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India becomes net exporter of power for the first time

According to Central Electricity Authority (CEA), under Union Power Ministry, India for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity during the April-February period in fiscal 2016-17. During this period, India exported around 5,798 million units of electricity to Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. It is 213 million units more than the import of… Read More »

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UN appoints David Beasley to head World Food Programme

United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres has appointed David Beasley as head of the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP). Beasley will replace Etharin Cousin, who has been the WFP executive director since 2012. He is former governor of US state of South Carolina. About World Food Programme (WFP) The WEF is the food-assistance branch of… Read More »

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Odisha becomes first state to adopt SHG based financial exclusion model

Odisha became the first state in the country to adopt Self Help Groups (SHG) based model for financial exclusion model to extend banking services in the unbanked areas through SGHs. In this regard, state government has inked agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI). The SHGs formed under the Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM) will… Read More »

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US Senate votes to approve Montenegro as NATO’s 29th member

US Senate has voted overwhelmingly to approve Montenegro as 29th member of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) by 97-2 vote. So far, 25 other NATO members have ratified Montenegro’s accession, a country of 620,000 people seen as a geostrategic ally. The Spain and Netherlands have yet to do so. About North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)… Read More »

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