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RBS announces ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ for 2017

New Delhi, Oct 25 (UNI) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), a subsidiary of the RBS Group, today announced the winners of the RBS ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards for 2017.
Eight individuals/institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on the ground, were chosen by an independent jury, for the RBS Earth Heroes Award.
The winners of the 2017 RBS ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards are Jadav Payeng (RBS Earth Hero’ Award), Valmiki (Tiger Reserve RBS Earth Guardian’ Award ), Khenrab Phuntsog and Mr Smanla Tsering (RBS ‘Save The Species’ Award), Atul Deokar (RBS ‘Save The Species’ Award), Rohan Chakravarty (RBS Inspire’ Award), Dr. Shekhar Niraj (RBS Green Warrior’ Award), Ipra Mekola (RBS Green Warrior’ Award) and Chandrakant Naik (RBS Green Warrior’ Award).
While announcing the name of the award winners, Pankaj Phatarphod, Managing Director and Country Head of Services; India Chairperson, RBS Foundation India, said, “Earth Heroes Awards’ journey has truly been enriching for us at RBS, by giving us an opportunity to honour and encourage individuals and organizations who work towards environmental sustainability.”
Mr. N Sunil Kumar, Head of Sustainability, India, Royal Bank of Scotland and Director, RBS Foundation India, said, "The unsung heroes of the country who dedicate their lives, go beyond the call of duty to conserve our wild habitats deserve to be celebrated. Forest carbon sink and biodiversity is an important Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) committed by India at the UN Climate platform (COP 21 of UNFCCC).”
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Adani Group to Invest Rs 9000 Crore in Andhra Pradesh

24 Feb 2018 | 7:28 PM

Visakhapatnam, Feb 24 (UNI) Adani Group on Saturday signed an agreement with the Andhra Pradesh government to invest over Rs 9,000 crore in various projects, including development of a green field Port at Bhavanapadu, in next five years.

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Lulu Group to Build Rs 2000 Crore Convention Centre, 5 Star Hotel, Mall in Port city

24 Feb 2018 | 7:17 PM

Visakhapatnam, Feb 24 (UNI) UAE-Based Lulu Group will construct an international convention centre, hotel and shopping mall in this coastal Port city of with an investment of Rs 2,000 crores.

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International Business Festival to foster India-UK biz ties

24 Feb 2018 | 7:15 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) About 20 business delegations from India are expected to participate in the third edition of International Business Festival (IBF) being organised in partnership with Department of International Trade - UK government in Liverpool between June 12-28 this year.

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GoM recommends e-way bill implementation from April 1

GoM recommends e-way bill implementation from April 1

24 Feb 2018 | 7:07 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) A Group of State Finance Ministers (GoM) formed under GST Council and headed by Sushil Modi, Deputy Chief minister and Finance Minister, Bihar, has recommended the implementation of the electronic way bill or e-way bill from April 1, 2018.

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Narendra Modi is my favourite entrepreneur: Uber CEO

24 Feb 2018 | 7:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said he admired Prime Minister Narendra Modi's entrepreneurial skills and commitment to progressive economic reforms in India, which accounts for 10 per cent of the total trips on the Uber rides app globally.

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