Wednesday, 30 November 2016

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SSC stenographers exam 2016: Results to be out today
SSC stenographers results 2016: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the results of the written examination of Stenographers Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination 2016 on December 1, 2016’s evening, as per a notification. The examination was held on July 31, 2016. The result will be out on the

SSC stenographers exam 2016: Results to be out today

SSC stenographers exam 2016: Results to be out today
SSC stenographers results 2016: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the results of the written examination of Stenographers Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination 2016 on December 1, 2016’s evening, as per a notification. The examination was held on July 31, 2016. The result will be out on the

UPTET Admit Card 2016 to be available tomorrow; Here’s how to download admit card at upbasiceduboard.gov.in

UPTET Admit Card 2016 to be available tomorrow; Here’s how to download admit card at upbasiceduboard.gov.in 
UPTET Admit Card 2016: With not even a month to go for the exam, the board has announced that the candidates would be able to download the UPTET admit card on the 1st of December 2016. The

SSC Junior Engineers (JE) exam 2016: Admit card expected to be released soon

SSC Junior Engineers (JE) exam 2016: Admit card expected to be released soon , The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is expected to issue e-admit cards for candidates appearing in the junior engineers (civil, mechanical, electrical and quantity surveying and contract) examination 2016 soon. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is expected to issue e-admit cards for

Karnataka TET 2016: Exam postponed to January 8, know more details

Karnataka TET 2016: Exam postponed to January 8, know more details
The Karnataka Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) exam 2016 has been postponed to January 8, 2017, an official notification has said. Earlier, the exam was going to be conducted on December 18 this year. The exam is conducted by the Centralised Admission Cell (CAC).

Download the Admit card of MICAT 2017 here

Download the Admit card of MICAT 2017 here
The last date for registering for MICAT 2017 is approaching near. All the exam takers can download their admit card by 2nd December 2016 from the official website of MICAT.  The exam is scheduled to take place on December 11, 2016. MICAT will be organized in 14 cities and the GE-PI round will be

MHA IB Security Assistant Skill Test Admit Card 2016 Download @ www.recruitmentonline.in

MHA IB Security Assistant Skill Test Admit Card 2016 Download @ www.recruitmentonline.in
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Intelligence Bureau (IB) is going to conduct skill test for the recruitment of Security Assistant (Motor Transport) posts. A huge number of candidates who are looking for the jobs applied for these posts. Candidates who had applied are searching for the IB

IBPS PO Mains Exam Result 2016: Results to be declared on the first week of December at IBPS official website www.ibps.in

IBPS PO Mains Exam Result 2016: Results to be declared on the first week of December at IBPS official website www.ibps.in
IBPS PO Mains Exam Result 2016: For the recruitment of the probationary officers among candidates of 2016, the Institute of Banking and Personal Examination (IBPS) will be declaring the IBPS Clerk

DTU Recruitment 2016: Apply for 24 Assistant Professor Posts

DTU Recruitment 2016: Apply for 24 Assistant Professor Posts
Delhi Technical University invited applications for recruitment to the post for Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics & Computing, Applied Physics, and Engineering Physics. The candidates eligible for the post can apply for the posts online through the prescribed format on or

MCC Kerala Recruitment for Guest Lecturer Posts, Apply at mcc.kerala.gov.in

MCC Kerala Recruitment for Guest Lecturer Posts, Apply at mcc.kerala.gov.in, 
Malabar Cancer Centre Kerala (MCC Kerala) Job Notification: MCC Kerala invited applications for recruitment to  Guest Lecturer posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 03 December 2016.

BPSMV Recruitment 2016 for 02 Assistant Professor Posts

BPSMV Recruitment 2016 for 02 Assistant Professor Posts, 
Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya (BPSMV) invited applications for recruitment to the post of Assistant Professors in Swasthavritta and Panchkarma in MSM Institute of Ayurveda. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format on or before 15 December 2016.

AIIMS New Delhi Recruitment 2016 for 09 Assistant Professor Posts

AIIMS New Delhi Recruitment 2016 for 09 Assistant Professor Posts , All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi invited applications for recruitment to the post of Assistant Professor. Eligible candidates can attend interview on 19 December 2016. Notification details:

GSFC Ltd Recruitment 2016 for Manager and Other Posts

GSFC Ltd Recruitment 2016 for Manager and Other Posts
GSFC Ltd Job Notification: GSFC Ltd invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Manager (Application Development Centre), Application Development Officer and Asst. Technician (Plastic Processing). The eligible candidates can apply to the post in the prescribed format along with required

HAL Apprenticeship Training Programme 2016, Engineering Graduates can apply for 215 Posts

HAL Apprenticeship Training Programme 2016, Engineering Graduates can apply for 215 Posts.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) invited applications from Engineering Graduates for HAL Apprenticeship Training Programme 2016. HAL will be conducting 1 Year Apprenticeship Training programe at TTI, HAL (BC), Bangalore for Engineering Graduates under Apprenticeship Act. The

IOCL Recruitment 2016 for Jr. Engineering Assistant Posts

IOCL Recruitment 2016 for Jr. Engineering Assistant Posts
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) announced walk-in interview schedule for the recruitment to the post of Jr. Engineering Assistants. The candidates eligible for the post can come for the walk-in interview on 07 December 2016.

East Delhi Municipal Corporation Recruitment 2016 for 09 Asst. Commissioner & Admn. Officer Posts

East Delhi Municipal Corporation Recruitment 2016 for 09 Asst. Commissioner & Admn. Officer Posts, East Delhi Municipal Corporation Job Notification:  East Delhi Municipal Corporation invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Commissioner and Administrative Officer on Transfer-on-Deputation basis. The eligible candidates can apply to the post in the prescribed

WBPSC Panchayat Accounts and Audit Officer Examination 2016, Commerce Graduates can Apply

WBPSC Panchayat Accounts and Audit Officer Examination 2016, Commerce Graduates can Apply
WBPSC invited application for the Panchayat Accounts and Audit Officer (Special) Recruitment Examination, 2016 invited applications for recruitment to the post for Panchayat Accounts and Audit

Jharkhand SSC 513 PGT Jobs, Apply by 30 Dec 2016

Jharkhand SSC 513 PGT Jobs, Apply by 30 Dec 2016 , Jharkhand JOBS
Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Post Graduate Trained Teacher (PGT). The eligible candidates can apply online to the post in the prescribed format along with necessary documents on or before 30 December 2016 @jssc.in.

TMB Recruitment 2016 for Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Posts

TMB Recruitment 2016 for Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Posts 
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB) Jobs Notification: Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB) invited applications for the post of Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 07 December 2016.

ISRO drones help to map disasters in north-east

ISRO drones help to map disasters in north-east 
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is using drones to map disasters in north-eastern States by collecting land details and add it to data from remote sensing satellites. In this regard, ISRO’s Shillong-based North-Eastern Space Applications Centre (NE-SAC) has tested unmanned aerial vehicles

Industries should use recycled groundwater: Water Ministry

Industries should use recycled groundwater: Water Ministry 
The Union Water Ministry is planning to impose restrictions on how industries, farmers and various groups can use groundwater by amending to a Bill on groundwater management. It was announced by the Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti at a seminar organised by the Central Groundwater

UK scientists allow three-parent babies mitochondrial gene therapy

UK scientists allow three-parent babies mitochondrial gene therapy , 
An independent panel of British scientists and experts has formally given nod to introduce so-called three-parent baby fertility treatments or mitochondrial gene therapy (MGT) procedures. The panel tasked with reviewing the safety of MGT held that this practice should be cautiously adopted to prevent

India inks Rs 5,000 crore defence deal with US to buy 145 M777 howitzers

India inks Rs 5,000 crore defence deal with US to buy 145 M777 howitzers 
India has singed government-to-government deal with the United States (US) to buy 145 M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers worth $750 million under the Foreign Military Sales programme. The deal was signed at the two-day meeting of the 15th India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) held in New Delhi.

