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Take Advantage of Make in India, says President to Finland

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has invited Finland, during his visit, to take advantage of the "Make in India" campaign which seeks to position India as a global manufacturing hub through a series of policy interventions on Thursday. Addressing the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Mukherjee said the new government in India was focused on "growth and creation of employment opportunities" and ...

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Take Advantage of Make in India, says President to Finland

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has invited Finland, during his visit, to take advantage of the "Make in India" campaign which seeks to position India as a global manufacturing hub through a series of policy interventions on Thursday. Addressing the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Mukherjee said the new government in India was focused on "growth and creation of employment opportunities" and ...

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International Literacy Day: President Presents Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday presented the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 at International Literacy Day Celebrations at a function at Vigyan Bhavan, with Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, present. President said a literate and educated society is better able to explore its way towards its inclusive economic and social well being through democratic means. "Thus it ...

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Presidential Election 2012: UPA Zeroes in on Pranab Mukherjee Finally, Mamata Uncertain on Quitting

The ruling government coalition has finally ended the flip-flop drama choosing finance minister Pranab Mukherjee to be its candidate for the august post of President of India amidst stiff opposition from West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The day’s events on Friday unfolded with Mulayam drawing his feet on support to former President Abdul Kalam amid UPA chief Sonia Gandhi’s ...

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Doha debate asks Syrian President Assad to go

The reputation of Syria’s President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panelists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more ...

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