Saturday 28th of April 2018 12:35:30 AM Agra
New Delhi-The 3rd Award Ceremony of Adopt a Heritage Project was conducted by Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India and State,UTs Governments in New Delhi for awarding the Letters of Intent to the shortlisted agencies under Phase IV of the project. Awarding the Letters of Intent to 9 agencies for 22 monuments of Phase-IV, Union Minister for Tourism K. J. Alphons asked the stakeholders to protect, preserve and market the heritage of India. The Minister also emphasised on creation
New Delhi-Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 has come into force as the President of India has given his assent to the Union Cabinets decision to promulgate the said Ordinance. Earlier, the Union Cabinet, in its meeting held on 21st April, 2018, had decided to approve the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to promulgate the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018. Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 lays down the measures to empower Indian authorities to attach and confiscate proceeds of crime associated with economic offenders...
Mumbai-RBI has revised KYC norms following the Govt decision to update the Prevention of Money Laundering rules in June 2017. Reserve Bank of India made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory.Exception will be made in case of residents of J&K, Assam or Meghalaya, a certified copy of an OVD and one recent photograph will be sufficient in case they do not submit Aadhaar or proof of application of enrolment for Aadhaar.
London:Leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting expressed their strong support for the multilateral trading system and adopted a six-point connectivity agenda to boost trade and investment links across the Commonwealth. This was in the response of risks to growth presented by rising protectionism. Leaders committed themselves to the vision of increasing intra-Commonwealth trade to USD2 Trillion by 2030, and expanding intra-Commonwealth investment. This is to be achieved through the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment
London:Commonwealth countries have unanimously committed to take action on cybersecurity between now and 2020, following a landmark declaration. In a major announcement at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the 53 leaders agreed to work closely together to evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity frameworks and response mechanisms. The declaration is the worlds largest and most geographically diverse inter governmental commitment on cybersecurity cooperation. It followed an announcement by the UK government to pledge up to 15 million pound sterling to help
The Most Film Friendly State Award was announced by the Chairman of the Jury, Ramesh Sippy. The Most Film Friendly State Awards would be presented by President of India on May 3rd, 2018 during the presentation of the National Film Awards. State of Madhya Pradesh was conferred the award for the Most Film Friendly State for its efforts towards easing filming in the State by creating a well-structured web site, film
Stockholm - Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Lokke Rasmussen, the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila, the Prime Minister of Iceland Katrin Jakobsdottir, the Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven held a Summit in Stockholm hosted by the Swedish Prime Minister and the Indian Prime Minister.