Union Cabinet approves simplification of Visa regime

Union Cabinet approves simplification of Visa regime 
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for liberalization, simplification and rationalization of the existing visa regime in India. It has approved incremental changes in the visa policy as decided by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs with approval of Home Minister and in consultation with various

Union Cabinet approves Rehabilitation Package for displaced families from PoKJ, Chhamb

Union Cabinet approves Rehabilitation Package for displaced families from PoKJ, Chhamb
The Union Cabinet has approved Central Assistance of 2000 crore rupees for 36,384 displaced families from Pakistan occupied areas of Jammu & Kashmir (POJK) and Chhamb. It was approved following an announcement of Prime Minister’s Development Package for Jammu & Kashmir 2015 announced in

Union Cabinet approves India’s negotiating position adopted at Kigali conference to Montreal Protocol

Union Cabinet approves India’s negotiating position adopted at Kigali conference to Montreal Protocol
The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating position adopted by India at the recent 28th Meeting of Parties (MoP) to the Montreal Protocol in Kigali, Rwanda. The negotiations at Kigali meet held in October 2016 were aimed at including HFCs in the list of chemicals under the

16th century Kerala temple relaxes dress code for women

16th century Kerala temple relaxes dress code for women
Women can now enter the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple, the richest temple in the world, wearing a churidar. Breaking an age-old tradition at the temple, executive officer K N Satheesh put churidars on the allowed list , against the opinion of the chairman of the temple administrative committee, K Haripal,

India’s GDP growth rises to 7.3% in Quarter 2

India’s economy witnessed a marginal acceleration, growing at 7.3% in the second quarter of 2016-17. It expanded by 7.1% in the first quarter of 2016-17 and at 7.6% in the corresponding quarter last year.The pick-up in growth in the second quarter was led by agriculture which grew at 3.3% in the quarter. Manufacturing grew at 7.3% while mining and quarrying declined by 1.5%. Gross fixed capital

M. M. Kutty appointed Delhi Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer M. M. Kutty was appointed as the Delhi Chief Secretary. He replaced K. K. Sharma, who was transferred to the Union HRD Ministry as OSD. Earlier in the day, the Central government had sent back Mr. Kutty, a 1985 batch IAS officer, to his parent Union Territories cadre before the completion of the tenure of his Central deputation. Till date, he was working as the Additional Secretary

Hashim Mansoor of Kashmir won Asian Youth Karate Championships

Hashim Mansoor of Kashmir won Asian Youth Karate Championships.
Seven-year-old Hashim Mansoor from Kashmir’s Bandipora district has won a gold medal at the Asian Youth Karate Championships, being held at New Delhi.Hashim Mansoor of Kashmir won Asian Youth Karate Championships. He clinched the gold in the three day championship in the sub-junior category (below

IAAF launches online portal to report doping

IAAF launches online portal to report doping .
International Association of Athletics Federations has launched an online portal for reporting suspicions of doping. The secure portal on its home page is available in six languages and offers full confidentiality. Information submitted and transmitted via secure networks and is completely

CBSE launches portal ‘Parinam Manjusha’for easy access to academic documents

CBSE launches portal ‘Parinam Manjusha’for easy access to academic documents
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairman R K Chaturvedi has launched its digital portal named ‘Parinam Manjusha’ to provide easier access to academic documents online. The portal was developed by the board in collaboration with NEGD (DigiLocker). Students can find their

Esquire Magazine named Deepika as International women and Ranveer as International man of the year

Esquire Magazine named Deepika as International women and Ranveer as International man of the year
The sixth Esquire Man at His Best Awards 2016 was held on November 29, 2016 in Dubai. The annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of men (and a few women) across the Middle East over the past year. The event was hosted at the JW Marriott Marquis and about 500 guests were welcomed

Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography “Playing it my way” named Book of the Year

Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography “Playing it my way” named Book of the Year
Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography “Playing it my Way” has won the Crossword Book of the Year Award (Autobiography category)Sachin Autobiography. The book is penned by renowned cricket historian and Tendulkar’s close friend Boria Majumdar. Earlier, it also had entered the Limca Book of

Four India-born CEOs on Fortune Businessperson of the Year list 2016

Four India-born CEOs on Fortune Businessperson of the Year list 2016
Four leading India-born CEOs have been named in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year list that is topped by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The list includes:  1.Microsoft’s Satya Nadella ranked 5th among 50 global corporate heads.  2.CEO of Milwaukee-based maker of water heaters A O Smith

Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand signs MoU to promote cooperation and collaboration.

Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand signs MoU to promote cooperation and collaboration.
Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on November 29, 2016 for promoting cooperation and collaboration between the states. The MoU was signed between Surindra Rajabhat University Regional Development Strategies (SRRURDS) Foundation of Surin

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates inaugurates Tata Steel’s Gopalpur ferro-chrome plant

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates inaugurates Tata Steel’s Gopalpur ferro-chrome plant
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates the 55,000-tonne per annum (TPA) Odishaferro-chrome plant set up by Tata Steel at a cost of Rs 542 crore in its Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district. The plant is a unique environment-friendly unit with state-of-the-art pollution control equipment

Coal India arm signs pact with SBI Capital markets

Coal India arm signs pact with SBI Capital markets. Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ltd (CMPDI) the consultancy arm of Coal India Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with Mumbai based SBI Capital Markets to increase their market share in the rapidly growing consultancy area. The agreement was signed by Sashi Kant, General Manager, business development,

Mahindra Group, IBM to develop blockchain solution for supply chain finance

Mahindra Group, IBM to develop blockchain solution for supply chain finance,  The Mahindra Group and IBM joined together to develop blockchain solution. It is the Mahindra & IBMfirst projects of its kind in India outside of banking industry. The blockchain solution is cloud-based application which is designed to transform supplier-to-manufacturer trade finance transactions through a permissioned

A Chartered Plane Carrying Passengers Including Brazilian Football Team Crashed in Colombia

A Chartered Plane Carrying Passengers Including Brazilian Football Team Crashed in Colombia. A chartered plane, carrying 77 people, including a top Brazilian football team, crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia late night on November 28, 2016. The British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, departed Santa Cruz, Bolivia, carrying members of the Chapecoense team from southern

Singapore students are the World’s best in Mathematics and Science-TIMSS Report

Singapore students are the World’s best in Mathematics and Science-TIMSS Report. An international benchmarking study, Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) released a report on November 29, 2016 that, Singapore students are the world’s best in Mathematics and Science. The test was administered by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational

World Economic Forum reports-India’s Ranks 102th among 136 economies in terms of enabling cross border trade

