Daily Archive: Sunday, January 22, 2017

22 Jan 2017

With Russian Railways help, India to increase train speed to 200 kmph

Russian Railways is helping India’s national transporter increase the speed of its passenger trains up to 200 km per hour. Russian Railways is at present collaborating with Indian Railways on a 575-km stretch between Nagpur and Secunderabad
22 Jan 2017

Saina Nehwal wins Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament

Saina Nehwal defeated Thailand teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong 22-20, 22-20 in a thrilling Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold final in Sarawak on Sunday, silencing her critics. Saina Nehwal went under the knife after an early exit from the
22 Jan 2017

Himachal Pradesh beats Kerala in learning outcomes: ASER

The Annual Status Education Report (ASER) 2016 found that Himachal Pradesh is doing well in many regards, on the education front, as compared to the rest of the states. It has the country’s highest reading and mathematics
22 Jan 2017

Gujarat : Over 3.5 lakh people sing national anthem, set new world record

Over 3.5 lakh people on Saturday set a new world record by singing the national anthem at an event at Kagvad in Rajkot district of Gujarat. The occasion was installation of idol of goddess Khodiyar at a
22 Jan 2017

Bihar forms world’s longest human chain of 11,000 kilometres

Bihar claimed to have forged a world record on Saturday as tens of thousands of people came together in support of prohibition, forming a human chain which the ruling JD(U) said stretched for more than 11,000 kms
22 Jan 2017

PVR Pictures launched Vkaao theatre-on-demand service

Multiplex chain operator PVR Pictures in January 2017 launched its theatre-on-demand service Vkaao.Vkaao is an online platform that enables consumers to watch any movie of their choice at a theatre of their choice.However, the minimum requirement for
22 Jan 2017

Punjab National Bank launches Contactless Credit Card

In another digitalisation initiative, Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched a Contactless Credit Card. This new credit card, which has been named PNB Wave N Pay -Contactless Card, was launched by Usha Ananthasubramanian, Managing Director & Chief
22 Jan 2017

MoU between India & Serbia for cooperation in IT & Electronics approved

The Union Cabinet in January 2017 gave its ex-post facto approval to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Serbia.The MoU seeks to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of information technology and electronics. The
22 Jan 2017

Special Task Force for women safety reconstituted

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Saturday said a special task force (STF), which would review decisions taken by the Delhi Police and other departments regarding women’s safety, had been reconstituted. The STF will
22 Jan 2017

Cabinet approved MoU between India & Vietnam on cyber security

The Union Cabinet in January 2017 gave its  ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Vietnam in the field of cyber security.The approval was given at a meeting of the Cabinet chaired
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