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Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

GeM to ensure transparency in public procurement

As an initiative to improve transparency in procurement, Government has set up Government e- Marketplace as a 100% Government owned company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 for providing online platform for procurement of common use goods and services by government organizations. Government e- Marketplace

US President launches new round of attacks on media

Donald Trump has launched a new round of attacks against the US media, accusing them of being able to “cause war”. In a flurry of tweets on Sunday, the President continued to cast the media as the “enemy of the people,” saying “They purposely cause

India inches closer to NSG membership: Washington’s waiver

Against the background of intense speculation about US President Donald Trumps growing indifference to Indias security needs and the landmark India-US Nuclear Cooperation Agreement came the dramatic announcement of the “Tier 1 waiver” for India. This exception from the export control regime will allow the

Aliens in Assam: Electoral fodder for BJP, Congress

Ever since the former saffron stalwart, Arun Shourie, created a stir in the 1980s with his articles on illegal immigrants in Assam comprising Bangladeshi Muslims, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has seen the issue as an excellent one to furbish its nationalist credentials by portraying