Daily Archive: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

1 Nov 2016

British F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 Mexican Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton on 30 October 2016 outpaced Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to win the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo ended on the third spot in the race. About Him: Lewis Hamilton is a British
1 Nov 2016

The 51st Haryana Day was observed on 1 November 2016

The 51st Haryana Day was observed on 1 November 2016. The day was observed as Haryana Golden Jubilee (Swarna Jyanti) across the state. The day marks completion of 50 years of Haryana’s existence as a state of
1 Nov 2016

More disabled population attend schools than before: Census

Nearly two-thirds of the disabled population in the age-group of 5-19 in 2011 were attending educational institutions, according to new census data released on Monday. As many as 40.2 lakh (61.2 per cent) out of the total
1 Nov 2016

Govt releases Rs 1,093 crore for restoration of infrastructure in J&K

The finance ministry today released first installment of special assistance of Rs 1,093.34 crore for repair and permanent restoration of damaged public buildings in Jammu and Kashmir in pursuance of the announcement made by the Prime Minister
1 Nov 2016

Sushil Chandra to take charge as CBDT chairman from 1st November

Senior Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra will tomorrow take over as chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the policy-making body for the Income Tax department. Incumbent Chairperson Rani Singh Nair today retired from
1 Nov 2016

India and Palestine inks MoU to setup techno park in Ramallah

India and Palestine on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up a Palestine-India Techno Park in Ramallah, the External Affairs Ministry said. In a statement here, the ministry said that during the visit of
1 Nov 2016

10th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Commences

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran-X commenced at Army Battle School, Saljhandi, Nepal. It is the tenth in the series of such exercise between the two nations and is scheduled from 31 October to 13 November 16.
1 Nov 2016

New high-yield arhar variety could solve pulses shortage

As the country grapples with recurring increase in pulses price, scientists at the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) have come up with a New high-yield arhar variety to address the shortage in the commodity. Scientists at
1 Nov 2016

Banks to report frauds of Rs 1 crore and above to CVC

With several high-ticket alleged frauds like Vijay Mallya loan default case coming to fore, Central Vigilance Commission(CVC) has now made it mandatory for the public sector banks to report to it all such matters involving funds over
1 Nov 2016

Michel Aoun set to be elected Lebanon’s president

Lebanon’s parliament has elected Michel Aoun as president, ending a political stand-off that has left the post empty for more than two years. The newly-appointed president, a Maronite Christian, vowed to protect Lebanon from “regional fires” –
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