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23 Jun 2017

MeitY launches webpage for smooth GST implementation

The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT has launched a dedicated webpage to help companies in the IT services and electronics sector to adapt to the new GST regime. According to an official statement released by the Ministry,
23 Jun 2017

Indian activist Ankit Kawatra chosen for Queen’s Young Leaders Award

Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra is all set to receive the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award with 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries. Kawatra will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony to be held
23 Jun 2017

Uttarakhand becomes 4th state to be open defecation free

Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country. The same was declared by Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar during a Swachh Bharat Programme organized
23 Jun 2017

TB patients have to submit Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits

A recent notification by the Union health ministry states that people suffering from tuberculosis will now have to submit their Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits from the government for their treatment, under the Revised National Tuberculosis
23 Jun 2017

India, Russia identify key areas to boost cooperation in S&T sector

To bolster the cooperation in the science and technology sector, India and Russia on 21 June 2017 identified key areas of cooperation in the sector. The identified areas include space and marine technologies, IT and deep ocean
23 Jun 2017

SEBI relaxes norms for banks to takeover companies stressed assets

Capital markets watchdog Sebi on Wednesday relaxed its takeover norms to facilitate the restructuring of listed companies with stressed assets which will make it easier for banks to resolve the Rs 8-lakh crore bad loans crisis on
23 Jun 2017

Indore- India’s first city to use robot to control unruly traffic

The number one clean city of India — Indore has got another milestone to its name. This commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh has reportedly become the first city in India where robot is being used on an
23 Jun 2017

Axis Bank, Kochi Metro launches Open Loop Metro Card

Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank in association with Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has launched KMRL Axis Bank ‘Kochi1’ Card, India’s first open loop EMV contactless metro card that would make travel a convenient
23 Jun 2017

Manappuram Finance appoints Jeevandas Narayan as Managing Director

Manappuram Finance Limited on Tuesday announced the appointment of Jeevandas Narayan as the managing director of its fully owned home loans subsidiary, Manappuram Home Finance Pvt. Ltd. Narayan has more than 37 years of experience in the
23 Jun 2017

Shrihari Chandraghatgi given environment award in Japan

Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan for developing cutting edge technologies to address burning environmental problems. Chandraghatgi, who is President and CEO of EcoCycle Corporation, is
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