Daily Archive: Monday, February 6, 2017

6 Feb 2017

If you don’t vote, you have no right to blame government: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on 5 February 2017 directed that the people, who do not exercise their right to vote, do not have any right to question or blame the government. The ruling was made by a
6 Feb 2017

Sasikala Natarajan to take over as Tamil Nadu’s next Chief Minister

In a big change of guard in Tamil Nadu government, Sasikala Natarajan was on Sunday elected as the Legislative Party leader of the AIADMK. She was unanimously elected by the AIADMK MLAs at a party meeting in
6 Feb 2017

Vijay Goel lays foundation stone of 1st centre of excellence for differently abled sportsmen

The Union Minister for Sports Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of the country’s first centre of excellence for differently abled sportsmen at Gandhinagar today. The centre is proposed with an estimate of 50 crores rupees and
6 Feb 2017

Health Ministry launches Measles Rubella vaccination campaign

With an aim to eradicate Rubella and Measles from India, the Union Health Ministry on Sunday launched the Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign here, targeting 41 crore children across the country. According to the ministry, after the
6 Feb 2017

Telangana launches India’s first social innovation hub in Nizamabad

The Telangana government has launched India’s first social innovation centre — The ‘Kakatiya Hub For Social Innovation’ in Nizamabad on Sunday. Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan made this announcement at the one-day Development Dialogue, an international social
6 Feb 2017

Corporation Bank pact with Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd

Corporation Bank on Saturday signed a corporate agency agreement with Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd, a specialized health insurance company, at an event held in Mangalore. Sunil Mehta and Gopal Murli Bhagat, Executive Directors, Corporation Bank and
6 Feb 2017

Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, BCAS suspends IndiGo’s security training centre licence

In a big setback for Gurgaon-based budget carrier IndiGo, regulatory authority Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has suspended its aviation security training centre licence for alleged lapses. IndiGo’s market share has declined to 40.3% in December
6 Feb 2017

Nagaland cabinet to submit memorandum to PM to exempt it from Part IX A of Constitution

The Nagaland Cabinet has decided to submit a memorandum to the Prime Minister to issue an ordinance to exempt the state from the provision of Part IX A of the Constitution related to municipalities and ULBs, and
6 Feb 2017

Virat Kohli features in latest cover star of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac has unveiled Virat Kohli as its cover star for the year 2017. The Indian skipper has been given this honour thanks to the sensational form he was in last year where he scored 2595
6 Feb 2017

India to host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament

India will host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament in July, Basketball Federation of India announced. The continental flagship tournament for women will be held here from July 23 to 29. India has also been given another
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