Daily Archive: Saturday, March 4, 2017

4 Mar 2017

Govt asks all banks to have m-banking facility by March 31

The government has asked all banks to provide m-banking facility to all customers by March 31 in a bid to push digital transactions.“What we have asked the banks to do is to enable all customers who have
4 Mar 2017

Singareni Collieries records new highs in coal output, dispatches

Singareni Collieries Company Limited has set a new record with coal production of 58.7 lakh tonnes and highest dispatches of 57 lakh tonnes in a month during February. The mining company’s 1,200 MW power plant has also
4 Mar 2017

Jindal Stainless to make high-nitrogen steel for Defence sector

The country’s largest stainless steel maker Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Ltd (JSHL) today marked its foray into the Defence sector by forging a pact with DRDO for transfer of technology relating to high-nitrogen steel for armour applications. “The
4 Mar 2017

DRDO Hands Over 3 Developed Products to Indian Army

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over three of its products for induction into the Indian Army in a formal function here today. The products are namely (i) Weapon Locating Radar (WLR), SWATHI, (ii) NBC Recce
4 Mar 2017

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet accepts naming of Tirupati Airport as Sri Venkateswara Airport

Andhra Pradesh on 2 March 2017 decided to rename Gannavaram Airport as NTR Amaravati Airport and Tirupati Airport as Sri Venkateswara Airport. The decision was taken by the State Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief
4 Mar 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) wins Visitor’s Awards 2017 for best university

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has won the annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’, 2017. Deepak Pant from the Central University of Himachal Pradesh won the Visitor’s Award for ‘Innovation’ while the Visitor’s Award for ‘Research’ has
4 Mar 2017

Pakistan Government approves merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

The Pakistan Government on 2 March 2017 approved the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The step was taken to bring the impoverished and politically deprived tribal region at par with the
4 Mar 2017

Himachal okays proposal to make Dharamshala its second capital

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet today approved a proposal to make Dharamshala as the second capital of the state. The decision was taken in cabinet meeting today chaired by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who had earlier during his
4 Mar 2017

Universal Basic Income, a source came from Thomas More: A Path Breaking Idea

The concept of a Universal Basic Income is not new. One of the earliest known ideas on an unconditional universal basic income for all adults irrespective of other income sources came from Thomas More. After this, the
4 Mar 2017

Yatra inks MoU with Madhya Pradesh govt to promote homestays

Online travel company Yatra.com todays said it has signed an agreement with Madhya Pradesh government to jointly promote homestays in the state. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Yatra will promote all the state tourism approved homestays,
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