The Cabinet recently approved a proposal to allow direct listing of Indian companies overseas. Appropriate amendment would be made in the Companies Act, 2013 for the same. Very few Indian companies have Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) and only some have American Depository Receipts (ADRs) which can be traded in the US. A Depository receipt is ..
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On 16 Nov, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. The theme of the Mahotsav is : “A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Craft, Cuisine and Commerce”. Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda, will preside over the inaugural ..
The 9-day National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” is a joint initiative of Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED). On 17th August 2019, the fest is started at Polo Ground in Leh-Ladakh with theme “A celebration of the spirit of Tribal Craft, Culture and Commerce”. The event will ..
In New Delhi, the Minister for Human Resources Development, Prakash Javadekar has launched the Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS) for providing industry apprenticeship opportunities to fresh graduates through the National Apprenticeship Promotional Scheme (NAPS). The aim of the program is to enhance the employability of Indian youth by providing ‘on ..
The entire nation remembered former President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on 11th February 2019, on the day of his 42nd Death Anniversary. Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, also paid floral tribute to Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed at his mausoleum. About Late Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed He was born on 13th May 1905 ..
The National Farmer’s Day (NFD) is celebrated every year in India on December 23 to acknowledge the role of farmers in India’s socio-economic development and to mark the birth anniversary of 5th Prime Minister Late Chaudhary Charan Singh. He used to be referred to as the ‘champions of India’s peasants’ for his strive for the ..
Recently, Five-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom has been named as the brand ambassador of Tribes India – an initiative of Ministry of Tribal Affairs to promote tribal artefacts. Apart from this, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched the “Punch Tantra” collection to promote tribal artefacts. Punch Tantra is an exclusive collection, which comprises ..
The book “Aluminium: The Future Metal” has been authored by Tapan Kumar Chand, the CMD of NALCO. It gives a comprehensive overview of the strategic metal and its futuristic role in the growth of industry and economy of the country. The book is recently released by Narendra Singh Tomar , the Union Minister of Mines, ..