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  • Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences of India today signed letter of intent to launch cooperation in earth and ocean science and technology, paving way for enhanced cooperation between India and Japan in various fields of science and technology. 
  • $35 billion of investment over the coming 5 years is promised by Japan to India. Major investments will be done in infrastructural projects. For wooing India, Japanese investors promised introduction of special mechanism such as "Japan Fast Track Channel for Japanese investors in India".
  • Since World War 2, this is the first time Japan has agreed to sell military equipments to India. Agreement has been finalised by Indian counterparts to buy US-2 amphibian aircraft. India and Japan will work closely to build the aircraft. The deal not only includes transfer of the aircraft but also technology to manufacture the same.
  • Peace and non-violence is in the 'DNA of Indian society’. That’s what Indian PM said while reiterating commitment of India towards world peace. Currently, international community, including Japan, is apprehensive about India’s stance of not signing Non-Proliferation Treaty.
  • Union government has requested apex court of India not to cancel coal block permits allocated between 1993 and 2010, which were regarded as illegal by Supreme Court some days back.
  • Rs 2,700 crore fund has been allocated by the Central government for a project regarding opening of Nalanda University and associated works. The university was recently opened with 15 students after more than 800 years.
  • Health ministry today issued a statement saying that 6 people coming from Ebola affected western African countries have been sent to the quarantine unit at Delhi airport because they are suspected to be suffering from Ebola virus.
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Last Updated on September 2, 2014, 6:03 pm