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Get a Credit Linked Subsidy on Your Home Loan

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana or PMAY, a well-known government housing scheme, was initially instated to serve Indian homebuyers with limited financial means. However, owing to the positive response that the scheme attracted, reforms were made and it was extended to all sections of society. One of the most important ways you …

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Rajnath Singh approves a Committee to review Defence Procurement Procedure to strengthen ‘Make in India’

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has approved setting up of a Committee under the Chairmanship of Director General (Acquisition) to review the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual (DPM) 2009. The Committee will revise and align the procedures with the aim of ensuring seamless flow from asset acquisition …

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Fashion lovers can now celebrate as H&M will be available on Myntra from 20th August

H&M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), the international retailer known for fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way, drums up to its launch debut on Myntra on 20th August 2019 at 8 pm. The coming together of one of the largest global fashion retailer and India’s largest e-commerce …

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Akshay Kumar visits INOX Inorbit Mall at Malad to watch Mission Mangal with 1000 school kids

Superstar Akshay Kumar visited INOX at Inorbit Mall at Malad to watch the special screening of Mission Mangal which was organized for 1000 kids. Akshay joined the kids of Ira Global School who were there to watch Mission Mangal. While interacting with the kids, Akshay spoke about India’s endeavors in …

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Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri celebrates Independence Day with the launch of the first look of The Kashmir Files #KasmirUnreported

After the unprecedented success of The Tashkent Files and on the eve of Independence Day, filmmaker, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri launches the ‘First Look’ of his next film, The Kashmir Files which is based on the genocide and mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandit’s – by far the largest ethnic cleansing that …

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Xinhua Silk Road: Inaugural Fortune Global Sustainability Forum to be held in SW China’s Yuxi in early Sept.

The inaugural Fortune Global Sustainability Forum will be held from September 4-6, 2019 on the bank of Fuxian Lake in Yuxi city, Yunnan province, China. With the theme of Green Grows Up: Forging A New Environmental Consensus, this three-day forum will focus on the convergence of energy, technology, and sustainability, convening senior leaders in business, government, …

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Digital Campaign ‘Sonakshi Sinha Arrested’

Premium direct-to-consumer beauty brand MyGlamm launched its new disruptive marketing campaign with ‘#AsliSonaArrested’ to unveil POSE, a new camera-ready HD make-up range for consumers. The premise of the campaign is towards being camera ready and pose-worthy even in the most unflattering of situations.  Conceptualized and executed by the MyGlamm marketing …

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Abrogation of Article 370 welcomed by people

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venakaih Naidu has said that abrogation of article 370 was welcomed by people cutting across all political lines in the country. Participating in the 35th Foundation Day celebrations of Prabhat Khabar, a Hindi daily, in Ranchi, Jharkhand today, the Vice President said the need …

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Indian Bank Signs up Corporate Agency with Chola MS

Indian Bank, a premier Public Sector bank has entered into a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd. (Chola MS) for distribution of the latter’s insurance products to Indian Bank customers. Under the agreement, Cholamandalam MS insurance products ranging from motor, home, health PA, and travel insurance, and SME …

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Income Tax Department detects Benami business of running of petrol outlets

In a swift and coordinated action on Friday, 2nd August 2019, the Investigation Wing of Income Tax Department, NER carried out searches on certain businessmen in Meghalaya found to be involved in running a web of petrol pumps managed and controlled as benami properties. These persons were depriving the State …

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