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Appointments made on 2nd December 2019

Lieutenant General Podali Shankar Rajeshwar, took over as the Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on Monday, 2nd December 2019. Lt Gen Rajeshwar is a graduate of the Indian Military Academy (IMA). In December 1980, he was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery. He had taken part in Operation Rakshak and Operation Meghdoot ..

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GoI and ADB sign USD 451 Million Loan Agreement to Strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India (GoI) have signed a USD 451 Million(approx Rs 3,200 crore) Loan Agreement for strengthening the power connectivity between the northern and the southern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC). CKIC will also build an operational capacity for Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation(TANTRANSCO), for which ADB ..

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India women’s Rugby team record 1st-ever International win

Indian Women’s Rugby team claimed their 1st ever international women’s 15s victory after beating Singapore in the Asian Women Rugby Championship Division 1 in Manila, Philippines. Key Highlights Sumitra Nayak kicked a penalty in the dying minutes to claim a narrow victory for India against Singapore with a 21-19 win for girls in blue. This ..

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Govt and ADB sign loan agreement for Mumbai Metro Rail Project

The Government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $926 Million to operationalise two lines for the Mumbai Metro Rail System. This is the single largest Infrastructure Project Loan in ADB history approved by the Asian Development Board. About the Project The loan agreement will fund the lines 2A (Dahisar to D.N. ..

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