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By afroasia On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Rise and Shine

On the eve of India’s Independence Day, one cannot fail to dwell on the material achievements and the spiritual degeneration of the largest democracy! Not very long ago, sense of spiritual bonding reigned More...

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By afroasia On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Imaging India and strategizing Indo-Sri Lanka symbiosis

Sudharshan Seneviratne Former Professor of Archaeology (Peradeniya), Former Director General Central Cultural Fund, Former High Commissioner to India Having returned from India after a premature recall as High More...

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By afroasia On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Indian Open Schooling: Exploring New Paradigms

WITH THE NEW THRUST ON EDUCATING INDIA’S MILLIONS, INNOVATIVE METHODS ARE BEING IDENTIFIED TO ENSURE MAXIMUM REACH…… Professor Chandra B. Sharma* The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), an institution More...

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By afroasia On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Modi Govt’s second ANNIVERSARY: Many promises many hopes/Web of hope

AS THE MODI GOVT IN INDIA COMPLETES TWO YEARS OF RULE, SKEPTICISM AND BELIEF IN ITS COMPETENCE RIDE HIGH… Neeraj Bajpai* Amid positive projections regarding India’s economic growth by United Nations and international More...

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By afroasia On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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India FOR Defence Technological Sovereignty

India has the third largest armed forces with an annual budget of around $ 40 Billion. 40% of it is for capital acquisition.  The budget is also growing to take care of the needs of the armed forces. India also More...

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By afroasia On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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PM adds Qatar to his West Asia outreach; US visit on June 7-8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  (pictured) will have a busy fortnight of international travel until early June. He is scheduled to pay a visit to Iran on May 22 and 23, a visit to Qatar on June 4 and 5 and to the More...

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By afroasia On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Piyush Goyal Releases Report of Technical Committee on Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India addressed an august gathering including leading investors, energy companies and energy technology companies at More...

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By afroasia On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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INDIA INC ON 2 YEARS OF MODI GOVERNMENT

ECONOMY Dr Naushad Forbes, President, CII, said, “The Indian economy is definitely much improved and more stable than it was two years ago. This reflects sound and strategic macroeconomic management to tackle More...

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By afroasia On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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“Projects of $7 billion on the offer in Round One of Smart Cities- 14 new cities to be added to the first round list shortly” – Venkaiah Naidu at CII

“Projects of $7 billion on the offer in Round One of Smart Cities- 14 new cities to be added to the first round list shortly” -       Minister Venkaiah Naidu The Indian urban juggernaut has begun More...

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By afroasia On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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AMBASSADORS/HIGH COMMISSIONERS SPEAK AT CII SMART CITY INVESTORS MEET

Global community converges to invest in Indian smart cties, the driver of global urbanization – CII Smart City Investors Meet Investors across different continents across the world are looking forward and More...