Saturday , 21 January 2017


Bihar to use 3 satellites for ‘longest human chain’ imagery

IANS PATNA Three satellites, including one foreign and two of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), will be used to click images of the “world’s longest human chain” of over 11,000 km on January 21 in support of prohibition in Bihar, officials said on Wednesday. The state government has decided to form the world’s longest human chain in the state to ... Read More »

India, United States sign MoU in cybersecurity cooperation

IANS NEW DELHI India and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of cyber security, an official statement said here on Wednesday. “India and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT- In) under the Ministry of Electronics nd Information technology of the government of ... Read More »

Bluechip PSUs eye EPFO funds

HYDERABAD: Blue chip PSUs are eyeing funds from the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) which is sitting on a huge cash pile, said Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya. The Minister admitted that EPFO too is looking for better returns following dwindling bank interest rates post-demonetisation. Following drop in rate of interests by banks, the EPFO will have to change its strategy ... Read More »

Rate cut is only a good beginning

BY D M DESHPANDE Banks have started reducing lending rates; the cut is in the range of 65 to 90 basis points. The move is not surprising though the extent of the cut appears to be steep and sudden. It must be remembered that the Commercial banks have been quite reluctant in transmission of interest rate cuts announced by the ... Read More »

Tax evasion suspected in Rs  3-4 lakh crore deposits post note ban

NEW DELHI: As it analyses bank deposits post-demonetisation, the government has found that an estimated Rs 3-4 lakh crore of tax-evaded income could have been deposited during 50-day window provided to get rid of junked Rs 500/1000 notes. Please like & share: Read More »

Double-digit increase in tax collection: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: The currency squeeze in November and December has failed to hit revenue mop up, with direct and indirect tax collection from April to December showing a double-digit increase, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

HC no to urgent hearing on plea against EDMC employees’ strike

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to give an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) employees to end their indefinite strike, which began from January 5 due to non-payment of salary. Please like & share: Read More »


Mandovi Clinic launches regular clinics PANAJI: Mandovi Clinic, Porvorim is launching regular clinics where gastrointestinal, liver or pancreatic patients including cancer, liver cirrhosis or liver failure patients will be assessed, counselled by a team of Mandovi Clinic doctors comprising of Dr Vinayak Deshpande, Dr Sunil Nadkarni  along with Dr Rahul Kakodkar, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary – pancreatic and liver transplant surgeon. NT ... Read More »

IGNOU starts language course in Russian

NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on Monday launched a certificate programme in Russian, intended to provide students a basic learning of the language. Please like & share: Read More »

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