Daily Archive: Friday, March 3, 2017

3 Mar 2017

Bharat Earth Movers Limited, BEML launches solar rooftop project in Karnataka

Bharat Earth Movers Limited, BEML launches solar rooftop project in Karnataka. BEML Ltd, a defence public sector company, has set itself a goal of utilising 100 per cent renewable energy for its consumption. In this endeavour, the
3 Mar 2017

Luis Norton de Matos appointed new head coach of India U-17 football team

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday appointed Portugal’s Luis Norton de Matos as the head coach of the India U-17 World Cup team for the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Matos who met
3 Mar 2017

International Yoga festival organized in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Every year International Yoga Festival is organized in Rishikesh since 1999. Generally it is organized from 01st March to 07th March. International Yoga Festival provides opportunity to attend yoga classes with world famous yoga teachers. Each yoga
3 Mar 2017

Reliance General Insurance, Catholic Syrian Bank tie up

Reliance General Insurance has tied up with Catholic Syrian Bank to expand its distribution network, aimed at boosting the company’s topline by up to 15 per cent. Until March 2016, Reliance General Insurance had only UCO Bank
3 Mar 2017

Number of Jan Dhan a/cs rose by 2.26 crore after note ban

The demonetisation of ₹500 and ₹1,000 bank notes on November 8 last year seems to have given a thrust to new account opening under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). A hundred days after demonetisation, the
3 Mar 2017

SC appointed SIT detects 70 thousand crore rupees Black Money

Justice (retd) Arijit Pashayat, the Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) on black money, on 2 March 2017 said so far the amount of unearthed black money from across the country stands to Rs
3 Mar 2017

Union Government notifies Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017

The Union Government on 1 March 2017 notified the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017. The Act is introduced in the public interest for the cessation of liabilities on the specified bank notes. Section 5
3 Mar 2017

NGT bans camping activities within 100 m of Ganga in Uttarakhand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 2 March 2017 ordered a ban on camping activities within 100 metres of the Ganga in Uttarakhand. The decision was taken by a bench of justices headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter
3 Mar 2017

Union Government presented Petroleum Technology Innovation Awards for 2016-17

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar on 1 March 2017 presented the 7th Petroleum Technology Innovation Awards for 2016-17 in New Delhi. For the 7th National Awards, 415 nominations were received and finally, 16 nominations
3 Mar 2017

P K Purwar appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL

P K Purwar was on 1 March 2017 appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)
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