World Economic Forum reports-India’s Ranks 102 th among 136 economies in terms of enabling cross border trade. According to the ‘Global Enabling Trade Report 2016’ of World Economic Forum (WEF), India has improved its ranking by four places to 102nd position among 136 economies in terms of enabling cross border trade. While India’s position has jumped four slots to 102, that of South

Mumbai poetry festival to feature 51 poets from 5 countries

Mumbai poetry festival to feature 51 poets from 5 countries. The ‘Poets Translating Poets’ festival held in Mumbai from November 25-27,2016 to transcend boundaries of language and culture, through the act of translation and poetry. Nearly 51 poets from Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Germany participated in the festival. It was the culmination of a two-year-long Indo-German literary

NIT Agartala signs 3 MoUs with ONGC, NEEPCO business

NIT Agartala signs 3 MoUs with ONGC, NEEPCO business. National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) and iBuild. The MoU would be valid for five years in the sector of knowledge updating, collaborative research in oil sectors,

India Switzerland Signs MoU to extend Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years

India Switzerland Signs MoU to extend Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India and Switzerland for a joint project on energy efficiency of buildings in November 2011, for duration of five years. Based on the excellent results achieved by the project in the first phase,  the ambassador of Switzerland to India,

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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - Nov 29. The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a UN-organized observance. Events are held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, as well as at the United Nations offices at Geneva and Vienna. It is generally held on November 29 each year to

Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The Government of India, in collaboration with United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), hosted the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016 in New Delhi from 3-5 November 2016.  The Delegations from 41 countries including Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China,

Under the National e-Governance Action Plan (NeGP)

E-Governance . The Government of India is implementing the ‘Digital India’ programme with the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Digital India is an umbrella programme that covers multiple Government Ministries and Departments and is being coordinated by MeitY. Various e-Governance initiatives are being taken in last two years by

Whistle Blower’s Amendment Bill

Whistle Blower’s Amendment Bill . To make amendments to the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014, the Government has introduced the Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015 in the Lok Sabha on 11-05-2015 which has been passed by the Lok Sabha on 13-05-2015. The Bill is presently pending in the Rajya Sabha. 

discovered an Earth-like planet that has the potential to harbour extraterrestrial life.

In an astonishing find, astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet that has the potential to harbour extraterrestrial life. The remarkable discovery was made by the NASA’s Kepler telescope during K2 mission back in 2015. Researchers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), the University of Tokyo, and the Astrobiology Center, collectively scanned the data obtained

Nepal proposes Constitution amendment to meet Madhesis demands

Nepal’s government has registered the Constitution amendment bill in Parliament despite opposition from CPN-UML, aimed at carving out a new province to meet the demands of agitating Madhesis and other ethnic groups whose protests last year left more than 50 people dead. The bill, registered at the Parliament Secretariat after the Council of Ministers passed its draft on Tuesday, also proposes to

Big wins for BJP in local polls

After Maharashtra, BJP sweeps Gujarat local body polls; Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet says BJP's great win in local polls shows people's strong faith in development politics; says these results across India illustrate that people want all-round progress of the nation and will not tolerate corruption and mis-governance. After Maharashtra, BJP has swept Gujarat local body polls. Out of total 126 seats

Understanding 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana' better

Understanding 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana' better. Around three weeks after its announcement to withdraw high-denomination currency notes, the government has introduced amendments to the Income Tax Act in Lok Sabha on Monday. This enables the imposition of a higher penalty and tax rate on assessees of unexplained deposits. The Taxation Laws (Second Amendment)

Women's right to enter Haji Ali Dargah

After a long legal battle a big victory for women's rights; After five years women granted permission to enter Haji Ali Dargah; A group of 80 women present a chadder at the shrine. After a series of legal battles and agitations, a group of women activists on Tuesday entered the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai and offered prayers.  The dargah is a popular religious place located on an island

Virat Kohli Climbs To Career-Best Third In Test Rankings

Virat Kohli has climbed a new high. The India captain, after the third Test win over England, moved up to a career-best third spot in the latest ICC rankings for batsmen. Starting the five-Test series against England in 15th position, Kohli has risen at a fast pace, scoring 405 runs in three Tests so far. India currently lead the series 2-0. The 28-year-old Kohli scored 62 and six not out in the recently-concluded

Justin Trudeau Approves Controversial Pipeline To Pacific Coast

TORONTO:  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday approved one controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast, but rejected another. He approved Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline to Burnaby, British Columbia, but rejected Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline to Kitimat, B.C. These are the first major pipeline decisions for Trudeau, whose Liberal

Europe's New Mars Orbiter Starts Sending Data From NASA Rovers

WASHINGTON:  In the successful first relay test of a NASA radio aboard Europe's new Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), data from NASA rovers Opportunity and Curiosity reached Earth last week, the US space agency said on Wednesday. The transmissions from the two active NASA rovers on Mars received by one of the twin Electra radios on the orbiter, mark a strengthening of the international

First 'Water-Wave Laser' Created

JERUSALEM:  Scientists have created the first 'water-wave laser' that emits a beam through the interaction of light and water waves, and may be used in 'lab-on-a-chip' devices to study cell biology and test new drug therapies.The laser could someday be used in tiny sensors that combine light waves, sound and water waves. For now, the water-wave laser offers a "playground" for scientists studying

Mahatma Gandhi's Charkha Among 100 'Most Influential Photos Of All Time'

NEW YORK:  A 1946 picture of Mahatma Gandhi with his Charkha (spinning wheel) in the foreground is among the 100 most influential images of all time, according to a compilation by Time magazine of "images that changed the world." The black and white photo of a bespectacled Mahatma Gandhi taken by Margaret Bourke-White shows him sitting on a thin mattress on the floor, head bent down as he is

Hailing Beti Bachao Indian-Origin Woman Drives From London To Maharashtra

Hailing Beti Bachao Indian-Origin Woman Drives From London To Maharashtra, MUMBAI:  An Indian-origin woman from London drove alone in a car to reach Maharashtra in support of Central government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Badhao' scheme. Bharulata Kamble was welcomed by the Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athavale on Tuesday. "Kamble went to China via Russia.

India Loses $58 Billion Annually Due To Road Accidents: UN Study

NEW DELHI:  India's GDP takes a 3 per cent hit every year due to road accidents, equivalent to over USD 58 billion in value terms, a United Nations (UN) study has found out.Conducted by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the study says that in value terms, the country is behind Japan among the 19 countries covered in the Asia-Pacific region.

