Sunday, 10 December 2017


PM invites the world to Make in India, inaugurates Dr. Ambedkar International Centre and more...
PM Makes a Pitch for Make in India and Nari Shakti at Global Entrepreneurship Summit
In line with the theme of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit of “Women First, Prosperity for All”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined women empowerment as crucial to development. The Indian government hosted the summit in partnership with the Government of the USA.
PM dedicates Dr. Ambedkar International Centre to the Nation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, in New Delhi, to the nation. The construction of the Institute was completed in just 2 years since it was PM Modi himself who had laid the foundation stone for it in 2015. PM Modi also mentioned how he is privileged to be developing important places related to Dr. Ambedkar's life as centres of pilgrimage.
If there is any creation made by man which is immortal its India’s constitution: PM Modi
On the National Law Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored the vitality of the Indian Constitution in strengthening Indian democracy.Emphasizing the importance of "Ease of Living," the Prime Minister said that the role of the Government should be one of a facilitator, more than a regulator.
Convergence and Real-time Monitoring to Enhance and Assess Nutrition Outcomes
A high-level meeting to review the progress of various government initiatives to prevent and reduce under-nutrition was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister stressed on real-time monitoring to assess nutrition outcomes as well as called for convergence among all schemes of Union and State Governments, which impact the nutritional levels of India’s population.
India Plays Host to Biggest Ever Edition of Global Conference on Cyber Space
During the keynote address at the Global Conference on Cyber Space, Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged the role of digital technology as the great leveller. He listed the ways in which Digital India, world’s largest technology-led programme, made service delivery and governance more efficient and empowered citizens.

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

Ethical Alliance Daily News


United States: One of the Jonas Brothers is now involved in FIFA’s bribery case
Dec 08, 2017 08:00 pm
Former boy band member Kevin Jonas made a surprise appearance Thursday as a government witness in the FIFA international soccer corruption trial in Brooklyn — just so he could tell the court that he and his bandmates once saw a...
A former Russian cabinet minister today delivered his final word in a bribery trial that has electrified the country and split its ruling elite. Alexei Ulyukayev, his voice between angry and trembling, used his 12-minute speech to ask for forgiveness....
In a major blow to Pakistan, China has decided to temporarily stop the funding of at least three major road projects in Pakistan over several reports of corruption in the CPEC projects. Being built as part of the $60 billion...
The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine to end attacks on its anti-graft agencies, joining a growing chorus of criticism of the country’s reform efforts that already includes the U.S. and the European Union. Ukraine’s government and parliament should safeguard the...
Two executive directors of Hong Kong financial services firm Convoy Global Holdings have been put under investigation by the city’s anti-graft body, the company said on Thursday, confirming media reports that had sent its shares down 7 per cent and...
EIGHT officials of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) are facing graft charges before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas over the allegedly irregular awarding of fencing contract amounting to P28.2 million last year. Deputy Ombudsman Paul Elmer Clemente was asked...

International Anti-Corruption Day

9 December, is International Anti-Corruption Day. All over the world, we've been hosting special events and activities to celebrate this important day for the fight against corruption. 
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Friday, 8 December 2017

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

  Mentoring Startup Entrepreneurs Daily update ⋅ December 8, 2017

Mentoring Startup Entrepreneurs
Daily update  December 8, 2017
Winners announced for Startup Challenge
The winning startups earned a $25,000 investment; regular meetings with Westside Startup Fund 3 investors; discounted legal and accounting services; human resources and marketing assistance; along with coaching and mentoring services, entrepreneur workshops and more. The Startup Challenge ...
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Texas tech startup investors converging on San Antonio
The winning startup of the spring competition will get free office space at Geekdom and Capital Factory. The goal is for that startup to raise a bridge round of $500,000 before moving on to venture capital firms. Other perks include access to a mentorship circle of Texas entrepreneurs, legal help from law ...
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Pitch Club, for Entrepreneurs and Startups, Will be Hosted at Next Energy, Detroit
Pitch Club is a mentoring and funding program aimed at connecting the various ecosystems and smart zones throughout Michigan. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, ...
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When Bad Time Follows, A True Mentor Understands, Supports & Guides!
The need of a mentor in the murkier phase of the startup journey is more as compared to that in the stable phases. The process of dealing with failure is disconcerting and can affect an entrepreneur's confidence level and abilities. In this hour, a mentor provides mental, emotional support to the mentee ...
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Regional Entrepreneurship Summit Seedstars MENA is right around the corner, are we going to ...
... gather all the local winners of the region along with 350+ registered attendees, including regional investors, mentorsentrepreneurs, and corporates. The event is organized with the support of the Bahrain Economic Development Board and Startup Bahrain, the U.S. Embassy in Bahrain and Tamkeen.
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TiE Bhubaneswar Chapter's Annual Day held on 6th Dec'2017
... on TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). Shri L. N. Gupta, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, MSME Dept. GOO spoke in detail about the various new Government initiatives & schemes for the Startups. He also mentioned about the Government portal where the startups can register to get Mentoring Support.
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