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Vol. 03, Issue No. 11 March 15, 2019.

Vol. 03, Issue 11, March 15, 2019.

Consulate News Lok Sabha Election 2019 – Desh Ka Maha Tyohaar ओवरसीज एलेक्टर के रूप में पंजीकरण करने के ललए, Form 6A को भरना आवश्यक है । यह Form ऑनलाइन भरने के ललए, राष्ट्रीय मतदाता सेवा पोटट ल पर जायें। Form 6A ईआरओ / एईआरओ कायाटलय / ववदे शों में नालमत स्थानों पर मफ् ु त उपलब्ध हैं। इसे भारत ननवाटचन आयोग की वेबसाइट से भी डाउनलोड ककया जा सकता है :…/4834-form-6a-application-for-inclusio…/ अधधक जानकारी के ललए:

Saskatchewan Hindu Society Annual Banquet (March 09, 2019) Consul General Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi attended Saskatchewan Hindu Society Annual Banquet at Saskatoon. President Dr. Ajay Dalai welcomed the guests and Jayaji Mazumdar Chinmoy Mission gave the spiritual message. Premier Scott Moe highlighted the important partnership between Saskatchewan province and India while Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark praised the role played by Indian diaspora in stronger relations. Several dignitaries and prominent members of the diaspora and Canadian community attended the banquet.

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University of Saskatchewan Visit (March 09, 2019)

Consul General Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi visited University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon and interacted with some of the bright and hardworking Indian students and their mentor professors. Advised students to register on Madad portal.

Consul General Saskatoon Visit

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BC Tech Summit 2019 (March 12, 2019) Consul General Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi attended BC Tech Summit 2019 at Vancouver, British Columbia. Consul General met Indian business delegation and Mr. Raghwa Gopal CEO and President of Innovate BC. BC Tech was on full display at the flagship event showcasing innovative solutions for agriculture, water purification, healthcare and VR, Blockchain among others.

IC IMPACTS Dialogue (March 14, 2019) Consul General participated in the IC - IMPACTS Dialogue on strengthening Canada-India partnerships in Innovation and Trade and the Signing Ceremony wherein SFU became an Affiliated Partner University with IC-Impacts. IC - IMPACTS is the unique Canada-India Centre for Excellence with equal funding from both GOI and Govt of Canada. It has to date, 47 research projects, 7 Start Ups, 27 patents and hundreds of innovators and partners. Their self-healing road project in Thondebhavi, Karnataka, earthquake resistant super concrete at a school in Roorkee and Ganga rejuvenation at Varanasi are innovative models of sustainable development.

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Namaste Canada Organising Committee Meeting (March 06, 2019)

Cultural Heritage - Festivals of India Holi Festival (March 21) As the Holi festival celebration in India brings a lot of happiness, joy and colors to everyone’s life to make the life of people colorful, it is commonly called as the “Festival of Colors”. As it brings the unity and love among people, it is also called as the “Festival of Love”. It is a traditional and cultural Hindu festival being celebrated from the ancient time by our old generations and followed every year by the new generations. It is a festival of love and colors celebrated annually by the religious Hindu people with great joy and enthusiasm. It is a festival of mind refreshment which not only refreshes the mind of people but also their relations. It is the festival which people celebrate by getting together with their family members and relative to distribute love and affection to each other as well as strengthen their relationship. It is a festival of bonding a relation which binds the people in one rope by removing their old misbehavior. Visit to read more…

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News from/of India 1. India, US agree to build six nuclear power plants in India Washington: India and the US said they have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation. The two countries said this in a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue, co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Andrea Thompson, the US under secretary of state for arms control and international security, on Wednesday. Read more… (PTI: March 14, 2019)

2. Indian start-ups mopped up US$ 7 bn from PEs, VCs in 2018, says EY report New Delhi: E-commerce and consumer internet companies raised over $7 billion in private equity and venture capital in 2018, according to a latest EY report. The report highlights that majority of the funding is towards building supply chain, expanding into new segments, global expansion, acquisition or consolidation, and bringing innovative product offerings to the market. Read more… (Business Standard: March 11, 2019)

3. Meet the Indian woman who has trained more than 15,000 commandos free of cost An Indian woman who has trained more than 15,000 elite-level military commandoes for free has been conferred the country’s highest civilian honour for women. Dr Seema Rao was among those conferred the Nari Shakti Puraskar (Women Power Award) by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Read more… (Times News Service, March 10, 2019 | 4:14 PM)

4. First woman defence minister, Here's Nirmala Sitharaman's story When it comes to women who have broken the glass ceiling, Nirmala Sitharaman definitely tops the list. On the occasion of International Women's Day, Nirmala Sitharaman's story is unmissable. Read more… (KC Archana , India Times, Fri, 08 Mar, 04:22pm)

5. Indore bags cleanest city award for 3rd straight year Indore has bagged the cleanest city award for third straight year under Swachh Survekshan, 2019. President Ram Nath Kovind presented Swachh Survekhshan-2019 Awards in New Delhi today. New Delhi Municipal Council area got the cleanest small city award. Read more… (All India Radio, Thu, 07 Mar, 04:22pm)

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Consulate Weekly Vol 03, Issue 11  

Consulate Weekly Vol 03, Issue 11