Axis Bank announced the acquisition of Snapdeal-owned mobile payments provider Freecharge in an all-cash deal worth Rs385 crore.
It will get over 50 million customers of Freecharge along with its niche and patented technology and human resources.
FreeCharge started as a recharge deal coupons platf
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat confirmed that The count of tigers in Uttarakhand shot up 242 with an increase of 63 big cats in the year 2017.
11 cubs were also found in the two tiger reserves, the Corbett Tiger Reserve and the Rajaji Tiger Reserve.
According to the
The Union Cabinet approved the Labour Code on Wages Bill which will ensure a minimum wage across all sectors by integrating existing labour related laws.
The Labour Code on Wages Bill consolidates the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 and the Eq
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) adopted three Codex standards for black, white and green pepper, cumin and thyme.
These standards were adopted at the 40th session of CAC held in Geneva.
The adoption of Codex standards paves the way for universal agreement on identifying quality spices in v
The Madras High Court ruled that Vande Mataram should be sung in all schools and colleges across the state “at least once a week”, and in government and private offices at least once a month.
To insist a sense of patriotism in each and every citizen of the state, the nati
Scientists from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time are planning to chase the shadow of the moon using two of NASA’s WB-57F research jets during the upcoming total solar eclipse in the United States.
The research jets (planes) will have twin telescopes moun
Scientists have discovered new species of glow-in-the-dark shark living 1,000 feet below the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the northwestern Hawaiian islands.
It has been named Etmopterus lailae and belongs to lantern shark family.
Etmopterus lailae is a strange head shape which is large and
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the former President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu on the second death anniversary of the former President.
He will flag off Kalam Sandesh Vahini, an exhibition bus which will travel across the countr
The Goods and Service Tax (GST) formed a selection committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha to identify and recommend eligible persons for appointment as the chairman and members of the National Anti-profiteering Authority.
The Standing Committee is empowered to refer case
Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India appointed as India’s Alternate Governor to the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippine.
He replaces Former Secretary, DEA, Shri Shaktikanta D
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi appraised of the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between Department of Science & Technology (DST), India and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany on Indo German-Centre for Sustainability (IGCS).
Microsoft India launched Kaizala app, a ‘made in India’ app.
It is powered by Azure Cloud platform.
Kaizala will help the organisations to communicate, collaborate and complete tasks in an efficient way.
Both ‘Kaizala and Kaizala Pro are integrated with Microsoft Office 365.&nbs
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) started full-fledged merchant banking operations to benefit the expanding number of growth-oriented micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), especially those with a strong technology and innovation quotient.
The initiative is aimed at enhancing