India's Poorly Planned Urbanisation May Cost Over Trillion Dollars: Study

NEW DELHI:  If India continues with the current trend of "poorly planned, sprawling and unconnected" pattern of urbanisation, it could impose an estimated cost of up to $ 1.8 trillion by mid-century to the country, a new study today said. The new report 'New Climate Economy on India's urbanisation potential' said that better and smarter urban growth could be an economic opportunity for

3 city-based CCMB scientists bag awards

HYDERABAD: Three senior scientists of the city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) received two prestigious awards for their outstanding performance.  As per a CCMB release here on Tuesday, Dr Rakesh Mishra, director, CCMB, and Dr Imran Siddiqi, chief scientist, received the JC Bose National Fellowship. This award is given in recognition of outstanding performance of

National Anthem must be played before movies in theaters, rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday made playing of the national anthem mandatory before movie screenings in theatres across the country, underlining that it would “instill a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism” in citizens. A bench led by Justice Dipak Misra issued guidelines on the national anthem, saying it cannot be commercially exploited and that no entity could either dramatise it

Infosys bags IT Ratna of Karnataka award

IT major Infosys has bagged the IT Ratna of Karnataka award for the company’s consistent and outstanding performance in IT exports in the above Rs 10,000 crore category and for being the highest exporter and employer in Karnataka. Apart from Infy, 22 other companies were awarded for their respective contributions to the state, 10 of which bagged the IT Pride of Karnataka awards given away

Son has no legal right in parents’ house, can stay at their mercy: HC

Son has no legal right in parents’ house, can stay at their mercy: HC, A son cannot claim a right to live in the self-acquired house of his parents and can do so only at their mercy. Merely because the parents have allowed him to live in the house when their relations were cordial does not mean they have to bear his burden throughout life, the Delhi High Court has said. Where the house is self-acquired, the son

David John’s appointment as HP director confirmed

As reported by The Hindu earlier, Hockey India on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of David John as the teams’ new High Performance Director. John, who worked as the physiologist and scientific advisor with the Indian men’s team for a year between 2011-12, is largely credited with bringing in a more professional and scientific approach to the training methodology within the Indian team and

Parliament Live: Lok Sabha committee finds AAP’s Bhagwant Mann guilty of Parliament security breach, to submit report to Speaker tomorrow

Parliament Live: Lok Sabha committee finds AAP’s Bhagwant Mann guilty of Parliament security breach, to submit report to Speaker tomorrow, Political uproar erupted following the implementation of the demonetisation policy by the Narendra Modi government had been affecting the parliament since more than a week. And with opposition parties blaming the Prime Miister and the central government

National Fertilizer Q2 FY17 PAT down 11%

National Fertilizer posted its net profit declined by 11% to Rs 46.5 crore in the quarter ended September 2016 as against Rs 52 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2015. The sales of the company fell by 16% to Rs 1,901 crore in the quarter ended September 2016 as against Rs 2,260 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2015.  National Fertilizer Ltd is currently

Chennai boy breaks Rubik's Cube national speed record

The fastest time taken to solve a Rubik's Cube by a person in India is 5.72 seconds -- a feat achieved by Chennai boy Vijay Kishore. The eighteen-year-old from SRM University set the new National record this year on November 26 at a competition held at Montefort School in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, by solving the Rubik's cube in an attempt that broke the earlier record of 6.56 seconds. The world record

Bhavini of DPS wins bronze in National Badminton Championship

Bhavini of DPS wins bronze in National Badminton Championship, JAMMU: Bhavini Dalpatia, class VIII-K student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Jammu brought laurels to the institution by winning bronze medal in the Open National Badminton Championship in U/15 category, organized by Badminton Association of Punjab at Jallandhar, recently. She was also awarded with a cash prize of Rs 1100.

Pakistan allows Russia to use strategic Gwadar Port

Pakistan has approved Russia’s request to use the strategic Gwadar Port for its exports, signaling a new alignment in bilateral relations after decades’ of sour ties during the Cold War era. Following Iran and Turkmenistan, Russia has also decided to use the Gwadar Port for trade to have an access to warm water a top Pakistani official privy to the development was quoted as saying by Geo

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

IFFI nominates 8 movies for ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal

IFFI nominates 8 movies for ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal , The International Film Festival of India has nominated eight movies for this year’s International Council for Film, Television and Audio-visual Communication UNESCO Gandhi Medal. Festival Director Senthil Rajan said, Allama is the only Indian film competing for the prestigious award. The remaining seven are from Canada, Spain, Iran, Turkey,

New Zealand, Australia most searched by Indian travellers in 2016

New Zealand, Australia most searched by Indian travellers in 2016 , According to a survey, Australia and New Zealand have emerged as favourite destinations amongst Indian travellers. Global travel search company Skyscanner drew comparisons between travel searches from 2015 and 2016, highlighting the places where Indian travellers will be ushering in 2017. According to the survey, crunching numbers

INOX Leisure ties up with SBI for dispensing cash

State Bank of India (SBI) to facilitate this transaction at the nearest INOX multiplex using a debit card. Citizens can simply swipe their debit cards, enter their PIN number and take up to Rs 2,000 in cash per card per day. The facility will be available across 17 properties , and will be made available at the remaining 89 properties over the course of the weekend.

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance and Canara bank tie-up

State-owned lender Canara Bank and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, a private sector general insurer, have signed corporate agency agreement for the distribution of Bajaj Allianz’s general insurance products through Canara Bank’s extensive network of 5,920 branches across the country. Under this strategic agreement, Bajaj Allianz GI will offer its industry’s leading general insurance products to the

RBL Bank ties up with Bajaj finance for co-branded credit cards

Private sector lender, RBL Bank has entered into a slew of tie ups and partnerships essentially to further boost its offering in the highly competitive banking industry in the country. RBL Bank has collaborated with Bajaj Finance to launch a series of co-branded credit cards for the customers in the country. Credit cards would be offered to the customer by the last quarter of this fiscal. Coming together of

UNESCO Salon Competition: Toonz wins award for ‘Magical Piano’

UNESCO Salon Competition: Toonz wins award for ‘Magical Piano’, ‘Magical Piano’, a short film by the Toonz Media Group has won an award at the prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016. In an event held in Marrakech, Morocco at the iconic COP 22 Green Zone in the UNESCO Pavilion on November 14, Salon Films Chairman Fred Wang and Armelle Arrou, Chief of Public

Government launches e-Pashuhaat portal to connect farmers and breeders of bovine animals

The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched e-pashuhaat portal to connect farmers and breeders of bovine animals. The portal will act as a single online e-trading market platform, including availability of bovine germplasm. It will enable the farmers to buy bovine animals, frozen semen and embryo. Key Facts e-pashuhaat portal will connect farmers with breeders- State, Central, Co-operative,

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board sets up two advisory committees

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has set up two high-level advisory committees to gather inputs from experts, including on service providers and corporate liquidation. IBBI has been set up under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and is expected to soon operationalize. The two committees have begun their deliberations. Key Facts The advisory committee on services: It will be

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu to head CMs Committee on Demonetisation

The Union Government has decided to constitute a sub-committee of Chief Ministers of five states in the wake of demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes. The committee will be headed by Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu. It will  suggest measures to normalise the situation. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called up Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Karnataka CM

PM Narendra Modi launches Indian Police at Your Call mobile app

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently had launched the ‘Indian Police at Your Call’ mobile app at a national police conference held in Hyderabad. It was organised by the Intelligence Bureau (IB). The app is a GIS Map based interface for the citizens to locate police stations near to their current location so that they can easily reach the police station in case of emergency. Key Features The app was developed

Iranian film Daughter wins Golden Peacock award

Iranian film “Daughter” has won the coveted Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). It has been directed by Reza Mirkarimi. It is a family drama set in southern Iran. It brings out intergenerational conflict between a strict father and a young daughter. Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore conferred these

Union Government to introduce Direct Transfer of Fertilizer Subsidy

The Union Government has decided to introduce Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system for fertilizer subsidy payments. Under the proposed system, 100% subsidy on various fertilizer grades will be released to the manufacturers and importers on basis of actual sales made by the retailer to the beneficiaries. Key facts Initially, the modified subsidy procedure under DBT system will be introduced

