Modi termed demonetisation as a ‘Yagna’, which will help India in getting rid of the disease that kept the country in a paralysed mode.
Earlier on 28 December, President Pranab Mukherjee had accepted Najeeb Jung's resignation and approved Baijal's name as the next L-G of the National Capital Territory.
Mulayam Singh Yadav accused Ram Gopal of indulging in anti-party activities, which was weakening the party ahead of the assembly elections.
The new indigenously developed payment app BHIM has been named after the main architect of the Indian constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar.
The Southern Zonal Council consists of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (UT) and Andhra Pradesh.
Grindeanu's name was nominated by the Social Democratic Party which won the 2016 elections that were held on 11 December 2016.
She was the mother of actress Carrie Fisher and her death came just one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, who died on 27 December 2016.
The committee headed by Justice (retd.) BN Srikrishna has been asked to submit its report in 90-days.
These two satellites will be operated by the Siwei Star Co. Ltd which will make sure that the staellites complete their mission to click images of the space and transmit them back to the earth.
The line is a part of the China Railway High-speed’s system of high-speed rail corridors, beginning in Shanghai and ending in Kunming.
A part of Union Government’s flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, the Swachh Swasth Sarvatra initiative is focused on dual objectives of constructing toilets and enabling behavioural change.
Beipanjiang is the highest bridge in the world but the Millau Viaduct, a joint British-French venture on the A75 Autoroute is the tallest bridge in the world.
They have been placed under suspension temporarily from the primary membership of the party with immediate effect pending initiation of disciplinary proceedings.
In his 16-year career as a professional, Wiggins won the Tour de France and a record eight Olympic medals.
As per the ordinance, anyone holding of the cancelled notes beyond a limit after 31 March 2017, then this act of him or her will be treated as a criminal offence.
The Bihar government has announced 50 per cent reservation in judicial services for EBCs, OBCs, STs and SCs.
The State Cabinet took the decision to mark respect for Giri’s contribution to the freedom movement and service to the poor and needy.
The project will be implemented under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with an aim to provide all-weather road connectivity to all eligible unconnected habitations in rural areas.
The road map was announced by the government in order to safeguard agriculture from natural disasters like drought and floods.
Satya Narayan was chosen for his Hindi book titled Yeh Ek Dunia which depicts the various circumstances of life in contemporary world.
At the time of this appointment, Vaid was working as Special DGP (Law and Order) in Jammu and Kashmir.
The project aims at improving and effectively managing Bihar’s rural road network. It will also suggest better contract management practices to avoid time and cost over-runs. It will also propose better contract management practices to avoid time and cost over-runs.
The committee reviewed the existing framework related to digital payments and suggested 13 key measures to promote cashless transactions.
The tennis player is the first Serbian woman to win a grand slam tournament.
Chashma-III nuclear power plant is located about 250 km southwest of capital Islamabad at Chashma in Mianwali district of Punjab Province.
The Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking of Rivers project will transfer surplus water from the Ken River to the Betwa basin through a 231.45 km canal.
Baijal will succeed Najeeb Jung, who resigned from the post of Delhi LG on 22 December 2016. Jung had resigned 18 months short of his tenure.
Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan visited Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama to offer his condolences to the victims of the Japanese attack. He became the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit USS Arizona Memorial.
This registry will maintain a nationwide database about the causes of deaths occurring in hospitals in various regions of India.
She was known for writing her own autobiography titled The Princess Diarist that narrates the ups and downs of her career.
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