Day: November 5, 2018

Tata Chemicals Limited plans capital expenditure of Rs.2400 crore

Tata Chemicals Limited plans capital expenditure of Rs.2400 crore The board of Tata Chemicals Ltd. has approved a capital expenditure of Rs.2,400 crore which would be deployed towards debottlenecking of Mithapur facility. The investment would enhance the company’s soda ash capacity by about 1,50,000 MT, salt production by 4,00,000 MT and upgrade turbines for higher efficiency. Tata Chemicals is considering entry into […]

BoM has decided to reinstate its CEO and ED

BoM has decided to reinstate its CEO and ED The board of Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) is to reinstate and restore its Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ravindra Marathe and Executive Director (ED) R.K.Gupta’s financial responsibilities, a move which will be a huge morale booster for the public sector bank’s staff. Their powers were taken away in […]

Indian Navy to recruit women sailors for the first time

Indian Navy to recruit women sailors for the first time For the first time ever, the Indian Navy is looking at recruiting women in the rank of sailors. The matter was discussed at the three-day Naval Commanders Conference that concluded on 2nd November 2018. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while addressing the conference urged the Navy to give impetus […]

Vision 2030 plan of Forest Dept. runs into trouble

Vision 2030 plan of Forest Dept. runs into trouble Many environmentalists and groups oppose the decision to outsource the process to map a long-term vision for the Forest Department of the government. Because of the opposition, the long-term vision is facing trouble. The department is undertaking a Vision Document 2030 which would set a governance strategy for the management of […]

India enters final in the FIBA U 18 womens Asian championship

India enters final in the FIBA U 18 womens Asian championship India marched into the Division B final of the FIBA U-18 women’s Asian championship held at Bengaluru, India. India won an 83-38 victory over Hong Kong at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru. India is to face Kazakhstan for its promotion to Division A. Results: Division A: Semifinals: China […]

Researchers says Coconut oil is a bug repellent

Researchers says Coconut oil is a bug repellent Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture compounds derived from coconut oil are better than diethyltoluamide (DEET) at preventing disease transmission and discomfort associated with insect bites. DEET has been considered the gold standard in insect repellents, the most effective and long-lasting available commercially, for more than 60 years. However, increasing […]

Mary Kom named brand ambassador of 2018 Women’s World Boxing Championships

Mary Kom named brand ambassador of 2018 Women’s World Boxing Championships  Five-time World Champion Mary Kom leads the 10th edition of AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, which is to be held at the IG Stadium’s K.D. Jhadav Hall, New Delhi between November 15 and 24. Over 300 women boxers from 70 countries will participate in this edition.

Atul Goel appointed as MD, CEO of UCO Bank

Atul Goel appointed as MD, CEO of UCO Bank  Atul Kumar Goel assumed charge as Managing Director and CEO of UCO Bank by replacing R K Takkar. Earlier, Goel was executive director of Union Bank of India. About UCO Bank: ♦ Tag line – Honors Your Trust ♦ Headquarters – Kolkata

Four High Court Chief Justices elevated as SC judges

Four High Court Chief Justices elevated as SC judges  The four new judges of Supreme Court (SC) appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind under Article 124 are: ♦ Hemant Gupta, ♦ R Subhash Reddy, ♦ Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and ♦ Ajay Rastogi. They were administered oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. They will have tenure till they attain age […]

Little India Gate inaugurated in Indonesia’s Medan city

Little India Gate inaugurated in Indonesia’s Medan city  ‘Little India Gate’, the first-of-its-kind structure in Indonesia recognises the contribution of Indian community in the development of Medan city. Kampung Madras area is one of the city’s significant ethnic enclaves comprising a large population of people of Indian descent whose ancestors had settled down in Medan in […]