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India’s IAF Chief to pay Four Days Visit to Eastern Air Command

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Chief of the Air staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, and the President AFWWA Mrs Lily Raha will be on a four day visit to the Eastern sector of the Indian Air Force after a visit to the Tri Service Andaman and Nicobar Command. The responsibility of this command apart from defence of our island territories …

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World Economic Forum Selects 15 Indians As Young Global Leaders for 2014

GENEVA, March 11 (ABC Live):the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced here on Tuesday the list of 214 people from over 60 countries who were selected as the Young Global Leaders for 2014. Among the chosen young individuals who were recognized for their leadership and service to society, half came from the private sector and half from the public sector, including …

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India to Assist Sudan for Promoting Renewable Energy

New Delhi (ABC Live):Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah held a bilateral meeting for promoting cooperation in renewable energy with a delegation from Sudan. The Sudanese delegaton was led by Mr Al Simah Al Siddiq Al Nour, Minister of Industry. He along with other members including Mr Magdi Hassan Yasin, State Minister of Finance and National …

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India Aims to Achieve National Vision of Universal Civil Registration by 2020

New Delhi (ABC Live):A National Workshop of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths was held New Delhi today. The workshop, which was organized by the Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India (ORGI), Ministry of Home Affairs, was addressed by Shri Anil Goswami, Union Home Secretary. In his address, the Home Secretary called upon all stake holders to achieve …

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RBI to Announce First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2014-15 on 1st April

Mumbai (ABC Live): The Reserve Bank of India will announce the First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2014-15 on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11.00 a.m.

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Investigation Ordered into Visakhapatnam Accident Ship Building Centre Accident

New Delhi (ABC Live):An accident occurred last evening while M/s L&T, an industrial partner, was undertaking preparatory activities of Hydro Pressure Test of a tank inside a building at the Ship Building Centre, Visakhapatnam. The test of the component was part of the standard industrial process being carried out by the industrial partner at the facility. The accident led to …

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NHRC Issues Notice to Delhi Municipal Corporation on Child Death Due to Open Manhole

New Delhi: 8th March, 2014(ABC Live):The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a four year old boy died after he slipped in an open manhole in Jaitpur, South-East Delhi on the 5th March, 2014. The body, however, could be fished out only the next morning after the rescue work by the police and …

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RBI Releases Data of Ownership Pattern of Indian Bank Deposits

Mumbai (ABC Live):The Reserve Bank of India today released on its website the data related to composition and ownership pattern of deposits with scheduled commercial banks as on March 31, 2013. An article analysing broad trends across type of deposit accounts, institutional sectors, population groups and bank groups over the period is being published in the April 2014 issue of the RBI …

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Central Water Commission Monitors India’s 85 Reservoirs

New Delhi (ABC Live): Central Water commission is monitoring storage position of 85 important reservoirs spread all over the country, of which as many as 37 reservoirs are having significant hydro-power benefits with installed capacities of more than 60 MW each. The combined live storage in these 84 reservoirs at the beginning of monsoon i.e. 1.6.2013 was 21 % of …

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India Pledges to Reduce Road Site Deaths by 50 percent by 2020

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