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January 10, 2018
The Indian government, in what could be perceived as another effort to digitize the nation, has announced its plans to provide free Wi-Fi in over 1000 villages across the country. The pilot project, known as "Digital Village", aims to provide free Wi-Fi in 1050 villages in the next six months, CNN reported. "The project is a public/private partnership and will be driven through the common...
Arun Jaitley said that it is possible for the payments bank ecosystem to go through a multiplier effect. As from now payments bank will give competition to the normal banking institutions in small depositions Usually when there is  new demand injected in the economy it goes through a multiplier effect. The pilot programme of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) was...
  The recent attack on the well known filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Jaipur has stirred curiosity and controversy about Rani Padmavati, the subject of the movie he is making. This upcoming film starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh was being shot at the historic Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur on Friday. Accusing Mr Bhansali of twisting historical facts by romantically linking...
  The Supreme Court today appointed a four-member committee of administrators headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai to run the affairs of the BCCI and implement court-approved recommendations of the Justice R M Lodha panel on reforms in the richest cricket board of the world. The court selected the administrators out of the names suggested by...
A doctor was caught selling marijuana infused chocolates. Doctor Mohd. Sheath Ali Khan was caught by the Rachakonda police Pahadisharieff. The doctor had completed his MBBs from a private college and was working in Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in the neurology department when he learnt about depressants and other medicines. This sparked an interest in him and he later quit...
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday propelled the Pulse Polio Program for 2017 under which around 17 crore children of under five years age will be vaccinated. The drive is a part of the government endeavors to maintain polio annihilation from the nation. Propelling the program on the eve of National Immunization Day, Mukherjee directed polio drops to children under...
Our External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj’s list of swift actions is increasing rapidly. Previously she had shown a bold move by demanding an ‘unconditional apology’ from Amazon for selling products like Indian flag door mattresses. Om Sharma, the 3-day old son of Devesh and Vandana Sharma was born with heart illness. He was identified to be born with transposition of...
The GST will soon be introduced in India and there are concerns raised on the effects that will follow by its implementation.The Customs and Central Excise officials raised concerns on possible job losses after the implementation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that there need not be fear for job losses. He said that enough jobs will be created but...
Recently, A number of soldiers from the armed forces have started posting their problems on social media. These voices have raised their voices against the top military brass. To combat the issue, The Army today released a phone number. The number is for soldiers to contact the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat. The need for such a move started when...
The Nalanda University gets its new chancellor six weeks after the resignation of George Yeo, Singapore's former minister. President Pranab Mukherjee in his capacity as Visitor to NU, appointed Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar as its new chancellor on 27 January 2017. The Nalanda University is located in Rajgir, near Nalanda in Bihar. This is a dream project of the State and...