Page-4 of Current Affairs - October, 2013

Odisha to become a hub of Natural Gas business soon

A pact to establish a mega LNG terminal was inked between the State owned GAIL and Paradeep Port.  With the realization of this project, Odisha will soon be highlighted on the world map of natural gas business. Under this project, GAIL will set up the terminal – Floating Storage Regasification Unit at a cost of ..

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World Bank to provide India $360 million credit for Uttar Pradesh Water Sector Restructuring Project

Government of India inked a pact with the World Bank for credit of $360 million for the development of second phase of Uttar Pradesh Water Sector Restructuring Project. The objectives of the project are : To support the State in capacity building of Water Users Association, rehabilitation and modernization of irrigation, development of Basin River planning ..

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Shahrukh Khan is Goodwill Ambassador for South Korea

Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for South Korea. He has been appointed as the public diplomat as well as an ambassador of India’s soft power. As a Goodwill Ambassador he will visit South Korea before the maiden visit of South Korea President Park Geun-hye. It must be recalled that India and South Korea ..

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Plastic Park sanctioned for Odisha

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers – Government of India approved for establishing a Plastic Park at Siju Village, Kujanga Tehsil of Jagatsinghpur District in Odisha. In this direction, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Paradeep Plastic Park Limited would be set up for funding of the park.  The Government of India will provide a grant of Rs 40 crore for ..

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Russian Parliament approves Anti-Terror Bill

In a move which aims to make terrorism punishment in Russia more sever, the lower house of the country’s Parliament, Duma passed a new Anti-Terror Bill which makes punishment for terrorism more harsh and also holds terrorists’ relatives liable to pay for the damages caused in attacks. The upper house is expected to approve the ..

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