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Kerala to build country’s first International Women Trade Centre

In association with United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs), Kerala will set up India’s first international women’s trade centre (WTC), at Angamaly (a city in Kochi, Kerala). Objective The recent move aims to accelerate women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity while providing women with a safe place away from home to start new businesses. It ..

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11 Ordinances in queue for Parliament Monsoon Session

Keeping in view the current global pandemic there is no clarity as to when the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament will start. There is a total of 11 ordinances in the centre’s high list of a priority out of which 6 will lapse if not passed in the monsoon session this year. Parliamentary Session The ..

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Amazon to explore health tracking industry

World’s most customer-centric company Amazon.com Inc. founded by Zeff Bezos recently launched a wearable fitness gadget called the Halo Band. The company is entering the health wearable market for health monitoring devices which is already dominated by Apple Inc. and Fitbit Inc. About the band Unlike others, the Halo band uses artificial intelligence software to ..

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Indian Railway to become energy self-reliant by 2030

Contributing towards National Solar Mission, Indian Railway under the chairmanship of Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal is all set to become self-reliant and self-sufficient in terms of energy for all its operational work by 2030. Objective World’s fourth-largest rail network spreading over 1,23,236 km, with 13,452 passenger trains and 9,141 freight ..

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78 new routes added under UDAN Scheme

The fourth round of regional connectivity scheme (RCS) – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN) has seen major growth in terms of development this year. Recently Civil Aviation Ministry under the Udan scheme approved a total of 78 additional routes. The new approval came after 3 successful rounds of bidding.  What is UDAN Scheme? Launched ..

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