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Indigenous Payment Application BHIM Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

BHIM Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary Indigenously developed payment application BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) celebrated its sixth anniversary. BHIM App was launched on 30th December 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BHIM stands for Bharat Interface for Money. It is a biometric payment systems app using the Aadhar platform and is based on a Unified …

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NDTV Founders to Get Rs 602 Crore from Sale of 27.26% to Adani Enterprises

The Adani Group informed stock exchanges that it has acquired additional  27.26 per cent equity stake in NDTV from founders Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy. The billionaire Gautam Adani-backed Adani Group acquired shares from Roys at Rs 342.65 per share which was 16.55 per cent higher than the open offer price of Rs …

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Tata Motors to complete acquisition of Ford India’s manufacturing Plant in January

Tata Motors to complete the acquisition of Ford India’s manufacturing plant at Sanand through its subsidiary on 10th January 2023. The company has announced that its arm Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd (TPEML) would acquire Ford India Pvt Ltd (FIPL) Sanand Plant in Gujarat for Rs 725.7 crore. The acquisition included the entire land and …

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India’s second longest cable-stayed eight-lane Zuari Bridge opens in Goa

Zuari Bridge: Union Minister of Roads Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the country’s second longest cable-stayed eight-lane Zuari Bridge in Goa. Right-hand side (4-lane corridor) across the Zuari River and approaches from Bambolim to Verna were thrown open for vehicular traffic. Gadkari also launched the PWD Goa App for integrated operations management. Through …

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Tamil Nadu Information Commission Lowest Performing in RTI Responsiveness

The State Information Commission of Tamil Nadu has the lowest performance of responsiveness under the RTI Act concerned, with only up to 14% of the information sought. Maharashtra was second lowest with sharing only 23% of the information asked for. The report was issued on the Performance of Information Commission (ICs) in India for 2021-22 …

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Pritzker-winning architect Arata Isozaki passes away at 91

Arata Isozaki, a Pritzker-winning Japanese architect known as a post-modern giant who blended culture and history of the East and the West in his designs, has died. He was 91. Isozaki won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, internationally the highest honor in the field, in 2019. Arata Isozaki, Whose Hybrid Style Forged ‘New Paths,’ Wins Pritzker …

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Govt Hikes Interest Rates on Some Small Savings Schemes by 20-110 bps for January-March

The central government hiked interest rates on various small savings schemes including senior citizen savings scheme during the January to March quarter but kept the rate for Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Sukanya Samriddhi scheme unchanged for this period. The rates on the various instruments have been raised between 20 to 110 basis points and …