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352 km Mizoram National Highway to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route 21.8.2017 Zee News : World
Myanmar, the only southeast Asian country which shares a 1,643-km-long border with India, serves as a gateway to the other 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Four northeastern states — Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Manipur (398 km), Nagaland (215 km) and Mizoram (510 km) — have an unfenced border with Myanmar.
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352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar: Govt 21.8.2017 Latest News
NHIDCL sources said the tender would be floated in the first week of September
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Gold consignments from South Korea to face strict customs scrutiny 21.8.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
The collections from customs duty and IGST from import of all commodities post the implementation of GST has almost doubled to Rs 30,000 crore in July.
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'352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route' 21.8.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Due to the hilly terrain and other difficulties, the government has set the construction cost at Rs 10-13 crore per km against the that of Rs 3.95 crore in the plains.
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'352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route' 21.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Aiming to strengthen India's geo-strategic stand and transform the northeastern region into an economic powerhouse, the Centre has cleared a Rs 6,167 crore upgrade of a 352-km National Highway (NH) in Mizoram that will improve economic connectivity to Myanmar as also create an alternate trade route for mainland traders doing business in the northeast.
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Gold consignments from South Korea to face strict customs scrutiny 21.8.2017 All Markets Stories
Under the FTA between India and South Korea, basic customs duty on gold was eliminated
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Myanmar calls for preserving fresh water lake for ecotourism 21.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Myanmar authorities on Monday called for the preservation of the country's largest fresh water Indawgyi lake in Kachin state in order to promote ecotourism.
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China's neighbors: Friends, foes and frenemies 21.8.2017 China News Headlines, Latest China News and Live Updates - Times of India
China has sharp differences with almost all its neighbours. But their resistance to Beijing's aggressive claims is increasingly weakening as its investments grow in the region. Mongolia, Vietnam and India are among a handful critical of its strong-arm tactics, along with Japan and Taiwan.
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Capex in paper industry at a standstill due to cheaper imports: IPMA 19.8.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
The paper mills in the country are finding it difficult to tap the growth potential, which is in tune with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, due to the imports of cheaper paper from ASEAN countries, said Saurabh Bangur, president, Indian Paper Manufacturers Association and vice chairman of West Coast Paper. The industry in India has not been expanding capacity for the last 12 months or more, owing to this challenge. "As per the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS) data, there is more than 40 per cent CAGR increase in imports in the last three years from this region. Month on month rising ASEAN imports has a negative impact in the minds of the Indian entrepreneurs and paper trade," he said.The capacity of Indian mills has saturated almost one and a half years ago, and is currently working at 100 per cent capacity. Now, whatever growth happening in the sector in tandem with the GDP growth rate, is being taken care of by the import. "When there is .
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Dr Subhash Chandra pitches for women's quota in legislatures 19.8.2017 DNA: Top News
Rajya Sabha MP and Essel Group chairman Dr Subhash Chandra on Friday said the time has come for Parliament to take up the issue of reservation for women in legislatures. Speaking at the India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 in Bhopal, Dr Chandra also spoke at length about the qualities of a politician. Talking about his entry into politics, he said he had done so to serve the people. "A good politician is one who knows how to sacrifice for his own people. It is your own talent and your capacity that can change the opinions of the people and that's what is a quality of a leader," said Dr Chandra. "You could be illiterate or can have a doctorate; it does not matter. You must be able to change the opinion of other people." Organised by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the India Foundation to observe 25 years of the ASEAN-India Dialogue Partnership, the Summit witnessed the participation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav, Biju Janata Dal MP Baijayant Panda, and ...
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Doklam crisis echoes loudly in South and South-East Asia 18.8.2017 Hindu: International
Japan’s support to India irks China but countries — from Nepal to Philippines — keenly watching the subtle power shifts without taking sides.
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Watch: `A good politician makes sacrifices,` says Dr Chandra at India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 18.8.2017 Zee News : India National
Interacting with delegates at the India ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 in Bhopal, Dr Subhash Chandra said that entered politics to help people.
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Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit : Will announce Govt’s one... 17.8.2017 Kangla Online
Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit : Will announce Govt’s one...
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Hill Leaders' Day and Meeyamgi Numit : Will announce Govt's one year prog soon: CM 17.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Hill Leaders' Day and Meeyamgi Numit : Will announce Govt's one year prog soon: CM
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Government issues circular to prevent misuse of FTA with South Korea , ASEAN 13.8.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
" This is the first step (by the government) and could be a potential deterrent against misuse of the ASEAN FTA, " said Surendra Mehta, national secretary, India Bullion & Jewellers Association .
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India-ASEAN Youth Summit in Bhopal from Aug 14-19 12.8.2017 Zee News : India National
The exercise will mark the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-India dialogue partnership in the ongoing year and also the commemorative years theme of "Shared Values, Common Destiny".
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EU to hold 'extraordinary meeting' over N.Korea 12.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The European Union (EU) will convene an "extraordinary meeting" next week over the escalating tension with North Korea, the 27-nation bloc's diplomatic service announce.
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India-ASEAN Youth Summit to be held in Bhopal this month 11.8.2017 TOI: India
As part of a year long series of events to celebrate 25 years of partnership with ASEAN countries, the ministry of youth affairs and sports, along with the ministry of external affairs is holding a ‘youth summit’ in Bhopal later this month.
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China protests US warship approaching Meiji reef 11.8.2017 Zee News : World
Geng reiterated that the US provocation would force China to take further measures to strengthen homeland defense capacity.
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'China still building South China Sea islands' - Times of India 11.8.2017 TOI: All Headlines
'China still building South China Sea islands' - Times of India
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