Bihar to start paddy procurement from November 15

Bihar to start paddy procurement from November 15

🕔16:44, 31.Oct 2019

Patna, Oct 31 Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday said that the Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACSs) and Mandals will start paddy procurement in the state from November 15. He said that this year the state government will buy

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Murmu, Mathur sworn in as Lt Governors of J&K, Ladakh

Murmu, Mathur sworn in as Lt Governors of J&K, Ladakh

🕔14:23, 31.Oct 2019

Srinagar, Oct 31  Girish Chandra Murmu and Radha Krishna Mathur were on Thursday sworn in as the first Lieutenant Governors of the newly-formed Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, respectively. Mathur was first administered the oath by Chief

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Pramod Kumar Tiwari is new BIS Director General

Pramod Kumar Tiwari is new BIS Director General

🕔13:09, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 31  Pramod Kumar Tiwari has been appointed as the new Director General of the Bureau of Indian Standards. Tiwari is a 1991-batch IAS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

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Second strong quake strikes Philippines this week

Second strong quake strikes Philippines this week

🕔13:06, 31.Oct 2019

Manila, Oct 31  A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Mindanao island Thursday in the southern Philippines, close to where another strong tremor left eight dead, two missing and about 400 injured earlier this week. The United States Geological Survey (USGS), which

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No change in civil service cadre of J&K, Ladakh

No change in civil service cadre of J&K, Ladakh

🕔10:49, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 31  The members of the cadres of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue to function on the existing cadres even

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Yogi flags off ‘Run for Unity’ in Lucknow

Yogi flags off ‘Run for Unity’ in Lucknow

🕔10:27, 31.Oct 2019

Lucknow, Oct 31  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday flagged off the “Run for Unity” in Lucknow on the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary and said the people of the country should be grateful to

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PM pays tribute to Patel, administers unity pledge

PM pays tribute to Patel, administers unity pledge

🕔10:26, 31.Oct 2019

Kevadia (Gujarat), Oct 31  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia on his 144th birth anniversary. The day is celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Divas. Later, he administered

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‘All central laws to be applicable to new UTs of J&K, Ladakh’

‘All central laws to be applicable to new UTs of J&K, Ladakh’

🕔10:21, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 31  At the stroke of midnight on October 31 as Jammu and Kashmir ceased to exist as a state and was formally bifurcated into two Union Territories, the Union Home Ministry in a gazette notification said that

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No rushed approach towards FTAs, assures Goyal

No rushed approach towards FTAs, assures Goyal

🕔09:27, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 31  Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Wedneday said that India will not enter into any free trade agreements (FTAs) or economic partnerships in a rush as any free trade agreement has to be a two-way benefit arrangement

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PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD’

PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD’

🕔09:12, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi; 30.10.2019 : Power Finance Corporation Limited has been awarded with National CSR Award 2018 in the Category –CSR Awards for Contribution to the National Priority Schemes, sub category – Environment and Sustainable Development including Solar Energy. The Award

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J&K now ‘union territory with legislature’: Home Ministry

J&K now ‘union territory with legislature’: Home Ministry

🕔08:29, 31.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 31  The Union Home Ministry has issued a notification on reorganisation of “Jammu and Kashmir into the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladakh”. The references, by whatever form, of words to

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Inauguration of Vigilance Awareness Week at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Inauguration of Vigilance Awareness Week at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

🕔06:24, 31.Oct 2019

The Vigilance Awareness Week 2019 was inaugurated at BPCL Corporateoffice onWednesday, 30th October 2019byShri Sunil Jain, IRTS Chief Vigilance Officer BPCL, Chief Guest,Shri D. Sivanandan, former Director General of Police, Maharashtra, accompanied by Shri K. Padmakar, Director (HR), Shri Arun

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PFRDA allows OCI to enrol in pension scheme

PFRDA allows OCI to enrol in pension scheme

🕔12:48, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 30  The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has now permitted Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to enrol in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) at par with Non-Resident Indians . The Government has specified that an

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DEA Secy takes additional charge of Expenditure dept

DEA Secy takes additional charge of Expenditure dept

🕔12:47, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 30  Atanu Chakraborty, the Department of Economic Affairs secretary, has been given additional charge of Department of Expenditure following G.C. Murmu’s appointment as first Lieutenant Governor (LG) of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources

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NBCC and HSCL pay final dividend to Government

NBCC and HSCL pay final dividend to Government

🕔12:43, 30.Oct 2019

NBCC (India) Ltd, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), paid its final dividend of Rs. 77.14 crore to the Government of India (GOI) for FY 2018-19 on 29th Oct. 2019. The Dividend cheque of

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PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD

PFC BAGS ‘NATIONAL CSR AWARD

🕔11:47, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi; 30.10.2019:Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs giving away the prestigious ‘National CSR Award’ in the category of ‘Environment, Sustainable Development & Solar Energy’ to Shri Rajeev Sharma, CMD, PFC, Shri NB Gupta, Director (Finance) &

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India, Saudi Arabia elevate ties with Strategic Partnership Council agreement

India, Saudi Arabia elevate ties with Strategic Partnership Council agreement

🕔10:15, 30.Oct 2019

Riyadh, Oct 30  India and Saudi Arabia inked the Strategic Partnership Council Agreement to elevate their ties to the next level, even as both sides signed 11 other deals, including in energy and security cooperation and defence production, after bilateral

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After 44 years, Delhi Police to get new CP, HQ on Oct 31

After 44 years, Delhi Police to get new CP, HQ on Oct 31

🕔09:12, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 30  Delhi Police will witness a history of sorts on Thursday as it will get a new Commissioner and the force settles down at its new headquarters after 44 years at the ITO. The current police headquarters

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Amazon invests Rs 4,472 cr more in Indian subsidiaries

Amazon invests Rs 4,472 cr more in Indian subsidiaries

🕔07:11, 30.Oct 2019

Bengaluru, Oct 30  Global etailer Amazon has invested an additional Rs 4,472 crore ($635 million) in three of its Indian subsidiaries for expanding their operations, a media report said on Tuesday. “Amazon Corporate Holdings Ltd board on October 14 has

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Airtel Q2 mobile revenues up marginally, ARPU down

Airtel Q2 mobile revenues up marginally, ARPU down

🕔07:10, 30.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 30  Bharti Airtel, which has deferred announcing the Q2 results on Tuesday, released its operational highlights as per which it posted a drop in its average revenue per user (ARPU) in the September quarter. Airtel recorded an

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