Wednesday, August 22 2018

August 23, 2017

National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is going to establish National Sports Museum, first of its kind, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The decision was taken three months back and after a series of meetings and his personal visits to several locations in the capital, the current venue for museum was finalized by the Sports Minister Shri Vijay Goel himself. Shri Vijay Goel said, the Museum will showcase the India’s achievements in sports and also focus on the

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August 23, 2017

Nine coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed near Kanpur

The Delhi-bound train Kaifiyat Express derailed at 2:40am this morning near Kanpur after the engine collided with a dumper.No casualty has been reported so far. The train on the Delhi-Howrah route, was coming from Azamgarh, when it met with an accident while leaving a train station at Achhalda. However, several people have been injured in the accident. Those Injured in the mishap and are being rushed to the Achhalda civil hospital. All concerned railway authorities have reached the spot for

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August 22, 2017

Free trade agreement talks start between India and Canada

New Delhi-Negotiations for the proposed free trade agreement between India and Canada started in New Delhi.Both countries discussed issues relating to goods market access. The previous round of negotiations was concluded in New Delhi in March 2015.The negotiations for the agreement, officially dubbed as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement , were launched in November 2010 to boost bilateral trade and investments.Liberalisation of norms for the services sector and phasing out of taxes on maximum number of goods traded between the

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August 22, 2017

Bulk of FDI came in from Singapore, Mauritius, the Netherlands and Japan

FDI, into India grew by 37 per cent to 10,4 billion USD during the first quarter of the current fiscal.Bulk of the FDI came in from Singapore, Mauritius, the Netherlands and Japan. According to the figures of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, DIPP, India had received around eight billion FDI US Dollar during the same period last year.The main sectors which attracted the highest foreign inflows include services, telecom, trading, computer hardware and software and automobile.The govt has

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August 22, 2017

PM hails Supreme Court judgement on Triple Talaq

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has hailed the judgement of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on Triple Talaq. Calling the judgement historic, the Prime Minister said that it grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment.“Judgement of the Hon’ble SC on Triple Talaq is historic. It grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment”, the Prime Minister said.

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August 21, 2017

Public sector Bank employees threaten for strike

Employees of Public sector Banks have threatened to go on a one day strike against government’s proposed move for consolidation of banks.The strike called by all union under the umbrella of United Forum of Bank Unions may affect services in public sector banks.Other demands include no write off policy of NPA’s of corporate loans, declaring wilful default of loans as criminal offence and implementation of recommendations of Parliamentary Committee on recovery recovery of NPAs.

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August 21, 2017

Festival of India Organized in Cote D’ivoire, Liberia and Guinea upto 28 January, 2018

A Festival of India is being organized in Cote d’Ivoire and concurrently accredited countries of Liberia and Guinea from 15 August, 2017 to 28 January, 2018. The Festival will showcase diverse Indian culture, i.e. classical and folk dances. The events will be held in four cities of Cote d’Ivoire, namely, Abidjan, Yamassoukro and Grand Bassam and Daloa and capital cities of Monrovia of Liberia and Conakry of Guinea.Bharatnatyam Dance Group led by D. Bhavani Shankar,Mohiniattam Dance Group led by Aswathy

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August 21, 2017

Sensex declines 118 points at Bombay Stock Exchange

The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange lost ground, and had declined 118 points, or 0.4 percent, to 31,406 a short while ago. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange had dropped 31 points, to 9,806.But at the forex market, the rupee had appreciated 10 paise, to 64.05 against the dollar in afternoon deals.

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August 21, 2017

Doklam standoff between India and China to be resolved soon – Rajnath Singh

smoothen Immigration and Visa processes

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Doklam standoff between India and China will be resolved soon. Asserting that our Security Forces are capable of safeguarding our borders, Shri Rajnath Singh said that India has neither expansionist designs nor attacked any country. We don’t want confrontation; we want peace, he added.Addressing a grand Pipping Ceremony of the ITBP , the Union Home Minister said we want friendly relations with all neigbhours. He said it was with this intention, the

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August 21, 2017

President of India Ram Nath Kovind to visit Leh today

President od India Mr Ram Nath Kovind will visit Leh today to present the Presidential Colours, a rare military honour, to all five Ladakh Scouts Battalions and Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre at Leh.The visit of Mr Kovind has become significant as it is taking place amid the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam and just days after they clashed in the Ladakh region.During his day-long visit, President Kovind will present the Presidential Colours to the infantry unit of

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