Daily Archive: Sunday, November 27, 2016

27 Nov 2016

RBI Introduces Incremental CRR to Manage Liquidity In Banking System.

The Reserve Bank of India on Saturday surprised bankers, economists and bond dealers by increasing the cash reserve requirement (CRR) for incremental deposits between September 16 and November 11 to 100%, effective the same day. In comparison,
27 Nov 2016

PV Sindhu loses Hong Kong Open Super Series final

PV Sindhu loses Hong Kong Open Super Series final. This past week, after winning the China Superseries title, PV Sindhu became India’s highest ranked female shuttler in current rankings after going past Saina Nehwal. Now she has
27 Nov 2016

IFFI nominates 8 movies for ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal

Nov 8 (PTI) National award winning director TS Nagabharanas “Allama” has been nominated as Indias entry for the International Council for Film, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT) UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 47th International Film Festival of
27 Nov 2016

Upma Chowdhary named first woman director of LBSNAA

Upma Chowdhary, a 1983 batch IAS officer of Himachal cadre, has been appointed Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) at Mussoorie, the first woman to be named for the post. The post has
27 Nov 2016

Amitabh Kant Committee constituted to push cashless transactions

The Union Government has constituted a new committee headed by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant to form a strategy to expedite the process of transforming India into a cashless economy. It has been tasked with identifying various bottlenecks
27 Nov 2016

Assam hill station Haflong to host festival on sports, culture

Assam’s picturesque hill station Haflong will host the three-day ‘Judima Festival’ next month when tourists can indulge in a number of adventure sports like trekking, hiking, angling and satiate their taste buds by gulping one of the
27 Nov 2016

Indian Railways to introduce Tri-Netra to check collisions

Railways may soon get an advanced system, called “Tri-Netra”, on its trains which will help reduce train accidents by keeping a record of the track maintenance and will also provide better visibility during foggy days. Senior railway
27 Nov 2016

New Zealand, Australia most searched by Indian travellers in 2016

The most preferred destinations among Indian travellers during 2015-2016 range across continents with a mix of the Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East, according to global travel search engine, Skyscanner. It has also revealed the most trending
27 Nov 2016

Jharkhand adopts new bill to curb job racket : Jharkhand government

The Jharkhand government has introduced a strict law against placement agencies to rein in those involved in exploiting people on the pretext of giving employment outside the state. The government framed ‘Jharkhand Nizi Niyozan Abhikaran and Gharelu
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