up the ongoing Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, named Jeevika (or `livelihood’ in Hindi). The Project is … Continue reading

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The IAF Swimming Team Becomes the First in the World to Swim the English Channel Twice

Within eight days of having crossed the English Channel successfully and becoming the fastest Asian Relay Team ever, the IAF’s Swimming Team ‘Delphinus’ on 05 Jul 2012, crossed the English Channel once again, not just successfully but also beating its … Continue reading

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MoA signed between SAIL (India) and Kobe (Japan) for Setting Up Steel Plant in India

India’s largest steel maker Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) & Kobe Steel of Japan have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) at Kobe’s headquarters in Tokyo today for setting up a 0.5 million tonne per annum iron nugget making … Continue reading

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