Daily Archive: Friday, December 30, 2016

30 Dec 2016

Lakshmi Vilas Bank launches QIP to raise Rs 600 crore

Private sector Lakshmi Vilas Bank on Thursday said it has launched Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) to raise over Rs599.88 crore by issuing 4.25 crore shares in domestic or international markets. The committee of directors for capital raising
30 Dec 2016

Haryana signs MoU with Andhra to prepare citizen database

Haryana government today signed a memorandum of understanding with Andhra Pradesh to assist it compile a centralised database of its population to ensure efficient and effective implementation of welfare programmes. The MoU for State Resident Data Base
30 Dec 2016

BoB signs MoU with HFL to provide dairy loans to farmers

State-run Bank of Baroda and Heritage Foods Ltd (HFL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide dairy loans to farmers through the lender’s branches across the country. Heritage Foods is in the business of procurement, processing
30 Dec 2016

Cabinet approves ordinance to make possession of old notes penal offence

The Cabinet approved the promulgation of an ordinance extinguishing the Reserve Bank of India’s liability for cancelled Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as the logical conclusion to the government’s demonetisation initiative. The move will also give
30 Dec 2016

Transformer of Modern Physics and Astronomy Vera Rubin Dies at 88

Vera Rubin, who transformed modern physics and astronomy with her observations showing that galaxies and stars are immersed in the gravitational grip of vast clouds of dark matter, died at 88. Vera Rubin was an American astronomer
30 Dec 2016

Ranjana Sonawane 1st to get Aadhaar card & her village both ‘cashless’

It’s 2.30pm and Ranjana Sonawane has returned to her hutment after hunting for work all morning. She kindles a chulha (hearth) to prepare a quick meal for her family. Within a few seconds, she’s enveloped in the
30 Dec 2016

Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital records 100% cashless transactions

Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital, the country’s best known address for cancer care, has achieved 100% “cashless” transactions by using exclusive hospital-specific pre-paid ‘smartcard’, said a press release from the ministry of health and family welfare.The hospital,
30 Dec 2016

The ninth edition of Times Green Ganesha awards given out

The ninth edition of Times Green Ganesha culminated with an awards ceremony in Mumbai on Tuesday. Minister of state (environment) Pravin Pote-Patil, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) member-secretary Anbalagan and MPCB PRO Sanjay Bhuskute presided over the
30 Dec 2016

Harsh Vardhan inaugurates National Children’s Science Congress

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated the 24th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC) at Vidyapratisthan’s Institute of Information Technology in Baramati. The Minister said the Centre would provide all necessary support to the
30 Dec 2016

Ronaldo wins European Sportsperson of the Year award

European Sportsperson of the Year award, which is dished out by Polish news agency PAP every year, asks 27 international agencies to vote for their star of the sporting world. And Ronaldo has come out on top
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