Japan Current Affairs - 2019

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“Favouritism” in govt judgments down; India betters its global rank

India’s global ranking in favouritism shown by government officials to powerful corporates has bettered sharply from 94th in the last year to 49th place this year. The Rank nevertheless, still remains far below other key economies. As per a yearly study by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India’s ranking has also bettered notably in terms Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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“Road Traffic Act” to replace Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

A new Road Traffic Act will be brought in the winter session of Parliament this year, which will be at par with international Acts in the Road Sector, this was held by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari. He held that the prevailing Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 has outlasted Read More…

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Japan’s decides to remove several Indian entities from the Foreign End Users List

Japan has decided to remove 6 Indian Space and Defence linked bodies from its end-user list. PM Modi welcomed the announcement by Japanese Government to remove 6 of India’s space and defence related entities from its Foreign End User List held that both the countries look forward to improved trade and partnership in high technology. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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PM Modi invites Japan to “Make in India”.

Modi has won many a heart in Japan too. The Japan visit has highlighted some very interesting and undiscovered traits of his colorful personality. His demeanor, style and eloquence has placed in a new league of international statesmen who are heading the topmost nations of the world. He has been known for his extempore unscripted Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Nalanda University in Bihar reopens after 800 years

Approximately 800 years after the ancient education institution was ruined, on September 1, 2014, Nalanda University (also known as University of Nalanda), in Bihar’s Rajgir district, commenced its first academic session. Nalanda is a Central University in Rajgir, about 55 miles south east of Patna, near Nalanda, Bihar, India. The university is envisioned to re-establish Read More…

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Global Competitiveness List 2014-15: India slides down to 71st rank

Challenging economic environment for most of the last year has pushed India down to 71st position in an yearly Global Competitiveness List 2014-15, released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF). India has the lowest position amongst the 5 BRICS Nations. Switzerland is the most competitive economy. The yearly list, has come at a time Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Modi’s Japan tour a big hit

PM Narendra Modi known for his exceptional style and elegance has won the Japanese hearts by his special gestures and words. Overwhelmed by the great hospitality and respect offered by his Japanese counterpart, Mr. Modi expressed his gratitude for such warm welcome and respect. After a weekend of touring historic places, temples and monuments in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News

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