Punjab National Bank has been awarded with First Prize in Rajbhasha Kirti award competition for the outstanding performance in implementation of Official Language Policy in Bank for the Financial year 2015-16 under the category of Nationalized Banks and Financial Institutions in Region ‘A’. Pranab Mukharjee, President, awarded this prize to Usha Ananthasubramanian, MD & CEO, Punjab National Bank in a grand prize distribution ceremony organized by the Govt. of India, Ministry of
United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has raised the Kashmir issue with almost every world leader he has held talks with on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, but his efforts to internationalise the dispute with India appeared to have gained no traction.
Kohima, The Central Government has sanctioned Rs 340 crore two road projects for Nagaland and also assured the state government to set up a separate High Court for the state.
Dubai: ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has congratulated the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the country’s 500th Test, which will be played against New Zealand in Kanpur from tomorrow.
Mumbai, The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to invest Rs 1,066 crore for the makeover of Deonar abattoir, the city’s only slaughter house.
Los Angeles: Filmmaker-writer Curtis Hanson, known forhis work on films like Kevin Spacey-starrer “LA Confidential”, “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” and “The River Wild”, has passed away. He was 71.
Los Angeles: Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness – a trait linked to poor health and early death – is partially heritable.
Washington: Social networking giant Facebook has teamed up with ABC News to live stream all US presidential debates online.
Muzaffarnagar, Six policemen, including two officers, were injured when sand mafia attacked them during a raid at Gandrao village in Shamli district, police said today.
Jaguar has taken wraps off the 2016 version of its executive saloon, the Jaguar XF. It is available in three trims, with prices starting at Rs 49.5 lakh and going all the way up to Rs 61.85 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. What’s new with the XF? Read on:
NTPC is one of the engines of economic growth. The more the economy grows, the greater the opportunities for NTPC. Environmental sustainability will be our focus area and NTPC remains committed to take care of the society, especially the community in the neighbourhood of its business units by improving the quality of life of the people and promoting inclusive growth said Gurdeep Singh, CMD addressing shareholders at the 40th Annual General Meeting
Srinagar, Curfew was today in force in only three police station areas of Srinagar city in Kashmir, as the curbs were lifted from other parts following improvement in the situation.
Mumbai: The government of Jharkhand held its seminal investment promotion road show in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in the city, under the banner “Momentum Jharkhand Global Investors’ Summit 2017”. It was the campaign’s second rendezvous with Mumbai following the maiden meeting of the Jharkhand Investment Promotion Board in July this year. JIPB is a special body for planning and executing strategies to enhance Jharkhand’s position as a global business
Kolkata, On the United Nation’s International Day of Peace, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to work together for peace in their homes, in the neighbourhood and for global harmony.
Ronnie Screwala has been the archetypal serial entrepreneur. From Hungama to UTV to other ventures including an education platform, Ronnie has seen-that-done-that-all. He is familiar with the aches and pains in giving birth to a venture, watch it blossom, and finally allowing it to go its own way; and then embarking on another startup all over again. Excerpts of his views:
After successfully launching and exiting various media organisations, Network 18 founder Raghav Bahl is one of the most perceptive and informed media entrepreneurs in India. Among other things, he believes that content will remain a key driving force in the industry.
Mumbai: On what could be considered a rare occasion, two phenomenal media personalities and entrepreneurs – Raghav Bahl and Ronnie Screwvala made an appearance on a forum, sitting down to evaluate the disruption in the Indian media industry. The discussion took place at the recently held IAA knowledge series powered by The Free Press Journal.
New Delhi: Calling for rationalisation of differential tax structures in the Indian automobile industry, Japanese auto major Honda said the “unique” system has led to skewed demand for small cars and prevented introduction of best-selling global models in the country.