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The Indian Coast Guard ship Arush, the seventeenth in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by M/s Cochin Shipyard Limited, was commissioned 27 May 2016 at Kochi by the Coast Guard Commander (Western Seaboard) Additional Director General SPS Basra.
The flag officer also dwelt upon the fast paced development of... Read More
Mortgage lender HDFC Ltd has been ranked among the world's ten biggest and most powerful companies in the consumer financial services sector on a Forbes list topped by global major American Express.
Ranked 7th, HDFC is the only Indian company in top-ten in this category, where others include Capital One , Visa and MasterCard.
In... Read More
Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has received the 'India Biodiversity Award 2016' in one of its four categories.
The Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme of the Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district was awarded the prize under the category, "conservation of threatened species".
A joint... Read More
Bharti Enterprises founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal (58) was bestowed with 2016 Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award.
Sunil Mittal is Indian telecom tycoon, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises, which has interests in telecom, financial services, retail and agri... Read More
Barack Obama became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima memorial, site of the world’s first atomic bombing dropped on August 6, 1945. He paid tribute to the 140,000 people killed by the world’s first atomic bomb attack and laid wreath at Hiroshima nuclear memorial.
In the guest book of the memorial President... Read More
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the reservation for Jats and five other communities provided by the Haryana government. The reservation for these communities was provided under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category as per provisions of Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Act,... Read More
Bengal for second successive five-year term on 27 May 2016. Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi administered her oath of office and secrecy.
This is for the first time that a chief minister will take oath on Red Road. Banerjee, the state’s eighth chief minister and the first woman to occupy the post, took her oath in Bengali.
The 42-member... Read More
The Union Government has approved establishment of a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in Odisha on 26 May 2016. This is the third NIMZ of India involving a massive area of 163 square kilometers. The project will come up at Kalinganagar industrial area in Jajpur district of Odisha.
For execution of the project, the Union Ministry... Read More
Book titled Gujarat Files : Anatomy of a Cover Up authored by Rana Ayyub was released in May 2016.
The book is an account of an eight-month long undercover investigation by journalist Rana Ayyub, who posed herself as Maithili Tyagi, a filmmaker from the American Film Institute Conservatory to investigate the Gujarat riots. She was in Gujarat in... Read More
Special Webpage on initiatives and achievements of the NDA Government at the Centre in the last two years. The webpage is linked on the main page under the icon “Transforming India” – “Desh Badal Raha Hai”. The Webpage has information on achievements in the last two years, Ministry-wise as well as... Read More
Narendra Damodardas Modi completed two years as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2016. The ascendance of Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Government’s (NDA) to power is of significance to the India politics because of two reasons :
a.The Government came into power at a juncture where India needed a decisive leadership... Read More
India has one of the world's largest railway networks with over seven thousand stations. To ensure safety and better coordination of train movements, the stations are being upgraded with world class signaling technology.
On May 18, the TVM Signalling and Transportation Systems Private Limited (TSTS), a subsidiary company of Kyosan, Japan... Read More
Noted Marathi critic and litterateur R G Jadhav passed away on 27 May 2016.He was 83. Born on August 24, 1932, at Vadodara in Gujarat, Jadhav served as a professor of Marathi literature in various colleges, including one in Amravati, Elphinstone College in Mumbai, and also at Milind College in Aurangabad.
Jadhav presided over Marathi... Read More
The Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) has framed guidelines and criteria for Empanelment of suitable agencies and Rate fixation for Central Government advertisements on websites on 26 May 2016.
Highlights of the Policy guidelines : Websites which are owned and operated by companies that are incorporated in India will be... Read More
Strides Shasun has announced that it has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Efavirenz tablets USP, 600 mg on 26 May 2016.
The final approval will be received after patent expiry in August 2018. The company will manufacture the product at its oral dosage facility in Bengaluru.
About Efavirenz :... Read More
A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android. Oracle was seeking damages of up to $9 billion US dollars on 26 May 2016.
The jury of eight women and two men took three days to declare its verdict. The jury found that Android does not infringe... Read More
Sanjay Bangar was appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket team for Zimbabwe tour on 26 May 2016.
Before this appointment he worked as assistant coach (batting) for the team at the World T20 Cup in March and April 2016, under team director Ravi Shastri.
Besides his appointment BCCI also appointed Abhay Sharma as fielding coach and... Read More
India's economic growth rate will slowly accelerate to 8% by fiscal year ending March 2019, driven by the gradual implementation of structural reforms, higher disposable income and improvement in economic activity, global rating agency Fitch said in a report released on 26 May 2016.
Fitch expects India's GDP to grow 7.5% in fiscal year... Read More
Indian American student Rishi Nairhas won the prestigious National Geographic Bee competition 2016 on 26 May 2016 .
As National Geographic Bee champion, Nair received a 50000 US dollars college scholarship and a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. He also won a trip to Alaska and Glacier Bay National Park.
Highlights of... Read More
Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz issued a presidential decree naming Baciro Dja as Prime Minister of the country on 26 May 2016.
Dja succeeds Carlos Correia, who was sacked earlier in May 2016. His removal threatened to deepen political turmoil in the tiny West African nation.
Effects of Presidential decree : The presidential decree... Read More
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved for financial restructuring of Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited (HSCL) on 25 May 2016. It also approved its takeover by National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to takeover HSCL.
The decision will benefit in economies of scale for NBCC and would... Read More
The government has finally enforced the decision of retirement fund body EPFO to almost double the maximum sum assured under its insurance scheme to Rs 6 lakh for its 4 crore subscribers.
In September, Employee Provident Fund Organisation's apex decision making body Central Board of Trustees (CBT) had decided to increase benefits under... Read More
Online insurance platform Coverfox.com, has partnered with public sector undertaking, The Oriental Insurance Company to facilitate the public sector undertaking's comprehensive motor insurance product for both four and two wheelers, online. Through this partnership, Coverfox.com will be the first to offer the Public Sector Undertaking's... Read More
Mumbai-based Union Bank of India launched e-SBTR ( Electronic Secured Bank Treasury Receipt ), a facility for a single window payment facility of both stamp duty and registration fee for home purchase in Maharashtra. The e-SBTR allows payment without any ceiling and is available on 24x7x365 through internet banking.
The facility,... Read More
The wait-listed and reservation against cancellation ( RAC ) train ticket holders can cancel their tickets online or by dialling 139.
Earlier only confirmed ticket holders could cancel their tickets through 139 service and IRCTC website . Now the facility can be used for cancellation of RAC and wait-listed tickets also.
Online... Read More
A new NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)-led study has found that sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica has been increasing slightly.
This study shows sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean to global temperature rise. The research study was based on data collected from satellite radar,... Read More
China signed agreements with Sudan to build 600-megawatt atomic reactor. It was the first of its kind in the African country on 23 May 2016.
The agreements were signed during a three-day visit to Sudan by a Chinese delegation led by Nur Bekri, head of the National Energy Administration and deputy director of the National Development and Reform... Read More
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