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CM’s announcement: Retirement age of Madhya Pradesh Government employees raised from 60 to 62 years

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced the decision to raise the retirement age of State government officers and employees from 60 years to 62 years. The announcement to raise the retirement age was made by the Chief Minister at a Meet the Press programme organised by the Central Press

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Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

Sarah Iqbal Aligarh: Soil bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt, became famous for its connection with genetically modified crops like Bt cotton and Bt brinjal. But it has its use in agriculture beyond GM crops. A group of Indian scientists have found new strains of Bt which they say can be used to develop biopesticides in future.

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India, Myanmar to enhance engagement in agriculture, renewable energy and power sector

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today announced that India and Myanmar have agreed to enhance engagement in several areas including agriculture, renewable energy and power sector. The Prime Minister, jointly with State Counsellor of Myanmar Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, was briefing the media here after extensive discussions on the

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Stronger foreign investment regime comes into force in Australia

Newsroom24x7 Desk Melbourne : The Turnbull Government’s robust new foreign investment regime comes into force, providing stronger enforcement and a better resourced system with clearer rules for foreign investors. Treasurer of commonwealth of Australia, Scott Morrison said, ‘The Government welcomes foreign investment that is not contrary to our national interest. Without foreign investment, production, employment and

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Sectoral deployment of bank Credit in India: Deceleration in credit growth in all sectors

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mumbai: From the data on sectoral deployment of bank credit collected on a monthly basis from select 46 scheduled commercial banks, it emerges that on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, non-food bank credit in India increased by 8.9 per cent in April 2015 but this increase was considerably less as compared with the increase

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