Daily Archive: Monday, January 9, 2017

9 Jan 2017

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died after suffering a heart attack. He was 82. Rafsanjani, who served two terms as Iran’s president from 1989 to 1997, continued to be an influential figure in Iranian politics. Supreme
9 Jan 2017

Olympic champion David Rudisha to be Mumbai Marathon ambassador

Reigning Olympic and world 800 meter race champion and world record holder, David Rudisha  has become the International Event Ambassador for the 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon to be held on 15 January 2017. The 28-year-old Kenyan middle-distance
9 Jan 2017

PM Narendra Modi announced Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 January 2017 announced that the government is planning to launch Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana to train Indian youth for overseas employment.The announcement was made at the inauguration of the 14th Pravasi
9 Jan 2017

Vijayawada to host 1st Digi Dhan Mela in Andhra Pradesh

In Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada will be host to the first Digi Dhan Mela in the State this afternoon. Digi Dhan Melas are being organized across the country to promote cashless transactions. Union Minister for Urban Development and
9 Jan 2017

Roberto Bautista Agut beats Daniil Medvedev to win 2017 Chennai Open

Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut on 8 January 2017 clinched the Men’s Singles title of the 2017 Chennai Open.Agut defeated Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-3 and 6-4 to claim the first ATP tournament of the season.It was the second
9 Jan 2017

SBI Pension Funds appoints Kumar Sharadindu as MD & CEO

SBI Pension Funds Pvt Ltd (SBIPFPL), a subsidiary of SBI, has recently appointed Kumar Sharadindu as the MD & CEO of the company. Prior to this assignment, Kumar was General Manager at SBI Corporate Centre, Mumbai, heading
9 Jan 2017

Union Government amends Income-tax Rules, 1962

The Union Finance Ministry on 8 January 2017 amended the Income-tax Rules, 1962 to allow banks to obtain and link PAN or Form No 60 (where PAN is not available) in all existing bank accounts (other than
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