BSE, NSE get SEBI approval to launch commodity derivatives segment
The capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed India’s top two stock exchanges BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) to launch commodity derivatives trading from 1 October, 2018. This approval More..





Rajasthan’s first lion safari inaugurated at Nahargarh Biological Park
Rajasthan’s first lion safari was inaugurated at Nahargarh Biological Park. The park is located on Delhi-Jaipur National Highway in the Aravalli foothills, nearly 12 kilometers from state capital Jaipur (known as Pink City). It will be open for More..





Hyderabad International Airport: World no 1 Airport in 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum category
Hyderabad International Airport (Rajiv Gandhi International Airport) was awarded Airports Council International Airport Service Quality World no.1 airport award in the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category. This is for the second con More..





Erratic monsoon rainfall in India partly due to air pollution: Study
According to recent study by scientists from IIT Kanpur, erratic behaviour of monsoon rainfall, including phenomenon of concentrated heavy rainfall on small number of days in localized area can be attributed to the rising air pollution, especial More..





Power Ministry launches Chiller Star Labelling Program on energy efficiency in chillers
Union Ministry of Power has launched Chiller Star Labelling Program to encourage deployment of energy efficient chiller systems in the country. It was launched as part of occasion of 24th World Ozone Day and 31st Anniversary of Montreal Protocol More..





Government launches Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund Scheme
Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has launched Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) Scheme with an outlay of Rs. 10881 crore. Under this fund, first installment of Rs. 440 crore was given to National Da More..





CCEA approves continuation of Capacity Development Scheme
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved continuation of Capacity Development Scheme for period 2017-18 to 2019-20. It is ongoing Central Sector Scheme of Ministry of Statistics and Progra More..





Ministry of Minority Affairs launches National Scholarship Portal Mobile App
Union Ministry for Minority Affairs has launched the country’s first National Scholarship Portal Mobile App (NSP Mobile App). It aims to provide smooth, accessible and hassle-free scholarship system for students from poor and weaker sections. More..





Secondary Steel Sector Awards given for contribution to National Economy
Union Ministry of Steel recently for the first time gave away Secondary Steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies in recognition of their contribution to the national economy. 12 companies were awarded Gold Certificates and 14 Silver Certif More..





President appoints Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next Chief Justice of India
President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next Chief Justice of India as per Article 124 of the Constitution. He will assume office of Chief Justice on 3rd October, 2018 after retirement of incumbent Chief Justice, More..





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