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India Emerging as Defence Hub Despite Challenges: Modi

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Criticising the previous UPA government over hampering defence preparedness through “policy paralysis”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 12 April 2018 stated that the NDA regime which is meeting the critical requirements of the defence forces such as fighter aircraft and will not spend 10 years …

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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates DefExpo 2018 in Chennai

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The DefExpo 2018, a biennial exhibition of weapons and military hardware, was formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mahabalipuram on 12 April 2018. The four-day exhibition, which is based on the theme – India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub, will see over 670 …

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Global Union Leaders Converge To Condemn ICTSI

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global unions have once again condemned multinational port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), for continuing to lower the standards in the global port industry. Several international unions and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) general secretary, Steve Cotton, are in Melbourne this week …

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FIEO, PayPal sign MoU to Empower Small & Medium Businesses

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Global technology platform and digital payments leader, PayPal and the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), India’s apex international trade promotion organisation, announced a partnership to promote exports while leveraging the technology and experience of each other on 5 April 2018. PayPal will work …

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Suresh Prabhu Launches Digital Initiative for Ease of Export

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Union Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu on 3 April launched digital initiatives by Export Inspection Council (EIC) for ease of export in New Delhi. Speaking on this occasion the Minister said that India’s potential for agricultural and food export will …

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All India Major Ports Hockey Tournament Begins in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The 39th All India Major Ports Hockey Tournament, 2017-18, organized by Mumbai Port Trust under the aegis of Major Ports Sports Control Board,  was declared open by Mr Devinder Walmiki, India Olympic Hockey Player at the MHA Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on 2 April …

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Boskalis To Build Landmark Polder Development in Singapore

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Award from the Housing & Development Board of Singapore for the development of a polder at the north western tip of Pulau Tekong. The contract value for the joint venture with Penta Ocean Construction Company …

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