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India Services

May 07, 2019

Initiatives by Commerce Ministry to Boost Trade with African Countries

India's Commerce Ministry along with the Indian High Commissions and Embassies of 11 African countries held a Digital Video Conference (DVC) on 3rd and 6th May with the Indian business community in Africa. The agenda of the conference was to enhance India's trade and export strategy with these countries and attract investments in the sectors of finance, telecom, tourism, and construction.

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IT & ITES Services

May 06, 2019

End-user spending on IT services in India to hit $15bn

According to a recent release by Gartner, the end-user spending on IT services in India will reach $15 billion in 2019. This is encouraged by the high growth rate in GDP due to which the native organizations are increasing their investment on the infrastructure and other digital initiatives, all centered around IT.

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India Services

May 06, 2019

India-US trade in goods and services registers 12.6% growth in 2018

The bilateral trade in both goods and services between India and US increased exponentially from 126 billion USD in 2017 to 142 billion USD in 2018. This increase in trade will enhance the economic cooperation and further impact the initiatives for stakeholders of both the countries.

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Transport and Logistics Services

April 25, 2019

Upcoming engineering marvels in India! Three new Indian Railways bridges that will leave you awestruck

Indian Railways is coming up with three important railway bridges (Chenab bridge in J&K, Pamban bridge in Tamil Nadu, and Bridge 164 in North-East) that will connect the remote regions to the main railways network. It will not only boost the tourist traffic in those regions, but also enhance the infrastructure of those places.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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India Services

August 10, 2018

Over 31k realty projects under RERA so far; Maharashtra leads race

Over 31k realty projects under RERA so far; Maharashtra leads race

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India Services

August 09, 2018

Indian real estate sector witness’s growth across segments

Indian real estate sector witness’s growth across segments

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