Daily Archive: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

30 Nov 2016

Pankaj Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

Fifteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani suffered a 2-7 loss in the semifinals against Andrew Pagett of Wales to settle for a bronze medal at the IBSF World Snooker Championship here. After a hard-fought four-hour quarterfinal that went
30 Nov 2016

Australia appointed Susan Kiefel as first woman high court chief justice

Susan Kiefel has been named Australia’s first female High Court chief justice – ending 113 years of men leading the nation’s highest court. After months of speculation about who would replace retiring chief Robert French, the Turnbull
30 Nov 2016

Amul to sell products via Amazon in the US : Global selling programme.

Home-grown food brand Amul will now sell its products in the US through online retailer Amazon’s global selling programme. Starting with Amul Ghee, the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation(GCMMF), which markets brand Amul, will subsequently offer other
30 Nov 2016

Donald Trump Nominates 2nd Indian-American Woman To Top Administration Post

US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a second Indian-American woman to a top administration position, putting her in charge of a federal agency within the health department as part of a “dream team” which he said
30 Nov 2016

Canara Bank, Bajaj Allianz enter into pact : general insurance

Canara Bank, a public sector bank, and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, a private general insurance company, have signed a corporate agency agreement for the distribution of Bajaj Allianz’s general insurance products. Both have set a target to
30 Nov 2016

Jagdish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday commemorated by Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates 158th birthday of scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose, who made various contributions in the field of physics, biology and archaeology. However, he is best known for his work in biophysics and science of plants.
30 Nov 2016

RBL Bank, Bajaj Finance launch co-branded credit cards

Private sector lender RBL Bank, has tied up with non banking finance company Bajaj Finance BSE 1.21 %, to launch a series of co-branded credit cards for Indian customers. The first of these credit cards is proposed
30 Nov 2016

Singapore tops global education rankings

But primary school pupils in Northern Ireland were ranked sixth at maths, the highest of any in Europe. England’s performance has not advanced since tests four years ago. The top places in these rankings are dominated by
30 Nov 2016

Losar Festival being celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir

India is the land of myriad festivals which are held all across the different states of the country. There is hardly any place in India which is not touched by the hues and joys of a festival.
30 Nov 2016

Akshay Venkatesh awarded Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences

From winning international mathematics and physics competitions by age 12 to his current work on number theory at Stanford, AKSHAY VENKATESH has long stood out as a brilliant mathematician. In recognition of his many and varied achievements,
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