S Selvakumar appointed as CMD Of SPMCIL

The Union Government appointed senior IAS officer S Selvakumar as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL). He replaced Anurag Agarwal. The state-owned SPMCIL produces banknotes, coins, postage stamps, non-judicial stamps and other official documents.

Yes Bank ties up with Amplus Energy

Yes Bank ties up with Amplus Energy Amplus Energy Solutions has entered into a pact with Yes Bank for strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy space in India. Yes Bank will look for bankable projects to invest in & Amplus will develop them. MoU was signed at International Solar Alliance at World […]

AP govt, NITI Aayog sign MoU

AP govt, NITI Aayog sign MoU Andhra Pradesh Govt & NITI Aayog have signed a MoU to develop an online dashboard for 115 most backward districts in India. Districts were identified on the basis of objective criteria such as education, health, nutrition, basic infrastructure like access to potable water & individual toilets & others. Most […]

2nd passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka

2nd passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka A second passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka was started from Agartala, Tripura, to give a boost to the trans-border relationship between India and Bangladesh. The second bus service has been named Maitre-2. The bus service is expected to improve the relationship between India and Bangladesh through people-to-people […]

Cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passes away

Cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passes away Eminent cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passed away in Kolkata following respiratory complication. His cartoons reflected the socio-political situation in West Bengal and the entire country for over 50 years. His distinctive style made him an institution & his cartoons were used even in various govt campaigns. Lahiri had also penned several […]

Govt allows import of non-standard steel

Govt allows import of non-standard steel The commerce ministry has allowed imports of non-standard steel products through Nhava Sheva, Mumbai and ICD-Tughlakabad in the national capital. Earlier, import of these non-prime products called as seconds or defectives were not permitted through these ports. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade under the commerce ministry deals with […]

Attack helicopter Rudra in R-Day parade

Attack helicopter Rudra in R-Day parade Indigenously-developed weapon system integrated helicopter Rudra will make its maiden appearance in the Republic Day parade. Flypast by IAF on R-Day parade will involve 38 aircraft.The 2nd block will start with Rudra formation comprising Advanced Light Helicopter MK-IV WSI. Rudra is equipped with Forward Looking Infrared, a 20 mm […]

India International Garment Fair

India International Garment Fair 60th edition of India International Garment Fair was inaugurated by MoS for Textiles, Ajay Tamta at New Delhi. IIGF is a platform which brings together overseas garment buyers & exporters with almost half of Indian states participating in the fair Total of 294 exporters from 11 states participated in the event […]

Ronaldinho retires from football

Ronaldinho retires from football Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho has retired from professional football. Ronaldinho has not played for a professional team since leaving Brazilian side Fluminense in July 2015. Ronaldinho was part of the triumphant Brazil 2002 World Cup squad, won the Champions League in 2006 with Barcelona and won the Balon d’Or […]

Facebook elects first black board member

Facebook elects first black board member Facebook has announced the addition of Kenneth I. Chenault, CEO of American Express, to its board of directors. Chenault will become the first African-American board member at the social media giant. Chenault, who joined American Express in 1981, has been chairman and CEO of the company since 2001. Chenault […]