Daily Archive: Friday, January 27, 2017

27 Jan 2017

Meghalaya Governor resigns after allegations of sexual misconduct

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan has resigned, days after a controversy was triggered by reports in local media, which accused him of sexual misconduct. The reports had quoted a woman who had come to seek a job at
27 Jan 2017

Sena medal for 3 soldiers who gunned down Burhan Wani

Tucked away in the remote hills of south Kashmir, the Rashtriya Rifles unit was celebrating as three of its soldiers, who were part of the team that gunned down militant commander Burhan Wani, were awarded the Sena
27 Jan 2017

Indian Super League team Delhi Dynamos appoint Ashish Shah as new CEO

Indian Super League side Delhi Dynamos announced that they have appointed Ashish Shah as their new CEO. Earlier, the franchisee had announced that they had parted ways with their president Prashant Agarwal. “I am very excited over this
27 Jan 2017

National Geoscience Award for Keshav Krishna, a Scientist in Geochemistry

Dr. A. Keshav Krishna, Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad has been selected for the prestigious National Geoscience Award by the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India for the year 2016 in the Field of Geo-Environmental Studies
27 Jan 2017

Russia’s ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin passes away

When the trend among foreign missions in Delhi is to have Indian-origin diplomats as ambassadors and senior officials, Alexander Kadakin could have easily been mistaken for an Indian diplomat at the Russian embassy, for his mastery over
27 Jan 2017

IIM-A’s annual cultural festival Chaos kicks off with wanderlust theme

The annual cultural extravaganza of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Chaos-2017, kicked off on Thursday, with the theme of wanderlust. The focus of the theme is to let the attendees unleash their wanderlust, explore the extravaganza
27 Jan 2017

Telangana ranked second in Walnut’s cashless scorecard

Telangana ranked second in the`Cashless India Scorecard’ prepared by Walnut app to track the growth of digital payments in the country. The scorecard is meant for comparing how each state is moving towards a cashless economy post-
27 Jan 2017

Karnataka Bank inks memorandum of understanding with Tirth Agro Technology

Karnataka Bank Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rajkot-based Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd (manufacturer of agricultural equipment and implements) for financing agricultural mechanisation.Quoting P Jayarama Bhat, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
27 Jan 2017

India ranks sixth on eight great powers in 2017 : American foreign policy magazine

India is ranked at the sixth spot, behind China and Japan, in a list of eight great powers for the year 2017 by a leading American foreign policy magazine which is topped by the US. The list
27 Jan 2017

Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan Dada for sacrificing his life for nation  

Havildar Hangpan Dada, who killed four terrorists before laying down his life in Kupwara on May 26 last year, has been awarded Ashok Chakra, the highest peace time gallantry award. His wife Changsen received the award from
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