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NITI Aayog in association with PhonePe launches the Fintech Open Hackathon

Newdelhi:16/2/22:The Hackathon aims to showcase path-breaking solutions for the Fintech Ecosystem Winning teams stand to win exciting cash prizes As a part of the Fintech Open Month, NITI Aayog in association with PhonePe will be hosting the first-ever open-to-all Hackathon event for ideating and coming up with the most creative solutions for the FinTech space. The Hackathon will provide an ...

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Bappi Lahiri, Composer-Singer, Dies At 69

New Delhi16/2/22: Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in India in the 80s and 90s, died at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital today. He was 69. “Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. ...

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 Legendary Bengali semi-classical singer Sandhya Mukherjee passed away

Kolkata:16/2/22: Legendary Bengali semi-classical singer Sandhya Mukherjee passed away on the evening of February 15 following a massive cardiac arrest, leaving behind millions of mourning fans of all ages across borders. She was 91. Her death was condoled by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Mukherjee had been in the ...

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India and Australia sign Letter of Intent on New and Renewable Energy Technology

Newdelhi:15/2/22:The 4th India – Australia Energy Dialogue was held on 15th February 2022. The dialogue was co-chaired by Hon’ble Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Mr. R.K. Singh from the Indian side, and Hon’ble Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Mr. Angus Taylor from the Australian side. Energy Transition was a major area of discussion in the dialogue and ...

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Project proposals for more than 60,000 houses approved for construction in 5 States

Newdelhi:15/2/22:Project proposals for more than 60,000 houses were approved for construction in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, and Rajasthan at the 58th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring  Committee (CSMC) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) today. The meeting, held in video conference mode, was chaired by Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Presiding over the ...

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East Coast Railway has achieved 200MT Milestone in loading registering an incremental growth of 26.67 MT

Bhubaneswar:15/2/22: East Coast Railway has achieved 200MT Milestone in loading registering an incremental growth of 26.67 MT and registering an increase of 15% than the corresponding period of last fiscal, i.e. from 1st April 2021 to 14th February 2022. During the period, East Coast Railway has loaded 200.50MT of freight as against 173.82MT carried in the corresponding period of last ...

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CBI issues Look Out Circulars against ABG Shipyard Limited

Newdelhi:15/2/22:Look Out Circulars have been issued against the accused in the case of over 22 thousand crore rupees loan fraud by ABG Shipyard Limited. CBI in a statement today said, the account of ABG Shipyard turned Non Performing Assets in 2013 as per State Bank of India. As per bank complaint, the NPA is to the tune of 22 thousand ...

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Union Cabinet approves setting up of G20 Secretariat to implement overall policy decisions and arrangements for India’s G20 Presidency

Newdelhi:15/2/22:Union Cabinet today approved the setting up of a G20 Secretariat and its reporting structures. The Secretariat will be responsible for the implementation of overall policy decisions and arrangements needed for steering India’s forthcoming G20 Presidency. India will hold the Presidency of the G20 from 1st December this year to 30th November 2023, culminating with the G20 Summit in India ...

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Susmita & Subroto Bagchi and Radha & NS Parthasarathy will collectively donate Rs 425 crore to help build an 800-bed multi-specialty hospital in IISc its Bengaluru campus

Bengaluru:14/2/22: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has received its largest private donation of Rs 425 crore to help build an 800-bed multi-speciality hospital in its Bengaluru campus. Philanthropists Susmita and Subroto Bagchi, Radha and NS Parthasarathy will collectively donate Rs 425 crore for the project. After its founding, this is the largest single private donation received by IISc. The ...

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman says govt and RBI will take joint decision on cryptocurrency

Newdelhi:14/2/22:Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government and RBI are on board on the issue of cryptocurrency and whatever decision is taken on it will be taken together. She said, not just on cryptocurrency but on every other thing as well, there is a complete harmony with which the government and RBI are working. The Minister said this while ...

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