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RBI to Conduct E-Kuber System Auction on 19th November 2013

Mumbai(ABC Live):The auction will be conducted on the Reserve Bank of India Core banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on November 19, 2013 (Tuesday). The Government Stock up to 10 % of the notified amount of the sale of each of the stock will be allotted to eligible individuals and institutions subject to a maximum limit of 1 % of its notified …

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NCFE Invites Students to Participate in its National Financial Literacy Assessment Test

Mumbai (ABC Live): The National Centre for Financial Education (NCFE) has invited all school students from classes VIII to X to participate in its National Financial Literacy Assessment Test (NCFE-NFLAT). To be conducted on January 12, 2014, the test would be of 60 minutes and would contain 75 questions. The test would be conducted in both, English and Hindi and …

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Apex Court Constitutes Committee to Investigate Sexual Harassment of Young Lady Advocate by Recently Retired Supreme Court Judge

New Delhi (ABC Live): India’s apex court has constituted a committee to investigate a allegation leveled by law graduate that she was sexually harassed by a recently retired Supreme Court judge. “The committee will… find out the facts and prepare the report,” Chief Justice P Sathasivam said, when announcing the panel of three judges. The graduate, Stella James, posted a blog last …

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ISRO Finds Solution to Mangalyaan’s Snag

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indian space scientists have overcome a technical problem which appeared in their mission to Mars and brought it on track. The problem occurred on Monday when a planned engine burn failed to raise the spacecraft’s orbit around Earth by the intended amount. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has now pushed the spacecraft to a higher …

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Japan Sanctions First Batch of Yen 30.703 Billion JICA ODA Loan Package to India

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Notes were exchanged here today between Shri Rajesh Khullar, Joint Secretary to Government of India, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Mr. Takeshi Yagi, Ambassador of Japan to India. Through this Exchange of Notes Japan committed an amount of Yen 30.703 billion (for the first batch of FY 2013 JICA ODA loan package to …

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India Electricity Generation Touches 82,508 MU in September 2013

New Delhi (ABC Live): There has been an increase in generation of thermal and hydro power during the month of September 2013 as compared to the same period last year. Thermal power generation in the month of September 2013 was 64,247.26 Million Units (MU) while hydro power generation was 14,934.75 MU. The figures for the same period last year stood …

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24 Countries Pledge to Contribute $488 Million for United Nations Development Activities in 2014

New York (ABC Live):Twenty-four countries pledged approximately $488 million during a Headquarters event in support of United Nations development activities primarily covering 2014.  The amount represents a decline of approximately $377 million in comparison to last year’s pledges. Opening the 2013 Pledging Conference, Navid Hanif, Director of the Office for Economic and Social Council Support and Coordination in the Department of Economic and Social …

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World Bank Sanctions $236 Loan for Nadu and Puducherry Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project

New Delhi, 11 November, 2013(ABC Live): The government of India and the World Bank today signed a $236 million credit agreement to help increase the resilience of coastal communities to a range of hazards by enhancing mitigation measures along coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project will address the multiple challenges that …

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World Bank New Report on Urban Growth in India Asks Quality Life for Urbanites

New Delhi (ABC Live):A new World Bank report on urban growth in India, launched recently in New Delhi, shows India’s urban areas growing much faster than expected, adding 900 million new residents in the last 10 years.  By 2030, there will be an estimated 250 million people living in India’s metropolitan areas. While the population of India’s cities grows, job …

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Haryana Losing Thousands Crores by Not Publishing Gazette Notification for Controlled Area in Jhajjar District

Chandigarh (I-Haryana News): Haryana Government has lost thousands Crores Rupees Revenue and is still losing because of not publishing deliberately, the government notification to declare Luhari Village land (a village of Jhajjar situated adjacent to Gurgaon), a controlled area under the Punjab Scheduled road Act 1963 for last 12 months by The Town and country Planning Department even after approval …

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