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China starts partial construction of Zangmu Hydropower Station

China has partly commissioned its Zangmu Hydropower Station- largest hydropower station in Tibet, built on Yarlung Zangbo River- local name of Brahmaputra River. The first generating unit of the Zangmu Hydropower Station went into operation. Its reaming five generating units will start operation after completion this project next year i.e. 2015. China is also planning ..

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US President Barak Obama to be chief guest on Republic Day

US President Barack Obama will be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade on 26th January 2015. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited him for this occasion. By accepting PM Narendra Modi’s invitation, Mr. Barack Obama has become the first US President to attend India’s Republic Day celebrations as chief guest. This visit ..

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Union Cabinet approves SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation

Union Cabinet has given its final nod for signing of SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity) among the SAARC Member States during the forthcoming 18th SAARC Summit. This Union Cabinet meeting was chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 26-27 November, 2014. Key ..

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Sri Lanka frees fishermen on death row

Sri Lanka has released five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking. The release was secured after  diplomatic intervention by India’s Prime Minister, Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA), Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka. Background Five fishermen from Rameswaram were arrested in November 2011 on charges of smuggling narcotics from ..

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India, China 'Hand-in-Hand' joint exercise begins in Pune

On 17th November 2014, Fourth edition of India-China Joint Training Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2014 began at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra. This exercise will continue till 25th November 2014. The Chinese contingent for the exercise comes from 13th Group Army of People’s Liberation Army i.e. Chengdu Military Region and comprises an infantry company along with ..

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