Page-4 of Current Affairs - September, 2009

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August 13, 2009: Urban horticulture scheme of Indian Overseas BankIndian Overseas Bank has introduced a new scheme IOB-Urban Horticulture.What is this scheme about?A loan can be availed (minimum loan amount is Rs. 10,000 and it may go up to Rs. 10 lakh) for raising kitchen garden, roof garden, flower garden and small orchards for urbanites. ..

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India’s Global roadshows for Hydrocarbon projects

What are these roadshows? Minister of State for Petroleum Jitin Prasad was recently in North America for shows in tour for promotion & atttraction of investment in India;s petroleum assets. Rounds of auction are held. Here is a summary of recent road shows held at various places. Mr. Prasad held road shows in Calgary in ..

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Current Issues : North Korea : A Chameleon or A Change Agent

Recently North Korea has made a series of rare, compromising motions which might have pacified the regional tension to some extent. This article deals with the chronicle of quick shifts in North Korea’s diplomatic and nuclear dealings.North Korea : Geographical facts: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Capital : Pyongyang) occupies the northern half of the ..

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Current Article : Visit of Nepali Premier to India

Recently Nepali Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal was in India for a 5 days goodwill visit from August 18 to 22. This was the first official visit of Nepal premier after assuming the office of the Prime Minister on May 22, 2009. Mr. Nepal was leading a 64-member delegation. Mr. Rajendra Mahto Nepal’s Minister for ..

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Current Article: New Notice on Investment in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Background of the situation: The MSE sector in India has around 26 million (2.6 crore) units in which employ about 60 million (6 crore) people. After declaring Industrial Policy in July 1991, Government of India announced a policy towards the small sector on August 6, 1991. In this policy the investment limit was raised from ..

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