Daily Archive: Monday, October 24, 2016

24 Oct 2016

Iraqi Parliament passes law banning import & production of alcohol

Iraqi Parliament on Saturday voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties. Proponents of the ban argue that it
24 Oct 2016

Power Grid board approves investments of Rs 1,184.45 crore

Power Grid Corp has said that its board has approved proposals to invest Rs 1,184.45 crore in power transmission projects across the country. The company’s Board of Directors, in their meeting held on October 22, 2016, have accorded
24 Oct 2016

22nd Western Zonal Council Meeting held in Mumbai

The 22nd meeting of the Western Zonal Council consisting of the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli was held at Mumbai today under the chairmanship of
24 Oct 2016

Indo-Italian Scientific and Technological Cooperation re-launched

The Indo-Italian Joint Committee established under the Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement re-launch cooperation in the sectors of science, technology and innovation. The original agreement was signed between Italy and India in 2003. The Indian delegation led
24 Oct 2016

Indo-Tibetan Border Police celebrates 52nd Raising Day

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) celebrated its 55th raising day on 24 October. The force was raised on 24th October in 1962. ITBP is deployed on border guarding duties from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La
24 Oct 2016

AT&T lab Agrees to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion

AT&T reached a deal Saturday to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, an acquisition that reflects the telecom giant’s desire to amass reputable TV and film content to diversify its massive but mature business of providing Internet access.
24 Oct 2016

Government decides to fast-track irrigation projects in Indus basin

Amid growing strain in Indo-Pak ties, government is planning to fast-track four projects in Indus basin to increase irrigation area in Jammu and Kashmir by nearly 2.05 lakh acres, weeks after India decided to “exploit to the
24 Oct 2016

Lewis Hamilton takes 50th win at United States GP

Lewis Hamilton takes 50th win at United States GP.Lewis Hamilton’s first win since the German Grand Prix in July puts him 26 points behind his Mercedes team-mate with 75 available in the remaining three races. Rosberg finished second
24 Oct 2016

India’s first startup magazine “The Co Founder” launched

The Co Founder, founded by Adhish Verma and Arunraj Rajendran, is the first startup magazine that will talk about real stories behind the early stage startups and entrepreneurs. “Unlike others we bring you the journey of entrepreneur
24 Oct 2016

First Woman to conquer Mount Everest has passed away aged 77

Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77. Tabei, a mountaineer who reached the summit of the world’s highest peak in 1975, died of cancer on Thursday, according to Japanese
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