Day: January 20, 2020

Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N.

DUBAI – Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West. The 1968 NPT has been the foundation […]

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

BEIJING — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely. Team leader Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory expert, said two […]

New York Times endorses Warren, Klobuchar for president

The New York Times on Sunday endorsed Senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination, its first time choosing two candidates. The liberal newspaper’s pick comes just a few weeks before the Iowa caucuses on February 3 which officially begins the presidential primary season. The […]

Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure strengthens trade through cooperation on safe and secure products

open view news desk The seventh annual meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure took place on 16th and 17th January 2020 in New Delhi with around 80 participants. Germany and India established the Working Group in 2013 to strengthen their economic and technical cooperation, reduce […]

186 Agri products testing laboratories set up by APEDA

open view news desk Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has added 135 laboratories to existing 51 recognized laboratories.  With this initiative APEDA recognition of laboratories has reached 186 laboratories across the country. The number of laboratories have increased in states with exporting potential like […]

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate NIC TechConclave 2020

open view news desk The Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate the 2nd edition of ‘NIC TechConclave 2020’, a two-day event being organized by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi […]

CCI approves subscription of units of Tower Infrastructure Trust (“InvIT”) by “Jarvis

open view news desk The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves subscription of units of Tower Infrastructure Trust (“InvIT”) by BIF IV Jarvis India Pte. Ltd. (“Jarvis”), British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (“BCI”), Anahera Investment Pte. Ltd. (“Anahera”) and Valkyrie Investment Pte. Ltd. (“Valkyrie”), under Section 31(1) of […]

Launch of Paperless Licensing for Petroleum Service Stations

open view news desk The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched paperless licensing process through Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) for petroleum service stations (retail outlets storing and dispensing petrol/diesel for motor conveyances) under the Petroleum Rules, […]

Vice President stresses the need to preserve and promote classical languages

open view news desk The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for preservation and promotion of classical languages saying that they provide the window to our past and the civilizational values of ancient India. Shri Naidu, who arrived at Venkatachalam, in Nellore district by a special […]

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