Daily Archive: Sunday, December 18, 2016

18 Dec 2016

Rajiv Jain named next Director of IB, AK Dhasmana to head RAW

The government made two important appointments on Saturday with Jharkhand cadre 1980-batch IPS officer and a J&K hand Rajiv Jain and 1981-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IPS officer Anil Kumar Dhasmana, an expert on Pakistan, named next chiefs
18 Dec 2016

State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet launched on Saturday

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India(SBI), in partnership with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Saturday launched its mobile wallet application State Bank MobiCash for feature as well as smartphones. The new wallet services will initially
18 Dec 2016

HP becomes sixth in India to attain 100% Aadhaar saturation

HP has achieved Aadhaar saturation based on population data collected till 2015 in the state, an official said on Saturday. “Aadhaar numbers have been generated for 72,52,880 residents of the state. Himachal Pradesh is sixth after Delhi,
18 Dec 2016

India, Tajikistan decide to strengthen cooperation against terrorism

India and Tajikistan have signed four agreements in areas including on double taxation avoidance, money laundering and counter-terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon witnessed the exchange of MoUs in New Delhi
18 Dec 2016

RBI lowers charges on debit card payments to promote digital transactions

As the government gives a major push for more people to adopt digital transactions for payments the Reserve Bank of India reduced merchant discount rates or price that is paid by merchants to banks for card payments
18 Dec 2016

Priyanka Chopra beats DiCaprio, JLaw on IMDb most popular celebs list

Here’s another achievement in Priyanka Chopra’s kitty. She has now made it up to the list of IMDb’s most popular celebrities’ list. Standing at number 55, Priyanka is ahead of Hollywood’s big names like Jennifer Aniston, Emma
18 Dec 2016

Himachal: First Cyber crime police station opens in Shimla

The first Cyber Crime Police Station in Himachal Pradesh was inaugurated at the state police headquarters here by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today. After inaugurating the police station online from his office, he said the main objective
18 Dec 2016

Odisha: Govt sets target for construction of 1000 km concrete road

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today set a target for construction of 2000 kilometers of concrete road in the rural areas of the state under the Gopabandhu Grameen Yojana (GGY) by March, 2017. The chief minister today reviewed
18 Dec 2016

Paris opens world’s largest non-permanent indoor ice rink

A 2,700-square-meter skating space, which is being considered the world’s largest non-permanent indoor ice rink, recently opened at the Grand Palais in Paris. Over 100 workers constructed the ice rink, which will remain open until January 2.
18 Dec 2016

Vijender Singh retains WBO-Asia Pacific Super title

It was an anticlimax for Vijender Singh fans and more so for the Indian boxing star’s opponent of the night, Francis Cheka of Tanzania. For the fans, the rather short bout – Vijender Singh won in three
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