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Sep 15, 2015

Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa Scheme to 37 more countries 

About e - Tourist Visa: A valid passport and visa are required for travel to India. The Indian government now offers two options for tourists: A traditional tourist visa or an e - Tourist Visa (e - TV) which issued electronically.

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Dr G. Satheesh Reddy conferred with Silver Medal by Royal Aeronautical Society 

Dr G. Satheesh Reddy is an Eminent Scientist. He has completed his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering from JNTU, Anantapur and completed his MS and Doctorate from JNTU, Hyderabad.

  • He is the Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI) and Progr…

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JK Tyre signs agreement to buy Haridwar unit of Kesoram’s Industries 

About Kesoram Industries: Kesoram Industries Limited is one of the pioneer companies in India. It is under the leading ‘B K Birla Group Of Companies’ . Its production is of varieties from tires to cement to rayon.

  • According to ET500 (Economics Times 500 list) , it՚s all India rank…

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Sep 12, 2015

South African city, Durban to host 22nd Edition of Commonwealth Games in 2022 

About Commonwealth Games: These are a multi - sport events featuring athletes from over 50 fellow countries of Commonwealth nations. The games were first held in 1930 and since then they are held every 4 years. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the lead agency to supervise t…

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India to unveil Indonesian satellite LAPAN A2/Orari 

About Indonesian satellites: Palapa is a series of communication satellites owned by Indosat (Indonesian Telecommunication Company) . First launched on July 1976, this satellite has made Indonesia as the first developing country to operate their own national satellite system in t…

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Union Cabinet approves settlement to 4 government agencies for import of pulses 

About 4 government agencies: These include National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) , Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation of India (MMTC) , State Trading Corporation of India (STC) and PEC.

  • During the period from 2006 - 11, Union Government had i…

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India and UAE agree to raise mutual trade by 60% in next 5 years 

About United Arab Emirates (UAE) : This country was established in 1971. It is an association of seven territories, includes Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al - Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al - Quwain. Each territory is ruled by a monarch (Ruler) who jointly forms the Feder…

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Sep 11, 2015

New type of human relative discovered in South Africa 

About new type of human relative: The new type of human relative has been classified in the genus Homo to whom modern humans belongs. The new types of human relatives have hardened bones which are the largest remains hominine found on the African island.

  • They have also a tiny brai…

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Union Cabinet agrees MFP for Progress of Hydrocarbon discoveries 

About Marginal Fields Policy (MFP) : It is the major policy initiative to develop the domestic, economic and production sector. This includes the auctioning of 69 oil & gas fields that hold reserves of 89 mn tonnes with the potential revenue of INR 70,000 CR, as claimed by the go…

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Canada’s economy falls into a downturn 

About Canada՚s Economy: Canada is the world՚s 11th biggest economy. The gross domestic product (GDP) of Canada is about 1432,140 Billion US dollars, so the state in GDP rank is 14th worldwide.

  • In purchasing power capacity, Canada is up to 1265.838 billion dollars in 13th place wor…

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