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German Chancellor Ms. Angela Merkel awarded Israel's highest civilian honor

The German Chancellor Ms. Angela Merkel awarded the Presidential Medal of Distinction (Israel’s highest civilian honor) by the President of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres. She was awarded with this medal for her firm commitment to the security of Israel along with her fight against anti-Semitism and racism in particular through education. About Presidential Medal of ..

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Avinash Arun’s Marathi film “Killa” won Crystal Bear award at Berlin Fest

Mr. Avinash Arun’s directorial debut, the Marathi feature film “Killa” won the Crystal Bear (Glasernen Bar) for the Best Film awarded by the Children’s Jury in Generation Kplus section at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (also known  as the Berlinale). About Marathi film Killa First Indian feature film to win Crystal Bear award. Deals ..

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Acenture study: India ranked 8th in demand for digital governance

As per new comparative study by Accenture, India ranked eighth in the list of ten countries in terms of digital governance. Singapore topped the list, followed by Norway and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As indicated in the report, high-performing digital governments are focusing on their digital strategy, continuing long-term investment in key information and ..

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India and Germany inked pacts on financial and tech co-operation

India and Germany signed two umbrella agreements for financial and technical co-operation, under Indo German bilateral Development Cooperation framework. The Umbrella Agreements were signed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram and German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Mueller during their bilateral meeting. The pacts were signed during an official six-day visit of German ..

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India's first monorail inaugurated in Mumbai

India’s first monorail service started in Mumbai. The monorail service that would link the city to major stations began its first phase of 8.93 km between Wadala and Chembur in the eastern fringes of the Commercial Capital. The first phase of the monorail covered seven stations:  Wadala depot, Mysore Colony, BhaktiPark, Bharat Petroleum, V.N. Purav ..

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