Daily Archive: Saturday, February 25, 2017

25 Feb 2017

India, ADB ink $375 mn loan pact for industrial corridor

India and ADB have signed USD 375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800—km Visakhapatnam—Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. ADB had last September approved
25 Feb 2017

AAI, IATA launch e-billing solution for airport operators

The state-owned AAI, along with International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its e-billing solution for airport operators and air navigation services providers across the world. Developed in-house, the electronic billing solution for data, e-invoicing and collection of
25 Feb 2017

PM releases the book Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, released the book Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends and presented the first copy to President Pranab Mukherjee. The book, written by Dalveer Bhandari, a judge at the International Court of Justice,
25 Feb 2017

AYUSH Minister to inaugurate the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik will inaugurate the World Integrated Medicine  Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicinal Products: National and Global strategies in New Delhi . This is the first-of-its-kind forum
25 Feb 2017

Rajasthan 2nd largest crude oil producer in country: Governor

Rajasthan has become the second largest crude oil producer in the country after the offshore field Bombay High, Governor Kalyan Singh said in the Assembly today, highlighting the achievements of the state government. Delivering his speech on
25 Feb 2017

Somali president names Hassan Ali Khaire prime minister

Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has chosen political newcomer Hassan Ali Khaire, a former oil company executive, as the country’s prime minister. Thursday’s appointment was announced shortly before Mohamed, also known as Farmajo, departed to Saudi Arabia
25 Feb 2017

Gujarat Assembly Passes Bill To Impose Complete Ban On Hookah Bars

The Gujarat Assembly on Thursday passed an amendment bill which proposes a total ban on hookah bars and imposes maximum jail term of three years on those operating such joints despite absolute restriction. The Cigarettes and Other
25 Feb 2017

Kumar Sangakkara becomes second Asian to feature in 1000 matches

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara is undoubtedly one of the finest left handed batsmen to have ever played the game. Despite having retired from the international cricket over a year ago, the elegant batsman continues to
25 Feb 2017

CBEC launches mobile application for GST updates

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has launches mobile application for Goods and Services Tax (GST) to inform the taxpayers of the latest updates on GST. The app has been launched inline Union Government’s flagship
25 Feb 2017

India to provide financial assistance to Bangladesh for development of Sylhet city

India and Bangladesh on 24 February 2017 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide financial assistance to Bangladesh for sustainable development of Sylhet, a north-eastern Bangladeshi city. Under the MoU three development projects will be taken up
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