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International Seminar on Indian Space Programme inaugurated in Delhi

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The International Seminar on Indian Space Programme: ‘Trends and Opportunities for Industry’ was inaugurated in New Delhi. The main objective of the two-day conference was to deliberate on the best practises and pursue ongoing discussion process to support further work of India's Space Sector.

India’s 1st Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit begins in Chhattisgarh

Nov 14, 2017
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India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit has begun in Dantewada, a district in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. The event was organized by NITI Aayog in partnership with the government of United States of America. The event is a part of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit being held in India.

10th South Asia Economic Summit begins in Kathmandu

Nov 14, 2017
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The 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) has begun in Kathmandu, Nepal with the theme "Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia".

Fourth India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue to begin in Delhi

Nov 13, 2017
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The fourth India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue is set to begin in New Delhi. A high level delegation led by the Canadian International Trade Minister, François-Philippe Champagne is visiting India to attend the dialogue.

COP-23: India to play constructive role in combating climate change

Nov 7, 2017
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The 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in Bonn, Germany with the aim to hold to the path of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

President inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health

Nov 3, 2017
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The 21st World Congress of Mental Health was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on 2 November 2017. The conference was organised by the World Federation for Mental Health in partnership with Caring Foundation and other institutions.

The 3rd International Conference on Yoga underway in Delhi

Oct 10, 2017
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The third International Conference on Yoga has begun in New Delhi with the theme ‘Yoga for Wellness.’ The two-day conference is being organized by Ministry of AYUSH as a part of commemorating the celebration of 21 June as International Day of Yoga declared by the United Nations.

India, EU sign 3 agreements at 14th India-EU Summit

Oct 7, 2017
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The 14th annual Summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi recently. The summit witnessed discussions on a host of issues including ways to remove hurdles for the long-pending free trade agreement. The leaders from both sides reviewed the wide-ranging cooperation under the India-EU Strategic Partnership.

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be held in Hyderabad

Oct 4, 2017
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A high-level delegation from the Government of India and the USA met at NITI Aayog to plan the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will be held November 28-30 at the Hyderabad.

India International Science Festival 2017 to be held in Chennai

Sep 29, 2017
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The Festival will be held at various venues, which include Anna University, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and IIT-Madras.

WCD Ministry hosts first-ever National Conference on under-nutrition

Sep 19, 2017
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The first-ever National Conference on “Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition” was held in New Delhi to address the issue of malnutrition in the country. Three states were also awarded on the occasion for effectively reducing the prevalence of stunting in population.

Harsh Vardhan launches 'Wood is Good' Campaign to promote climate-friendly resource

Sep 14, 2017
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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘Wood is Good’ campaign to promote wood as a climate-friendly resource and substitute to materials like steel and plastic, as it is a renewable resource, having zero carbon footprint, unlike other materials that leave carbon footprint in their production.

Minister of State for Home Affairs to inaugurate Conference on Women Prison Officers

Sep 13, 2017
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The Minister of State for Home Affairs would be inaugurating a two-day National Conference on ‘Uniformed Women in Prison Administration’. The conference is being organised for women officers of the rank of Jailors to Deputy Superintendents of Prisons. It would be covering various themes significant for the women officers including gender equality in the working environment.

South Asian Women Development Forum to organise summit at Kathmandu

Sep 8, 2017
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The South Asian Women Development Forum would be organising ‘Across Barriers-International Business Women’s Summit’ on 11 September 2017 at Kathmandu, Nepal.

BRICS Summit 2017: Xiamen Declaration condemns Pak-based terror groups

Sep 5, 2017
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The leaders of all five BRICS nations including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa convened for the 9th BRICS Summit on 4 September 2017 in Xiamen, China.

PM Modi inaugurates annual conference ‘Rajaswa Gyan Sangam’ in Delhi

Sep 1, 2017
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the annual conference, Rajaswa Gyan Sangam, 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Italy to host G-7 Interior Ministers' summit on security

Aug 16, 2017
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Italy would be hosting the summit of the Group of Seven Interior Ministers on security issues in October 2017.

 

Ministerial meeting of BIMSTEC sets off in Kathmandu

Aug 11, 2017
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The working session of the 15th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was inaugurated on 10 August. It was attended by Foreign ministers of all the member nations.

India and US to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad in November 2017

Aug 11, 2017
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PM Modi through a tweet said, "The Summit is a unique opportunity for bringing together entrepreneurs and start-ups with a global leader.”

India to host Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017

Jul 24, 2017
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It is the first time ever that the Global Conference on Cyber Space is taking place outside Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations.

PM Modi and world leaders to discuss counter-terrorism at G20 Summit

Jun 30, 2017
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Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies will be converging at the upcoming 12th G20 Summit on 7-8 July at Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany.

6th Joint Trade Committee was convened between India and Myanmar

Jun 28, 2017
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The 6th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting was convened between India and Myanmar at New Delhi. It was co-chaired by Indian Minister of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman and Myanmar’s Union Commerce Minister Dr. Than Myint.

Shipping Ministry organised ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ Sammelan

Jun 16, 2017
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The Shipping Corporation of India in collaboration with Ministry of Shipping, Government of India had organised ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ sammelan at Vile Parle in Mumbai.

Ministry of AYUSH inaugurates 2nd National Health Editors' Conference on Yoga

Jun 9, 2017
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The second edition of National Health Editors’ Conference began in Delhi with the theme ‘Yoga for Health and Harmony’. It was inaugurated by the AYUSH Ministry.

Seventieth World Health Assembly kicks off in Geneva

May 23, 2017
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The World Health Assembly is the main decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Modi’s two-day flagship, ‘Start up India Summit’ begins in UAE

May 23, 2017
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The Start-up India summit was convened in UAE’s capital city, Abu Dhabi to provide a common platform for the Start up eco system in both India and UAE to come together for greater collaborations and interactions.

Annual conference held to discuss disaster preparedness of states and UTs

May 18, 2017
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The annual conference of the Departments of Disaster Management of States and Union Territories was held to review the preparedness of the states and UTs for dealing with any natural disaster.

Conference on Dara Shikoh to be held in New Delhi

Apr 26, 2017
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The conference will also see the participation of eminent scholars, academics and historians from the US, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India.

G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy held in Germany

Apr 11, 2017
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In his speech, the Minister highlighted how India was harnessing digital technology as a major inclusion and growth mechanism.

2nd Annual Meeting of New Development Bank begins in New Delhi

Apr 2, 2017
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The meeting includes one main event and two seminars at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.

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