Canadian C-17 Globemaster carries out relief operations in Nepal, airlifts 100 people

Canadian C-17 Globemaster carries out relief operations in Nepal, airlifts 100 people

🕔20:27, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30 “A Canadian Armed Forces C-17 Globemaster airlifted about 100 people, including Canadians and some foreign nations from quiake-hit Nepal and reached New Delhi yesterday. More than 70 other Canadian have already been able to depart from Nepal

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Dutch Envoy praises India’s relief and rescue operations in quake ridden Nepal

Dutch Envoy praises India’s relief and rescue operations in quake ridden Nepal

🕔20:20, 30.Apr 2015

[embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=UUN-IcFCwleATLvbjQsF7AFA[/embedyt] By Ameya Sathaye, Editor-in-Chief, Diplomacyindia.com &  V. N. Jha, Strategic Affairs Editor, Diplomacyindia.com Delhi, Apr 30  The Netherlands has  praised   India for its ‘enormous’  support and relief operations in Nepal which was tormented by a severe earthquake on Saturday leaving

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World Bank arm to partner IREDA for energy projects

World Bank arm to partner IREDA for energy projects

🕔15:34, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private financing arm of the World Bank, has said it would partner the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to provide infrastructure financing for energy projects in India. “This collaboration

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BSF kills intruder in Jammu and Kashmir

BSF kills intruder in Jammu and Kashmir

🕔15:33, 30.Apr 2015

Jammu, April 30  The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday killed an intruder on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir. Amanat Ali, 32, a Pakistani national, was killed at Samba district in Jammu region, an official said. “At 9

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Jaitley takes pause in setting up public debt management

Jaitley takes pause in setting up public debt management

🕔15:32, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  The provisions on the creation of an independent Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) for raising public debt have been left out of the Finance Bill 2015-16 taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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India will provide all help Nepal needs: Parrikar

India will provide all help Nepal needs: Parrikar

🕔15:31, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said India will provide all the help Nepal needs. “Whatever their requirement is, we will provide that… We are doing everything as per their requirement,” Parrikar said in response to

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The Ambassador-designate of Mexico, Melba Maria Pria Olavarrieta presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee,

The Ambassador-designate of Mexico, Melba Maria Pria Olavarrieta presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee,

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The High Commissioner-designate of Bahamas, Lowell J. Mortimer presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

The High Commissioner-designate of Bahamas, Lowell J. Mortimer presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

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The Ambassador-designate of Nepal, Deep Kumar Upadhyay presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

The Ambassador-designate of Nepal, Deep Kumar Upadhyay presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

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The High Commissioner-designate of Cyprus, Demetrios A. Theophylctou presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

The High Commissioner-designate of Cyprus, Demetrios A. Theophylctou presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

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Afrosiyob – Uzbekistan’s First High-Speed Train & fastest in Central Asia

Afrosiyob – Uzbekistan’s First High-Speed Train & fastest in Central Asia

🕔12:24, 30.Apr 2015

A Joy to Ride On Afrosiyob – Uzbekistan’s High-Speed Train By Ameya Sathaye (on board Afrosiyob) Tashkent, Uzbekistan, April 18 Even as India contemplates introduction of high speed trains, a central Asian nation, Uzbekistan has already stolen a march by introducing

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BHEL commissions 500 MW Unit in Maharashtra

BHEL commissions 500 MW Unit in Maharashtra

🕔12:03, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first 500 MW unit at the 2×500 MW Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) Stage-III, of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO), in Maharashtra. With this,

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Nepal quake toll rises to nearly 5,300

Nepal quake toll rises to nearly 5,300

🕔10:26, 30.Apr 2015

Kathmandu, April 30  The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25 rose to nearly 5,300 on Wednesday, with Sindhupalchok being the worst affected district with 1,587 deaths, the government said. The ministry of home affairs put

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N-talks not solution to Iran’s economic problems: Khamenei

N-talks not solution to Iran’s economic problems: Khamenei

🕔10:25, 30.Apr 2015

Tehran, April 30  The remedy for Iran’s economic problems cannot come out of the ongoing negotiations over the country’s nuclear programme, but it requires domestic determination to deal with the issue, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on

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Japan proposes new JWG on n-energy with India

Japan proposes new JWG on n-energy with India

🕔10:25, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yoichi Miyazawa called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and proposed a new Joint Working Group (JWG) between the two countries on civil nuclear energy cooperation. The Japanese minister said

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Lok Sabha passes Appropriation Bill

Lok Sabha passes Appropriation Bill

🕔10:24, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Appropriation Bill, allowing the government to withdraw Rs.62.03 lakh crore from the Consolidated Fund to meet its expenditure for 2015-16. The bill was passed by the lower house of

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Government approves 10 sites for new nuclear power projects

Government approves 10 sites for new nuclear power projects

🕔10:23, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  The government has “in principle” approved 10 sites for setting up new nuclear power projects, parliament was told on Wednesday. Listing out the 10 sites located in nine states, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s

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Govt approves 10 sites for new nuclear power projects

Govt approves 10 sites for new nuclear power projects

🕔10:23, 30.Apr 2015

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, April 29 The government has “in principle” approved 10 sites for setting up new nuclear power projects, parliament was told on Wednesday. Listing out the 10 sites located in nine states, Minister of State in

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India can be global leader in food processing: Harsimrat Badal

India can be global leader in food processing: Harsimrat Badal

🕔10:23, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Wednesday that India can become a world leader in the sector which is growing at over 8 percent per annum. “India has the potential to become a

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India, US review implementation of decisions taken

India, US review implementation of decisions taken

🕔10:22, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  India and the US on Wednesday held Foreign Office Consultations during which the entire range of bilateral ties was discussed and a review held of the implementation of the decisions taken at the summit meeting between

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