The Maharashtra government on 11 June 2017 announced a loan waiver for farmers. He also decided to form a committee to decide the criteria for debt relief, after which cultivators called off their protests. The decision was
Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova on 11 June 2017 won the Women’s Doubles title in the French Open tennis championships. The United States-Czech pair defeated unseeded Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-1 in
Theresa May on 11 June 2017 appointed her close ally Damian Green as her first secretary of state, effectively her deputy prime minister. The cabinet reshuffle follows the shock results of UK general elections 2017, which saw
The GST Council on 11 June 2017 reduced the GST Rates of 66 items including insulin, pickles, printers, agarbattis, school bags, and cashew nuts. However, the GST rates for telecom services, marbles, granite and spectacles were retained.
International Yoga Day (IDY) will be marked on June 21. In order to increase popularity of Yoga the central government has initiated Yoga Awareness Drive prior to International Yoga Day, through Mascots and Flash Mobs (which will
Michael Venus became New Zealand’s first Grand Slam champion since 1974 on Saturday when he partnered American Ryan Harrison to the French Open men’s doubles title. Michael Venus of New Zealand (L) and Ryan Harris of the
Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 82, has been selected for the highest French civilian honour, the Legion d’Honneur, reported on Sunday. The award will be presented to the Kolkata-based actor by the French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler, said.“To
From the carefree way that Jelena Ostapenko smacks a tennis ball, you would think no one was watching. Yet the unknown Latvian thrilled 15,000 fans on Court Philippe Chatrier, and millions of TV viewers, as Jelena Ostapenko