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India to launch E-Visa Facility for 40 countries

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the electronic visa (E-Visa) facility of India. The tourism ministry along with the home ministry will launch the facility on 27th November 2014. Key Facts In order to get an e-Visa, foreigners/tourists would need to apply on ..

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Government re-launches Kisan Vikas Patra

On 18th November 2014, Union Government re-launched Kisan Vikas Patra scheme (KVP) in New Delhi to encourage the habit of small savings among the citizens. The scheme will soon be made available through designated branches of nationalized banks across the country. The previous KVP was discontinued in 2011. The scheme was very popular among the ..

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Queensland clears Adani Group’s coal mining project

Australia’s Queensland state has cleared Adani group’s proposed plan to build a 7 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine. Queensland State has also announced a major investment in rail infrastructure to support the Indian conglomerate’s mega project. This announcement comes after State Bank of India (SBI) approved US $ 1 billion loan for Adani Mining to ..

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India, South Korea sign MoU on railway technical cooperation

India and South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate technical cooperation in Railway sector between the two countries. The MoU was signed in Seoul (South Korea’s Capital) between the Ministry of Railways, Government of India and the Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) of the Government of Republic of Korea ..

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India-Mexico sign pacts for space cooperation

India and Mexico have signed pacts to cooperate in the field of space technology. Joint Commission meeting The pacts were signed at the sixth session of the Joint Commission meeting between India and Mexico that was held in New Delhi. The meeting was presided by India’s  External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, and her Mexican counterpart, ..

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