Daily Archive: Thursday, December 8, 2016

8 Dec 2016

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam on Cooperation in IT

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam on Cooperation In the field of Information Technology (IT) The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the MoU between
8 Dec 2016

Paytm Launches Offline Money Transfer With Toll Free Number

In the wake of demonetization of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes, mobile wallets like Paytm, Mobikwik and Freecharge have come to the rescue of common people grappling with cash crunch. To ease their pain, the
8 Dec 2016

Abu Dhabi banks to merge into largest Gulf Arab bank

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  Stockholders at two Abu Dhabi banks have agreed to a plan to merge the firms, which would create the biggest bank in the Gulf. Shareholders at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi
8 Dec 2016

Karnataka Bank gets award for Fair Business Practices

Karnataka Bank Ltd has bagged CFBP (Council for Fair Business Practices) Jamnalal Bajaj award for fair business practices under the category ‘service enterprises – large’, according to a press release. Mahabaleshwara MS, Chief General Manager of the
8 Dec 2016

Google parent Alphabet named company of the year by Fortune

Google parent Alphabet has been named the company of the year by Fortune magazine in its annual Blue Ribbon ranking. The list recognises the “best of the best” organisations that have appeared on four or more Fortune
8 Dec 2016

Union Cabinet approves Pune Metro Rail Project

The much-delayed Pune Metro rail project finally got the green signal from the central government on Wednesday. The proposal, approved by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Monday, was placed before the Cabinet, which apparently wasted no
8 Dec 2016

India International Science Festival (IISF-2016) inaugurated in New Delhi

India International Science Festival (IISF-2016) inaugurated in New Delhi India has achieved a pre-eminent position in the field of Science & Technology, Space, Atomic Energy, Information Technology and newly emerging technologies such as Nano Technology and Bio
8 Dec 2016

PSLV-C36 Successfully Launches RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

India on Wednesday morning successfully put into orbit its own earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A in a text book style. “Today we had a successful launch of Resourcesat-2A to provide three tier imaging data. The satellites solar panels
8 Dec 2016

Pisa tests: Singapore top in global education rankings

Singapore has the highest achieving students in international education rankings, with its teenagers coming top in tests in maths, reading and science. The influential Pisa rankings, run by the OECD, are based on tests taken by 15-year-olds
8 Dec 2016

President Donald Trump is Time magazine’s Person of the Year

President Donald Trump, the real estate businessman and political novice whose election campaign made the entire world take notice, has been selected as TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year. The magazine revealed its choice Wednesday on TODAY.
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