Gross NPAs of PSBs touch over 6 lakh crores in July-September 2016

The Union Government has announced that the gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of the Public sector banks (PSBs) have touched around 66 lakh 40 thousand in the three months period from July to September 2016. As on September 30, 2016 gross NPAs of the PSBs in the country rose to  Rs. 6,30,323 crore as against Rs. 5,50,346 crore by end of June 2016. It shows increase of Rs. 79,977

Sex Ratio at Birth at decline in India: CRS data

According new  data from Civil  Registration System ( CRS) released by the Office of the Registrar General of India, Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) continues to worsen in India. The SRB has declined to 887 in 2014 from 898 in 2013. The  ratio  has  been  declining  since  2011  when  the  figure  was 909. Thus, Sex ratio at birth is still on the decline. Key facts The SRB based on CRS figures indicate the gap

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - Nov 29. The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a UN-organized observance. Events are held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, as well as at the United Nations offices at Geneva and Vienna. It is generally held on November 29 each year to

Penguin acquires Sunita Narain’s book on India’s Green Movement

Penguin acquires Sunita Narain’s book on India’s Green Movement. Penguin India has acquired Sunita Narains “Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through Indias Green Movement“, a personal account of one of India’s foremost environmentalist experts. The book includes an “environmental manifesto” in which Narain lays out a blueprint for the direction India must take, if it is to deal with the exigencies of

Cognizant to acquire Mirabeau BV to expand digital expertise

Cognizant to acquire Mirabeau BV to expand digital expertise.  American multinational corporation Cognizant will acquire Mirabeau BV for an undisclosed amount to expand Cognizant’s digital business capabilities in the Netherlands and across Europe. The 15-year old digital firm Mirabeau specialises in verticals like travel and hospitality, financial services, retail, and B2B sectors. Its clients includes brands

Stripe’s co-founder, John Collison, is world’s youngest self-made billionaire

Stripe’s co-founder, John Collison, is world’s youngest self-made billionaire. As per the report of Forbes, the co-founder brothers of Stripe Inc., Patrick Collison and John Collison, are officially the world’s youngest self-made billionaires after a fresh funding round nearly doubled  their San Francisco-based  company’s valuation to US $9.2 billion. Stripe’s co-founder, John Collison, is world's youngest

Government approves 6 new SEZs for IT, biotech

Government approves 6 new SEZs for IT, biotech . Union government lead by PM Narendra Modi has approved six proposals from four developers to set up new special economic zones (SEZs) IT and biotechnology across Telangana, Haryana and Karnataka . The decision was taken by the Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia during the board meeting on November

Morgan Stanley lowers India’s growth forecast by 40 bps to 7.3% for FY’17

Morgan Stanley lowers India’s growth forecast by 40 bps to 7.3% for FY’17.  American Morgan Stanley has lowered its growth forecast for FY’17 to 7.3% from 7.7% earlier on account of currency replacement programme. As global growth accelerates to 3.4% in 2017 from 3% in 2016, Morgan Stanley expect India’s exports to support overall recovery in 2017 after being a drag in 2016.

ICICI Bank to convert 100 villages into digital in 100 days

ICICI Bank to convert 100 villages into digital in 100 days.  Mumbai based ICICI Bank announced to transform 100 villages into ‘ICICI Digital Villages’ in 100 days to enable villagers go in cash less banking and payments transactions. People from 100 villages will be able to open bank accounts using Aadhar-based e-KYC and make cashless payments to retail stores through a unique SMS/USSD-based

Amitabh Bachchan Starrer Pink To Be Screened at UN Headquarters on Special Invitation

Amitabh Bachchan Starrer Pink To Be Screened at UN Headquarters on Special Invitation. Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s first Bollywood movie Pink has been invited to screened at United Nations(UN) headquartes in New York, US announced by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan who plays a lawyer role in the film. The movie ‘PINK’ was dealt with crime against women and it was released on

Zimbabwe Launches ‘Bond Notes’ To Ease Cash Crunch

Zimbabwe Launches ‘Bond Notes’ To Ease Cash Crunch , Zimbabwe launches ‘bond notes’ currency in bid to ease cash crunch.Currency hold its value against the U.S. dollar. The bright green bond notes, introduced by the southern African nation’s central bank to try to ease a shortage of dollars, were accepted by most businesses and black market tradersZimbabwe currency.

WHO settles India, EU medicine dispute issue.

WHO settles India, EU medicine dispute issue. In a meeting on November 24, 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) settled a long standing dispute and battle between India and the European Union (EU) about labeling of drugs by clarifying that ‘counterfeit’— will now be used by member States with respect to protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). This decision to drop the term ‘counterfeit’

Telangana village renamed ‘Kavithapuram’ after CM’s daughter, TRS MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha

Telangana village renamed ‘Kavithapuram’ after CM’s daughter, TRS MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha. Villagers of Khanapur in Telangana’s Nizamabad district have renamed their village as ‘Kavithapuram’ after the daughter of CM K Chandrasekhar Rao. The residents of Khanapur gram panchayat passed the resolution as a “token of reverence” towards TRS MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha, who helped the villagers

Manipur hosts WWII Vintage Jeep Rally

Manipur hosts WWII Vintage Jeep Rally, Manipur Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh flagged off World War II Vintage Jeep Rally from Koirengei Old Air Field as a part of the Manipur Sangai Festival on November 27, 2016.  Objective: To spread a message of peace and reconciliation and evils of war. Nine vintage jeeps, 30 to 35 motorcycles and cycles were took part in this rally.The participants from

78 schemes covered under DBT system so far

78 schemes covered under DBT system so far,  As many as 78 schemes including Jhan Dhan and MGNREGA being implemented by 17 ministries and departments are covered under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system. The government has decided to introduce DBT system for fertilizer subsidy payments. It is slightly different from the normal DBT being implemented in LPG subsidy.

Losar Festival being celebrated in J&K

Losar Festival being celebrated in J&K , 10 day long festival named Losar festival has begun in Ladakh region of J&K to mark the beginning of New Year in this Himalayan region. Losar is Tibetan word for ‘new year’ and this festival is an important social and religious celebration in Ladakh. Losar celebrations in the Ladakh district can be regarded as the most elaborate and convoluted of the different

Asia’s first cycle highway inaugurated in UP

Asia’s first cycle highway inaugurated in UP,  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has inaugurated India’s first and Asia’s longest bicycle highway between Agra and Etawah in UP. A rally of 90 cyclists from five countries and across India followed the inauguration ceremony at the Lion Safari in Etawah. The track begins from the lion safari in Etawah. On its way to Agra are tourist destinations

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to head CMs Committee on Demonetisation

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to head CMs Committee on Demonetisation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has been nominated by the Central Government to head the sub-committee of Chief Ministers of five States constituted to deal with the situation arising out of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes.  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley requested Chandrabab Naidu to

ICICI Bank’s Adopted Akodara Village becomes India’s first Digital Village

ICICI Bank’s Adopted Akodara Village becomes India’s first Digital Village,  A tiny village Akodara in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat has become the first Digital Village in India. The village, located 90 km from Ahmedabad, was adopted by the ICICI Bank under Digital Village project in 2015 that developed it as a digitized village with a rural branch of the bank.India’s First Digital Village. The campaign was

