Day: October 13, 2018

AIM & IBM India design Internship Programme

AIM & IBM India design Internship Programme NITI Aayog and IBM India announced a first-of-its-kind internship programme for students selected by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The Atal Innovation Mission conducted the Atal Tinkering Marathon in 2017. The students will be equipped with the skills in areas like artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things, cybersecurity, cloud computing and blockchain.

Space centre to be set up at Jammu University

Space centre to be set up at Jammu University The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a MoU with the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) in Jammu for setting up of the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University. The centre will take care of the emerging geospatial and space technology requirements for […]

World Bank’s Human Capital Index released

World Bank’s Human Capital Index released The World Bank released a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019. The broader theme of the World Development Report (WDR) 2018 is “The Changing Nature of Work”. India is ranked at 115. The report almost reiterated that Indian children are not learning enough […]

Govt package for footwear and leather sector

Govt package for footwear and leather sector The Central Government has approved a special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme – Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP) with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore for 2017-20. The scheme aims at development […]

Malaysia abolishes capital punishment

Malaysia abolishes capital punishment Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty and halt pending executions. Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking, among other crimes. In April 2017, human rights group Amnesty International ranked Malaysia 10th in the use of the death penalty.

Sushil Modi released book ‘Lalu Leela’

Sushil Modi released book ‘Lalu Leela’ Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi has come out with a nearly 200-page book titled “Lalu Leela”. The book documents “benami” land deals allegedly involving the RJD national president, Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members. The preface has been penned by another Union minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Punjab govt released 3 apps

Punjab govt released 3 apps Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh launched three mobile apps aimed at checking crop residue burning. The apps also aim to create awareness about the effects of crop residue burning on the environment and human health. The three Android mobile applications have been developed by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC). The three apps […]

BoB CEO P.S. Jayakumar gets one-year extension

BoB CEO P.S. Jayakumar gets one-year extension The government extended the tenure of Bank of Baroda Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer P.S. Jayakumar by one year. Before joining Bank of Baroda, Jayakumar founded VBHC Value Homes Pvt. Ltd along with Jaithirth Rao and worked with Citigroup bank. Jayakumar is a chartered accountant by qualification.

21% Indian children are under-weight: GHI

21% Indian children are under-weight: GHI According to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2018, at least one in five Indian children under the age of five are wasted, which means they have extremely low weight for their height, reflecting acute under-nutrition. Overall, India has been ranked at 103 out of 119 countries in the Index. […]

Refer & Earn 9000 Rs

Google Tez App Referral Code : Refer & Earn 9000 Rs These days foreign companies are actively investing in Indian market because they understand business potential and ever-growing opportunity in India. There are plenty of examples such as Amazon, Uber and the list goes on. Now search engine giant Google has made its way in […]