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Ministry of Finance conducts India’s first national Time Release Study (TRS)

The Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance is conducting India’s first national Time Release Study (TRS) between 1st – 7th August to enable faster movement of cargo across borders to benefit traders. The exercise will be institutionalized on an annual basis, during the same period every year hereafter. The TRS is an internationally ..


Ranbir Singh authors book ‘Fire and Fury Corps — Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice’

The book titled ‘Fire and Fury Corps — Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice’ has been authored by Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh. The book is showcasing the history and achievements of the Fire and Fury Corps which guards the Line of Control (LoC) and Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh region ..


Goa decides to ply ‘water taxis’ in its inland waterways

In a first, the Goa government has decided to ply ‘water taxis’ in its inland waterways between Panaji and Old Goa. The announcement was made while tabling the performance budget of the River Navigation department (RND) for the financial year 2019-2020. The department also plans to upgrade existing ferry ramps and jetties and provide better ..


Pentagon diversion of US $1 Billion for US-Mexico border Wall

Pentagon, Department of Defence has notified that it has authorised to shift US $1 billion from a military personnel account to establish a new wall of 57 mile and 18 foot high fence at the southern U.S. Mexico border. This wall would prevent illegal migration and drug trafficking from Mexico. The Department has authorised the ..


UN denounced US for giving recognition to Golan

US has come under strong criticism from 14 other nations of United Nations due to its decision about recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the territory of Golan Heights in a typical disregard of international law. The members of the Security Council had met on the request of Syria which had called on the Council to ..



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