Veteran singer Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan passes away
- Veteran singer Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal following old-age related ailments.
Google’s Project Loon begins its operations in Sri Lanka
- Comments Google’s Project Loon Google’s Project Loon began its operations in Sri Lanka after first helium-filled balloon landed in Pupuressa area in Gampola town.
Union Cabinet gives nod to Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016
- Government is going to introduce Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Parliament in pursuance of the Constitution (One Hundredth Amendment) Act, 2015.
Renowned Indologist David Shulman awarded Israel Prize
- Renowned Indologist Professor David Shulman has been selected for the prestigious Israel Prize for his breakthrough studies in fields like philosophy and religion.
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Jayant Misra Appointed As DG Of DRI
- Senior IRS officer Jayant Misra has been appointed as Director General of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).
Nitin Seth To Join Flipkart As Chief People Officer
- India's biggest online marketplace Flipkart has announced the appointment of Nitin Seth as its Chief People Officer.
Arun Jaitley Releases ‘India-2016’ And ‘Bharat-2016’ Year Books
- Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Arun Jaitley released ‘Bharat 2016’ and ‘India 2016’ year books.
Uber Signs MoU With The Maharashtra Government
- Uber has signed a MoU with the Maharashtra government’s Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Department (SDED) to help create 75,000 entrepreneurship opportunities across the state over the next 5 years.
Cabinet Approves Trade Facilitation Agreement
- The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to notify the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to keen on projecting India as a business friendly destination.
Lyricist Sameer Anjaan Enters Guinness Book Of World Records
- Bollywood’s popular lyricist Sameer Anjaan has made into the Guinness Book of World Records this year for penning the most number of songs in Bollywood: 3,524 for 650 films in a 33-year-long career.