Daily Archive: Thursday, October 13, 2016

13 Oct 2016

India donates Rs. 9.3 million to Mandela Foundation

India today donated Rs. 9.3 million (ZAR 2 million) to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to help it in its welfare work for the people of South Africa. Announcing the donation at the offices of the Foundation here, Indian
13 Oct 2016

Nishank awarded by Ugandan govt for his literary work

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been conferred with a prestigious award by the Ugandan government for promoting human values through his literature. Nishank, who is currently a BJP MP from Haridwar, has authored a
13 Oct 2016

Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) renews tie-up with United India Insurance

Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) renews tie-up with United India Insurance: State-run Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) today said it has renewed its corporate agency tie-up with United India Insurance Company (UIIC). Customers can buy the entire gamut of
13 Oct 2016

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Hungary

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Hungary on cooperation in field of water management: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Hungary on cooperation in
13 Oct 2016

Draft Water Bill suggests basin-level management of the Water Bill

Draft Water Bill suggests basin-level management: Draft Water Bill suggests basin-level management. Amid several inter-State disputes over river water sharing, the Centre has brought final draft of the National Water Framework Bill, 2016, that stresses managing water
13 Oct 2016

Cabinet approves to IIM establishment in Jammu in 2016-17

Cabinet approves to IIM establishment in Jammu: The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave approval to the establishment and operationalisation of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Jammu in a transit/temporary campus at Old Government College of Engineering
13 Oct 2016

Kolkata researchers use human hair to produce cathodes for solar cells

Kolkata researchers use human hair to produce cathodes for solar cells: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Kolkata have used human hair to produce cost-effective, metal-free cathodes for use in solar
13 Oct 2016

Tamim Iqbal first Bangladeshi to complete 5,000 ODI runs

Tamim Iqbal  first Bangladeshi to complete 5,000 ODI runs: Tamim Iqbal became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to complete the 5,000 runs in one-day internationals during the third one-day international against England at Chittagong on Wednesday. Tamim, who
13 Oct 2016

Oscar-winning Polish film director Andrzej Wajda dies at 90

Film director Andrzej Wajda, best known for chronicling Poland’s struggle for democracy during half a century of communist rule, has died at the age of 90. Wajda won international acclaim for “Man of Iron” (1981), which tells the
13 Oct 2016

ICICI Bank first Indian lender to execute Blockchain transaction

ICICI Bank first Indian lender to execute Blockchain transaction: ICICI Bank has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using Blockchain technology. This remittance transaction has been completed in partnership with Emirates NBD, a
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