Daily Archive: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

31 Jan 2017

India Post Payments Bank starts pilot services in Raipur and Ranchi

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) on Monday kicked off its operations by rolling out pilot services in Raipur and Ranchi. The bank will offer an interest rate of 4.5% on deposits up to ₹25,000; 5% on deposits
31 Jan 2017

The Reserve Bank of India lifts ATM withdrawal limit from Feb 1, 2017

In a big relief to people and small businesses, RBI today announced lifting of restrictions on daily withdrawal limit of money from ATMs and from current accounts but the weekly limit of Rs 24,000 on savings bank
31 Jan 2017

Budget session of Parliament begans today (31 January 2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Parliament in a joint session of both houses as is customary at the budget session which begins today. Despite opposition of parties, the government advanced the budget presentation to February 1, which
31 Jan 2017

Two-wheeler aggregation service UberMOTO launches service in Hyderabad

Cab-hailing firm Uber has launched two-wheeler aggregation service UberMOTO in Hyderabad. The firm, which has signed an agreement with the Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd recently, formally launched the services on Monday. Using the app, people can hire
31 Jan 2017

Dushyant Chautala is new Table Tennis Federation of India president

A new set of office-bearers, led by president Dushyant Chautala, today took charge of affairs at the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) following the Annual General Body meeting where they were elected unopposed. The election to
31 Jan 2017

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra among 150 most fashionable women

Adding another feather to Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s cap, Harper’s Bazaar has now named her among the 150 Most Fashionable Women Now. PeeCee has been making a lot of waves in the fashion industry lately by making
31 Jan 2017

Karnataka Govt Approves Amending Laws to Lift Ban on Kambala & Bullock Cart Race

The Karnataka government on Saturday decided to amend laws legalising Kambala, a traditional annual buffalo race held in Mangalore and Udupi. Bullock cart race, another popular sport held in the Uttara Kannada district, will also be legalised
31 Jan 2017

BNHS launches climate change programme in Central Himalayas

The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has launched climate change programme to assess the status, distribution and conservation of pheasants and finches in the Central Himalayas. To evaluate the socio-economic activities of local communities and involve them
31 Jan 2017

Donald Trump Bans 7 nations from Entering US on Security Issues

American President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to temporarily ban visas for refugees belonging to seven Muslim-majority countries namely as Trump Bans 7 nations from Entering US on Security Issues Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,
31 Jan 2017

FGIL Enters Into Bancassurance Tie-Up With Bank Of Maharashtra

Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd (FGIL) has entered into a corporate agency tie-up for its products with Bank of Maharashtra (BOM), a public sector bank. With this tie-up, BOM’s customers will be able to avail of
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