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UPSC declares Engineering Services Exam Final Result, Check at upsc.gov.in , Final results have been declared for UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2016. Candidates who had appeared for it can now check their result here or else at the official portal of UPSC (upsc.gov.in). Union Public Service Commission had conducted the personality test for Engineering Services Exam in September-

UPSC declares Engineering Services Exam Final Result, Check at upsc.gov.in

UPSC declares Engineering Services Exam Final Result, Check at upsc.gov.in , Final results have been declared for UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2016. Candidates who had appeared for it can now check their result here or else at the official portal of UPSC (upsc.gov.in). Union Public Service Commission had conducted the personality test for Engineering Services Exam in September-

HPPSC Subordinate Allied Services Examination (Prelims) 2016 Result Declared

HPPSC Subordinate Allied Services Examination (Prelims) 2016 Result Declared, HPPSC has declared the HP Subordinate Allied Services Examination 2016 result; total 1445 candidates have been declared qualified on the basis of examination held at various centers located in Himachal Pradesh on 21 August 2016. Qualified candidates are required to download the application format, which has been

SBI Specialist Officers recruitment 2016: Apply for 103 posts

SBI Specialist Officers recruitment 2016: Apply for 103 posts, The State Bank of India (SBI) has released a notification inviting eligible candidates to apply for 103 Specialist Officers posts on contract basis. The last date to apply is December 12, 2016.

Karnataka most preferred for hiring employees in BPO/KPO, ITES, Software, IT sectors in 2017

Karnataka most preferred for hiring employees in BPO/KPO, ITES, Software, IT sectors in 2017.Karnataka will see an increase of five to 10 per cent in hiring from BPO/ KPO, ITES, Software and IT sectors, for the coming year, according to India Hiring Intent Survey 2017. As per the report, Maharashtra has emerged as the preferred state for talent acquisition by firms in automobile, banking,

UP Jal Nigam Junior Engineer JE Admit Card 2016 issued, download them here

UP Jal Nigam Junior Engineer JE Admit Card 2016 issued, download them here, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, Lucknow has released a notification inviting interested and eligible candidates to apply for the posts of Junior Engineer posts. This notification is released for filling 853 vacancies of Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer

AP Police Constable PET PMT Admit Card 2016 Exam Schedule Download @ recruitment.appolice.gov.in Now

AP Police Constable PET PMT Admit Card 2016 Exam Schedule Download @ The State Level Police Recruitment Board, Andhra Pradesh is scheduled to conduct Police Constable PET & PMT from 5th December 2016. About 1,16,217 candidates who had qualified in the AP Police Constable preliminary exam are searching for the admit card as it is the crucial document to

SSC JE Admit Card 2016 To Be Issued On Ssc.Nic.In; Exam From December 8

SSC JE Admit Card 2016 To Be Issued On Ssc.Nic.In; Exam From December 8, e admit card for SSC JE exam 2016 will be released in next 2 days for all regions to candidates to appear for the Junior Engineer exam poised to start from December 8. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the computer based examination for the

IIM Jobs Notification: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) invited applications for the post of Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors.

IIM Jobs Notification: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) invited applications for the post of Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 18 December 2016.

ESIC Gulbarga Recruitment 2016 for 32 Teaching Faculties, Sr. Residents and Jr. Residents Posts

ESIC Gulbarga Recruitment 2016 for 32 Teaching Faculties, Sr. Residents and Jr. Residents Posts, ESIC Gulbarga Job NotificationEmployees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Gulbarga invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Resident and Junior Resident. The candidates eligible for the post can appear for

NHPC Assam Fellowship Scheme 2016: Graduates, Post Graduates can apply for 214 Seats

NHPC Assam Fellowship Scheme 2016: Graduates, Post Graduates can apply for 214 Seats , NHPC invited applications for ‘NHPC Fellowship Scheme for Assam 2016’ for short listing meritorious candidates domiciled in Assam for awarding Scholarship. The eligible meritorious candidates can apply online in prescribed format on or before 15 January 2016.

Punjab Police SI Recruitment 2016: Apply against 306 Sports Quota Vacancies

Punjab Police SI Recruitment 2016: Apply against 306 Sports Quota Vacancies , Punjab Police invited applications for recruitment to the posts for Sub Inspector and Constable, against the Sports quota. The candidates possessing minimum educational qualification and required achievements in the mentioned sports are eligible to apply; Eligible candidate can apply online in prescribed format on or

Karnataka PSC Recruitment for Stenographer & Typist Posts, Apply at kpsc.kar.nic.in

Karnataka PSC Recruitment for Stenographer & Typist Posts, Apply at kpsc.kar.nic.in, Karnataka Public Service Commission (Karnataka PSC) Job Notification:Karnataka PSC invited applications for recruitment to 526 Stenographer & Typist posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 15 December 2016.

PPSC Recruitment for Audit Officer & Other Posts, Details at ppsc.gov.in

PPSC Recruitment for Audit Officer & Other Posts, Details at ppsc.gov.in , PPSC Job NotificationPunjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) invited applications for the posts of Audit Officer, Inspectors Audit and Child Development Project Officer. Eligible candidates can apply online to the post on or before 20 December 2016. Details can be found here or else from the official portal of

Jharkhand SSC 513 PGT Jobs, Apply by 30 Dec 2016

Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Post Graduate Trained Teacher (PGT). The eligible candidates can apply online to the post in the prescribed format along with necessary documents on or before 30 December 2016 @jssc.in.

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NGO starts 16-day campaign ‘Every 8 Minutes’ against child trafficking , Association for Promoting Social Action (APSA), a Bengaluru based NGO, has NGO starts 16-day campaign 'Every8Minutes'against child traffickinglaunched a 16-day campaign ‘Every8Minutes’ to create awareness against child trafficking and missing children in the city. The step was taken after a report

Tony winning-actor Fritz Weaver passes away

NEW YORK: Fritz Weaver, the veteran of Broadway and the big screen, who stood out in films like "Fail-Safe" and "The Day of the Dolphin", has passed away. He was 90.Weaver died Saturday at his home in Manhattan, reported The New York Times. Weaver received his Tony in 1970 for his performance as strict Catholic boarding school teacher Jerome Malley in Robert Marasco's long-

Congress leader Kagzi passes away

Veteran Congress leader Salim Kagzi passed away at a hospital in Gurgaon. He was 87.The former president of the Jaipur District Congress Committee was admitted at the hospital for some time and died yesterday, state Congress spokesperson Archana Sharma said.  He was buried today at Sanganer burial ground here.  Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot paid floral tributes to Kagzi and former chief

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Amendment Bill

Lok Sabha passes second amendment to Taxation Laws Bill; Bill seeks to tax up to 85 percent on those caught with undisclosed income post demonetisation. Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the second amendment to Taxation Laws Bill. The Bill is aimed to levy tax up to 85 per cent on those caught with undisclosed income after demonetization. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in Parliamnet that

Drone reveals details of new Apple "spaceship" campus

Drone reveals details of new Apple "spaceship" campus, Recently released drone video shows the new campus of Apple Inc. located in Cupertino, California. In a brochure mailed out to local residents in 2012, Apple said the new 176-acre campus would include wooded walking areas, restaurants and a 100,000 square foot fitness center. On the company's website, Apple says it expects to move in around

