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Welcome to the 23 April, 2018
edition of INDIA BULLETIN, presented by the Consulate General of India, Sydney

DefExpo 2018: Highlights from India's annual defence event


More than 154 global players and 523 Indian defence companies participated in the recently concluded Defence Expo in Chennai.
 

India finishes 3rd in 2018 Commonwealth Games campaign with 66 medals won in total

2018 Commonwealth Games: Young, old ‘shine bright like a diamond’ in India’s eventful campaign

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India can play pivotal role in global fourth Industrial revolution: WEF


The advent of the fourth industrial revolution can help India leapfrog traditional phases of development and accelerate its transition to a developed nation," World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende said.

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India’s forex reserves at life-time high


The country's foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high of USD 424.361 billion after rising by USD 1.828 billion in the week to March 30.

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Record 9,829 kms of national highways built in just 1 year, 20% higher than 2016-17


Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that record 9,829 kilometres of national highways at a cost of Rs 1,16,324 crore were constructed in the country during 2017-18

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Blackstone's new US$ 4 billion fund gives India top billing


India lies at the heart of the world’s largest private equity firm’s investment strategy. Blackstone Group Lp will invest about 60% of its maiden $4 billion Asia-focused fund in Asia’s third largest economy

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India top recipient of Commonwealth FDI

India has emerged as the top recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) from within the Commonwealth and is the second-most lucrative source of investment within the 53-member organisation.

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PM Modi Flags Off Country's First All-Electric Superfast Train in Bihar


Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off country’s first all-electric high speed locomotive made with the help of a French company under Make-In-India Project at Madhepura Rail Loco factory in Bihar.

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India GDP growth will pick up in 2018-19 to 7.3%, says ADB


Asian Development Bank sees improved rural consumption and modest rise in private sector investment aiding growth in the Indian economy.

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Two-wheeler exports highest since FY12 at 2.8 million units


Two-wheeler exports from India clocked a record high since 2011-12 at 2.8 million units, registering a 20.29 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth, riding primarily on motorcycle exports.

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India’s factory output grew at a robust 7.1% in February


India’s IIP grew at a robust 7.1% in February while CPI decelerated for the fourth consecutive month to 4.28% in March, leading to expectation that the Indian economy may be on a sustained recovery path.

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Discussion on Indian traditional handlooms, embroidery and weaving organized by CGI Sydney


Consulate General of India Sydney organized a Roundtable discussion on Indian traditional handlooms, embroidery and weaving with selected experts and other stakeholders in these fields from India and Sydney on 10 April 2018. The purpose of the discussion was to explore the scope for collaborations and synergies between artisans/producers in India and designers/consumers in Australia. The Roundtable provided a good opportunity to understand the level of interest in our handloom textile sector among Australian designers, fashion writers, consumers and retailers.


Classical Dance Concert organized by Indian Cultural Centre,CGI Sydney


Indian Cultural Centre, Consulate General of India, Sydney in association with Madhuram Academy of Performing Arts Inc hosted a “Classical Dance Concert – a presentation on Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathak” by Gauri Diwakar, Praveen Kumar and Sailaja Narayanswamy on 9 April 2018.













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