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  • 15-Jun-2020
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  • 04-Jun-2020
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  • 05-Mar-2020
  • RBL Bank inks partnership with Zomato to launch co-branded credit cards

    Online food ordering and delivery app Zomato, announced the launch of a co-branded credit card along with RBL, and Master Card, that will help the online food delivery platform further cement its position in India's dining market by offering benefits such as Zomato credits on purchases, and increase the reach of its flagship membership program Zomato Gold.

    In the first twenty four months, RBL, and Zomato are aiming to issue 1 million credit cards to Zomato’s users in India.

    The card that starts with an annual membership of ?500 (plus taxes) for the basic edition will also offer a complimentary Zomato Gold membership to its credit card holders, apart from offering Zomato credits on online and offline spends. The premium edition is priced at Rs3,000 plus taxes.

  • IIT Mandi signs deal with NABARD for setting up FPOs

    The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi & Enabling Women of Kamand (EWOK) Society has inked a tripartite deal with the National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for setting up three Farmer Producer Organization in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. NABARD has sanctioned an amount of Rs 35 lakhs to EWOK Society and IIT Mandi for 3 FPOs to be established in the next 3 years.

  • 04-Mar-2020
  • ICAR inks MoU with Patanjali Bio Research Institute

    The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Patanjali Bio Research Institute, Haridwar. As per the MoU, the specific work plans will be developed to work on the collaborative research programmes in the areas of national interest related to sustainable agriculture development suitable to different agro-ecologies of the country.

    The ICAR and PBRI will collaborate in mutually identified areas of training and education where the Post Graduate students of Deemed Universities & Research Institutes of ICAR may undertake internships in various areas of specialization with PBRI. The ICAR will support PBRI in technology demonstration, capacity building, seed production for scaling up of the popular varieties developed by the ICAR and transferring them among the farming community of the country. The MoU aims to foster close interaction in research, capacity building, seed production, entrepreneurship and skill development.

  • India sign 40 million USD defence deal with Armenia

    India bagged a deal to supply 4 indigenously built radars (capable of locating weapons) to Armenia in Europe. The deal was worth 40 million USD. The move by GoI is to boost the defence sector of the country. The deal is a major achievement for the ‘Make in India’ programme in the defence sector.

    Under the deal, India will supply 4 SWATHI weapon locating radars. The weapon is to be developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and manufactured by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). Armenians had conducted trials of systems offered by Russia and Poland but they approved the Indian system, which was developed by DRDO. India began the supply of the equipment to Armenia.

  • IAF and Savitribai Phule Pune University to establish ‘Chair of Excellence’

    The Indian Air Force and Savitribai Phule Pune University has signed an MoU to establish a “Chair of Excellence”. The “Chair of Excellence” has been planned to be established at Department of Defence & Strategic Studies under this unique initiative of Indian Air Force. The IAF & Savitribai Phule Pune University has entered into an academic collaboration for the establishment of “Chair of Excellence” which will be named as “Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh Chair of Excellence“. The name has been chosen to pay tribute to the legend and commemorate the centenary birth year of the Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh.

  • AAI & Tripura Govt sign MoU for construction of equipment hiring centers

    Airport Authority of India & Tripura State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of 6 equipment hiring centres in Manu Block under the Dhalai District, Tripura.

    The project has been taken by the Airport Authority as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility scheme. The equipment hiring centres, equipment related to agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries will be kept. The types of equipment will be rented out to the needy farmers, Self Help Groups and to any other needy at a minimal cost. The project will be benefited to 6000 families.

  • 02-Mar-2020
  • HDFC Bank launches co-branded credit card with IndiGo

    HDFC Bank joined hands with the country’s largest airline IndiGo to launch a co-branded credit card, which will effectively work like a loyalty programme for the carrier. Its first travel credit card named ‘Ka-ching’- powered by Mastercard.

    The credit card customers can get complimentary air tickets on activation worth between Rs 1,500 and Rs 3,000 as per the variant, 14 travel and lifestyle benefits which include cashback of 5 % or reward points on Indigo bookings, and 3 % on dining, grocery, entertainment. They can also enjoy rich travel experience with varied benefits and unmatched rewards on domestic/international travel.

  • Xiaomi to bring ISRO’s NavIC technology to smartphones in 2020

    Chinese tech major Xiaomi will bring ISRO’s Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, NavIC technology to its smartphones. The capability has been currently enabled by Qualcomm Technologies Inc on several of their Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platforms and will be made available across multiple Xiaomi smartphones in India.

    Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) is the regional geo-positioning system designed in India by ISRO to provide accurate positioning in India and around the Indian mainland. It is considered to be at par with US-based GPS, Russia’s Glonass and Galileo developed by Europe.

    The implementation was possible after R&D efforts from Xiaomi for software along with ISRO and Qualcomm’s efforts. NavIC is designed to provide accurate positioning in India and 1,500km around the Indian mainland. The system comprises 7 satellites, 3 of which are in geostationary orbit over the Indian Ocean and 4 in geosynchronous orbit. NavIC is capable of providing location positioning accuracy better than 20 metres.

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