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Defence Min Parrikar holds talk with Japanese PM

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Defence Min Parrikar holds talk with Japanese PMNew Delhi , April 01 : India and Japan have agreed to build a strong relationship in defence and security as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Monday. Parrikar, who is on a four-day visit to Japan, also held talks with his ...

Bharat Ratna conferred on Madan Mohan Malviya

Monday, March 30th, 2015
Bharat Ratna conferred on Madan Mohan MalviyaNew Delhi , March 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on legendary educationist and freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. The award was presented to the family members of the great leader.

India Carpet Expo 2015 attains new heights

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
India Carpet Expo 2015 attains new heightsNew Delhi , March 29 : The 29th Edition of India Carpet Expo has attained a new milestone in terms of number of overseas buyers and response from carpet importing countries. As of this writing, 300 buyers have transacted business with participating exporters/exhibitors. Briefing the media, Shri Kuldeep R. Wattal, Chairman, ...

President of India congratulates ISRO for the successful launch of PSLV-C27

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
President of India congratulates ISRO for the successful launch of PSLV-C27New Delhi , March 29 : The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of PSLV-C27. In a message to Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of ISRO, the President has said, “My heartiest congratulations to you and your entire team ...

SC allows Govt to declare results of telecom spectrum auction

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
SC allows Govt to declare results of telecom spectrum auctionNew Delhi , March 29 : Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar on Thursday said government will get upfront payment of Rs 28,872 crore from spectrum auction. According to the figures released by government, Idea will pay Rs 30,306 crore for spectrum. Bharati Airtel will pay Rs 29,301 crore and Vodafone will pay Rs ...

India successfully launches IRNSS-1D

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
India successfully launches IRNSS-1DNew Delhi , March 29 : The rocket got launched from the second launch pad of the Indian Space Centre at Sriharikota at 5.19 Saturday evening from Sriharikota . The 59.5-hour countdown for the launch scheduled at 5.19 PM from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, about 90 km from ...

Inter-state water disputes be put to rest at earliest: SC

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
Inter-state water disputes be put to rest at earliest: SCNew Delhi , March 28 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked states like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka to file their submissions on the Krishna water dispute within two weeks, saying such matters like inter-state water disputes should be “put to rest at the earliest”. “We are apprised at ...

Telecom Minister gives away Web Ratna Awards

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
Telecom Minister gives away Web Ratna AwardsNew Delhi , March 28 : Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gave away the Web Ratna Awards to various departments in New Delhi on Wednesday. The Awards have played a pivotal role in promoting use of world wide web platform as an effective tool for e-governance whereas at the same time ...

Bharat Ratna conferred on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Friday, March 27th, 2015
Bharat Ratna conferred on former PM Atal Bihari VajpayeeNew Delhi , March 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The award was given at his residence in New Delhi. Vajpayee was the country's first non-Congress Prime Minister who served a full five-year term from ...

Spectrum Auction Concludes with Over 88% Of Spectrum Offered Provisionally Committed

Friday, March 27th, 2015
Spectrum Auction Concludes with Over 88% Of Spectrum Offered Provisionally CommittedNew Delhi ,  March 27 : The spectrum auction in 1800 MHz, 900 MHz, 2100 MHz and 800 MHz band, which commenced on 4th March 2015 and ended on 25th March 2015 after 115 rounds over 19 days, has fetched over Rs 109874 Crore.  In all 470.75 MHz has been put ...
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