Daily Archive: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

5 Apr 2017

Reserve Bank of India clears proposal to introduce Rs 200 notes

The board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cleared a proposal to introduce banknotes of Rs 200 denomination, two people aware of the development said. The decision was taken at the RBI board meeting in
5 Apr 2017

Amazon India launches Amazon Classroom for new sellers

Amazon.in today announced the launch of Amazon Classroom, an interactive online training programme with courses to impart online selling skills to new sellers on the marketplace, the company said in a statement. Open to all sellers who
5 Apr 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni officially turns Gulf Oil India CEO

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has worn many hats over the years, worn another feather in his cap today. The ‘Captain Cool’ has been appointed as the CEO of Gulf Oil India for a day.
5 Apr 2017

No of beneficiaries under Ujjwala Yojana crosses 2 crore mark: Government

The number of beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana for providing free of cost LPG (cooking gas) connections to BPL households has crossed 2 crore mark since its launch in May 2016.  The success of the scheme
5 Apr 2017

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar releases India Rankings 2017

Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, on 3 April 2017 released the India Rankings 2017 for the educational institutions. The rankings were charted out by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), working under the
5 Apr 2017

Education, healthcare and pilgrimages to stay out of GST ambit

With an aim to not provide any shock to its citizens, the Union Government has decided to keep education, healthcare and pilgrimages out of service tax under the GST ambit. At present, the government has set a
5 Apr 2017

Pune director’s film Avyakta (Unexpressed) makes it to Cannes

26-year-old Omkar Modgi’s maiden short film Avyakta (Unexpressed) has been shortlisted for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The film underlines the journey of Modgi’s own relationship with his father, how it went from being an unexpressed obligation
5 Apr 2017

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2017 observed

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action was observed on 4 April 2017 across the world. The theme of the year 2017 is Needs driven. People Centred. Mine action ensures that landmines and explosive
5 Apr 2017

US policy memo: computer programmer not to qualify for H-1B visa

The US government has ruled that being a simple computer programmer would no longer qualify as a specialist profession, which is a must for the issue of H-1B work visa. The country through its new policy memorandum
5 Apr 2017

Anti-Romeo Squads in Uttar Pradesh: Lawful Policing or Moral Policing?

The Allahabad High Court on 30 March 2017 declared that Anti-Romeo Squads are legal and they are here to stay. The verdict was given by the Court while quashing a Public Interest Litigation that challenged the legality
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons