Daily Archives: December 6, 2017
Wrestler Shri Sushil Kumar and Boxer Ms Mary C. Kom have submitted their resignation as National Sports Observers. As both the top athletes are still active in their respective fields, wrestling(Men) and Boxing (Women), they felt that this could be seen as conflict of interest. Keeping in mind the best of the sporting traditions the athletes submitted their… Read More
In one of its kind financial inclusion plan in Karnataka, the State Bank of India today opened bank accounts for the prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail. During a ceremony, 900 prisoners were handed over passbooks .
The prison authorities will now deposit the wages of prisoners directly in these bank accounts. This will avoid human intervention and encourage… Read More
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key interest rate unchanged at 6 per cent in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review for the year 2017-18 . The central bank has raised inflation forecast to 4.3-4.7 per cent in third and fourth quarters of current fiscal and kept the economic growth forecast unchanged at 6.7 per cent.
The RBI said Farm loan waiver,… Read More
Summary:Gun violence is mostly not contagious but rather an endemic issue for particular neighborhoods, according to researchers. That means place-based interventions like hotspot policing or greening vacant lots have the best chance to improve this problem.
Is gun violence contagious? According to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania … Read More
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, committed financial assistance under CSR initiative to National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) for the project, job oriented skill development training (residential) to 1600 beneficiaries belonging to economically weaker sections… Read More
In the face of stiff International Competitive Bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured an order for the renovation and modernization (R&M) of Electrostatic Precipitators (ESP) at Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station (STPS) in Bihar.
Valued at over Rs.215 Crore, the turnkey order envisages carrying out R&M of ESPs … Read More
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed a MOU with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for Health Technology Accelerated Commercialization (H:TAC) Program. H:TAC will be implemented in partnership with the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. Under the program, FICCI and IC2 Institute will commercialize… Read More
The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Director (Tourism & Marketing), Indian Railway Catering & Corporation Limited (IRCTC)
Last Date of Receipt:on 30th November, 2017.
Sardar Patel dominated Indian politics from 1917 to 1950. First, he was at the forefront of the freedom struggle. Then, after Independence in 1947, as Deputy Prime Minister, he held the crucial portfolios of Home, States and Information and Broadcasting. The ‘Iron Man’ and a founder of modern India, he restructured the Indian bureaucracy after the transfer… Read More