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Audit of 30 lakh NGOs to be completed:SC

Supreme Court directed the government to audit nearly 30 lakh NGOs which received public funds but consistently failed to explain how they spent the money.The government must frame rules and guidelines to accredit NGOs and also develop a mechanism to audit them.... Read More...
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Air pollution not just problem of Delhi but a national problem

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A report released by green peace shows that over 90 per cent of the cities studied had pollution levels higher than the prescribed standards.According to an analysis of 2015 data for 168 cities , 154 were found to have an average ... Read More...
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New norms likely for top PSU bank posts

The Banks' Board Bureau (BBB)is working to ensure that leadership roles in state-run banks would only be given to those with at least six years of service left, in order to ensure accountability of their actions.... Read More...
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ken betwa river linking project new hurdle

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The NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) has recommended that Madhya Pradesh contribute 40 per cent of the project cost, with the Centre contributing 60 per cent. The Ministry of Water Resources... Read More...
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Japan will assist in making Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi Smart Cities

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Japan has decided to be associated with the development of Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities.So far, leading countries have come forward to be associated with development of 15 smart cities.... Read More...
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Israel harnessing sunshine with world's tallest solar tower

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Israel is starting to make an effort, setting a goal of generating 10 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, up from the current 2.5 percent.The Ashalim project, deep in the Negev desert, is made up of three plots... Read More...
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India Portugal sign defence agreement

In a bid to boost joint production and development of niche weapons systems, India and Portugal on entered into a defence agreement.The agreement came following Portugal's support to India's multilateral plans in various technology regimes including Missile Technology... Read More...
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India and Kazakhstan sign Protocol to amend the Double Taxation Avoidance Convention

India and Kazakhstan signed a Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) between the two countries which was earlier signed on 9th December, 1996 for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion... Read More...
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Diamond contracts set to debut soon in India

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India is all set to become the first country in the world where polished diamonds will be traded on a commodity exchange.The Indian Commodity Exchange Ltd (ICEX) is in the final stages of unveiling diamond contracts that will allow even individuals to trade in the precious... Read More...
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Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters

Cabinet has approved signing and ratifying an Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters.The Agreement will help in the availability of relevant information for the prevention and investigation of Customs offences. ... Read More...
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