Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

7th March 2019 to be celebrated as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’ across India


“With the initiative of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in the direction of making quality healthcare affordable for all, the Government has taken important steps to make affordable and quality generic medicines popular among the people through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)”, said Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Road Transport & Highways, Shipping ...

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Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif wrap ‘Bharat’ shoot


Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif on Wednesday announced the wrap of their film, “Bharat”. Salman, 52, shared the news on Twitter. “And it’s a wrap for #Bharat. @aliabbaszafar #katrinakaif @atulreellife #AlviraAgnihotri @WhoSunilGrover @DishPatani #Tabu @Bharat_TheFilm,” he wrote alongside a picture with Katrina. The 52-year-old actor stars in the title role in the movie, which will be directed by Ali Abbas ...

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China increases its defense budget by 7.5 percent


China, the second most spender on defense after the US, declared its defense budget this year at 177.61 billion dollars, with an increase of 7.5 percent. This huge amount is three times more than India’s defense budget. According to a draft budget presented on Tuesday on the first day of the annual session of the National People’s Congress of China’s ...

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Rupee slips 11 paise to 70.60 vs USD in opening trade


The rupee depreciated 11 paise to 70.60 against the US dollar in opening trade Wednesday on increased demand for the greenback from importers and banks. Forex dealers said, strengthening of the American currency in the overseas market weighed on the domestic currency. However, fresh foreign fund inflows, easing crude prices and positive opening in domestic equities supported the rupee and ...

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