Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

Request For Opening of FDI in Multi Brand Retail Only for Fruit and Vegetables

By | February 16, 2016

Request For Opening of FDI in Multi Brand Retail Only for Fruit and Vegetables with 100% Local Sourcing Conditions – Harsimrat Kaur Badal Union Food Processing Industries Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said that her request for opening up of FDI in Multi Brand Retail is only for the fruit and vegetable sector with… Read More »

Indian Railways Wins National Chess Team Championship for First Time

By | February 16, 2016

Indian Railways has won The National Chess team Championship for the first time. The 36th Championship was held at Bhubaneswar from 8th to 14th February, 2016. This Championship was conducted on pool basis. During championship, Indian Railway team beat its counterparts, viz. Odisha, Gujrat, Air-India, Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, Airport Authority of India, Tamil Nadu,… Read More »

India almost made clean sweep in 8 weight categories of judo

By | February 16, 2016

SAG JUDO India almost made a clean sweep in the eight weight categories of judo contested yesterday in the 12th South Asian Games 2016 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Sports Hall at Shillong India’s gold medal winners in the women’s division were Shushila Devi Likmabam (under-48kg), Kalpana Devi Thoudam (U-52kg) and Anita Chanu Angom (U-57kg),… Read More »

Indian men won 7 Gold medals in Boxing

By | February 16, 2016

SAG Boxing In a day thoroughly dominated by the hosts, Indian men made a clean sweep of all seven gold medals on offer in boxing at the 12th South Asian Games in Shillong on Monday. Youngster Shiva Thapa added another feather to his cap beating Sri Lanka’s Ruwan Thilina to the gold medal in the… Read More »

Perfect 10 for India in Boxing in SAG

By | February 16, 2016

SAG Perfect 10 for India in Boxing It all went as scripted for Indian women pugilists who crushed any chance of a final-day surprise beating their Sri Lankan opponents convincingly to bag all the three gold medals on offer on the closing day at the 12th South Asian Games in Shillong on Tuesday. MC Mary… Read More »

Updates to ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List

By | February 16, 2016

Source : Reserve Bank of India Implementation of Section 51-A of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967- Updates to ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List RBI/2015-16/323 DBR.AML.No.10293/14.06.001/2015-16 February 16, 2016 The Chairpersons/ CEOs of all Scheduled Commercial Banks/ Regional Rural Banks/ Local Area Banks/ All India Financial Institutions/ all NBFCs/ All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks… Read More »

Govt approves 10 proposals of FDI of Rs 607 Crore

By | February 16, 2016

Government Approves Ten (10) Proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Amounting to Rs. 607 Crore Approximately; Recommends One Proposal for Approval of CCEA Involving FDI of Rs. 5856.51 Crore. Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board in its 231st meeting held on 22nd January 2016, the Government has approved ten FDI proposals involving… Read More »

RBI releases Data on India’s International Trade in Services: December 2015

By | February 16, 2016

Source Reserve Bank of India Date : Feb 15, 2016 The Reserve Bank releases monthly data on India’s international trade in services with a lag of around 45 days. The value of exports and imports of services during the month of December 2015 are given in the following Table. Table: International Trade in Services (US$… Read More »

Non Tax Receipt Portal Launched by Govt for making online payment

By | February 16, 2016

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley inaugurates the Non Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP); Portal provides a one-stop platform to citizens/corporates/other users for making online payment of Non-Tax Receipts to Government of India; At the launch today, NTPC remitted an Interim Dividend to Government, through NTRP, amounting to Rs. 989 Crore. The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun… Read More »

National Capital goods policy unveiled

By | February 16, 2016

National Capital goods policy unveiled Anant Geete says policy a gateway to endless opportunities for Capital goods; terms it as an initiative spearheaded by department of Heavy Industry The Government has unveiled the National Capital Goods Policy. Addressing a seminar on the subject of ‘Capital Goods and Engineering: Realising the Make in India Vision, in… Read More »

Trade Based Money Laundering major source through which illicit money is taken out of the country

By | February 16, 2016

Special Investigation Team (SIT) Asks DRI to Verify if $ 505 Billion Left the Country Between 2004–2013 ; Sit to take Further Necessary Action After Receipt of Report From DRI Special Investigation Team (SIT) has, in its various reports, observed that Trade Based Money Laundering is major source through which illicit money is taken out… Read More »

Central Geological Programming Board

By | February 16, 2016

Central Geological Programming Board BACKGROUND   The Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) is the apex body at the national level to overview the programme of geoscientific activities including mineral exploration in the country. It was established through Government of India Resolution dt. 27th July, 1966, and subsequently revamped vide Ministry of Mines resolution no. F.… Read More »

India Grabbed Gold in Taekwondo

By | February 16, 2016

Latika Bandari of India has clinched the Gold Medal after defeating Nepal’s Neema Gurung in the Final Round of the Female under-53 Kgs Category by 16 – 8 points In the Male under-80 Kgs Category, India’s Navjeet Man defeated Nepal’s Shaksham Karki to grab the Gold Medal, in the Final Round of the Taekwondo Discipline… Read More »

Govt Announced results of Swachh Sarvekshan -2016

By | February 16, 2016

15 cities honoured for good work to improve sanitation in urban areas 15 cities from across the country were today felicitated by the central government for their good work in different areas of sanitation. Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu presented trophies and mementos to these cities after announcing the results of ‘ Swachh… Read More »