Daily Archive: Monday, January 16, 2017

16 Jan 2017

New Adoption Regulations come into force from by CARA

Adoption Regulations, 2017 framed by ‘Central Adoption Resource Authority’ (CARA) as mandated under section 68 (c) of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015  has been notified on 4th January 2017  by the Government Press
16 Jan 2017

NPCI declares Rs 54.90 crore prize money for NITI Aayog’s lucky draw

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) today declared Rs 54.90 crore prize money to over 3.42 lakh winners for NITI Aayog’s lucky draw schemes for consumers and merchants. The two schemes are – Lucky Grahak Yojna (LGY)
16 Jan 2017

2016 was India’s warmest year according to NOOA

As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA) in the US Thursday said that 2016 was on course to beat 2015 as the hottest year on record globally, the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) reiterated that for
16 Jan 2017

SBI pushes merger of 5 associate banks, BMB to next fiscal

The merger of the five associate banks with State Bank of India (SBI) will be postponed to by a quarter due to the demonetization exercise, acknowledged SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya who for weeks stated that the merger is
16 Jan 2017

BSNL launches “Sanchar Aadhar” for Aadhar based eKYC

BSNL the national carrier, having the largest network across India with highest rural penetration recognizes the need to deliver consistent and personalized digital engagement to their customers. BSNL has launched its prestigious Customer Acquisition and Customer Communication
16 Jan 2017

Unemployment in India pegged at 18 million in 2018: ILO

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in January 2017 released a report entitled World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017. As per the report, the global unemployment is expected to rise by 3.4 million in 2017.The global
16 Jan 2017

BSF launches operation ‘Sard Hawa’ at Rajasthan border

Border Security Force (BSF) has launched operation Sard Hawa at the western international border of Rajasthan, under which vigil will be beefed-up to check the instances of infiltration due to the dense fog in the area. The operation
16 Jan 2017

Kiran Doshi’s ‘Jinnah Often Came to Our House’ won 2016 Hindu Prize

The book titled Jinnah Often Came to Our House was in news as the author Kiran Doshi on 15 January 2017 was awarded The Hindu Prize 2016. The book, which is a work of fiction, is set
16 Jan 2017

Prasar Bharti hosts International Television Dance Festival in Hyderabad

The first edition of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival is scheduled to be held in Hyderabad the city with royal patronage for arts, literature, and architecture, on January 15, 2017. Prasar Bharati is hosting
16 Jan 2017

Kohli breaks Tendulkar’s record for most centuries in successful chases

Team India’s skipper and batting masterclass Virat Kohli on Sunday (Jan 15) surpassed Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s yet another milestone for most centuries in successful chases. Kohli, batting for the first time as a full-time skipper, scored
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