Daily Archive: Friday, October 21, 2016

21 Oct 2016

Japan’s Morinari Watanabe elected President of IGA

Japan’s Morinari Watanabe on 20 October 2016 was elected the new President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). Watanabe emerged victorious in the election after defeating rival candidate Georges Guelzec of France by a huge margin in a
21 Oct 2016

HSBC to wind up P-note attractiveness business in India

HSBC is planning to wind up participatory notes (P-notes) operations in India, as tightening of regulatory framework has made the business unviable. P-notes’ attractiveness has been on the wane following tightening of the regulations and the recent
21 Oct 2016

Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal refuses to relook into allocation

The Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal (KWDT) today refused to look into allocation of the river water to four basin states afresh, a decision termed as “disappointing” by Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The tribunal headed by Justice Brijesh Kumar,
21 Oct 2016

Police Commemoration Day observed across India

The Police Commemoration Day was observed on 21 October 2016 across India. The day commemorates the sacrifices of ten policemen while defending the borders with China in 1959. Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid wreath and paid homage to
21 Oct 2016

SV Bhokare assumes as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy

Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM Assumes Office as the Commandant, Indian Naval Academy. Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM took over charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, today 20 October 2016. An impressive
21 Oct 2016

Railways to implement green corridor : 175 km long

Aiming at making rail tracks on its network as green corridor, Railways Wednesday announced that 175-km long line was made waste discharge free zone as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The 141-km-long Okha-Kanalus route and the 34-km-long
21 Oct 2016

RBI decides to allow FDI up to 100% in other financial services

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday decided to allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent under the automatic route in ‘other financial services’. RBI, however, said foreign investment in an activity that is regulated by
21 Oct 2016

The Sleepwalker’s Dream authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah released

Book titled The Sleepwalker’s Dream authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah released. The book authored by Borah, President of Asam Sahitya Sabha, narrates the journey of a group of militants towards an elusive freedom and an uncertain future. The
21 Oct 2016

Milan confers honorary citizenship on Tibet’s Dalai Lama

Milan welcomed Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday and gave him an honorary citizenship on a visit to the northern Italian city, angering China, which sees him as a separatist. The 80-year-old Nobel Peace prize-winning
21 Oct 2016

Pak to enforce complete ban on Indian TV, radio contents from 21 Oct

Amid tensions with India, Pakistan’s media regulatory authority on Wednesday decided to enforce a complete ban on Indian TV and radio contents from Friday and warned that the licences of those found guilty of violating the ban
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