Month: September 2018

Thailand police academy bans women from enrolling

Thailand police academy bans women from enrolling Since then about 700 women have graduated as officers from the RPCA, which is more than 100 years old.Since then about 700 women have graduated as officers from the RPCA, which is more than 100 years old. There are already too few female police officers, and now this rule will […]

Monetary Limit For Filing Cases In DRT Doubled To Rs 20 Lakh

Monetary Limit For Filing Cases In DRT Doubled To Rs 20 Lakh  The government of India doubled the monetary limit to 20 lakh rupees for filing loan recovery application in the Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) by banks and financial institutions. As per the Finance Ministry, the move is aimed at helping reduce pendency of cases in DRTs.

Nagaland Government declared Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve

Nagaland Government declared Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve The Singphan Elephant Reserve which is the 30th elephant reserve in India, is located in Mon district of Nagaland and spreads over an area of 5825 acres (2357 hac). As per recent census report (2017) Nagaland has around 446 elephants. The creation of new Elephant Reserve will result in protection and conservation of […]

India-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise SLINEX-2018 Begins In Sri Lanka

India-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise SLINEX-2018 Begins In Sri Lanka The exercise which was previously held biannually has been converted to an annual event from this year to enhance cooperation in the maritime domain and to further strengthen mutual trust and interoperability between the two navies. The scope of the week-long exercise has been significantly increased […]

Puducherry bagged top position in National Clean School Award given by HRD Ministry

Puducherry bagged top position in National Clean School Award given by HRD Ministry Seven schools from Puducherry were awarded for cleanliness. As many as 52 schools from across the country were bestowed with National Clean School Award in recognition of their efforts in carrying forward Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Tamil Nadu bagged second position in National Clean School Award. The third position was shared by Andhra Pradesh […]

Butola takes over as Commandant of Air Force Academy

Butola takes over as Commandant of Air Force Academy Air Marshal Arvindra Singh Butola took over as the Commandant of Air Force Academy (AFA) at Dundigal. He has more than 6,700 hours of flying time onboard 21 types of aircraft. Prior to the new post, he was Senior Air Staff Officer of an Operational Command.

Sixth Edition Of Bengaluru Space Expo inaugurated

Sixth Edition Of Bengaluru Space Expo inaugurated  The three-day event showcased industry participation in Indian space programme. ISRO Chairman Dr  K Sivan addressed that the ISRO wants to offer manufacturing of PSLV and small satellite launch vehicles along with small satellites to private industries. A sum of 10,400 crore rupees is earmarked for manufacturing of PSLV […]

RBI directs banks with over 10 branches to have an internal Ombudsman

RBI directs banks with over 10 branches to have an internal Ombudsman  The Reserve Bank of India asked all scheduled commercial banks with more than 10 branches to appoint an internal ombudsman. It has excluded regional rural banks (RRB) from its directive. RBI has reviewed the arrangement and issued revised directions under Section 35 A of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 in the form […]

China will be Jharkhand’s partner country at the Food processing summit

China will be Jharkhand’s partner country at the Food processing summit  Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das was on a four-day visit to China at the invitation of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC). He invited China to participate in food processing summit, which will be organised by Jharkhand Government in November. Das visit Zhengzhou, the capital of […]