No MDR on Digital Payment to large firms

The government declared banks or system providers will not impose charges or Merchant Discount Rate on customers as well as merchants on digital payments made to establishments having turnover...

Anup Kumar Singh appointed as new NSG Chief

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Anup Kumar Singh as the new Director-General of National...

RIL became 1st Indian Company to hit Rs 9 lakh crore m-cap mark

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has become the first Indian firm to cross 9 lakh crore market valuation mark. RIL’s market capitalization (m-cap) was Rs 9,01,490.09 crore during late morning...

Sajjan Jindal appointed Vice Chairman World Steel

Sajjan Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director, JSW Steel has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of World Steel Association (Worldsteel). He is appointed for a period of one year. The...

Karnataka topped NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index

As per the India Innovation Index (III) 2019 released by NITI Aayog, Karnataka emerged as the Most Innovative State among Major States. The index was released by NITI Aayog’s...

India ranked 82 in the 2019 World Giving Index

India ranked 82 spots among the 128 countries surveyed in the World Giving Index (WGI). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34 per cent...

CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has launched a revamped programme to attract investments into India. Under the revamped scheme, the government has streamlined the existing provisions for...

Leonel Messi won 6th Golden Shoe award

Barcelona FC captain Leonel Messi won the Golden Shoe for the 2018/19 season, for being the top scorer in the European leagues with 36 goals (in 34 games). This...

World Food Day

The World Food Day (WFD) is held annually on 16th October by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UN (United Nations). It is celebrated to commemorate the creation of...

J.P.S. Chawla appointed as new Controller General of Accounts

Government of India has appointed J. P. S. Chawla, (1985-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer) as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Ministry of Finance, Department of...