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East India Company issues Sachin Tendulkar with rare coin

In a tribute to Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, UK’s luxury goods brand East India Company issued an exclusive legal tender gold coin worth 12,000 pound sterling. The company will issue only 210 gold coins, each weighing precisely 200g, to pay tribute to Tendulkar at a global level. The issue of a ‘legal tender’ coin is ..

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Pyu Ancient Cities: Myanmar’s first site on World Heritage List

Pyu Ancient Cities of Myanmar has become the first site from the country to get entry onto the World Heritage List. It was decided by the World Heritage Committee during its meeting in Doha (Qatar) under the Chair of Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani. The panel also inscribed Iran’s ‘Burnt City” ..

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“Project Mausam”: Culture Ministry initiative to explore multi-faceted Indian Ocean

India’s Union Ministry of Culture launched “Project Mausam” at the 38th summit of the World Heritage Committee in Doha, Qatar. The Project aims to explore the multi-faceted Indian Ocean region and collaborate archaeological and historical research in order to document the diversity of cultural, commercial and religious interactions in the Indian Ocean. Several countries including China, ..

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East India Company launches new office in Qatar

The East India Company which had ventured into India in around 1600 AD for the purpose of trade and which later became the precursor of British rule in India has launched a new office in the Qatari capital of Doha in collaboration with local partner Nasser Al Ansari of Octagon International. Although the Company was ..

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India launches "Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana" Scheme in UAE

India’s Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) in a tie-up with Alankit Assignments launched “Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana” Scheme in UAE. The implementation of this scheme will be facilitated by the UAE Exchange.It is intended to introduce its services to all 17 ECR countries that include the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Malaysia. [icon ..

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