Daily Archive: Thursday, October 6, 2016

6 Oct 2016

Cabinet approves setting up of country’s first medical park

Cabinet approves setting up of country’s first medical park.Giving a push to local production of hi-end medical equipment, the government today gave its nod to PSU HLL Lifecare to sub-lease over 300 acres of land in Chennai
6 Oct 2016

BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament to begin at Goa

The Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel is in Goa to be the Chief Guest at the Opening Ceremony of the BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament. A Government of India initiative
6 Oct 2016

Finance Ministry sets up PDMC; to become PDMA in 2 yrs

The Finance Ministry has set up a Public Debt Management Cell(PDMC) with a view to streamline government borrowings and better cash management with the overall objective of deepening bond markets. The PDMC, to be housed at the RBI’s
6 Oct 2016

BVR Mohan Reddy appointed Honorary German Consul

IT industry leader and former chairman of Nasscom BVR Mohan Reddy has been appointed Honorary Consul of Germany in Hyderabad. German Ambassador Martin Ney called on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao here on Tuesday and informed him about
6 Oct 2016

Shri M Venkaiah Naidu releases book on PM Modi

Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the country was fortunate to have a leader as Prime Minister Narendra Modi who thoroughly knew the challenges before the 21st Century India. His relentless
6 Oct 2016

Oil India Limited signs MoU with University of Houston

Oil India Limited (OIL), an Upstream Oil & Gas PSU, with intent of augmenting its reserves base and maximising recovery from its aging oilfields, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Houston(USA), one
6 Oct 2016

69 million more teachers needed by 2030 to achieve, UNESCO reports

On World Teacher’s Day, the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has issued statistics revealing that close to 69 million new teachers are needed to provide quality universal primary and secondary education by 2030, the
6 Oct 2016

Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra appointed CBDT Chairman

Senior Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra was today appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy making body for the Income Tax department. He will replace Rani Singh Nair, who retires
6 Oct 2016

Cabinet approves acquisition in JSC Vankorneft by ONGC Videsh Ltd

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval to an acquisition by ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas investment arm of ONGC, for 11 per cent stake in JSC Vankorneft from Rosneft Oil Company (Rosneft),
6 Oct 2016

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-18 from Kourou in French Guiana

ISRO’s latest communication satellite GSAT-18 was on Thursday successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. The launch was originally scheduled for Wednesday, but deferred by 24 hours owing to
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