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Sunday, 25 September 2016

Lopamudra Raut , the second runner-up at Miss United Continents 2016

Lopamudra Raut makes india proud as she stands  tall as the second runner-up at Miss United Continents 2016, which was held on 25th Sept, 2016 in Ecuador.

Rajasthan replaces 5 lakh streetlights with LED bulbs

Rajasthan becomes the first state to adopt Centre's Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB). Almost 5 lakh conventional streetlights have been replaced with LED streetlights across the state.

Five Indian cities in the top 100 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index

Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi , Kolkata and Pune are the Indian cities that have made to the list of  top 100 cities in the sixth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. 

Chandigarh Administration, French Development Agency sign MoUs

Chandigarh Administration and French Development Agency (AFD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on Chandigarh Smart City Project and 'Technical Cooperation' in the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility. 

Arun Goyal appointed Additional Secretary in GST Council

Arun Goyal , senior IAS officer  has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. 

Race Course Road renamed as Lok Kalyan Marg

The Prime Minister's residential address will now be 7 Lok Kalyan Marg and not the famous Race Course Road with the authorities has approved the renaming of the iconic British-era road in posh Lutyens' Delhi.

ftCash, ICICI Bank team up to launch UPI for micro-merchants

Mobile payments and loans start-up ftcash, backed by IvyCap Ventures, is the first fintech start-up to launch Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for merchants in association with ICICI Bank.

Govt appoints ICICI Prudential AMC to manage new CPSE ETF

Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova crowned women’s doubles champions at Pan Pacific Open

India’s Sania Mirza along with her partner Barbora Strycova from Czech Republic produced a straight sets win over China’s Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang  in the final to win the women’s doubles titles at Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on 24 September 2016.

Madhya Pradesh passes GST Amendment Bill

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly has passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill. MP became the seventh state in the country to ratify the historic tax amendment bill.