Daily Archive: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

8 Mar 2017

Tribal festival Bhagoria begins in Madhya Pradesh

The annual tribal festival Bhagoria will begin here and in four other districts of Madhya Pradesh from March 6. The week-long festival is organised at different Bhagoria haats (local markets) in Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Khargone and Barwani
8 Mar 2017

FinMin gives in-principle nod to ESOPs by PSU banks

FinMin has agreed in-principle to allow public sector banks to offer stock options to their employees from next fiscal — a move aimed at retaining experienced hands with better incentives. According to sources, Employee Stock Option plans (ESOPs)
8 Mar 2017

HDFC Bank launched chatbot Eva for customer services

HDFC Bank   announced the launch of an electronic virtual assistant (EVA), an artificial intelligence-driven chatbot, for customer services. Eva is India’s first AI-based banking chatbot and can answer millions of customer queries across multiple channels instantly,
8 Mar 2017

Cabinet approves India-Portugal MoU on renewable energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Renewable Energy between India and Portugal. The MoU was signed on 6th
8 Mar 2017

Dr K Srinath Reddy appointed as adviser to the Odisha Govt

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced appointment of Prof Dr K Srinath Reddy as the adviser to the Odisha government. “He will advise the government in implementation of various government health programmes and improve key health indicators,” a
8 Mar 2017

Government nod for strategic sale of 3 SAIL plants

The government has approved outright sale of state-owned three special SAIL plants, including Salem and Alloy Steel plants. SAIL has now sought advisors, including legal and merchant bankers, to carry out the strategic sale along with transfer
8 Mar 2017

Indo-Oman joint military exercise Al-Nagah-II begins

Troops of Indian and Oman armies today commenced their 14-day joint exercise Al-Nagah-II 2017 in Bakloh belt of Himachal Pradesh to strengthen the military ties between the two countries. The joint training exercise of the Indian Army
8 Mar 2017

Vaikom Vijayalakshmi becomes first to play Gayathri veena for record five hours

Playback singer Vaikom Vijayalakshmi on Sunday set a new world record by playing the maximum number of songs in the shortest time on a single string musical instrument. She played various classical and filmy songs on the
8 Mar 2017

OPPO wins Indian cricket team sponsorship rights for five years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that mobile manufacturing company Oppo Mobiles India Private Limited will be the new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 1, 2017 for a
8 Mar 2017

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