Daily Archive: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

8 Nov 2016

Andy Murray becomes world number one after Raonic withdraws

Andy Murray has overtaken Novak Djokovic to become world number one for the first time.The 29-year-old Scotsman needed to beat Canadian Milos Raonic in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters to seal the top spot.But in the end, Murray
8 Nov 2016

Demchok mission of Indian Army successfully completed

The Indian army on 6 November 2016 successfully completed its task of laying an irrigation pipeline in the Demchok region of Eastern Ladakh despite a three-day face-off with the Chinese troops over the construction work. The project
8 Nov 2016

Manny Pacquiao reclaims WBO welterweight title for third time

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Jesse Vargas in his comeback fight on Saturday. The 37-year-old Pacquiao, who announced his
8 Nov 2016

600 Million Pounds Of Masala Bonds To Be Listed In London For India

Four rupee-denominated Masala bonds worth a total of 600 million pounds ($748 million) are expected to be listed in London in the next three months, the British government said on Monday, as Prime Minister Theresa May began
8 Nov 2016

Henri Kontinen and John Peers win BNP Paribas Masters Doubles title

Henri Kontinen and John Peers on 6 November 2016 won the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 team title at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris. Kontinen and Peers defeated top-seeded Frenchmen Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut 6-4,
8 Nov 2016

India, UK signed two pacts in the field of intellectual property

India and the United Kingdom on 7 November 2016 inked two pacts in the field of intellectual property to boost cordial relations between the two nations. The pacts were inked during the visit of Theresa May, the Prime
8 Nov 2016

Archaeologists to use airborne lasers to examine history of Rajgir

Indian archaeologists are planning to use high-end lasers to map Bihar’s ancient city of Rajgir. The plan is a part of their inter-disciplinary Rajgir Archaeological Survey Project (RASP), which includes surveying the archaeological evidence and the flora
8 Nov 2016

Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB

Researchers from Mumbai in November 2016 identified two biomarkers in serum samples that could help in TB diagnosis and TB disease prognosis. The identified microRNA biomarkers could be used for drug-sensitive pulmonary TB and multi-drug resistant TB
8 Nov 2016

39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards conferred in Mumbai

The 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for the year 2016 were conferred on 7 November 2016 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Well-known Gandhian and President of Tunisia’s Ennahdha Party, Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi was among the four prominent personalities conferred with
8 Nov 2016

Reserve Bank of India issues Clarifications on Hedging for ECB

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 7 November 2016 issued the Clarifications on hedging for External Commercial Borrowings (ECB). The Clarifications were issued under section 10(4) and 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. Highlights
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