Govt unveils National Software Policy, eyes 3.5 million jobs by 2025

New Delhi: The government has issued the draft of first ever National Software Policy with an aim to increase share of Indian software products in global market by 10 fold to estimated $148 billion and create employment opportunity for 3.5 million people by 2025.The policy will “strive for a tenfold increase in share of the global software product market by 2025 by promoting easy access to local

RBI hikes cash reserve ratio; maintains sanctity of its policy rate

November 28, 2016:  Over the past year or so, the RBI has been using liquidity as a key instrument of monetary policy. In the April policy, it decided to move from a deficit to a neutral liquidity position, to ensure better transmission of rate cuts. Now, by increasing the cash reserve ratio temporarily, the RBI wants to suck out the excess liquidity, to maintain the sanctity of its policy rate. In the two weeks

Pankaj Advani settles for bronze at IBSF World Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani settles for bronze at IBSF World Snooker Championship, Pankaj Advani DOHA (QATAR): Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani went down against Andrew Pagett of Wales in the semi-finals at the IBSF World Snooker Championship to settle for a bronze medal here in Doha.Advani, the fifteen-time World Champion, suffered a 14-74, 8-71, 0-87, 78-64, 0-81, 70-37, 7-80, 37-68, 19-74

Black Caps win dramatic second test against Pakistan in Hamilton, take series

Black Caps win dramatic second test against Pakistan in Hamilton, take series ,No doubts about it, test cricket is still alive and well.It threatened to deceive for a while on Tuesday, but after the Black Caps bowled their way to a stunning 138-run victory on the final day of the second test against Pakistan, in Hamilton, all the things so great about the five-day game were there to light up the gloomy skies above

Devendra Bundela set to break Ranji Trophy’s longevity mark

Madhya Pradesh skipper, Devendra Bundela will become the most capped Ranji Trophy player when he leads his team out against tie against Baroda at Dharamsala on Tuesday. The 39-year-old will be playing in his 137th Ranji tie, surpassing Mumbai stalwart Amol Muzumdar’s record. Bundela credited his longevity to his focus owing to his modest background. “Cricket has taught me discipline,” he told

Pay 50% tax on unaccounted deposits, or 85% if caught: Government

NEW DELHI: Providing a window to black money holders, the government on Monday proposed to levy a total tax, penalty and surcharge of 50 per cent on the amount deposited post demonetisation while higher taxes and stiffer penalty of up to 85 per cent await those who don't disclose but are caught. Nearly three weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced junking high denomination

Court lets Hindu girl live with Muslim boyfriend

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court permitted a 19-year-old Hindu girl to live-in with her Muslim boyfriend, who is just 20 years old and is currently ineligible for marriage. While allowing this reunion to take place on the wishes of the girl in a remote town of Dhanera in the border district of Banaskantha, a bench of Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice Biren Vaishnav observed, "Our society puts

Russia Eyes Supplying Military Hardware To The Philippines

Russia Eyes Supplying Military Hardware To The Philippines, MANILA:  Russia's ambassador says his country is not discussing a military alliance but partnership and friendship with the Philippines, with Moscow interested in supplying arms, weapons and transferring technology to the United States' long-standing ally. Ambassador Igor Khovaev said Tuesday that the two countries' economic and trade

New Way To Create Fuel From Water

MELBOURNE:  In a breakthrough, scientists have found an economically viable way to create fuel from water by splitting it into oxygen and hydrogen, using an ultrathin catalyst.Just as solar light can generate electricity, the water splitting process could do the same via the generation of clean chemical fuel such as hydrogen, said Huijin Zhao, Director of Griffith University's Centre for Clean Environment

Susan Kiefel, former receptionist, becomes Australia's first female High Court chief justice

Susan Kiefel, former receptionist, becomes Australia's first female High Court chief justice, Canberra: A former law firm receptionist who left school at 15 was on Tuesday named the first woman to become Australia's highest ranking judge.High Court Justice Susan Kiefel, 62, will in January become the senior judge on the seven-judge bench with the retirement of Chief Justice Robert French, the government

1992 securities scam: After 24 years, court convicts six, including Harshad Mehta’s brother

1992 securities scam: After 24 years, court convicts six, including Harshad Mehta’s brother, With charges for the involvement in the 1992 securities scam, the Bombay High Court had convicted six accused including prime accused Harshad Mehta’s brother Sudhir Mehta and five others. The twenty-four years old scam involved defrauding of money of the amount Rs 700 crore, from the National

Balochistan court issues arrest warrant against Musharraf

Balochistan court issues arrest warrant against Musharraf, The Balochistan High Court on Monday issued a bailable arrest warrant against former Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf in connection with the murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in a military operation in 2006. A divisional bench of the Balochistan High Court in Quetta passed the order during hearing of

US Supreme Court Rejects Hawaiian Church's Appeal Over Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON:  The United States Supreme Court won't take up an appeal from a Native American church in Hawaii that wants to be exempt from federal marijuana laws. The justice on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said laws banning the possession and distribution of cannabis don't interfere with church members' right to exercise their religion. The Oklevueha Native American Church of

Emma Morano, Last Person Alive Born In 1800s, Turns 117

ROME, ITALY:  An alert and chatty Italian woman, Emma Morano, on Tuesday celebrates her 117th birthday as the last known person alive who was born in the 19th century. Born November 29, 1899, she is the world's oldest living person and the secret to her longevity appears to lie in eschewing usual medical wisdom. "I eat two eggs a day, and that's it. And cookies. But I do not eat much because I

Denmark Picks Eurosceptic Anders Samuelsen As Foreign Minister

COPENHAGEN:  Denmark's new coalition government on Monday picked an outspoken Eurosceptic as its new foreign minister, marking a potential political shift in a country where opposition against the European Union is growing. Anders Samuelsen, 49, has maintained a skeptical attitude towards Denmark's participation in the European Union since his Liberal Alliance party was founded in 2007 and

Lieutenant General AK Bhatt Appointed Army's Director General Of Military Operations

Lieutenant General AK Bhatt Appointed Army's Director General Of Military Operations. NEW DELHI:  The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Monday approved appointment of Lieutenant General AK Bhatt as the Indian Army's new Director General of Military Operations. He will replace Lt Gen Ranbir Singh who moves to Mathura as commander of the army's 1 (strike) Corps. The cabinet panel

Donald Trump To Name Georgia Lawmaker Tom Price As Health Secretary Pick

Donald Trump To Name Georgia Lawmaker Tom Price As Health Secretary Pick, NEW YORK:  President-elect Donald Trump is set to announce on Tuesday that he has chosen Republican US Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon and vociferous critic of the Affordable Care Act, as health and human services secretary, two sources told Reuters.If confirmed by the Senate, Georgia's

Donald Trump To Pick Seema Verma For Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services: Transition Official

Donald Trump To Pick Seema Verma For Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services: Transition Official. NEW YORK:  US President-elect Donald Trump is set to name Indiana health policy consultant Seema Verma as his pick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a transition official told Reuters on Monday.Trump is expected to officially announce his

