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Kavinder inaugurates Admission Fair with huge students rush for counselling

 

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JAMMU, May 17: Speaker of Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta inaugurated Admission Fair here at Jhelum Resort on Wednesday in which huge turnout of Class 12 students and parents seeking counselling and advice by the finest participating universities and colleges from all across India.
"It's a wonderful opportunity for the youth of J&K to meet from representatives India's finest universities, colleges and educational institutions all under one roof. Admissions Fair serve as 'time and cost effective' platforms for parents and students to access multiple institutions 'under one roof.' It saves the time of the working parents and reduces the hassle of visiting various colleges in Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Dehradun, etc. I specially congratulate Vivek Shukla, Director -Afairs Exhibitions & Media, the Organiser of this fair and Ashwini Sharma, Managing Director Gold Advertisers for organsing such a meaningful fair" stated Gupta. Speaking on the occasion, Kavinder appealed to the Organisers for holding job fairs so that the unemployed youth of J&K would be benefitted.
Organised by AFAIRS Exhibitions & Media Pvt. Ltd, Asia's leading education fair organizers, the event has something to offer to every student, from the average to the brilliant! The Fair is being organized to serve as 'time & cost effective' platform for parents & students to access multiple institutions 'under one roof.' Managing Director Gold Advertisers, Ashwini Sharma expressed gratitude to Kavinder Gupta for sparing valuable time for this gala event.
 

 

Government's decision to set up 10 atomic power plants to generate 33,400 jobs, R 70,000-crore opportunity


NEW DELHI, May 17: Seeking to give a fresh impetus to India's domestic nuclear power production, the Union cabinet today cleared a proposal to indigenously build 10 atomic reactors, the largest ever approval granted for such facilities in one go.
Once completed, the 10 reactors of 700 MW each will give much needed fillip to the domestic nuclear industry. The Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) will be developed by the Department of Atomic Energy.
"A total of 7000 MW capacity will be added. It will help produce clean energy," Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.
India currently has installed nuclear power capacity of 6780 MW from 22 operational plants. Another 6700 MW of nuclear power is expected to be added by 2021-22 when currently under-construction projects go onstream in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
The 10 reactors would be built at Mahi Banswara (Rajasthan), Chutka (Madhya Pradesh), Kaiga (Karnataka) and Gorakhpur (Haryana). "As the government marks three years of its nation and people-centric governance, in a first of its kind project for India's nuclear power sector, the 10 new units will come up in fleet mode as a fully homegrown initiative," a government statement said.
"It would be one of the flagship Make in India projects in this sector," it added.
With likely manufacturing orders of close to R 70,000 crore to the domestic companies, the project is expected to help transform Indian nuclear industry and likely generate more than 33,400 jobs in direct and indirect employment. Agencies

 

Govt to ease FDI in print media, construction, retail

 

New Delhi, May 17: The government is moving ahead with further opening of print media, construction and retail sectors to foreign investments, and detailed deliberations in this regard were held in the finance ministry on Wednesday.
The commerce and industry ministry may soon approach the Union Cabinet to get the final approval on the proposals, sources said.
According to them, the government is considering to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in certain areas of print media.
Currently, government allows foreign investment in areas such as printing of newspapers and publishing of scientific magazines with certain conditions and FDI caps.
There is also a proposal to ease the policy in construction and development sector, under which an Indian company could be allowed to bring FDI even for undeveloped plots in any project.
Currently, 100 per cent FDI is allowed in the construction sector subject to various conditions.
One of the norms is that the Indian investee company is permitted to sell only developed plots, which means plots where trunk infrastructure - roads, water supply, street lighting, drainage and sewerage, have been made available. Agencies

 

Mukesh Ambani in Forbes list of 25 'Global Game Changers'

 

New York, May 17 : Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is among the 25 'Global Game Changers' listed by Forbes who are transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe. Forbes' second annual Global Game Changers list includes 25 "intrepid business leaders" who are "unsatisfied with the status quo" and "transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe." Ambani, 60, is in the list for his game changing efforts to bring the internet to India's masses. Gained 100 million customers in six months and set off a wave of consolidation in the market," Forbes said, referring to his company's mobile network operator Reliance Jio. It quoted Ambani as saying that "anything and everything that can go digital is going digital. India cannot afford to be left behind." Forbes said the 25 trailblazers on the list, arranged alphabetically, are re-imagining countless facets of everyday life, from health to sending money to relatives abroad. "While plenty of corporate functionaries make headlines for successful turnarounds or record profits, we sought to identify true movers and shakers who are determining the course of the future for more than just their own shareholders or employees," it said. Agencies

 

Govt to ease FDI in print media, construction, retail

 

New Delhi, May 17: The government is moving ahead with further opening of print media, construction and retail sectors to foreign investments, and detailed deliberations in this regard were held in the finance ministry on Wednesday.
The commerce and industry ministry may soon approach the Union Cabinet to get the final approval on the proposals, sources said.
According to them, the government is considering to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in certain areas of print media.
Currently, government allows foreign investment in areas such as printing of newspapers and publishing of scientific magazines with certain conditions and FDI caps.
There is also a proposal to ease the policy in construction and development sector, under which an Indian company could be allowed to bring FDI even for undeveloped plots in any project.
Currently, 100 per cent FDI is allowed in the construction sector subject to various conditions.
One of the norms is that the Indian investee company is permitted to sell only developed plots, which means plots where trunk infrastructure - roads, water supply, street lighting, drainage and sewerage, have been made available. Agencies

 

 

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