Daily Archive: Monday, May 15, 2017

15 May 2017

Ms Leena Nair takes over as Secretary Tribal Affairs

Ms Leena Nair took over the charge of Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs in New Delhi Today. She is an IAS officer of 1982 batch of Tamil Nadu cadre. Before this appointment Leena Nair was serving as
15 May 2017

UN chief names Britain’s Mark Lowcock as humanitarian chief

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed British humanitarian expert Mark Lowcock to be the next U.N. humanitarian chief. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced yesterday that Lowcock will replace Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O’Brien in September. He said
15 May 2017

Niti Aayog to partner Uttar Pradesh for holistic development

In a move aimed for holistic development Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh (UP), Niti Aayog on Thursday said it will partner with the state in implementing policies focussed on doubling the farmers’ income, livelihood opportunities, enterprise,
15 May 2017

Dr Hubert Minnis Sworn In As Bahamas Prime Minister

Dr Hubert Minnis was on Thursday sworn in as the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas since the country gained political independence from Britain in 1973. Minnis, a medical doctor and former minister of
15 May 2017

RBI puts restriction on Uco Bank business, asks board to take corrective action

Reserve Bank of India has put restriction on Uco Bank lending and branch expansion plans as the state-run lender made net losses for the two successive fiscal amid severe stress on asset quality. There would be check
15 May 2017

Army brings back CASO as part of counter-terror ops in Kashmir

Signalling an aggressive stance, The Army has decided to re-introduce cordon and search operations (CASO) as a “permanent feature” of its campaign against militants, nearly 15 years after the practice was abandoned. Army sources said CASO will
15 May 2017

India, Italy stress development of bilateral economic relations

India and Italy reiterated the importance of the Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation (JCEC) towards the development of bilateral economic and trade relations through facilitating dialogue and enhancing cooperation on a wide range of issues of mutual
15 May 2017

International Nurses Day observed on 12th May 2017

Timed to coincide with Nurses Day, the letter warns that life for some 21st century nurses in Britain means having to use food banks, work second jobs or take hardship grants due to capped pay. The letter
15 May 2017

Forbes Middle East declares top 100 Indian business leaders

Retail Mogul Yusuff Ali and Pepsico executive Sanjeev Chadha are among the top 100 Indian business leaders in the Arab World 2017, according to a Forbes ranking for the Middle East. Ali, Managing Director of Lulu Group
15 May 2017

Chelsea Clinch 2016-17 Premier League Title with Win vs. West Brom

Antonio Conte’s side ran out 1-0 winners on Friday night as the west Londoners clinched their sixth top flight title, and the fifth of the Premier League era. A late goal from substitute Michy Batshuayi, who had
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