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NRDC proposes to develop technology data bank

The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) has proposed to develop a technology data bank in the country. In the lines of Make in India initiative, it also proposed to explore for technologies to be explored using PPP model for high risk technologies. Developing an Indian technology data bank will support ...

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Cabinet approves a more stringent anti-corruption law

The Union Cabinet today approved amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, that provide for classifying corruption as a heinous crime and longer prison terms for both the bribe giver and the bribe taker. The refurbished anti-corruption law will stipulate that all corruption trials will be completed within two ...

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Union Cabinet clears 100 smart cities project

A meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Smart Cities Mission for development of 100 smart cities and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) of 500 cities with outlays of Rs 48,000 crore and Rs 50,000 crore respectively. The Cabinet also approved central funding under AMRUT to ...

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Outstanding JNNURM projects get 2 year extension

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by PM Modi, gave its approval for extension of outstanding projects under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). Extension for Projects running under Sub-Mission on Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP), which fall ...

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David Cameron supports ‘Make in India’

News British PM David Cameron said Britan supports Modi’s Make in India and offered to sell Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets to India, terming it as a “better deal” than the Rafale made by France. The British offer of Eurofighter Typhoons to India is still pending. It will come along with technological ...

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