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Cabinet approves MoU between India, Belgium on Cooperation in ICT&E

New Delhi, Jan 3 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Belgium on Cooperation in the field of Information Communication Technology and Electronics (ICT&E) on Wednesday.
The MoU was signed during the State Visit of King Philippe of the Belgium to India on November 7 last year, according to an official statement here.
The MoU intends cooperation between India and Belgium, including sharing of best practices in the area of ICT&E policy; Digital agenda technology and research with special emphasis on developing ICT&E manufacturing and services; e-Governance and e-Public Service Delivery, participation in conferences, study visits and exchange of experts, cyber security and to resolve issues of data adequacy, market access, trade and services.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is collaborating with a number of countries for fostering bilateral and multilateral ICT cooperation. ICT, in the present knowledge era, has the potential to play an important role in fostering economic growth, as well as in other dimensions of economic and social development of a country.
India and Belgium enjoy close and friendly ties. Belgium is India's second largest trade partner with the European Union (EU). Belgium has expertise in the Communication Technology sector especially in the field of e-Governance and electronic ID card and Tax on web. During Prime Minister's visit to Brussels in March 2016 to attend the EU Summit and bilateral dialogue with Belgium, it was proposed to sign an MoU in IT and Electronics sector between India and Belgium.
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11 Dec 2018 | 10:51 PM

Describing the Congress victories in Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh as a reflection of people’s anger with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that people think that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself was corrupt.

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BJP loses in 3 heartland states of RAJ, C'garh & MP, TRS retains Telangana,  Cong loses Mizoram

BJP loses in 3 heartland states of RAJ, C'garh & MP, TRS retains Telangana, Cong loses Mizoram

11 Dec 2018 | 10:49 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) In a major setback to the ruling BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the saffron party on Tuesday lost power in the three Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh while the TRS retained power in the South Indian state of Telangana and the congress lost in its Northeast bastion of Mizoram.

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Concerns about EVMs must be addressed: Rahul

11 Dec 2018 | 10:30 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday raised concern over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said it must be addressed.

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Cong appoints Antony as observer in Madhya Pradesh, Kharge in Chhattisgarh

11 Dec 2018 | 10:20 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed senior leader and former Defence Minister AK Antony as observer to take stock on the political situation in Madhya Pradesh.

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Cong win in Raj, C’garh reflects shift in momentum on digital media campaign

Cong win in Raj, C’garh reflects shift in momentum on digital media campaign

11 Dec 2018 | 10:07 PM

(New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) As the Congress scored a win over the BJP in the Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, political observers credited the victory to a shift in momentum in favour of the grand old party in relation to digital media strategy.

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