Janalakshmi Financial Services (JFS), the largest micro finance company announced the appointment of its new CEO Ajay Kanwal.
Kanwal, a veteran banker has 27 years of experience in both consumer and commercial banking sector, will take charge of office from August 1.
Yatra Online India’s second-largest online travel operator acquired corporate travel services provider Air Travel Bureau (ATB).
It is India’s ‘largest corporate travel services provider’ with gross bookings of Rs 1,500 crore and a client base of 400 companies in the country.
The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum opened in Beijing, China to discuss the development of the youth in the countries.
The theme of the three-day forum is 'Enhance BRICS Partnership, Promote Youth Development'.
The five BRICS countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa first came up with the idea of establishing a dialogue... Read More
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conferred this year Mahanayak Samman 2017 to veteran actress Shakuntala Barua for her contribution to the world of cinema.
Suparnokanti Karati for Bisarjan film and Shiboprasad Mukhopadhyay of Windows Productions for Praktan film were also among the awardees for Best Film and Best Producer categories.
Standard Chartered Bank launched a Multi-currency Forex Card for overseas travellers.
The card will allow customers the convenience of loading up to 20 widely used currencies on one card with an online reload facility during overseas travel.
The card will offer travellers protection against the frequent currency fluctuations by... Read More
Aurionpro Solutions a Global leader in digital innovation, enterprise security and banking solutions, announced its Branch-in-a-Box product, the Virtual Teller Machine (VTM) a fully integrated self-service kiosk for automating 90% of banking transactions at the branch level.
The other services include eKYC, account opening, passbook... Read More
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA).
He presented the vision for developing India’s maritime economy while preserving the natural eco-system and addressing the security concerns. He emphasised upon the need for sustainable development of Islands with... Read More
The Centre approved the construction of 30,000 houses for the urban poor on private land in Maharashtra’s Sholapur.
The main aim is to give momentum to affordable housing in urban areas.
Under the Centre’s flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry gave approval to the Central... Read More
Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited ( a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure) announced the launch of its first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) – ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’ – at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat.
The two NOPVs are ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’ to be launched by a... Read More
The Indian nation celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas Day is observed on July 26.
On the occasion, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and three Chiefs of Services will lay a floral tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year to commemorate India’s victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan as... Read More
Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai is going to join the board of directors of Alphabet.
Alphabet is the second most valuable United States (US) company behind Apple.
Pichai joined Google in 2004 and helped lead the development of key consumer products which are now used by over a billion people.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced India will host their first Men’s World Championship.
The AIBA Men’s World Championships 2019 will be held in Russia city of Sochi.
The 2019 Women’s World Championships will be held in Trabzon, Turkey.
It is the first time ever that a country has been awarded two major... Read More
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released the fourth volume of Selected Speeches of Former President Pranab Mukherjee.
The book titled- Selected Speeches of President Pranab Mukherjee was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in presence of President-elect Ramnath Kovind and other dignitaries.
Under Former President Pranab Mukherjee,... Read More