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Rs 10,000 cr Chinese investment under 'Make in India': Govt

Rs 10,000 cr Chinese investment under 'Make in India': Govt

New Delhi, Mar 20 (UNI) The Chinese investment under 'Make in India' project has been nearly Rs 10,000 crore, out of which it was 1,696 crore (as on December 2016) in the financial year 2016-17, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply said, 'Chinese companies have shown significant interest in India in a number of sectors since the launch of 'Make in India' campaign and the cumulative inflows from China from April 2000 to December 2016 was Rs 9,933.87 crore.' Further elaborating, she said during 2014-15, the FDI was Rs 3,066 crore while in 2015-16, it was Rs 2,975 crore. She also said on June 30, 2014, the concerned Ministries from both India and China signed MoU in Beijing on cooperation on Industrial Parks in India. Pursuant thereto, Joint Working Group (JWG) of the Indian side was constituted on July 16, 2014 to act as the nodal point to identify and agree upon the detailed modalities for implementing cooperation under the said agreement, and to periodically review progress and three JWG meetings have so far been held in this regard. She said the last meeting of JWG was held on November 2, 2016 at Beijing, China. It was decided during the meeting that both sides would encourage all stakeholders to expedite the implementation for which all necessary facilitation would be provided. UNI MKS AE 1901

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Jawan killed, 2 injured in encounter in north Kashmir

Jawan killed, 2 injured in encounter in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 21 (UNI) An Army jawan was killed, while two others were injured in an encounter with militants in north Kashmir district of Kupwara, where three Pakistani ultras of Lashkher-e-Toiba (LeT) were gunned down early on Tuesday morning.

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Submissions in AAP govt, Centre turf war to continue in apex court on Wednesday

Submissions in AAP govt, Centre turf war to continue in apex court on Wednesday

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Arguments of the Union of India in connection with the power tussle between the Lieutenant-Governor and the Delhi government will continue tomorrow in the Supreme Court.

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Govt mulling to bring in legislation on Triple Talaq in Winter Session

Govt mulling to bring in legislation on Triple Talaq in Winter Session

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) The Government is proposing to bring in a legislation in the coming winter session of Parliament for implementing the Supreme Court order banning the Triple Talaq.

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Accused bus conductor granted bail in Pradyuman murder case

Accused bus conductor granted bail in Pradyuman murder case

Gurugram, Nov 21(UNI) The District Court Gurugram on Tuesday granted bail to Ashok Kumar, the bus conductor accused in the Ryan School student Pradyuman Thakur murder case, stating that the Central Bureau of Investigation did not submit any evidence against him so far.

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Modi is certainly a 'creator' of a new India: BJP

Modi is certainly a 'creator' of a new India: BJP

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Joining issue with senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge for his "Brahma (creator)" jibe on the Prime Minister, the BJP on Tuesday asserted that Mr Modi is certainly a 'creator' - he is truly maker of a "new India".

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Cong & Patidaars creates more challenge for BJP: Shatrughan

Cong & Patidaars creates more challenge for BJP: Shatrughan

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) BJP leader and Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday said the coming together of the Congress and the Patidaars in Gujarat posed a greater challenge for the BJP in the state assembly elections.

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Fish production rises 18.9%: Radha Mohan

Fish production rises 18.9%: Radha Mohan

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Overall fish production has registered an increase of about 18 point 86 per cent in comparison to the last three years, whereas inland fish production has registered a growth of more than 26 per cent, Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh said here on Tuesday.

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