Daily Archive: Friday, November 11, 2016

11 Nov 2016

Mumbai’s Western Railways wins Surjit Hockey Trophy

Mumbai’s Western Railways women’s team clinched the title in the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament by defeating Haryana XI 4-2 in the title clash played at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium in Jalandhar yesterday. Western
11 Nov 2016

Guy Ryder re-elected International Labour Organisation(ILO) DG

Guy Ryder from United Kingdom has been re-elected Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for a second five-year term. He was elected by the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and received 54 of
11 Nov 2016

Anil Bokil, the real brain behind the currency withdrawal move

The real brain behind the currency withdrawal move is Anil Bokil. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s November 8 announcement on demonetisation sent ripples of confusion, shock and disappointment across the country. While a lot of people immediately made
11 Nov 2016

Radio Kashmir Jammu starts Morning Gojri News Bulletin

The regional news Unit of Radio Kashmir Jammu on 10 November 2016 started morning news bulletin in Gojri language. The five minutes Gojri news bulletin will be aired at 10:15am daily from the transmitters of Radio Kashmir
11 Nov 2016

Jakimowicz among lalithakala academy award winners

Poland-born art critic Marta Jakimowicz, who is settled in Bengaluru, well-known portrait artist Baburao V. Nadoni from Belagavi, and illustrator at Hampi University K.K. Makali from Bellary, have been selected for the honorary awards for Lifetime Achievement
11 Nov 2016

CCI selected to host ICN 2018 Annual Conference

Recognising the growing stature of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in the world, International Competition Network (ICN) has accepted the proposal and decided that Competition Commission of India would host the 2018 ICN Annual Conference. This will
11 Nov 2016

Federer, Del Potro, Bryans Honoured In 2016 ATP World Tour Awards

Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have been honoured in the 2016 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon. While the ATP World Tour No. 1 presented by Emirates
11 Nov 2016

Peru to host 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit(APEC)

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum’s Leaders Summit will be held in Lima, Peru from November 19 to 20, 2016. The theme of the summit is “Quality Growth and Human Development” and the official logo is
11 Nov 2016

India should improve ports, logistics to boost exports: World Bank

India must frame policies to reduce farm subsidies and cut import tariffs on cars and take steps to improve ports and logistics, to emerge as an export powerhouse, according to the World Bank. The Bank on Wednesday
11 Nov 2016

Supreme Court rules Punjab cannot terminate SYL agreement

The Supreme Court on Thursday held as unconstitutional a 2004 law passed by the Punjab government terminating the Sutlej-Yamuna Link, SYL canal water sharing agreement with neighbouring states. “All the questions have been answered in the negative,”
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