IOCL & IWAI signed a Memorandum of Understanding
The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 26, 2019. According to the Memorandum, IOCL & IWAI will jointly develope infrastructure for receipt, storage, dispensing and supply of fuels, lubricating oils, liquefied petroleum gas for domestic and commercial use, natural gas and any other related fuel and gas.
The agreement signed by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) aims to provide for an understanding over general modalities of mutual cooperation leading to addressing futuristic demand of any form of energy for Inland Waterways and associated services. The move is expected to lead to development of business activities along the national waterways.
India-Bangladesh To Be Held Joint Military Exercise
A joint military exercise is going to be conducted between India and Bangladesh. The Joint Military Exercise named ‘Exercise Sampriti 2019’ will held at Tangail, District of Bangladesh from March 2 to March 15, 2019. This will be the eighth edition of the exercise which is hosted alternately by both countries. As a part of the ongoing defense cooperation between India and Bangladesh, "Exercise Sampriti" is an important bilateral effort between India and Bangladesh.
The objective of this exercise is to strengthen and widen the aspects of inter-and-cooperation between the Indian and Bangladesh forces. This exercise will include strategic level operation in a counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism environment under the United Nations mandate.
PM Modi Dedicated National Cancer Institute To The Nation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently dedicated The National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Jhajjar, Haryana, to the nation. It is an integral part of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. This tertiary healthcare institute dedicated for cancer care is the second campus of the AIIMS Delhi only.
NCI, built at a cost of Rs.2035 crores, is the largest investment by a government in a single hospital project and has the unique distinction of being one of the Mega Healthcare projects to be completed in record time of 3 years.
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