Daily Archive: Monday, November 28, 2016

28 Nov 2016

Goa will be first state to go cashless from December 31

Goa is likely to become the first state in India to go cashless from December 31, as people will be able to buy perishables such as fish, meat, vegetables or anything else at the press of a
28 Nov 2016

Mariamma Koshy is new Hockey India President replacing Narinder Batra

Mariamma Koshy has taken charge of Hockey India (HI) as president with immediate effect, replacing Narinder Dhruv Batra who was recently elected as the first ever non European chief of the sport’s governing body FIH. HI announced that
28 Nov 2016

Transgender or third gender option now in railway reservation forms

Indian Railways and IRCTC have included “transgender as third gender” in the option alongside male and female in ticket reservation and cancellation forms. The decision, which was taken on a representation made by a lawyer will include
28 Nov 2016

Marathi author and Sahitya akademi awardee Anand Yadav passes away

Marathi author and Sahitya akademi awardee Anand Yadav died in Pune today. He was 80. According to sources close to his family, Yadav breathed his last at his residence.His autobiography ‘Zombi’ had won Sahitya Akadmi award in
28 Nov 2016

e-Pashuhaat portal to connect farmers and breeders of bovine animals

Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday launched e-pashuhaat portal to connect farmers and breeders of bovine animals. On the occasion of the National Mission on Bovine productivity, the Centre through the portal will provide
28 Nov 2016

Sachin 3rd Indian boxer to win gold at Youth World Championship

World Junior bronze-medallist Sachin Singh (49kg) today became only the third Indian boxer ever to strike gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships with a stunning unanimous victory over Cuban national champion Jorge Grinan in the summit
28 Nov 2016

Six Indian male shuttlers in World Top 50 for the first time

In what seems to be the golden generation of Indian badminton, the country’s shuttlers have achieved yet another feat for the maiden time. For the first time, as many as six Indian male badminton players are in
28 Nov 2016

Ola teams up with SBI, PNB for setting up mobile ATMs

After petrol pumps, cash can now be withdrawn by swiping debit cards at select Ola cabs as India’s largest ride-hailing service partners with lenders like State Bank of India (SBI) and Punjab National Bank to ease cash
28 Nov 2016

Three-day wine festival begins at Kadri Park in Mangaluru

The port city is all set to celebrate Wine Festival at Kadri Park from November 26 to 28. As a part of Karnataka Grape Processing and Wine Policy – 2007, the Department of Horticulture and Karnataka Wine
28 Nov 2016

Sameer Verma finishes second at Hong Kong Open

Sameer Verma gave local favourite NG Ka Long Angus a tough fight but in the end that wasn’t enough to get him his first Superseries crown. After 50 minutes of tussle, Angus won 21-14, 10-21, 21-11 much to
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons