First-ever Mining Start-up Summit in Mumbai

Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines Shri Pralhad Joshi will be inaugurating the first Mining Start-up Summit to be organized by the Ministry of Mines in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology […]


NHIDCL signs MoU with IIT Guwahati

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) and IIT Guwahati through a Video Conferencing session on May 25, 2023. […]

Foreign Relations

India-Zambia Foreign Office Consultations

The third Foreign Office Consultation (FOC) between India and Zambia were held in New Delhi on 25 May 2023. The Indian side was led by Shri Puneet R. Kundal, Joint Secretary (East & Southern Africa) and the Zambian side was led by Amb. Isabelle M.M. Lemba, […]

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ADB & India sign $141.12 m loan for industrial development

The tax exemption on leave encashment of non-government salaried employees (in respect of the period of earned leave at his credit at the time of his retirement, whether on superannuation or otherwise) was earlier up to a limit of Rs.3 lakh only under section 10(10AA)(ii) of the Income-tax Act,1961(the Act). […]

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Prime Minister Modi’s Australia Visit

Prime Minister, along with H.E. Mr. Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister of Australia, addressed and interacted with a large gathering of Indian community members on 23 May 2023 at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. […]

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Piyush Goyal to inaugurate the 44th ISO COPOLCO Plenary

India is hosting the 44th edition of the coveted annual ISO COPOLCO Plenary from 23-26 May 2023 in New Delhi. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Sh. Piyush Goyal will inaugurate the event. […]

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PM Modi meeting with the PM of New Zealand

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Chris Hipkins, Prime Minister of New Zealand on 22 May 2023 in Port Moresby, on the sidelines of the 3rd Summit of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) […]


2nd TIWG Meeting in Bengaluru

The 2nd TIWG meeting, under India’s G20 Presidency, is being organized in Bengaluru from May 23rd – 25th, 2023. The meeting will be inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Smt. Anupriya Patel on May 24th, 2023. […]

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2nd G20’s DRRWG to be held in Mumbai

Mumbai is known to face heavy rains and water logging during monsoons. 26th July 2005 is etched in everyone’s mind when the Mumbai Metropolitan Region witnessed record rainfall and subsequent flooding leading to loss of lives and properties. […]

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3rd ETWG meeting concludes in Mumbai

The 3rd Energy Transitions Working Group Meeting (ETWG) under India’s G20 Presidency concluded in Mumbai today (May 17, 2023). The three days meeting witnessed the participation of over 100 delegates from G20 member countries […]

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MoU between ICAI and The CA Maldives

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and The Chartered Accountants of the Maldives (CA Maldives). […]

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India and EU commitment to work on WTO reforms

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal and Executive Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for an Economy that Works for People, and the European Commissioner for Trade […]


Chief of the army staff proceeds on a visit to Egypt

General Manoj Pande, the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) proceeded on a visit to Egypt from 16 to 17 May 2023. During the visit, the Army Chief will be meeting the Country’s senior military leadership where he will discuss avenues for further enhancing Indo-Egypt defence relations. […]

Agriculture & Commodities

8th meeting of Agriculture Ministers of SCO countries

The 8th meeting of Agriculture Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries was held today through video conferencing under the chairmanship of Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar. […]

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India-EU Trade Technology Council

The first Ministerial meeting of the India – EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) will be held in Brussels on 16 May 2023. The meeting will be co-chaired on the Indian side by the Ministers for External Affairs; […]