Daily Archives: January 3, 2020

PM inaugurates the 107th Indian Science Congress


The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC) today at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru. Delivering the inaugural address, the Prime Minister said, “The growth story of India depends on its achievements in the Science & Technology sector. There is a need to revolutionise the landscape of Indian Science Technology and Innovation.” “My motto for the ...

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Forex reserves hit record high at $457.46 billion


The country’s foreign exchange reserves swelled by USD 2.520 billion to touch a record high of USD 457.468 billion in the week to December 27, according to RBI data. In the previous week, the reserves rose to USD 454.948 billion after increasing by USD 456 million. In the reporting week, the increase in reserves was mainly on account of a ...

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Govt won’t budge on CAA: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the government will not budge an inch on its decision to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act despite the opposition criticism of the law. Launching an awareness programme in support of the amended citizenship law, Shah accused the Congress and other opposition parties of running a misinformation campaign. He said the amended law ...

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Russia halts oil supplies to Belarus amid economic talks


Russia has halted oil supplies to Belarus after the two countries failed to renegotiate a contract amid talks on further improving economic ties. Belarus’ state-owned Belneftekhim oil company said Friday that Moscow has stopped supplying crude oil to the country’s refineries until contracts for this year are drawn up. The two Belarusian refineries were operating at low capacity, running on ...

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