Daily Archive: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

7 Dec 2016

Banks will bear losses in case of online security breach: RBI

Banks will bear losses in case of online security breach said RBI. In view of the recent surge in customer grievances relating to unauthorised transactions resulting in erroneous debits to their accounts/cards, the Reserve Bank of India,
7 Dec 2016

Justice JS Khehar will be the next Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was on Tuesday recommended as the 44th Chief Justice of India.
7 Dec 2016

Bernard Cazeneuve named new French Prime Minister

The French president, François Hollande, has named Bernard Cazeneuve to head the French government as prime minister until a presidential election next May. Cazeneuve, who was interior minister, replaced Manuel Valls, who resigned on Tuesday morning after
7 Dec 2016

BRICS nations to share tax info automatically to eliminate tax evasion

BRICS nations, including India, on Tuesday pledged to share tax information automatically and adopt global standards on tax transparency to check cross border tax evasion. The two-day meeting of the heads of Revenue of Brazil, Russia, India,
7 Dec 2016

Shah Rukh Khan named Kids Ikon of the Year by Nickelodeon

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan won the Kids Ikon of the Year award while Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt were voted as the best pair at the Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards. Shah Rukh won the Kids Ikon of
7 Dec 2016

Pink ranks 1st on IMDb’s Top 10 Indian Movies in 2016 list

Adding another feather to its cap, Pink which highlighted on rape and other social issues, has topped the list of IMDB’s Top 10 Indian Movies in 2016. The movie of late bagged its four awards at Star
7 Dec 2016

Supreme Court ruled that Horse racing not animal cruelty

Horse racing as per SC is not cruelty, the Supreme Court said on Monday but the apex court is against tonga races on metal roads. A Bench of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud made this observation while issuing
7 Dec 2016

India, Russia to hold joint naval drills in Visakhapatnam

India, Russia to hold joint naval drills in Visakhapatnam. Russian Eastern Military District spokesman Vladimir Matveyev said the dates and the location were agreed upon during the latest meeting of Russian and Indian officials. The Harbour Phase
7 Dec 2016

ISRO launches PSLV C36 carrying remote sensing satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its PSLV C36 Resourcesat-2A at 10.25 am Wednesday from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The satellite is intended to continue the remote sensing data services to global users. It
7 Dec 2016

The Lifeline Express to get two more coaches for cancer treatment

To increase the scope of treatment in Lifeline Express, two additional coaches equipped with detection and control of cancer and stroke will be augmented in the service from tomorrow. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu along with Health Minister
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