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India Signs 15 MoUs with Japan During Shinzo Abe India Visit

New Delhi  (ABC Live): Shinzo Abe India Visit : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today jointly laid the foundation stone for India’s first high speed rail project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Speaking on the occasion, at a large public meeting in Ahmedabad, the Prime Minister spoke of the high ambition and willpower of “New India.” …

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Know Modi Views on BRICS Emerging Markets

New Delhi (ABC Live): BRICS Emerging Markets : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue, Xiamen September 05, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Your Excellency President Xi Jinping, my esteemed BRICS Colleagues, Distinguished Leaders I am delighted to be here with you all today. Your countries are …

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Know BRICS Business Council Via Indian Eyes

New Delhi (ABC Live): BRICS Business Council : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the Dialogue with BRICS Business Council , Xiamen, China on September 04, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Intervention by Prime Minister at the Dialogue with BRICS Business Council in Xiamen, China (September 04, 2017) Your Excellencies, President of the New …

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Know What PM Modi Said in 9th BRICS Plenary Session

New Delhi (ABC Live): 9th BRICS Plenary Session : Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi addressed the 9th BRICS Plenary Session, Xiamen, China on September 04, 2017, Following is the Text of his address on the occasion. “Your Excellencies President Xi Jinping, President Jacob Zuma, President Michel Temer, President Vladimir Putin, Let me begin by sincerely thanking President Xi again for …

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Know About ISRO Unsuccessful PSLV-C39-IRNSS-1H

New Delhi (ABC Live): PSLV-C39-IRNSS-1H : The forty first flight of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C39), conducted today (August 31, 2017) evening from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, was unsuccessful. PSLV-C39 had a normal lift-off at 1900 hrs IST (7:00 pm) and all the flight events took place exactly as planned, except heat shield separation.  This resulted in …

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NITI Aayog Releases State Statistics Handbook

New Delhi (ABC Live): State Statistics Handbook : NITI Aayog has developed a State Statistics Handbook that consolidates key statistics across sectors for every Indian State/UT. While the State data on crucial indicators is currently fragmented across different sources, this handbook provides a one-stop database of important State statistics. Starting with Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP), the State Statistics Handbook …

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India Implements Indian Army Reforms

New Delhi (ABC Live) : Indian Army Reforms : In a first ever exercise after Independence, the Ministry of Defence in consultation with the Indian Army has decided to reform the Indian Army in a planned manner. These decisions were approved by the Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley after an extensive consultation with all stakeholders. The first phase of the …

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Cabinet Approves India-Israel MoU for Innovation Fund

New Delhi (ABC Live): India-Israel MoU : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on “India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)”. The MoU was concluded in July, 2017 India and Israel will make an contribution of four million US Dollars each for the Fund, both …

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Election Commission MoU with International Agencies

New Delhi (ABC Live): Election Commission : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Election Commission of India to enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration with the Election Management Bodies of other countries/International Agencies. These are as follows: i. The National …

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RBI Recovers 99 percent of Specified Bank Notes

New Delhi (ABC Live): Specified Bank Notes :The RBI Annual Accounts for 2016-17, at note XI.6.2 Liabilities of Issue Department – Notes Issued in para (ii) mentions – “Until June 30, 2017, Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) were received by the Reserve Bank either directly or from bank branches/post offices through the currency chest mechanism.  Some of these SBNs are still lying in …

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