EC announces cash expenses limit per candidate in five states

EC announces cash expenses limit per candidate in five states

🕔12:53, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  The Election Commission of India on Wednesday set the campaign expenses limit per candidate at between Rs 20 lakh and Rs 28 lakh in the five states where assembly polls will be held laster this year.Announcing

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Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

🕔12:51, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur will be held between February 4 and March 8, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced on Wednesday.The results from all five states will be known on

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Defence personnel to cast votes through electronic transmission: Zaidi

Defence personnel to cast votes through electronic transmission: Zaidi

🕔12:30, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  The Election Commission on Wednesday said that the defence personnel posted away from their homes can cast their votes through one-way electronic transmission in the upcoming state polls.“We have decided to allow the defence personnel and

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EC to announce polls in five states

EC to announce polls in five states

🕔12:05, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  The Election Commission of India will announce later on Wednesday the dates for the assembly elections in five states.According to sources, the dates will be announced for elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa

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67 trains delayed, six cancelled due to fog

67 trains delayed, six cancelled due to fog

🕔12:04, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  At least 67 trains were running late and six cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Wednesday morning, a railway official said.Out of the six cancelled trains, four of them were to

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China to send 30 missions into space in 2017

China to send 30 missions into space in 2017

🕔09:54, 4.Jan 2017

Beijing, Jan 4  China plans to conduct some 30 space launch missions in 2017, a record-breaking number in the country’s space history, said China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.Long March-5 and Long March-7 rockets would be used to carry out

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CSR Activity by PNB Prerna

CSR Activity by PNB Prerna

🕔09:40, 4.Jan 2017

A CSR activity was organised near Safdarjung Flyover New Delhi on 30th December 2016 wherein needy residents of a Rain Basera managed by Prerna Social Development Society were distributed blankets at a  simple function organised by PNB Prerna. On this

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Justice Khehar sworn in as Chief Justice of India

Justice Khehar sworn in as Chief Justice of India

🕔09:36, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India (CJI).Khehar was administered the oath of office by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.He succeeded Justice Tirath Singh Thakur. Khehar

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GST rollout unlikely before June-July

GST rollout unlikely before June-July

🕔22:03, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rollout of the GST regime may only be possible by June-July, as the possibilities of meeting the April 1 deadline are bleak now in view of the negative impact of demonetisation on states’ tax revenues, some

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LPG customers to get discount for paying online

LPG customers to get discount for paying online

🕔21:56, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Complementing the government’s recent demonetisation of high-value currency notes, state-run oil marketing companies (OMC) have started offering an upfront discount of Rs five on every cooking gas cylinder purchased online, an official statement said on Tuesday.

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Two states to join UDAY on Wednesday : Minister

Two states to join UDAY on Wednesday : Minister

🕔21:54, 3.Jan 2017

Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said two more states will join the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on Wednesday and the third a week thereafter. “Almost the entire country has now joined UDAY. Tomorrow (Friday),

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MobiKwik ties with AIIMS for cashless payment facilities

MobiKwik ties with AIIMS for cashless payment facilities

🕔14:50, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3  Domestic mobile wallet platform MobiKwik on Tuesday said it has tied up with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here to convert all its payment facilities cashless.According to the company, the service will start with

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C. Gangopadhyay Takes Over as New Director (Projects), PFC

C. Gangopadhyay Takes Over as New Director (Projects), PFC

🕔14:48, 3.Jan 2017

Chinmoy Gangopadhyay has assumed charge of Director (Projects), PFC w.e.f. 1st January, 2017. Mr. Gangopadhyay is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and MBA from FMS, New Delhi. He has more than 35 years of experience in power

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Budget session likely to start from Jan 31

Budget session likely to start from Jan 31

🕔14:13, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3 The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Tuesday recommended starting the budget session of Parliament from January 31, official sources said here.The CCPA met Tuesday morning and decided that the first half of the budget session

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to address India’s tech market

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to address India’s tech market

🕔14:10, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3  Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai is all set to address a domestic technology market with a focus on small and medium businesses in the country on Wednesday.Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will also join Pichai

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Send 40% currency to rural areas, RBI tells banks

Send 40% currency to rural areas, RBI tells banks

🕔14:00, 3.Jan 2017

Mumbai, Jan 3  The RBI on Tuesday said the supply of currency notes in rural areas was not adequate and asked banks to send at least 40 per cent of the supply to their rural branches.“The bank notes, being supplied

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President of India Greets Myanmar on its Independence Day

President of India Greets Myanmar on its Independence Day

🕔12:47, 3.Jan 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the eve of their Independence Day (January 4, 2017). In a message to His Excellency U Htin Kyaw, the President of

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Rashtrapati Nilayam gardens to open for public Jan 3-10

Rashtrapati Nilayam gardens to open for public Jan 3-10

🕔10:25, 3.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 3  The gardens at Rashtrapati Nilayam, or the President’s southern residence, in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad, will open for public viewing from January 3 to 10, said an official statement.People can visit the gardens from

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IndianOil to deploy unique digital assistant app for field force as part of Digital India initiative

IndianOil to deploy unique digital assistant app for field force as part of Digital India initiative

🕔10:00, 3.Jan 2017

In support of the Digital India initiative, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil) had deployed a new technology initiative, a ChatBot, at the recently concluded PETROTECH-2016, the 12th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition at Delhi held under the aegis of the Ministry

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SC sacks BCCI bosses for defying Lodha recommendations

SC sacks BCCI bosses for defying Lodha recommendations

🕔16:17, 2.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 2 Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI for not complying with its orders to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee reforms, the Supreme Court on Monday sacked its President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke.Besides showing the door

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