Over 90% projects got green nod in 2015

NEW DELHI: Ninety percent of projects got environmental clearance in the country last year as compared to nearly 54% in 2014. Informing this in the Rajya Sabha, environment minister Anil Madha Dave in a written response to a Parliament question said, "Average percentage of such projects for the period from 2009 to 2014 was 87.79%". He noted that 53.86% of the projects had got clearance in

Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start

TOKYO: Japanese health authorities have confirmed a highly contagious avian flu strain in poultry in two prefectures in northern Japan, with culling of hundreds of thousands of birds starting Tuesday at the affected farms. The government confirmed that the highly virulent H5 strain was detected in birds at a chicken farm in Niigata, where about 40 of them were found dead Monday. Dead ducks at a farm

Great Barrier Reef Sees Record Coral Deaths This Year

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA:  Australian scientists say warming oceans this year have caused the biggest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies said Tuesday that the worst-affected area was a 700-kilometer (400-mile) swath in the north of the World Heritage-listed 2,300-kilometer (1,400-mile) chain

California Targets Dairy Cows To Combat Global Warming

GALT, CALIFORNIA:  California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in September that for the first time regulates heat-trapping gases from livestock operations and landfills. Cattle and

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India Wins 15 Medals And Is Ranked No. 1. Can You Guess The Game?

The Indian contingent has emerged as the top country at the International Memoriad Games in Las Vegas with an impressive haul of 15 medals, which include 3 gold. Living up to the billing as the land of Aryabhatta and 'Human Computer' Shakuntala Devi, the Indian team retained its number 1 rank at the memory games. Fourteen-year-old Jainum Shah, who won the gold medal for calendar dates

PM Narendra Modi Leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin In Time's 'Person Of The Year' Poll

PM Narendra Modi Leads Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin In Time's 'Person Of The Year' Poll , NEW YORK:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading an online poll of readers' choice for Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 2016 honour, which has contenders like US President-elect Donald Trump, the outgoing US leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin. For the fourth year in a row,

Sahara Force India Seals Historic Fourth Place Finish In F1 Championship

Sahara Force India Seals Historic Fourth Place Finish In F1 Championship , Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India clinched a historic fourth position overall, their best ever, in the Formula One Championships this season after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez finished seventh and eighth respectively at the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The team got 10 points from Abu Dhabi GP with

India beat Malaysia to finish third in Four Nations Hockey tournament

India beat Malaysia to finish third in Four Nations Hockey tournament. Indian Hockey team defeated Malaysia 4-1 in the third-place playoff match to secure bronze in the 4 Nations Tournament in Melbourne.  Akashdeep, captain VR Raghunath, Talwinder Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh scored goals

Indian team wins silver in World Robot Olympiad

Indian team wins silver in World Robot Olympiad , Out of 450 teams, team “High Voltage” from India (Gurugram) won a silver in the Regular Junior High category in the 13th World Robot Olympiad (WRO) that concluded at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The two-day international championship, jointly organised by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under the aegis of the Ministry of

Argenitna win their first ever Davis cup

Argenitna win their first ever Davis cup. Argentina defeated Croatia to win their first ever maiden Davis Cup tennis title in Zagreb, Croatia on November 28, 2016.  Del Potro and Federico Delbonis are layed a remarkable play to win the title.  Argentina had lost in the final of the tournament four times earlier while Croatia won the title in 2005. 

UP IAS officer Suhas LY wins gold in Asian Para-Badminton Championships

UP IAS officer Suhas LY wins gold in Asian Para-Badminton Championships, UP IAS officer Suhas LY wins gold in Asian Para-Badminton Championshipsi. IAS officer Suhas LY from Uttar Pradesh cliched gold medal after defeating Indonesian player Harry Susanto in the Asian Para-Badminton Championships in Beijing, China.  Suhas defeated Wang Hwan Sing of Korea in the semifinals.

Aditi Ashok wins inaugural Qatar Ladies Open

Aditi Ashok wins inaugural Qatar Ladies Open . Indian teen golfer Aditi Ashok defeated Nanna Koerstz Madsen to win the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open in Doha, Qatar on November 26, 2016. It is her second successive victory on the Ladies European Tour. She cliched her maiden win at the Hero Women’s

Gautam Kumra elected McKinsey & Company’s India managing director

Gautam Kumra elected McKinsey & Company’s India managing director .Gautam Kumra, partner at McKinsey & Company’s New Delhi office has been appointed as the new managing director for India by the consulting firm’s Asia chief Kevin Sneader at an India partners meet held in New Delhi on November 28, 2016. He will replace Noshir Kaka who recently appointed as one of the leaders of the

Government removes excise duty on Point of Sale machine

Government removes excise duty on Point of Sale machine , Government removed excise duty on goods for manufacturing of POS (Point of Sale) machines that are in great demand as merchants are being compelled to use them in the wake of currency crisis. POS machines will be exempted from 12.5

Mobiwiki launched mobile app ‘MobiKwik Lite ‘to make life easier for small business holders

Mobiwiki launched mobile app ‘MobiKwik Lite ‘to make life easier for small business holders. Mobiwiki launched mobile app 'MobiKwik Lite 'i. MobiKwik has launched mobile wallet app ‘MobiKwik Lite’, which will work on basic Internet connection. ‘MobiKwik Lite’ app available in English and Hindi, later the app will be available in all major Indian languages. This app works on EDGE connection

BoFA lowers GDP forecast to 7.1% for FY 2017

BoFA lowers GDP forecast to 7.1% for FY 2017,  Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA) has lowered India’s economic growth estimates by 30 basis points to 7.1 per cent for the current fiscal after the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. Besides, the global financial services major has lowered its GDP number by 30 bps to 7.3 RPT 7.3 per cent for the next fiscal (2017-18). Earlier, BofA had

HSBC rolls out UPI solution for corporates in India

HSBC rolls out UPI solution for corporates in India , HSBC has rolled out ‘Unified Payments Interface‘ (UPI) solution for corporates in India. This UPI offering will provide improved collection solution to corporates, enabling them to drive sales through increased digitization of flows. Corporates adopting HSBC’s UPI offering can expect to reduce the incidence of paper and extent of cash and provide their

Utkarsh Micro Finance gets final nod to set up Small Finance Bank

Utkarsh Micro Finance gets final nod to set up Small Finance Bank , After Ujjivan Small Finance Bank got final license from RBI for its set up in November, Utkarsh Micro Finance has also received final license from RBI to start operations as Small Finance Bank (SFB). It is one of the 10 entities that got in-principle approval to set up Small Finance Bank in September last year. Utkarsh Micro Finance gets

Delhi displaces Mumbai as India’s economic capital, claims Oxford Economics report

Delhi displaces Mumbai as India’s economic capital, claims Oxford Economics report , i. As per the latest data released by Oxford Economics, Delhi has dislodged Mumbai as the economic capital of India. The data revealed that Mumbai ranks 31st among 50 top metropolitan economic entities in 2015 whereas Delhi has moved up to grab the 30th rank in the global ranking. Mumbai Extended Urban

Swiss reject plan to speed up exit from nuclear energy

Swiss reject plan to speed up exit from nuclear energy,  Swiss Parliament have rejected a plan to force their government to accelerate the Swiss reject plan to speed up exit from nuclear energycountry’s exit from nuclear energy after it received a majority from swiss council of states. The plan supported by the Green party would have meant closing three of Switzerland’s five nuclear plants in 2029.