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Ashok Khale, veteran cyclist passes away

Veteran cyclist Ashok Khale (64), who was recently injured in the suspected hit-and-run case on the Sion-Panvel highway, has passed away in the Bombay hospital during treatment on November 12, 2017. He won several medals for cycle-riding in state and national-level championships. He had represented India in Giro d’Italia event and was also called as ..

India’s first Videsh Bhavan to come up in Maharashtra

Sushma Swaraj, the Union External Affairs Minister, will inaugurate India’s first Videsh Bhavan on August 27, 2017 at the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As a first pilot project, four offices of MEA – Regional Passport Office (RPO), Protector of Emigrants (PoE) office, Branch Secretariat and Regional Office of ICCR – have been ..

The Union government launches “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” scheme in Maharastra

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, has launched “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” in Mumbai, Maharashtra under the Jiyo Parsi scheme. The main purpose of the “Jiyo Parsi” scheme (or Central Sector Scheme) is to reverse the declining trend of Parsi population by adopting a scientific ..

PM inaugurates new campus of National Institute of Securities Markets

PM has inaugurated a new campus of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) at Patalganga in Mumbai. NISM, an educational initiative of SEBI, presently operates from its campus in Vashi and Navi Mumbai. However, the present infrastructure is not adequate to meet the growing needs of the institute. NISM was established in 2006 by the ..

News Today : December 19, 2011

M P Mishra to be mela officer of Kumbh in UP The Uttar Pradesh government appointed Mani Prasad Mishra as the new Mela Officer of the world famous religious fair of Kumbh to be organised in Allahabad at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythyical Saraswati. Kingfisher Airlines to be ..

News Today January 15, 2010

Abbreviations: R-APDRP: Restructured-Accelerated Development and Reforms Programme program. EOW: Economic Offense Wing CCTNS: Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System . It will be launched by Haryana Police soon, NHRC : National Human Rights Commission OMC : Oil Marketing Companies Appointments:Member Administrative Tribunal of ADB : Laxmi SwaminathanLaxmi Swaminathan is an eminent jurist, legal luminary and ..

News Today : January 11, 2010

Awards & Honors:Nani Palkhivala Award -Maja DaruwalaMrs. Maja Daruwala is the Director of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, New Delhi. She has been awarded the prestigious Nani A Palkhivala Award for the protection and preservation of civil liberties in India. The award was instituted by Nani A Palkhivala Memorial Trust. Appointments:Ajit Rangnekar: Dean Indian School of ..

Quick News Today: February – March 2009

Goafest 2009 China will achieve 8% growth RBI Task force on the diamond industry Mega Tourism Circuit of Orissa Mumbai Students win Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC), Narayanmurthy a comic book Hero Nano Europa at 79th Geneva Auto Show Housing Start-up Index (HSUI) MiG-23 BN Phased Out NASA’s Kepler Mission 1. Goafest 2009, the annual ..