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Environmental Services

April 10, 2019

Indian Railways Tirupati station turns eco-friendly! Gets green Gold rating; details here

Another big achievement has been added in the list of Indian Railways as Tirupati railway station bags the IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) award for successfully adopting green measures. These eco-friendly initiatives not only help in saving the consumption of natural resources, but also take care of the health and safety of the passengers.

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Transport and Logistics Services

April 07, 2019

1,500 railway stations in India are now Wi-Fi enabled

Indian Railways has helped the "Digital India" campaign reach new heights with 1,500 railway stations having access to free Wi-Fi now. This initiative is not only benefitting the passengers but also the locals as majority of the rural areas in India don't have proper Internet access.

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Environmental Services

April 03, 2019

Bengaluru to have 12 more CNG stations

Bengaluru city will be gifted with 12 more CNG stations this month thus helping to make the environment more pollution-free.

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Media & Entertainment Service

April 02, 2019

Indian music industry grows 24.5% in 2018

The Indian music industry reached $156 million in the year 2018 with CAGR of 24.5%. This growth figures a massive increase in the number of users in tier 2 and 3 cities indicating a huge potential and competition in the audio OTT industry.

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IT & ITES Services

April 02, 2019

India's cloud market expected to grow 3-fold to $7.1 bn by 2022: Nasscom

According to a Nasscom report, the cloud market in India is set to reach upto $7.1 bn by the year 2022. Factors such as cost-effective workforce, better infrastructure, and boosting economy will play a major role in the growth of cloud market (IaaS market) in India which will lead to an increased number of opportunities and introduction of latest technologies in the market.

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Infra & Construction Services

April 02, 2019

Road building in India second cheapest in Asia, says AIIB study

After Philippines, India holds the second place in Asia with respect to cheapest road building cost. The study will further attract the domestic and foreign investors in various construction and infrastructure-related projects.

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India Services

March 31, 2019

Indian degrees to get equivalency in UAE

UAE Government has come up with a good news for the Indian expats residing in UAE. The Government has decided to provide equivalent status to the Indian degrees that will provide help to the expats in getting jobs in the country.

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Education Services

March 30, 2019

IITs step up to plug the gap in AI education in training, offer short-term courses too

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has announced the launch of exclusive programmes for Artificial Intelligence (AI). The programme will be backed by the IITs who will be running short-term courses on the subject. These courses will develop and provide the AI talent to the Indian industry and bridge the current gap of available resources.

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Transport and Logistics Services

March 28, 2019

Secunderabad, Kacheguda Railway Stations all set to join "Eco Smart" bandwagon

Already recognised as "Green Stations", Secunderabad and Kacheguda railway stations are ready to fulfill the ISO- 14001 certification criteria of "Eco Smart" stations. This initiative will prove to be really helpful in terms of passenger convenience and hygiene.

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Health & Wellness Services

March 27, 2019

India-African Union sign MoU on strengthening cooperation in healthcare sector: MEA

India and the African Union have signed an MoU to empower and enhance the health care services, pharma trade, and manufacturing ability of the nations. This move will definitely have a positive impact on the existing public healthcare services in India thereby addressing significant health issues in the country.

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India Services

March 26, 2019

DNA Edit: Wanderlust - When it comes to leisure travel, India is at the top

India tops the global list in leisure tourism, according to a report by World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Undoubtedly, India boasts immense diversities attracting a significant amount of tourists all over the country.

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Tourism and Hospitality Services

March 26, 2019

India, Croatia ink four pacts in culture, tourism, and sports sectors

President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and Croatian minister Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic witnessed the signing of 4 MoU's between both the countries in tourism, sports, and cultural sectors. As every year, millions of Indian tourists visit Croatia every year and vice-versa, this MoU will enhance the services related to tourism in both the countries.

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Transport and Logistics Services

March 26, 2019

Vijaywada Railway Station Gets 'Gold Rating' For Green Measures

The Indian Green Building Council has given a gold rating to Vijaywada railway station for several initiatives taken up at the junction. These initiatives include 100% LED lighting, 5-star rated fans, and solar water heating systems in order to improve the traveller's experience and help in addressing the environmental issues.

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Health & Wellness Services

March 24, 2019

Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries can soon access best cancer care from network of specialists

Digital India and Ayushman Bharat has combined together to provide best health facilities to the cancer patients of Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries. These patients will have access to the network of best cancer specialists across the country who are linked to the digital network.

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Telecommunications Services

March 20, 2019

Telecom subscriber base crosses 120 crore, Jio, BSNL, Airtel add customers

India's telecom subscriber base rose to 1203.77 million in Jaunary 2019 with an incredible monthly growth rate of 0.49 percent. With this growing number of customers, Indian telecom sector is currently booming and is set to reach new heights by attracting more investment and more number of players in the market.

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Infra & Construction Services

March 19, 2019

Kartarpur corridor: India starts work on integrated check post at Dera Baba Nanak

India has started working on the Integrated Check Post (ICP) located at Dera Baba Nanak. This ICP will give further boost India's pilgrimage tourism by providing access to the Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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IT & ITES Services

March 18, 2019

IT services sector may register growth upto 9% in FY20

A NASSCOM report says that the IT services sector is set to experience 9% growth rate in 2019-20. This is definitely a good news for the aspiring IT candidates hoping to make their future in the sector.

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Education Services

March 15, 2019

India, Afghanistan collaborate on digital education initiatives, rope in IITs to design program

India and Afghanistan have signed an MoU to work on digital education initiatives. This MoU will facilitate Afghani students and faculty to enroll for latest courses offered by different premium institutions of India participating in this program.

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India Services

August 11, 2018

We are at start of good industry & services performance cycle: Subhash Chandra Garg, Economic Affairs Secretary

We are at start of good industry & services performance cycle: Subhash Chandra Garg, Economic Affairs Secretary

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India Services

August 10, 2018

Online retail, a $50-bn business in India

Online retail, a $50-bn business in India

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