Daily Archive: Friday, January 20, 2017

20 Jan 2017

Delhi Police commissioner Alok Verma appointed next CBI chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the appointment of Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation.Verma will take over from interim director Rakesh Asthana, who was handed the reins
20 Jan 2017

PM Modi to address 3 day National Conference in Kutch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver inaugural address on a three-day National Conference of Central and State Ministers and Secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports in Kutch, Gujarat today. He will address the programme through video conferencing
20 Jan 2017

Centre releases Rs 2,207cr to J&K as special assistance during 2017

Centre has sanctioned over 2,207 crore rupees to Jammu and Kashmir as special assistance during current financial year to expedite completion of area-specific schemes. This includes over 1093 crore rupees for permanent restoration of damaged structure in
20 Jan 2017

UDAN scheme set for take off at 43 unserved airports

As many as 43 unserved airports in the country are expected to have flight operations from next month in a phased manner with the AAI receiving 43 initial proposals from 11 bidders for 190 routes under the
20 Jan 2017

9.2 lakh cr rupees remonetised till date : Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has infused around 60 per cent of the total banned currency notes after demonetisation.The RBI Governor Urjit Patel told a parliamentary standing committee on finance on Wednesday that the central bank
20 Jan 2017

India, UAE to hold 1st strategic dialogue in New Delhi

Ahead of the visit of the UAE crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan , who will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day function this year (26 january 2017), India UAE is scheduled to
20 Jan 2017

Punjab Royals bagged ProWrestling League Season 2 title

Punjab Royals have bagged the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 title. In the summit clash in New Delhi, the Punjab team beat Haryana Hammers 5-4. Punjab reigned supreme with their foreign imports Vladimir Khinchegashvili, Vasilisa Marzaliuk and
20 Jan 2017

Entrepreneurship Development Scheme inaugurated in Mizoram

Secretary of Mizoram (Lalmansawma) launched an Entrepreneurship Development Scheme to acquiring sustainable resources, knowledge and market. Scheme has been launched under New Development Policy (NDP) which would be instrumental in the state government efforts to achieve market
20 Jan 2017

FIPB clears 6 Foreign Direct Investment proposals worth Rs 1,187 crore

The Inter-ministerial body Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approved six investment proposals envisaging foreign investments of Rs 1,186.5 crore.  Decision in this regard was taken by FIPB meeting headed by Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das. It has
20 Jan 2017

Govt inks MoU to set up 1,000 Janaushadhi Kendras

The government today signed an agreement with the National Yuva Cooperative Society to set up 1,000 ‘Janaushadhi Kendras’ across the country and targets to open such medical stores in every block and gram panchayat to provide quality
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