Daily Archive: Saturday, February 4, 2017

4 Feb 2017

Tenth edition of Sula Fest begins in Maharashtra on 3rd Feb 2017

The tenth edition of Sula Fest has begun on 03rd February 2017 at the Sula Vineyards in Nashik, Maharashtra. The line-up for the three-day festival, which will also feature professional wine tastings and grape stomping, includes artists
4 Feb 2017

Ex Deputy CAG Suman Saxena among 3 whole-time members in IBBI

Former Deputy CAG Suman Saxena and two others have been appointed as whole-time members in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). Besides Saxena, Mukulita Vijaywargiya and Navrang Saini have also been appointed as the new members.
4 Feb 2017

Survival of India-Pakistan Indus water treaty appears ‘weak’: UN report

Pakistan has neglected to resolve trans-border water issues and delayed presenting the cases of dispute with India to the Water Commission related to the Indus Waters Treaty, a United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) report said on Tuesday.
4 Feb 2017

LIQVD ASIA launches online exhibition portal-ExFirst.com

LIQVD ASIA, a digital marketing agency, launched India’s First Ever Online Exhibition gateway – ExFirst.com in collaboration with iKarmik.com. It will be an open platform where an exhibition from any industry can be conducted by any organization.
4 Feb 2017

Sports Ministry budget hiked by Rs 350 crore in the union budget

The Sports Ministry budget got a substantial hike of Rs 350 crore in the union budget for 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament. Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore
4 Feb 2017

RBI allows NRIs to invest in exchange-traded currency derivatives

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in exchange-traded currency derivatives (ETCD). With a view to enable additional hedging products for NRIs to hedge their investments in India, it has been
4 Feb 2017

Sanjeev Sanyal appointed Principal Economic Adviser

Government on Friday appointed noted economist Sanjeev Sanyal as Principal Economic Adviser in the Ministry of Finance.”The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Sanjeev Sanyal, former Global Strategist and Managing Director, Deutsche
4 Feb 2017

IDFC MD Vikram Limaye the new CEO, MD of NSE

Leading stock exchange National Stock Exchange on Friday selected IDFC chief Vikram Limaye as its new CEO and Managing Director, two months after the sudden exit of Chitra Ramkrishna from the top post. Sources said NSE’s board
4 Feb 2017

Scientists discover 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars

Scientists have discovered evidence of two billion years of volcanic activity on Mars. The discovery was made following an analysis of a meteorite from the planet, which was found in Africa in 2012. The finding confirms that
4 Feb 2017

Former CBI chief Joginder Singh, aged 77 years passes away

Former CBI chief Joginder Singh, who oversaw investigation of several high-profile cases including Bofors scam and Bihar’s fodder scam, died today aged 77 years. Former Member of Parliament Manish Tewari broke the news on Twitter. “Former Director
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