Daily Archive: Monday, March 20, 2017

20 Mar 2017

29 lakh debit cards subjected to malware attack: Government

The Union Government has announced that total of 29 lakh debit cards were subjected to malware attack in through ATMs that were connected with the switch of Hitachi.  It was announced by Union Minister of State (MoS)
20 Mar 2017

Government releases Draft Labour Code on Social Security & Welfare

The Union Labour Ministry has proposed a labour code which will provide social security cover to the entire workforce in the country, including self-employed and agricultural workers. In this regard, it has proposed a draft code on
20 Mar 2017

Cheneni-Nashiri: India’s Longest Surface Tunnel completes trial run

India’s longest surface tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district is complete. It will be open to traffic soon, following successful completion of trial runs for peak and off-peak hours. The 9-km-long tunnel at Chenani passes through
20 Mar 2017

Shahid Afridi appointed ambassador of Blind Cricket World Cup

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the ambassador for the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup. The announcement was made on Friday by the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC).“Afridi is not only
20 Mar 2017

Indian-American Computer Scientist Anshumali Shrivastava Wins NSF CAREER Award

An Indian-American computer scientist, Anshumali Shrivastava has won National Science Foundation (NSF)’s prestigious CAREER award for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes. He is an Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science at William Marsh Rice University,
20 Mar 2017

11 Indian women win Women Icons award in Singapore

Eleven Indian women are among the 25 Asian ladies who have won the Women Icons award in Singapore for dedicating their lives to social work. Women empowerment and childcare remains on the minds of these women, who
20 Mar 2017

A sangam of litterateurs in Panchkula for the three-day Haryana Sahitya Sangam

Writers, poets, thinkers, litterateurs of Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Sanskrit from Haryana and several other states of the country have converged on Panchkula for the three-day Haryana Sahitya Sangam at the Indradhanush Auditorium today.Chief Minister Manohar Lal
20 Mar 2017

Mumbai lose its permanent status in Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI)

Mumbai on 19 March 2017 lost its permanent status in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It lost the voting rights in accordance with the new constitution of the Indian Cricket Board, which was
20 Mar 2017

Five-month-long economic blockade of Manipur comes to an end

The nearly five-month-long economic blockade imposed in Manipur by the United Naga Council (UNC) came to an end on 19 March 2017. Till date, the council was blocking the two National Highways of Manipur namely the Imphal-Dimapur
20 Mar 2017

Renowned Meteorologist, Dev Raj Sikka passes away

Former Director of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Dev Raj Sikka passed away on 18 March 2017, after suffering from a cardiac arrest. He was 85. Remembering Raj Sikka, Madhavan Rajeevan, Secretary in the Ministry of
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