Daily Archive: Saturday, January 21, 2017

21 Jan 2017

PM Modi addresses Combined Commanders Conference at Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dehradun on Saturday to inaugurate the Combined Commanders Conference, an official said. The Prime Minister earlier reached the Indian Military Academy (IMA) campus from the Jolly Grant airport in a special
21 Jan 2017

Bihar: Govt to launch Nasha Mukt campaign to make state addidction-free

The Bihar government will Saturday launch a ‘nasha mukt’ (addiction-free) state campaign, after formation of human chain across the state. Besides Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, over two crore people are likely to participate in human chain. All
21 Jan 2017

India’s biggest aircraft carrier ship INS Vikramaditya 1st to have ATM

India’s biggest aircraft carrier ship INS Vikramaditya is set to make history by the becoming the nation’s first warship to have an ATM onboard the vessel via satellite.The ATM belonging to the State Bank of India (SBI) will
21 Jan 2017

Primate species facing extinction crisis according to a Study

A new international study warns that about 60 per cent of more than 500 primate species are threatened with extinction. It also claimed that three out of four primate species have shrinking populations.The study was recently published
21 Jan 2017

Govt to promulgate ordinance to conduct Jallikattu:Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday promulgated the ordinance for conducting the state’s age-old bull-taming sport Jallikattu after a three-year ban. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, in the meantime, has said the sport will be held across
21 Jan 2017

Dharamsala declared as second capital of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on 19 January 2017 declared Dharamsala town of Kangra district as the second Capital of the State. Dharamsala is located at some 250 km from the state capital Shimla. It has
21 Jan 2017

Cooperative banks can’t accept deposits under PMGKY: Govt

The government has barred cooperative banks from accepting deposits under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016. This comes in the backdrop of the Income Tax department finding that a number of such banks were suspected of
21 Jan 2017

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th President of the United States

Mr. Donald Trump has taken over as the 45th President of the United States, he took over the reins from Barack Obama 20 January 2017 amid expectations of radical change in policies and apprehension at home and
21 Jan 2017

Budget 2017: What One Can Expect for Agriculture?

The Budget 2017 has been prepared. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the ‘Halwa Ceremony’ that marks the printing of the Budget documents. For the next 10 days, more than 100 officials of the finance Ministry will
21 Jan 2017

Kerala Gramin Bank to propagate financial literacy among school children

Aimed at propagating financial literacy among school children, Kerala Gramin Bank has conceived a novel programme called FI@School. Under the project, every branch of the bank has to identify and enter into a virtual tie up with
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