Nirmala Sitharaman Current Affairs - 2019

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100 Most Influential Women’ in UK Power List

Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs was named in 100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations: Celebrating Women list. Besides Sitharaman, list included Penny Mordaunt, Britain’s Secretary of State for Defence and Ruchi Ghanashyam, Indian High Commissioner to the UK. About The List The ‘100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations: Celebrating Read More…

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Wilful Defaulters in Nationalised Banks up by 60% in 5 years: Govt

As per a written reply given by Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha, the number of wilful defaulters in nationalised banks has increased by more than 60% to 8,582 in five years to March 2019. Key Highlights The Finance Minister provided the written reply in Lok Sabha to a question asked that Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti launched to boost IPR culture in indigenous defence industry

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti It was instituted by Department of Defence Production as part of the ongoing initiatives to enhance self-reliance in defence. It aimed to provide a boost to IPR Read More…

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Sangai tourism festival held in Manipur

The annual Sangai Festival was celebrated in northeastern state of Manipur. It is grandest festival of state named after state animal, Sangai, the critically endangered brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur. The festival aims to promote Manipur as world class tourism destination. It was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Sangai Tourism Festival Tt Read More…

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Singapore hosts 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting and 5th ADMM-Plus

The 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and 5th ADMM-Plus was held on October 19 and 20, 2018 Singapore. ADMM and ADMM-Plus serves as key Ministerial-level platforms in regional security architecture for promoting strategic dialogue and practical cooperation between ASEAN and its partners. The conferences were attended by defence ministers from India, Australia, China, Japan, Read More…

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DAC approves procurement of 111 utility helicopters for Indian Navy

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for Indian Navy at cost of over Rs 21,000 crore. DAC is Union Defence Ministry’s highest decision making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). Key Facts The procurement of 111 utility Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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DAC approves procurement of six Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved procurement of six indigenously designed and manufactured Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for Indian Navy. DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) NGOPVs will be Read More…

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