Daily Archive: Thursday, January 26, 2017

26 Jan 2017

Kiren Rijiju lays foundation for integrated check-post at Dawki

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 92.34 crore integrated check-post (ICP) at the India-Bangladesh international border here in Meghalaya to boost bilateral ties. “The ICP will
26 Jan 2017

Russia, Turkey and Iran Agree on Syria Truce Monitoring

Russia, Turkey and Iran, the sponsors of the peace talks between the Syrian government and rebels, have agreed on Syria Truce Monitoring for the war-torn country’s fragile ceasefire – in a promising step towards ending the violence.
26 Jan 2017

India, France sign pact on maritime information sharing in Indian Ocean Region

India and France has signed White Shipping agreement to enable information sharing on maritime traffic and maritime domain awareness in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) amid China’s expanding naval forays in the area where India wants to
26 Jan 2017

France issues first green bonds with record 7 billion euro sale 

France has issued its first green bonds with a record seven billion euro ($7.5 billion) sale, paving the way for the establishment of a genuine market in renewable energy bonds. Credit Agricole-CIB, which was one of the
26 Jan 2017

Boeing launches engineering and tech centre in Bengaluru

Global aerospace major Boeing on launched its engineering and technology center in Bangalore. According to the global aerospace giant, ‘Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center’ (BIETC) will leverage a ‘talent pool of employees’ to increase productivity and
26 Jan 2017

Nita Ambani honoured by The Met in NY for her philanthropic work

Nita Ambani, founder and chairperson, Reliance Foundation, has become the first South Asian to be honoured by the Metropolitan Museum of Art(The Met) in New York for her philanthropic work in the areas of education, sports, healthcare,
26 Jan 2017

Madhya Pradesh CM announces total ban on polythene bags

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced a total ban on polythene bags from May 1 in Madhya Pradesh in a bid to conserve environment, protect cows and promote cleanliness. Chouhan, in his Republic Day address, also
26 Jan 2017

Damodar Valley Corporation receives NTPC award 2015-16

Damodar Valley Corporation received NTPC award 20015-16 from Union Power Minister, Piyush Goyal. DVC chairman Andrew WK Langstieh, received the prize by Goyal amongst the power sectors under for implementation of Official Language. The Damodar Valley Corporation
26 Jan 2017

Shared Mobility Platform Revv to launch services in Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur

Revv, the Delhi-NCR-based shared mobility platform, is launching its car sharing services in three new cities — Mumbai, Chennai and Jaipur — taking its national footprint to seven cities. Revv is already available in Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad
26 Jan 2017

Pune cops launch app to map real-time locations of patrolling teams

The Pune City Police have started using a ‘Beat Marshall Monitoring Mobile App’ on experimental basis to map the real-time locations of patrolling teams from police stations. The data collected would then be used for effective response
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