Daily Archive: Saturday, November 26, 2016

26 Nov 2016

Centre forms committee to push cashless transactions

The Centre announced a new committee, headed by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, to form a strategy to expedite the process of transforming India into a cashless transactions. The panel is tasked with identifying various bottlenecks affecting
26 Nov 2016

Vishnu Raj Menon wins ‘Peter England Mr India’ pageant

Male beauty pageant Peter England Mr India 2016 announced Vishnu Raj Menon as the winner of this year’s title. The winner of Mr India 2016 was announced on Thursday night in Mumbai in a grand ceremony, which
26 Nov 2016

Coins released to mark 500th anniversary of Shri Krishna Chaitanya

Union culture ministry on Friday released a commemorative non-circulation Rs 500 coin and a Rs 10 circulation coin as part of the yearlong celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of Hindu saint and social reformer Shri Krishna Chaitanya
26 Nov 2016

Bangladesh to honour 1,668 martyrs of the Indian Army

Bangladesh will honour 1,668 martyrs of the Indian Army, who died during the Bangladesh Liberation War. Their families will receive a Rs. 5 lakh purse as a mark of respect, said Liberation War Affairs Minister A.K.M. Mozammel
26 Nov 2016

South Indian Bank launches contactless debit card

South Indian Bank has announced the launch of its contactless debit card. The Near Field Communication (NFC) technology makes the contactless cards very secure, as the card does not leave the cardholder’s possession. Customers can also opt
26 Nov 2016

Indian Navy’s seventh landing craft utility L-57 launched by GRSE

Indian Navy has launched the seventh ship of LCU MK IV project Thursday at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd, Kolkata. LCU-L57 is the seventh vessel in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility Ships being
26 Nov 2016

PayU India brings on board Maneesh Goel as new CFO

Naspers-backed PayU India has announced the appointment of Maneesh Goel as its new chief financial officer, said a company statement issued today. As part of his new role at the company, Goel will directly report to Aakash
26 Nov 2016

Indian startups selected for Google Launchpad Accelerator

Tech giant Google on Thursday said it has selected seven startups from India that will join the third class of its Launchpad Accelerator programme. The shortlisted startups from India include on-demand wardrobe rentals service, Flyrobe; furniture and
26 Nov 2016

India observes its Constitution day: 26th November

India observes its Constitution Day on Saturday, as it was on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution, however, it came into force a year later. The government had last year, decided to observe
26 Nov 2016

Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro passes away

Pope Francis is the latest public figure to respond to the death of Fidel Castro.The leader of the Catholic church, who met Castro when he visited Cuba last year, described it as “sad news”, adding in a
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