Day: October 29, 2018

Mahinda Rajapaksa became new PM of Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa became new PM of Sri Lanka Former President Mahinda Rajapakse was sworn in as the new Prime minister of Sri Lanka. He replaced Ranil Wickremesinghe. Mr. Rajapaksa was administered the oath by the President Maithripala Sirisena at his office in Colombo.

24th edition of Technology Summit at New Delhi

24th edition of Technology Summit at New Delhi India will host the 24th edition of Technology Summit with Italy as the partner country. The two-day summit will be inaugurated on 29th October 2018. This is the first time that Italy has been selected as a partner country for this prestigious event. The Summit is envisaged to […]

Women of India National Organic Festival

Women of India National Organic Festival 21 The 5th edition of the ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’ was inaugurated at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. The Festival celebrates and promotes women entrepreneurs/producers and farmers in the organic field from across India. Festival will have producers and manufacturers of Organic […]

‘Experiencing North East’ festival begun

‘Experiencing North East’ festival begun The ‘Experiencing North East’ festival depicting the uniqueness of North Eastern culture is being organised at India International Centre, Delhi from 27th-31st October 2018. The festival is a part of Destination North East series. It is being organised by the North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region […]

BEML received Top Challengers’ Award

BEML received Top Challengers’ Award Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a Mini Ratna Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Defence, received the prestigious ‘Top Challengers Award 2018’. It won the prize for the excellent performance during the financial year 2017-18 and Best Seller in Crawler Equipment-Dozers and Rigid Dump Truck segment for mining sectors. The […]

IDFC Bank to be renamed as IDFC First Bank

IDFC Bank to be renamed as IDFC First Bank IDFC Bank proposed to change its name to ‘IDFC First Bank Ltd’ in the wake of its amalgamation with the non-banking financial company Capital First. The decision was taken during the meeting of the Board of Directors of IDFC Bank. The proposal now needs the approval […]

2nd Int. Conference On Primary Health Care

2nd Int. Conference On Primary Health Care JP Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare addressed the ‘Second Plenary Session of ‘2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care towards UHC & SDGs’, at Astana, Kazakhstan. The conference aims to renew the commitment to primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development […]

Railways to build world’s highest railway line

Railways to build world’s highest railway line Indian Railways is building the world’s highest rail lines that will connect Ladakh with Delhi. The location survey of the first phase is complete. The final location survey is expected to be completed in 30 months after which a detailed project report will be finalised. The national transporter plans […]

WB approves funds for Bangladesh’s bridges

WB approves funds for Bangladesh’s bridges The World Bank has approved $425 million to improve road connections in Bangladesh. It will be done through the building, maintaining and improving rural bridges in a programme that will benefit two-thirds of the country’s people. The ‘Operation For Supporting Rural Bridges Programme’ will maintain 85,000 m of bridges and […]

RBI to inject Rs 40,000 crore in November

RBI to inject Rs 40,000 crore in November The Reserve Bank said it will inject Rs 40,000 crore into the system in November through the purchase of government securities. The central bank had already injected Rs 36,000 crore into the system in October. An open market operation (OMO) is an activity by a central bank […]