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India's FDI increased by 26 percent in 2014: UNCTAD Jan 30, 10:24 am
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that India's foreign direct investment (FDI) for the year 2014 rose by around 26 percent to an estimated USD 35 billion.
Pak's increasing nuclear arsenal indicates change in country's nuclear deterrence policy Jan 29, 6:08 pm
Islamabad, Jan 29 (ANI): Recent developments in Pakistan's nuclear arsenal and missile capabilities point towards a change in its nuclear deterrence policy, said Sadia Tasleem, lecturer at the department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
Chennai, Jan. 29 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday stated that the implementation of projects related to the 'Smart Cities' initiative will commence after talks are finalised between the Centre and state governments.
New Delhi, Jan. 29 (ANI): A report of the World Bank has described Himachal Pradesh as the best state with the best human development outcomes in India.
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that an ingredient from beer could protect brain cells from damage and potentially slow the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
India, Germany discuss water, waste management challenges Jan 28, 5:37 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): India and Germany on Wednesday discussed various challenges and solutions related to water and waste management, resource efficiency and sustainable urban development.
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that it intends to collaborate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Jan Dhan Yojana' initiative, in partnership with over twenty key US, Indian, and international private sector organisations.
U.S., India to formulate smart city action plans in three months Jan 27, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): India and the United States of America today agreed on taking quick measures for the development of Visakhapatnam, Allahabad and Ajmer as smart cities.
Concerted efforts needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices, says Radha Mohan Singh Jan 27, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, while inaugurating National Conference on Development and Export of Spices at the New Delhi-based Pusa campus today, said that concerted efforts are needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices in order to sustain India's share in world spice market.
India must engage with both US and China: Uday Bhaskar Jan 27, 4:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Security and strategic affairs expert Commodore (retd) Uday Bhaskar on Tuesday opined that while the progress in the relationship between New Delhi and Washington is a welcome development, India must engage with both China and the US.
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday underlined the importance of women in the development of a nation, adding that no country that wants to succeed economically can afford to 'ignore the talents' of half its populace.
UN-ESCAP is working for Afghanistan`s growth and sustenance Jan 27, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) is supporting Afghanistan by building regional and strategic partnerships in its transition from being a conflict-affected state to being a developmental one. The main aim is to bring about real changes in the lives of its people.
Stress in soon-to-be moms not good for fetal development Jan 26, 11:20 am
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Feeling stressed during pregnancy is not good for fetal development, says a new study.
India, U.S. agree on myriad global issues Jan 25, 11:25 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): India and the U.S. have agreed to expand their efforts to assist developing countries and address global development challenges for the benefit of the wider region and the world and they lauded ongoing triangular assistance, which may involve U.S.-India collaboration to address development challenges in third countries in areas including health, energy, food security, disaster management, and women's empowerment.
India, U.S. emphasize importance of expanding clean energy research Jan 25, 11:25 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the critical importance of expanding clean energy research, development, manufacturing and deployment, which increases energy access and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Giving a fillip to the programme of developing smart cities in the country, the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today signed three Memorandums of Understanding on Cooperation to Support the Development of Smart Cities in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh with respective state governments.
Bill and Melinda Gates predicts list of 'major breakthroughs' that will change the world by 2030 Jan 23, 6:14 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 23 (ANI): The annual letter from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, chaired by the Microsoft co-founder and former chief executive and his wife, predicts a list of breakthroughs in global health and development by 2030.
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Apple's much awaited wearable device 'Apple Watch' will exhibit a similar battery life as other Android Wear devices in the market today, said a source familiar with the Watch's development.
About 2,000 girls killed every day in India: Maneka Gandhi Jan 22, 4:24 pm
Panipat, Jan. 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday stated that about 2,000 girls are killed every day in the country, adding that it is a matter of national shame.
M.Venkaiah Naidu launches Heritage City Development Scheme Jan 22, 9:02 am
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu has launched the National Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) with the aim of preserving and rejuvenating India's rich cultural heritage.
Union Cabinet clears road projects in J-K Jan 21, 8:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 21 (ANI): The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday cleared two road projects in Jammu and Kashmir to expedite the implementation of six sub-projects in the state under National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-II project.
New Delhi, Jan. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a review meeting on tribal welfare and described the tribal communities of the country as a great force for the national development.
Development of type 1 diabetes halted in lab Jan 21, 10:35 am
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A team of scientists has found a way to prevent type I diabetes in an animal model.
Market expert lauds Govt. as Nifty, Sensex scale record highs Jan 20, 9:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec. 20 (ANI): Market expert Sunil Shah on Tuesday said the record highs hit by the Sensex and Nifty showed the good intent of the government towards development and added that better days will follow if the trend continues.
Jitendra Singh announces 'Make in Northeast' initiative Jan 20, 8:29 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 20 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh announced the "Make in Northeast" initiative beginning with a comprehensive tourism plan for the region, on Tuesday.
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