PRESIDENT’S GREETINGS ON THE EVE OF NEW YEAR

PRESIDENT’S GREETINGS ON THE EVE OF NEW YEAR

🕔16:10, 31.Dec 2017

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year 2018.  In a message the President has said:- “New Year is a time for reflection, for resolutions and for renewal. As

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Centre’s New Year gift to Northeast: Mobile air dispensaries soon

Centre’s New Year gift to Northeast: Mobile air dispensaries soon

🕔15:10, 31.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 31  The central government’s plan to launch mobile air dispensary services — helicopters with equipment and doctors — for medical emergencies in remote and hilly areas of the Northeast region may be a reality soon. Informed sources

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IGL ORGANISES SAKSHAM CYCLOTHONS IN NOIDA AND GHAZIABAD

IGL ORGANISES SAKSHAM CYCLOTHONS IN NOIDA AND GHAZIABAD

🕔13:42, 31.Dec 2017

New Delhi, December 31, 2017: With an objective to promote fuel conservation and pollution free environment in the city, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the largest CNG distribution company in the country, today organized cyclothons in Noida and Ghaziabad today morning. Dr. Harsh

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Hosting 10 Asean leaders on Republic Day matter of pride: Modi

Hosting 10 Asean leaders on Republic Day matter of pride: Modi

🕔13:37, 31.Dec 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Republic Day celebration in 2018 would be “remembered through the ages” because the government for the first time in India’s history would host leaders of 10 Asean countries as chief guests on January 26. “On January 26, the arrival of great

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Year that saw oil, gas production switch to revenue-sharing mode (2017 in Retrospect)

Year that saw oil, gas production switch to revenue-sharing mode (2017 in Retrospect)

🕔13:34, 31.Dec 2017

By Biswajit Choudhury (13:06)  New Delhi, Dec 31  While the strategic petroleum sector, including oil and gas, continues to remain outside the new GST indirect tax regime that replaced a 70-year-old system, the industry did manage in 2017 to switch over

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Heritage Palace on Wheels’ maiden voyage starts

Heritage Palace on Wheels’ maiden voyage starts

🕔13:33, 31.Dec 2017

  1Jaipur, Dec 31  The first maiden voyage of Heritage Palace on Wheels (HPOW) reached here on Saturday from Delhi with 28 tourists on board. The HPOW, on its first tour, has 27 domestic tourists and 1 foreign (from South

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Allahabad Bank inks MoU with NeSL

Allahabad Bank inks MoU with NeSL

🕔13:31, 31.Dec 2017

Kolkata, Dec 31 State-run Allahabad Bank on Saturday signed an MoU with the government owned National E-Governance Services Ltd (NeSL) for a the tie-up that could help in minimising the resolution period in NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) referred cases.

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Bank of India receives Rs 2,257 cr from government

Bank of India receives Rs 2,257 cr from government

🕔13:28, 31.Dec 2017

Mumbai, Dec 31  Public sector lender Bank of India on Saturday said it has received a capital infusion Rs 2,257 crore from the government. “The bank has on December 29 received an infusion of Rs 2,257 crore from Government of

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PSBs receive capital infusion from government

PSBs receive capital infusion from government

🕔13:00, 31.Dec 2017

Mumbai, Dec 31  Several public sector lenders on Saturday said they have received capital infusion from the central government. State-owned Bank of India said it has received a capital infusion worth Rs 2,257 crore. “The bank has on December 29

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PNB increases interest rates on Domestic term deposits w.e.f. 01.01.2018

PNB increases interest rates on Domestic term deposits w.e.f. 01.01.2018

🕔11:53, 31.Dec 2017

The Bank has increased interest rates on Domestic term deposits w.e.f. 01.01.2018 as under:- For Domestic Retail Term Deposits of  less than Rs. 1 cr. Ø  In the maturity bucket of 7 to 29 days, from 4.00% to 5.25%. Ø  In the

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Rajinikanth to float party, follow spiritual politics

Rajinikanth to float party, follow spiritual politics

🕔11:51, 31.Dec 2017

Chennai, Dec 31  Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said that he would float a political party that would practice “spiritual politics” and contest in all of the state’s 234 constituencies in the next Assembly polls. Announcing his decision at a

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Militants attack CRPF camp in J&K, one trooper killed

Militants attack CRPF camp in J&K, one trooper killed

🕔11:49, 31.Dec 2017

Srinagar, Dec 31  One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and three others injured on Sunday after militants attacked a training camp near the Srinagar-Jammu highway, authorities said. The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the

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Fog induced low visibility halt operations at IGI airport

Fog induced low visibility halt operations at IGI airport

🕔11:48, 31.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 31  Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here came to a halt on Sunday as fog reduced the minimum required visibility to operate flights. According to an airport official, both landing and take-off of flights

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Foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, 15 trains cancelled

Foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, 15 trains cancelled

🕔11:45, 31.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 31  It was a foggy morning here on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the weather office said. At least 15 trains were cancelled, 57 delayed and

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New Year Eve celebrations sans snowfall in Kashmir Valley

New Year Eve celebrations sans snowfall in Kashmir Valley

🕔11:44, 31.Dec 2017

Srinagar, Dec 31  As the night temperatures remained several notches below zero in the on Sunday, fresh snowfall was unlikely this New Year Eve in the Kashmir Valley, the weather office said. “Weather throughout the state is expected to remain

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China ready to promote trust, cooperation with Russia in 2018

China ready to promote trust, cooperation with Russia in 2018

🕔11:41, 31.Dec 2017

Beijing, Dec 31  Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that he was ready to join his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust and expanding bilateral all-around pragmatic cooperation. Xi made the pledge in his

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E-commerce sector rides on Digital India, note ban (2017 in Retrospect)

E-commerce sector rides on Digital India, note ban (2017 in Retrospect)

🕔11:39, 31.Dec 2017

Bengaluru, Dec 30 (IANS) Adopting disruptive technology and riding on the Digital India bandwagon, the e-commerce sector has survived the slowdown in 2017 and benefited from the note ban, which spurred online transactions. More than computer-based Internet penetration and broadband extension,

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Centre sanctions Rs 1,250 cr for Assam inland transport

Centre sanctions Rs 1,250 cr for Assam inland transport

🕔11:37, 31.Dec 2017

Guwahati, Dec 31  The central government has sanctioned Rs. 1,250 crore for the development of transport sector in Assam, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said here on Saturday. Chairing a high powered meeting of the

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Vineet Chawdhry is new Himachal Chief Secretary

Vineet Chawdhry is new Himachal Chief Secretary

🕔11:33, 31.Dec 2017

Shimla, Dec 31  Vineet Chawdhry is the new Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh after replacing V.C. Pharka, an official said on Sunday. Chawdhry, a 1982-batch IAS officer, earlier served as the Principal Adviser (Redressal of Public Grievances). The new BJP

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President appoints BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe as Indian Council of Cultural Relations President

President appoints BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe as Indian Council of Cultural Relations President

🕔15:41, 30.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 31 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe as the President of Indian Council of Cultural Relations. “President has appointed Sahasrabuddhe as the President of ICCR today (Friday),” a Bharatiya Janata Party

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