Daily Archive: Monday, November 21, 2016

21 Nov 2016

Made in India: INS Chennai to be commissioned today

INS Chennai, a Kolkata-class destroyer ship, was commissioned into the Indian Navy’s combat fleet on Monday. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar today commissioned the warship at the naval dockyard in Mumbai. INS Chennai is the largest-ever warship to
21 Nov 2016

PV Sindhu wins maiden China Open Super Series Premier title

Three months after her fantastic show at the Rio Olympics, 21-year-old PV Sindhu claimed the biggest title of her career with an amazing victory against Sun Yu of China in the final of the $700,000 China Open
21 Nov 2016

Al Nahyan conferred with prestigious Mother Teresa International Award

Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has been conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by the Mumbai-based Harmony Foundation, an NGO that acknowledges the extraordinary work done by
21 Nov 2016

Nat Geo magazine cover features Mangalyaan’s Mars photo

Pictures clicked by India’s mission to Mars, Mangalyaan have found space on the cover of the esteemed National Geographic magazine. Recently, a picture of Mangalyaan was placed on the Rs.2000 new Indian currency note post demonetization drive
21 Nov 2016

Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic, ends 2016 as World No. 1

With the year-end top ranking on the line, Murray won the much-anticipated final 6-3 6-4 at London’s O2 Arena. “I’m very happy to win and to be world number one is very special,” said the Scot. “It’s
21 Nov 2016

Siby Sebastian appointed as CEO of SBM Bank (Mauritius), India

The State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group has appointed Siby Sebastian as Chief Executive for its India operations. “Siby will be responsible for developing and managing the State Bank of Mauritius Group’s operations in India,” the bank
21 Nov 2016

Sharia banking: RBI proposes ‘Islamic window’ in banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed opening of “Islamic window” in conventional banks for “gradual” introduction of Sharia-compliant or interest-free banking in the country. Both the Centre and RBI are exploring the possibility of introduction
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