Daily Archive: Saturday, October 1, 2016

1 Oct 2016

Arunachal Pradesh CM flags off all-women Mt Gorichen expedition

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today flagged off an all-women Mt Gorichen expedition here. This will be the first all women team attempting to summit the second highest peak of the state, which is considered as
1 Oct 2016

Abbott India appoints Ambati Venu as Managing Director

Abbott India Ltd has appointed Ambati Venu as Managing Director, the multinational said after its board meeting today. The announcement comes almost five months after its previous MD Rehan Khan resigned from the multinational in April. The new
1 Oct 2016

OPEC agrees on modest oil production curbs with Saudi Arabia

OPEC agreed on modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with the group’s leader Saudi Arabia softening its stance on arch-rival Iran amid mounting pressure from low oil prices.He and other ministers said
1 Oct 2016

European Union ministers approve ratification of Paris climate treaty

European Union ministers approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement at a historic meeting of the Environment Council in Brussels on Friday. This decision brings the Paris Agreement closer to entering into force. The 28 EU member nations
1 Oct 2016

U-18 Asia Cup hockey final: India beat Bangladesh 5-4 to claim title

A last minute strike gave India a 5-4 victory in their final game against hosts Bangladesh and helped them lift the U-18 Asia Cup on Friday. In what was almost a replay of the opening game, the two
1 Oct 2016

Massimo Costantini back as TTFI chief coach for a two-year period

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Tuesday re-appointed Italian Massimo Costantini as the national team chief coach for a two-year period up to September 30, 2018. Max, as he is fondly known and called by players,
1 Oct 2016

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Sanitation conference in New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Sanitation conference in New Delhi. Ahead of the second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission on Sunday this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address chief ministers, ministers, elected representatives of people, district
1 Oct 2016

1st October – International day of Older Persons, IDOP

Every year 1st October is observed as International day of Older Persons (IDOP). The significance of Day is to raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly and to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society.  This
1 Oct 2016

Kotak Mahindra Bank acquires BSS Microfinance for Rs 139.2 crore

Kotak Mahindra Bank, the country’s fourth largest private sector lender, has acquired BSS Microfinance in an all-cash deal for Rs 139.2 crore. The bank said with this, it has entered the microfinance space that has been growing at
1 Oct 2016

Sports Sector Gets Sports Infrastructure Status & financial support

For addressing the issue of deficit of sports infrastructure in the country, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Affairs had moved a proposal for inclusion of Sports in the harmonized master list of infrastructure sub-sectors so
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