Daily Archive: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

21 Dec 2016

Health Ministry wins gold in Web Ratna category of Digital India Awards

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare won gold in the Web Ratna category in the recently concluded Digital India awards, 2016, conferred by the Ministry of Electronics and IT to promote e-governance initiatives by the government
21 Dec 2016

9th World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality in New Delhi

The ninth edition of World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality, organised by ASSOCHAM in association with Srei Foundation and Times Foundation, introduced a fresh culture of ‘Spirituality @ Work’ through its brand Sach Bharat, inspiring distinguished
21 Dec 2016

India Signs Open Skies Agreement with Six Countries at ICAN 2016

International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN) – 2016 were held recently in Nassau from 5th to 9th December, 2016.  In an informal conversation with media persons Shri R.N. Choubey, Secretary, Civil Aviation said that  the Conference was attended
21 Dec 2016

Odisha Cabinet approves mega lift irrigation, LI projects

The state cabinet headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved award of tenders for four mega lift irrigation (LI) projects that would create additional irrigation potential for nearly 62,000 hectares. The 54 mega LI points
21 Dec 2016

First Nepali transgender model to walk at Lakme Fashion Week

At an audition held on December 14, Lama was shortlisted to walk the ramp for the Lakme Fashion Week along with four other new faces – Divya Jadhav, Aishwarya Sheoran, Sandra Cionelly and Tatiana Polischcuk. Anjali Lama
21 Dec 2016

Tamil poet-saint Thiruvalluvar Statue gets Place at Haridwar Mela Bhawan

The 12-foot-tall stone statue of renowned Tamil poet and philosopher-saint Thiruvalluvar was inaugurated at Mela Bhawan premises in Haridwar, Uttarakhand by Chief minister Harish Rawat. Thiruvalluvar is a celebrated Tamil poet and philosopher whose contribution to Tamil literature
21 Dec 2016

Maharashtra forest department’s 24×7 helpline for complaints or info

In a first in the country, the Maharashtra forest department will launch a state-wide call centre facility from January 6. It will operate from Goregaon in Mumbai and is currently functioning on a trial basis. Citizens will
21 Dec 2016

India and Kyrgyzstan signed 6 agreements to boost bilateral cooperation

India and Kyrgyzstan has signed 6 agreements/Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) to boost bilateral cooperation on 20 December 2016.The agreements were signed in New Delhi during the State visit of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambaye. Agreements: 1. MoU on
21 Dec 2016

Ukraine Nationalized Nations Largest Private Bank ‘PrivatBank’

Ukraine took over its largest bank on Monday in a move backed by Kiev’s international donors to protect the country’s financial system and accompanied by an appeal for calm and assurances to depositors from President Petro Poroshenko.
21 Dec 2016

India’s boxing fed BFI gets permanent membership in world body

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Tuesday unanimously voted to induct the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as one of its permanent members. India was provisionally suspended in December 2012 for “possible manipulation” in the erstwhile Indian
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