India and the United States Sign the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)

India and the United States have signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum Of Agreement (LEMOA) in Washington DC, USA on 29 August 2016. LEMOA is a facilitating agreement that establishes basic terms, conditions, and procedures for reciprocal provision of Logistic Support, Supplies, and Services between the armed forces of India and the United States. Logistic Support, […]

India and Myanmar sign an MoU in the field of Traditional Medicine

The Ministry of AYUSH signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of Traditional Medicine with the Ministry of Health & Sports of Government of Myanmar in New Delhi today. The MoU was signed by Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Shri Ajit Mohan Sharan and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Myanmar, Mr. […]

Key Reform Measures Announced in The Budget 2016-17

1. The Government is firm on its course towards fiscal consolidation without compromising on its development agenda. 3.5% fiscal deficit is targeted for FY 2017.2. Total allocation for Agriculture, Farmers’ welfare and Irrigation set at Rs. 47,912 cr, which is nearly twice the allocation of the previous year.3. New Health Protection scheme will provide health […]

Signing of MoU between India and Singapore in the field of Civil Aviation

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approvalfor signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed in November, 2015between Airports Authority of India (On behalf of Government of India) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (On behalf of Government of Singapore) in Civil Aviation during Prime Minister’s […]

PM Modi PM lays foundation stone of three National Highway projects in Sonipat

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of three national highway projects at Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Kundli-Sonipat in Haryana today. The projects include the Eastern Peripheral Highway, Western Peripheral Highway and 8 laning of the National Highway between Mukarba in Delhi and Sonipat in Haryana. Speaking on the occasion the Prime […]

Rajasthan 1st state to firm up private investments in affordable housing ; 4 MoUs signed

Rajasthan Government has taken lead in promoting affordable housing by signing four Memoranda of Understanding firming up an investment of Rs.5,400 cr. These four MoUs were a part of 27 MoUs signed entailing an investment of Rs.12,478 cr in housing and urban development projects in Jaipur today in the presence of Minister of Urban Development […]

Gujarat proposes Rs.15,375 cr AMRUT Plan to ensure basic infra in 31 mission cities

The Government of Gujarat has proposed a Rs.15,375 cr comprehensive action plan to ensure basic infrastructure in 31 cities under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) in the next five years. of this, 42% is to be spent on providing water supply connections to all urban households in 31 AMRUT cities, 30% on […]

Arun Jaitley Formalizes Merger of Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with SEBI

egulation of commodities derivates today came under Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)’s jurisdiction, as the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) formally merged with the SEBI. The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley formalized the merger by ringing the Customary Bell in Mumbai today. Speaking on the occasion, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley said that […]

List of 98 Cities selected under Smart Cities Mission

Minister of Urban development M Venkaiah Naidu today announced the following list of cities and towns selected under smart cities mission. The State/UT wise list is given below: Sl. No. Name of State/UT No. of cities shortlisted Names of selected Cities Population of Cities 1.        Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1 1. Port Blair 1,40,572 […]

Signing of MoU India and Australia on cooperation in the fields of education, training and research

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Australia on cooperation in the fields of education, training and research. The costs of the cooperative activities under this MoU will be funded on mutually agreed terms and will be subject […]