Daily Archive: Sunday, January 15, 2017

15 Jan 2017

Gujarat wins First Ranji Trophy title beating Mumbai by five wickets

Gujarat won their first ever Ranji Trophy title beating Mumbai by five wickets in the final at the Holkar stadium in Indore. Parthiv Patel’s 143 and Munprit Juneja’s 54 runs helped Gujarat to chase down the highest
15 Jan 2017

Filmfare Awards 2017: Dangal, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt Bag Top Honour

At the glittering Filmfare awards last night (14th January 2017 night), “Dangal” swept away three of four major awards —  Best Film, Aamir Khan won Best Actor and Nitesh Tiwari won Best Director award while Alia Bhatt
15 Jan 2017

SpaceX resumes flights; launches Falcon 9 vehicle on California coast

The American SpaceX rocket company has resumed flights, launching a Falcon 9 vehicle from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast. It is the first mission by the company since one of its vehicles exploded
15 Jan 2017

Digital Dakiya inaugurated in MP to encourage cashless transactions

In Madhya Pradesh Indore district witnessed inauguration of first of its kind scheme of the country. Digital Dakiya, which aims at encouraging cashless transactions. “Digital Dakiya or Digital Postman will visit different places to teach and encourage
15 Jan 2017

Two-day camel festival begins in Bikaner, Rajasthan

The two-day annual camel festival has began with much fanfare in the presence of foreigners and domestic tourists. District Collector Ved Prakash flagged off a procession from Junagarh which culminated at Karni Singh Stadium here in Bikaner,
15 Jan 2017

Rabi crops sowing crosses 616 lakh hactare : Agriculture Ministry

Rabi crops have been sown in around six crore 16 lakh hectares till date which is about 35 lakh hectares more than last year. Data released by the Agriculture Ministry, wheat has been sown in around three
15 Jan 2017

SEBI cuts broker fees by 25 pc to Rs 15 per transaction

To reduce overall cost of transactions, Sebi today decided to lower broker fees by 25 per cent to Rs 15 per transaction of Rs 1 crore as part of calibration of various other fees collected by the
15 Jan 2017

Glam, glitter and glory mark 14th Mumbai Marathon

Tanzanian athlete Alphonce Felix Simbu (24) and Kenyan runner Bornes Kitur Chepkirui (31), flew past all competition to bag the top spots in the men’s and women’s category respectively in the full marathon at the 14th Standard
15 Jan 2017

Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala passes away, aged 91

Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala, who took over reins of the state when militancy was at its peak in the mid-80s, passed away on Saturday in Chandigarh. He was 91. Barnala died at the Postgraduate
15 Jan 2017

69th Army Day being observed on 15th January 2017

69th Army Day is being observed today (15th January 2017). The day marks the taking over of the Indian Army by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal KM Cariappa, on January 15, 1948. He took over the
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