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Arun Date, veteran singer passes away

Arun Date (84), the veteran Marathi singer, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on May 6, 2018. Date, famous for non-film ‘bhavgeet’ (lyrical poetry) songs, had crooned numbers like “Shukratara” and “Ya Janmavar”, which became very popular among people. He was the first recipient of the state government’s ‘Gajananrav Vatave Puraskar’. His father, Ramubhaiyya Date, ..

Subhash Chandra Garg committee constituted by Union Government to study issues in Fintech space

The Union government has set up a steering committee to consider various issues relating to the development of Fintech space in India with a view to make Fintech related regulations more flexible and generate enhanced entrepreneurship. The move is a follow up to the announcement made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech ..

15th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 15th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) in New Delhi on November 30, 2017. The 2-day summit is based on the theme ‘The Irreversible Rise of India’ to bring up ‘revolutionary ideas’ to accelerate India’s growth and rise on the international stage. The list of dignitaries ..

Arun Jaitley launches Google’s UPI-based digital payment service ‘Tez’

Arun Jaitley, the Union Finance Minister, has launched Google’s UPI-based digital payment service ‘Tez’ in New Delhi. The app that will let users link their phones to their bank accounts to pay for goods in physical stores and online. It is available for both Android and iOS users that allows person-to-person money transfers. Google Tez ..

The National Conference on “Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm” was held in Mumbai

Arun Jaitley, the Union Minister of Finance, Defense and Corporate Affairs, was the Chief Guest at the National Conference on ” Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm”, which was held at Mumbai on August 19, 2017. Besides inaugurating the conference, Jaitley also launched the website for National federation for corporate governance. The one-day National Conference is ..

Arun Mishra will be the new Chief of DGCA

Former IAS officer Arun Mishra will be the new chief of DGCA. The decision has come from Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). Mishra will replace E. K. Bharat Bhusan. Arun Mishra has served as Joint Secretary, senior executive, SDO, Deputy Secretary of the Land and Revenue Management Cadre. He was the joint Secretary of ..

News Today: November 30, 2011

“Rann Utsav”: Desert festival from December 15, 2011 The Rann Utsav, a grand fiesta in the white desert of Kutch in Gujarat, will be held this year from December 15, 2011 to January 15, 2012. The festival, a tourist’s delight, is a brainchild of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat government arranges it with an ..