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India signs with Russia for visa free entry of flight crew

India and Russia have recently agreed to implement the general declaration for visa free entry of the crew of chartered and scheduled flights between the two countries. A pact on the issue was signed here recently by officials of the two countries. The agreement will facilitate visa-free entry, stay and exit of crew of aircraft ..

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New Delhi is hosting 48th Conference of Governors

The 48th Conference of Governors has started at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on October 12, 2017. The 2-day conference is being attended by 27 Governors and 3 Lt. Governors of States and Union Territories. The two-day Conference will deliberate on distinct agenda items in different sessions. The theme of the opening session was ‘New ..

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Sunita Williams: second woman in history to take command of ISS

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams took over the command of International Space Station (ISS). The traditional ceremony of change-of-command, Expedition 33 Sunita Williams took over the command from Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka in the Destiny Laboratory. 

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Bihar to get Rs 560 cr credit from the World Bank for project Jeevika

The Central Govt and the Bihar Government inked pact with the World Bank for $ 100 million additional credit to intensify the ongoing Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, Jeevika. Objective of Project Jeevika: The Project is targeted at enhancing the social and economic status of the rural poor in Bihar. The supplementary financing will help strengthen ..

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Govt to revisit Watershed management guidelines

The guidelines provided for Integrated Watershed Management Programme to be revised as State Governments found the current guidelines rigid and inflexible to their requirement. The States have demanded that the cost of Rs 15,000 per hectare allocated for Naxal affected areas to implement watershed management programme should also be extended to areas with special problems. ..

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