Daily Archive: Sunday, April 2, 2017

2 Apr 2017

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Visits India on a 6-day tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak ahead of delegation-level talks here on Saturday.“Honouring a shared heritage. PM @narendramodi receives PM @NajibRazak at Hyderabad House,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted. A number
2 Apr 2017

Kotak Mahindra Bank launches 8-11 app to double customer base

In what he described as a game changing initiative in creative disruption in the banking space, Uday Kotak, executive vice-chairman and MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank announced the launch of 8-11, a completely digital and paperless account
2 Apr 2017

SBI gets new logo and enters in the league of top 50 Global Banks

Following the merger of five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank with State Bank of India, the latter will enter the league of Top 50 Global Banks with a balance sheet size of Rs.41 lakh crore, said
2 Apr 2017

82nd Establishment Day of Reserve Bank of India on 1st April 2017

The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of the country. The Reserve Bank of India was set up on the basis of the recommendations of the Hilton Young Commission. The Reserve Bank of India Act,
2 Apr 2017

Government launched two mobile apps- echallan and mParivahan

The government has launched two mobile apps, echallan and mParivahan, that provide access to various services and information, and enable citizens to report any traffic violation or road accident. “Government has launched two new mobile apps –
2 Apr 2017

Post merger, SBI begins operations as unified entity

The State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, started functioning as unified entity from Saturday post merger of its five associate banks, besides Bharatiya Mahila Bank. The five associate banks merged with the SBI are
2 Apr 2017

American singer & song writer Bob Dylan accepts Nobel literature award

After months of uncertainty and controversy, Bob Dylan finally accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature at a jovial, champagne-laced ceremony on Saturday, the Swedish Academy announced. The academy, which awards the coveted prize, ended prolonged speculation
2 Apr 2017

NDB invests $1.5 billion in 7 projects in 2 years of operation

The BRICS-backed New Development Bank (NDB) has invested in seven projects totalling $1.5 billion in about two years of its operation, the bank President, K V Kamath, said today.“We began operations in July 2015 and since then,
2 Apr 2017

Jepkosgei smashes three world records at Prague Half Marathon

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke three world records at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon by winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in just 1. The 23-year-old, who was competing in just her fifth half marathon to date,
2 Apr 2017

World Autism Awareness Day observed on 2nd April 2017

World Autism Awareness Day observed on 2nd April 2017. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) recognizes the right of persons with disabilities to independence of person and to individual autonomy (article 3). Moreover,
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