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Union Cabinet approves opening of Indian missions in three countries

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Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday addressed media on important decisions taken by the Union Cabinet.

Union Cabinet approves opening of Indian missions in three countries
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday addressed media on important decisions taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Javadekar said that the Union Cabinet has approved the opening of Indian missions in Estonia, Paraguay and Dominican Republic.
He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always pitched for maintaining good relations with all countries and the move was part of the efforts to further strengthen ties with other nations.
"Union Cabinet has also approved MoU between India and Bhutan on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space," said the minister.
"This MoU would lead to setting up a Joint Working Group, drawing members from DOS/ISRO and the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) of Bhutan, which will further work out the plan of action, including the time-frame and the means of implementation," a government statement said.
Other key decisions taken by the Union Cabinet:
 
  1. The export of Akash Missile System approved by the Union Cabinet
  2. Multi-Modal Logistics Hub & Multi-Modal Transport Hub (MMTH) at Greater Noida.
  3. Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru under CBIC
  4. An interest subvention of Rs 4,573 crore for new distilleries producing ethanol, which can be used for doping in petrol,
  5. Modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity to produce first-generation ethanol from feedstocks.
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