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Modi Government can balance trade deficit by attracting investment and aiming for global quality of production

A Newsroom24x7 Analysis Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power with the vision to make India a global manufacturing hub. He spelt out his priority in crystal clear terms when he invited global players from the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day by raising the slogan–“Come Make in India”. The Prime Minister has given himself the mandate

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DRDO chief’s contract stands terminated from Jan 31

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 13: The appointments committee of the Cabinet today approved the termination of the contract of Avinash Chander, Secretary department of Defence Research and Development-cum Director General Defence Research and Development organisation and Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister with effect from january 31, 2015 The department of Personnel, Government of

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Supreme Court comes down heavily on UGC for delaying physical inspection of deemed universities

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 13: From the ongoing hearing in a writ petition in Supreme Court relating to the deemed universities created by the Central government, it has come to light that the University Grants Commission continues to delay inspections and had adopted the “innovative modus operandi” of inspecting the concerned institutions through photographs and video

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Delhi will go to polls on February 7

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 12: Election Commission of India today announced the election schedule for the Delhi Assembly. The polling will be held for all the seventy Assembly constituencies on February 7 and counting of votes will be on February 10. Before the model code of conduct is in place, the BJP led Government at

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“Australia-India trade has never been win-win for India’s economy”–two perspectives

Newsroom24x7 Desk Updated  Jan. 12, 2015, 1704 Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will lead the Australia Business Week in India mission from 12-15 January. Coinciding with this event, Newsroom24x7 is presenting the views of a citizen posted on a social networking platform along with former Indian diplomat Amit Dasgupta’s take on it The citizen who shared his

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Market volatility in December 2014 could leave its impact on 2015

Hong Kong, Jan. 12: Market volatility in December 2014, according to Fitch ratings, could be a foretaste of what is to come in 2015 as the US Federal Reserve moves towards raising interest rates while other major central banks may ease policy further. It was striking that the Emerging Asian markets should have been caught

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Crude Bomb found in Gondwana Express

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 12: A crude bomb was found in the S8 sleeper coach of Gondwana Express train on Sunday afternoon. The train runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin station. It was around 3 pm, after the train had left Jabalpur, when a passenger found an unclaimed bag and informed the

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India witnessing a new era of development: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Desk Gandhinagar, Jan. 11: In his remarks at the CEO Conclave at Gandhinagar today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that India is witnessing a new era of development and the Union Government has set in motion policies and initiatives targeted at creating strong, vibrant and inclusive India. The Prime Minister emphasized that the terrorism

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Paris, Unity March, Place de la Republique…

  Jamsheed Rizwani Paris, Jan. 11: All roads leading to Place de la Republique today are jampacked and it was practically impossible to walk up to Place de la Republique. I turned into avenue de la Republique where people of every origin…English, German, French and other languages…I can’t recognize..of every age, could be spotted.   Plantu ,Le Monde newspaper’s cartoonist

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Greenpeace employee “Offloaded” at Delhi Airport

NGO demands explanation from the Government New Delhi, Jan 11: In yet another incident of government clampdown on Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at the New Delhi airport, this morning by the immigration office and denied to get onboard her flight to London. Pillai had a valid business visa to

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Unity March in Paris: World is with the French people

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris, Place de la République-Nation, Jan 11: The whole world is with the French people, more and more heads of state and government and world leaders cutting across every possible line of division have announced their presence in the UNITY MARCH in Paris. Serguei Lavov, Russian foreign minister;. Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian President; Benjamin Netanyahou, Israeli

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“Make in India” and the ground reality

Lalit Shastri The apex auditing agency –the Comptroller and Auditor General of India–has put a question mark on the ability of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to absorb technology and this has been underlined in the latest Annual report (2013-14) of the Ministry of Defence. HAL is an organisation that claims to pursue the vision of becoming a

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