Daily Archive: Sunday, January 29, 2017

29 Jan 2017

Three-day long Brahmaputra Literary festival begins in Guwahati

Assam joins the growing list of states hosting literary jamborees with the three-day Brahmaputra Literary Festival (BLF), which will see the participation of more than 150 authors from India and abroad, beginning here from January 28, 2017.
29 Jan 2017

Australian Open 2017 : Serena beats sister Venus for record 23rd slam title

In Australian Open 2017 tennis, Serena Williams beat her sister Venus Williams in the final today to win her 23rd Grand Slam singles title. The dominant American swept past her rival 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena to
29 Jan 2017

CWC inks pact with IIT Madras and IISc Bengaluru for dam safety capacity building

The Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation signed two separate MoUs with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru in New Delhi. These two premier educational institutes will help CWC
29 Jan 2017

IndiaPost becomes 3rd entity to receive licence to start payment bank operations

IndiaPost has become the third entity to receive a final license last week from the Central Bank to start its payment bank operations. Country’s largest telcom service provider Bharti Airtel and digital payments firm Paytm are the
29 Jan 2017

ORF emerges top Indian think tank in Asia category, ranks 5th out of 90

The Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has emerged as the top ranked think tank in India in the China, India, Japan and the Republic of Korea category, according to the latest Global Go To Think Tank Index Report.
29 Jan 2017

Tech diplomacy : Denmark to appoint world’s first ‘digital ambassador’

Denmark will become the first country in the world to appoint a special “digital ambassador” to work on building ties with the globe’s tech giants, according to the country’s foreign minister. “These companies have become a kind
29 Jan 2017

Loan giving app CASHe integrates Paytm Wallet for direct cash transfers

Aeries Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a fin-tech company promoted by serial entrepreneur and private equity investor Mr. V. Raman Kumar announced that CASHe, India’s fastest loan giving app for young salaried professionals, has partnered with Paytm, India’s
29 Jan 2017

National Immunization Day observed on 29th January 2017

Today is National Immunization Day. President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday launched the countrywide programme for 2017 by administering polio drops to children aged below five years at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The programme will cover around 17
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