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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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President inaugurates World Conference on Environment

President inaugurates World Conference on Environment

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) Stressing on the need for efforts to check environmental degradation in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee today welcomed the fact that conservation has now become inclusive and participatory due to sensitization of people in general and firm political will on part of governments all across.

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25 Mar 2017 | 5:05 PM
Doval meets US Defence Secy Mattis, other top officials of Trump Admin

Doval meets US Defence Secy Mattis, other top officials of Trump Admin

New Delhi/Washington, Mar 25 (UNI) National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Washington last night and discussed expansion of Indo-US ties and deepening of cooperation to meet the challenge of terrorism.

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25 Mar 2017 | 1:56 PM
Gorakhpur decks up to welcome Adityanath: hoardings say "Yogi to be PM in 2024"

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Gorakhpur, Mar 25 (UNI) Gorakhpur, the constituency Mr Yogi Adityanath represented for the last five terms as a Member of Parliament, woke up today with a new vigor to greet him on his maiden visit to the place after becoming the CM.

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25 Mar 2017 | 11:49 AM
Amit Shah calls for MCDs free from Cong & AAP, confident of BJP win in MCD polls

Amit Shah calls for MCDs free from Cong & AAP, confident of BJP win in MCD polls

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) Exuding confidence that his party would repeat in the coming MCD polls the success achieved in the recent assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, BJP President Amit Shah today urged party workers to work towards ensuring the party's win.

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25 Mar 2017 | 6:08 PM
Word Bank to give 100 million dollars IDA credit for improving Uttarakhand health services

Word Bank to give 100 million dollars IDA credit for improving Uttarakhand health services

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) The World Bank will finance expansion of quality health services in Uttarakhand with an IDA credit of 100 million dollars.

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25 Mar 2017 | 2:07 PM
Kejriwal vows to end residential house tax in MCD

Kejriwal vows to end residential house tax in MCD

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) Ahead of the MCD polls, Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal today vowed to abolish residential house in Municipal Corporations and waive off all arrears of such taxes, if his party is voted to power.

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25 Mar 2017 | 12:47 PM
Ashwin shatters Steyn's record for most wickets in a Test season

Ashwin shatters Steyn's record for most wickets in a Test season

Dharamsala, Mar 25 (UNI) Star India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin achieved another milestone in his career today as he shattered South Africa pacer Dale Steyn's record of most of Test wickets in a cricketing season.

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25 Mar 2017 | 6:46 PM

YSRCP expresses concern in Assembly over migration of farm labourers

25 Mar 2017 | 7:00 PM

Amaravathi, Mar 25 (UNI) Opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has expressed concern over the migration of farm labourers to the neighbouring states seeking livelihood due lack of work in Andhra Pradesh and alleged that the government had failed in providing them work through the NREGA.

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25 Mar 2017 | 5:44 PM

Ahmedabad, Mar 25 (UNI) The Ahmedabad Sugar markeat ruled stady here today.

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