Daily Archive: Saturday, October 22, 2016

22 Oct 2016

Pakistan warns India against breaching Indus Water Treaty(IWT)

Pakistan has warned India that it will take appropriate action if India violates the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) unilaterally. It also mentioned that it was closely monitoring the situation after India decided to suspend all talks with
22 Oct 2016

The Adivasi Will Not Dance authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

The book titled The Adivasi Will Not Dance, penned by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, was in news in the second week of October 2016. The book was recently shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2016. The characters of the book
22 Oct 2016

Triple talaq highly misused custom: NCW Chairperson

National Commission of Women (NCW) Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam today said triple talaq is a “highly misused” custom and there was a need for scraping it to protect the rights of Muslim women. “Triple talaq is not a
22 Oct 2016

IIL launches Cysvax vaccine to combat tapeworm in pigs

NDDB’s arm Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL) today announced the launch of Cysvax vaccine to fight against tapeworms in pigs and this may also help reduce incidence of epilepsy in human beings.  Indian Immunologicals Ltd was set up
22 Oct 2016

Union Govt. inks loan pact with World Bank for EDFC

World Bank towards the third tranche for construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) designed for faster movement of goods between northern and eastern parts of India. According to an Indian Finance Ministry release here, the
22 Oct 2016

TRAI suggests Rs 3,050-crore fine on incumbents : DoT

In a setback to incumbent mobile operators, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has proposed a penalty of about Rs 3,050 crore on three telcos — Bharti Airtel,Vodafone and Idea Cellular — for failing to provide
22 Oct 2016

SC freezes BCCI’s transactions with state cricket associations

Supreme Court today froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex cricket body not to disburse any funds, even for the match purposes, to them till they resolved to abide
22 Oct 2016

Banknotes of denomination of 2,000 notes will be in circulation soon

Soon you will open your wallet to whisk out Rs 2000 note which will be in circulation now. Yes, according to reports  Banknotes of the denomination of 2,000 will be in circulation soon. We gather that The Reserve
22 Oct 2016

Mahesh Sharma chairs first meeting of reconstituted CABC

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism chaired the “First Meeting of the Re-constituted Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC)” here today.  Addressing on the occasion, he stressed on the need to
22 Oct 2016

Luis Suarez receives 2nd European Golden Shoe of his career

Luis Suarez has received a second European Golden Shoe of his career after becoming the leading scorer in Europe’s top domestic leagues last season. The Barcelona forward scored 40 goals in 35 La Liga starts, helping Barca
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