Visa-AP sign MoU to make Vizag India’s first 'less cash' city
Global payments network Visa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh government to help transform Vishakhapatnam into India's first 'less cash' city.
74th Central Excise Day celebrated by CBEC
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) celebrated 74th Central Excise Day on 24th February in New Delhi.
Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join UDAY
The Centre and and the state of Sikkim has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) for operational improvement of the state’s power distribution department.
Kerala to launch sex offenders registry, first in the country
The Kerala government will launch the country’s first sex offenders registry which will contain all identification details of sex offenders and would be kept in public domain.
India to host 2019 Combined World Cup for shooting
The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced that India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019 during the meeting held in New Delhi.
Government launches Bharat QR code
The Union Government has launched Bharat QR code, a quick response (QR) code to enable digital payments without card swiping machines. It is world’s first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched by Indian Government to move towards less-cash economy.
Suresh Prabhu unveils Antyodaya Express for common man
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled Antyodaya Express for common man Equipped with cushioned seats, aluminium composite panels, and LED lights, the Antyodaya Express, a new fully unreserved train for the common man with specially designed colourful coaches.
Mithali, Harmanpreet in top-10 of ICC rankings
India’s one day captain Mithali Raj and top batter Harmanpreet Kaur were placed 2nd and 10th in the ICC batswomen’s rankings released after the World Cup qualifier that ended recently.
India, Uganda to expand cooperation in energy sector
India and resource-rich Uganda agreed to expand cooperation in the energy sector and training of personnel for space programme and peaceful use of atomic energy.
Abhijit Sarkar appointed Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation
Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) appointed Abhijit Sarkar as it’s new Vice Chairman and also the chief of AHF Commercial and TV Committee.