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Sunday, 26 February 2017

India, Germany ratify Social Security Agreement


India and Germany have ratified the Social Security Agreement (SSA), which will come into force from 01st May 2017, to help promote more investment flows between the two countries.

UBI ties up with IRCTC to launch railway booking facility


Kolkata-based United Bank of India (UBI) has launched a railway ticket booking facility by having a direct tie-up IRCTC. Post the introduction of this facility, UBI customers can now book railway tickets seamlessly through IRCTC website using the bank’s debit card.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Dena Bank rolls out RFID-enabled cards to serve valued clients better


Dena Bank has introduced Radio Frequency Identification Card, (RFID) enabled banking cards.

Former CM T R Zeliang appointed Finance Advisor to Nagaland government


Former Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang was appointed as Finance Advisor to the state government in the rank of a cabinet minister.

Rajasthan 2nd largest crude oil producer in country


Rajasthan has become the second largest crude oil producer in the country after the offshore field Bombay High, Governor Kalyan Singh said in the Assembly by highlighting the achievements of the state government.

AYUSH Minister to inaugurate the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine


The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicinal Products- National and Global strategies in New Delhi.

India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city


India and Bangladesh  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India.

India, ADB ink $375 mn loan pact for industrial corridor


India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed USD 375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800 km Visakhapatnam—Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor.

Government ropes in Shilpa Shetty as Swachh Bharat brand ambassador


The government has roped in actress Shilpa Shetty as a brand ambassador for the Indian government cleanliness initiative 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.

FDI inflow zooms 18% to USD 46 billion in 2016: DIPP


Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew 18% during 2016 to touch $46 billion, data released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).