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29 May 2017

Commerce Ministry to grant licenses for private sector defence manufacturers

The Union Commerce Ministry has been given powers to grant licenses to private sector players to manufacture tanks, fighter planes, warships and other defence equipment. The move is intended to promote ease of doing business and give impetus to 'Make ... Read More

Published : 5 hrs ago

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Evening News Digest, 29 May 2017

India's C.A Bhavani Wins Gold in Fencing India's C.A Bhavani Devi won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in Iceland. In the final, she beat Sarah Jane Hampson of Great Britain 15-13 on po ... Read More

Published : 6 hrs ago

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Indian researchers develop 3D bioprinted cartilage

A team led by Prof. Sourabh Ghosh from the Department of Textile Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has been successful in 3D bioprinting of cartilage using a bioink. It is the first time that permanent cartilage similar to ... Read More

Published : 15 hrs ago

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Morning News Digest, 29 May 2017

28th NATO Summit held in Brussels The 28th edition of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit started in Brussels, Belgium. The top agenda of the meeting was terrorism. The NATO, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmen ... Read More

Published : 15 hrs ago

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28 May 2017

43rd G-7 Summit concludes in Italy

43rd G-7 Summit concludes in Italy The 43rd G-7 Summit was held on May 26 and May 27, 2017, in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. The summit focused on foreign policy, the global economy and the reduction of inequalities, and the migration crisis. Donald Tusk, ... Read More

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Evening News Digest, 28 May 2017

Arsenal wins FA Cup for record 13th time Arsenal won the FA Cup by defeating Chelsea 2-1 in the final played at Wembley. The winning goal for Arsenal was scored by Aaron Ramsey. With the win, Arsenal has won a record 13th FA Cup and seventh under Ar ... Read More

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Morning News Digest, 28 May 2017

Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi takes charge as Chairman of NCM Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi assumed charge of the Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM). He is a graduate in Arts and also holds Diploma in Mechanics and has served as Chairm ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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India-Mauritius Sign Five Agreements to boost Bilateral Relation

India and Mauritius signed five agreements and memorandum of understandings (MoUs) during the three-day state visit of Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth. The agreements/MoUs were exchanged following the talks between Prime Minister Narendr ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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27 May 2017

Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter at livestock markets

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change notified The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017. The Rules are aimed at protecting cattle and ensuring their welfare in animal markets. The notificatio ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Evening News Digest, 27 May 2017

Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill passes away Kanwar Pal Singh Gill, one of India’s most celebrated cops, passed away in New Delhi on May 26, 2017. He was 82. An IPS officer of 1958 batch, he was popularly known as the ‘Lion of Punjab’ an ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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