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1. "India-Mongolia Relations" conference slated for 9th January, 2018

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The India Foundation is organising a Conference on "India-Mongolia Relations" on 9th January, 2018.

India-Mongolia relations have been on an upswing in recent years, with the latter turning to New Delhi in December 2016 for help after China hiked transit tariffs on Mongolian trucks, as part of its action to protest Dalai Lama's visit to MongoliaRead More...

Related: Modi to visit Arunachal Pradesh to send a strong message to China

2. Mizoram’s MZP Opposes Mosque Construction in Mizoram

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The largest student body in Mizoram, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) opposed the construction of a mosque in a plot of land given by a woman in central Serchhip town in Mizoram.

According to MZP, it was "illegal" for one Rothuami to “sell” her land for construction of mosque because "as non-tribals are not allowed to own land in tribal areas”. Read More...

Related: MIZORAM | Eyebrows raised as BJP appoints Chakma leaders to make state ‘Congress Free’

3. North East United FC won their match against FC Goa in the India Super League

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Apart a series of disappointing plays, NE United clinched 2-1 a win against FC Goa in an Indian Super League (ISL) football fixture on Saturday.

It looks like former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has transformed the team after taking over from sacked Joao de Deus. Read More...

Related: PBL Season 3 Is Upping Its Game, Pullela Gopichand Tells Us How

4. AI will play a big part in India's job market in 2018

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The Indian job market is in a state of flux, because of rising adoption of artificial intelligence (AI). According to experts, upskilling is the only way employees would be able to survive this transitory phase.

The year 2017 was a year of disruption for Indian job landscape, but hiring scenario looks glossy in the new year with likely addition of 200,000 jobs in the information technology (IT) industry, said experts. Read More...

Related: 70-80 per cent jobs in India can be potentially outsourced: Study

5. Meghalaya Congress-led govt will be no more in 2018, a hopeful Amit Shah says

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Congress-led Meghalaya government is set to go in 2018.

Addressing a rally, Shah said, "I want to extend special new year greetings to people of Meghalaya because I know the Congress government is set to depart in 2018 and a BJP government will arrive".

He has been visiting Meghalaya ahead of the coming polls. Read More...

Related: Many Tripura Ministers Corrupt, will be Sent to Jail — Shah

6. Celebrities will have to be careful of which ads they appear in

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A new bill means that most celebrities will face up to 3-year ban for endorsing misleading advertisements.

The bill provides for up to two years’ jail term and Rs 10 lakh fine for manufacturers making false claims in ads. This could go up to 5 years Rs 50 lakh for repeat offenders. .

The Consumer Protection Bill 2018 seeks a complete overhaul in consumer rights, especially in areas of e-commerce, direct-to-consumer selling and advertisements.

It also lays the ground for the creation of a new regulator, a central consumer protection authority. Read More...

Related: Assam: Seuji-Seuji Award conferred upon singer Zubeen Garg

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