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ADB Board Approves $500 Million Loan As Its First Phase of Support to Help Philippines Rebuild After Typhoon Yolanda

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $500 million emergency loan announced in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda to help the Government of the Philippines cover immediate costs associated with rebuilding areas affected by the super storm.

MGNREGA-Dhara Vikas Programme in Sikkim Villages

Tangaymendang ward under Kewzing Bakhim gram panchayat in south district is like any other sleepy village in Sikkim, but thanks to the highly innovative Dhara Vikas programme launched under the banner of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), this village is now prospering and self-reliant.

Rajiv Gandhi excellence award to Bollywood martial arts trainer Chitah Yajnesh

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Bollywood martial arts trainer Chitah Yajnesh Shetty has received 'Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award' for his commitment and work towards promoting the Martial Arts among youth; training and conducting special workshops for Street Children and Senior citizens; and launching a nation-wide initiative with Times Foundation 'Nirbhaya' A Self Defense and  Empowerment program for Women. The awards were distributed by Harish Rawat - Minister for Water Resources, Govt of India; Jagdish Yadav- Chairman for OBC, Govt of India; and Team of Human Welfare Council on 11th September 2013 at the constitution Club of India, Rafi marg, New Delhi.


INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s Largest Maritime Event, To Be Held at Mumbai from 8th October to 10th October 2013

Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th  October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries including 7 Country Pavilions from Holland, Norway, Korea, Singapore, China and Iran among others. The products and solutions showcased at the event include dredging, marine equipment, marine offshore technology, ocean engineering, port equipment, port technology, ship repair, shipbuilding, underwater robotics etc. The event is supported by the Ministry of Shipping & many other key associations & trade bodies.

First Ever Bangladeshi Trade Fair in Malaysia to Boost Business

As an initiative to encourage the growth and sustainability of the “Next Eleven” and to boost bilateral trade links the Malaysian government has recently declared a zero tariff on the import of 300 products from Bangladesh.

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