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India, Uzbekistan sign 17 agreements for cooperation in various sectors

India and Uzbekistan have inked 17 agreements including for cooperation in the fields of tourism, national security, training of diplomats, against trafficking and visa free travel for diplomatic passport holders. These agreements were signed after delegation level talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in New Delhi. In was first concerted effort ..

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India ranks 5th in world terms of largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs

India was ranked 5th among 206 countries in Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report 2018 released by Canadian Cancer Society. The ranking of the countries was in terms of largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs. In India, 85% of both sides of cigarette packets are covered with warnings. Key Facts In 2018 report, Timor-Leste ..

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Core Infra sector growth slows to 4.2% in August 2018

As per data released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the growth of core eight infrastructure sectors slowed down to 4.2% in August 2018 against 4.4% in the year-ago in same month. Key Facts The decline in growth was on account of decline in production of crude oil and fertilizer which has dipped by 3.7% ..

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President gives assent to Karnataka Good Samaritan Protection Bill, 2016

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent Karnataka Good Samaritan and Medical Professional (Protection and Regulation during Emergency Situations) Bill, 2016 under Article 200 of Constitution. With this, Karnataka became first state give legal protection to good Samaritans who help accidents victims with emergency medical care within golden hour. This law will ensure that good ..

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Government constitutes Injeti Srinivas Competition Law Review Committee

Union Finance Ministry has constituted nine-member Competition Law Review Committee to ensure that legislation is in tune with changing business environment. It will be chaired by chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas and includes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairperson M S Sahoo and Competition Commission of India (CCI) Chairperson as members.  The committee was constituted in pursuance of Government’s objective ..

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