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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Asian Indoor Games: Chitra, Lakshmanan Win Gold


Asian champions G. Lakshmanan and P. U. Chitra won gold medals in the athletics events of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp Sign MoU for European Steel JV


Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp of Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a deal that is poised to create one of Europe's largest steel companies. The two partners have been in merger talks for more than a year.

Cabinet Approves Merger of 17 Govt Presses into 5 Units


The Union Cabinet has given its approval for rationalization/merger and modernization of 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs)/Units into 5 Government of India Presses (GIPs) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Minto Road and Mayapuri, New Delhi; Nashik, Maharashtra and Temple Street, Kolkata, West Bengal.

BCCI Nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan Award


The Indian cricket board, BCCI has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the country's third highest civilian award - the Padma Bhushan, for his contribution to the game.

World's Biggest Wealth Fund Hits $1 Trillion Value For First Time


Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, reached the value of $1 trillion for the first time. This amount equals nearly $189,000 (157,000 euros) for each of the 5.3 million people living in Norway.

India to Conduct the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’


The First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) will be conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency from October 10-13, 2017 in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Three Indians Among World's '100 Greatest Living Business Minds'


Three Indian entrepreneurial legends, Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla have been included in Forbes’s special list of the world’s ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds.

India Appoints Ajay Bisaria New High Commissioner to Pakistan


India’s ambassador to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale will now head the Indian mission in China, while envoy to Poland Ajay Bisaria will replace him in Islamabad.

Akshay Kumar Appointed Uttarakhand Swachh Bharat Mission Brand Ambassador


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced the appointment of actor Akshay Kumar as the brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in the state.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Tripura, First State to Set Up Family Welfare Committees


Tripura has become the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to examine the complaints of women against their husbands and in-laws and find an amicable solution.