Daily Archive: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

17 Jan 2017

India inks Agreement with World Bank for Nagaland Health Project

A financing agreement for IDA credit of US$ 48 million (equivalent) for the Nagaland Health Project was signed with the World Bank here today. The Financing Agreement was signed by Mr. Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of
17 Jan 2017

IIMC to start post graduate course in Urdu journalism

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launching a post-graduate course in Urdu journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi. The Executive Council of the IIMC, an autonomous body under the Ministry of
17 Jan 2017

170th Sadguru Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana festival ends on 17 January

In Tamil Nadu, the 170th Sadguru Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana festival at Tiruvaiyaru ends today(17 January 2017). The Aradhana festival which was inaugurated on 13th of this month was a treat to Carnatic music lovers. Sadguru Thyagaraja is
17 Jan 2017

National award-winning filmmaker Deepak Roy dead at 67

Deepak Roy, known for his movie “Limit to Freedom” which won him a National award in 1996 under the category of best investigative film, has passed away at the age of 67.Roy died on January 11 after
17 Jan 2017

Farrukh Amonatov wins Delhi International Open chess tournament

Top seeded Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov on 16 January 2017 won the 15th edition of the Delhi International Chess tournament.In the 10th and final round of the tournament, Amonatov settled for a draw with Grandmaster Diptayan Ghosh. Amanotov
17 Jan 2017

Kozhikode Corporation becomes first Elederly-friendly corporation in Kerala

Kozhikode Corporation has declared as the first Elderly-Friendly Corporation in Kerala. The  Kozhikode Corporation state government has planned to setup Senior citizen’s club, Day care centers as a part of  Vayomitram project for the welfare of the elder
17 Jan 2017

CBDT signed BAPA with Indian subsidiary of Japanese trading company

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 13 January 2017 entered into a Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement (BAPA) with an Indian subsidiary of a Japanese trading company. With the signing of this agreement, the total number
17 Jan 2017

SEBI Tightens Mergers & Acquisitions Norms Among Unlisted Firms

Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has introduced more checks and balances for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving unlisted companies to curb manipulation. The move comes in the wake of instances where unlisted
17 Jan 2017

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party cycle symbol by EC

Election Commission on 16 January 2017 recognised Akhilesh Yadav faction as the Samajwadi Party and permitted it to use the name of the party and its symbol Bicycle. In addition to this, the commission also rejected party
17 Jan 2017

Mysuru Printing Press Breaks Record by Printing Highest No. of Notes

The RBI Note Mudran printing press in Mysuru has broken all its past record by printing highest number of currency notes in December. Honorary President of Note Mudran Limited Employees Union, A Ramdass said that 10.9 million
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