All Bank Cash Withdrawal ATM Limits Removed

After more than four months of agony and anxiety over demonetisation, the Reserve Bank of India on Monday removed the restrictions imposed on bank ATM withdrawals, bringing the situation back to pre-November 8, 2016 period. The ban on old Rs.500, Rs,1000 Notes was imposed on Novemebr 8, 2016 that led to monetary choas and huge business loss for the country ...

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Preet Bharara Shown Exit Door by Trump or Fired Unceremoniously?

US attorney Preet Bharara, who made headlines when he arrested Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and subjected her to strip search ignoring the diplomatic immunity she had, has been fired by US President Donald Trump despite earlier assurances in November that he could continue. The immediate cause was not known but Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan since 2009, did ...

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Bogus Medical Colleges – Singhania, Surendra – Illegal: Govt

The Indian government said that it had come to the notice of the Medical Council of India (MCI) that two Medical Colleges, functioning without required approval, are: i. Singhania University, Pacheri Bair, Distt. Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan ii. Surendra Medical College and Hospital, Khagol, Patna, Patna. The MCI has issued a press alert about the illegal functioning of these Medical Colleges for ...

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Attempt for NEET Limited to 3; NEET-2017 to be Counted as First

CBSE will be conducting NEET (UG) on 7th May, 2017 and it will be considered the first attempt and a maximum of three attempts will be allowed per candidate for the NEET tests for admission to medical under and post-graduate sseats. It was also decided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in consultation with MCI that there shall ...

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Counselling at State Level for NEET 2017 Admission to UG, PG Medical Courses

In a landmark decision, following the introduction of single medical entrance exam in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has now made provision for common counselling at the State level for admission to medical courses at the under graduate and post graduate levels. As per the amendments made in the relevant regulations of MCI, the designated authority ...

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Mission Fingerling Allocated Rs. 520 Cr to achieve Blue Revolution

Recognizing the potential and possibilities in the fisheries sector, Indian government has unveild ‘’Blue Revolution’’ program to develop and manage fisheries for the socio economic development of the fishers and fish farmers. Thrust areas have been identified for enhancing fisheries production from 10.79 mmt (2014-15) to 15 mmt in 2020-21. Greater emphasis will be on infrastructure with an equally strong ...

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CBSE Makes Vocational Subject Compulsory in Class X, Scraps in Plus 2

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scrapped academic electives and vocational subjects from the academic session 2017-2018 while making it compulsory in Class X. With this move, all the schools have been asked not to offer the subjects from the coming session 2017-2018. CBSE said lesser enrolment was behind the move and subjects excluded are: Academic Electives: Philosophy, Creative ...

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Paytm Rolls Back 2% Fee as Mobikwik Competition Looms

Facing severe criticism from several quarters, Paytm has quickly rolled back its move to charge 2% charge on recharging wallet with a credit card but said it would impose other features to prevent misuse of cash-back facility. In a statement on its website, Paytm said: "With an intent to prevent the misuse of transfer to bank facility at 0%, we ...

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Exit Poll Results Out; Akhilesh Next UP CM?

The exit polls are out for the results of assembly elections in five states, with Uttar Pradesh going to Akhileash Yadav – Rahul Gandhi front winning comfortable majority to form the government. Exit poll results for the bitterly fought Assembly Elections were aired on all major TV news channels on Thursday evening, after the statutory embargo ended. Uttar Pradesh outcome ...

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NASA Harps on TRAPPIST-1, Seeks 74 Days More

NASA is not going to relent on what it calls the biggest discovery of the year by Kepler mission, the recently discovered ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, with seven exoplanets habitable a-la Earth. This is the second time NASA said it revealed more after its much-publicised February 22 revelation that was a routine update. What NASA astronomers said was that TRAPPIST-1 ...

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PayTM to Charge 2% Commission Now!

As Indian economy braves to become a cashless economy, all key players are joining hands to burden the common man with hike in charges, from banking to deposits to even payments. Digital wallet firm Paytm, which never levied any charge till now has joined the chorus now and said it will levy a 2% fee for recharging the wallet using ...

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Scholarship for Students Pursuing Education in Foreign Universities

Government scholarships for students undertaking higher education in foreign universities in the field of art, agriculture, law, medicine, engineering are as follows:- National Overseas Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students: The scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Under the scheme, financial assistance is provided to meritorious Scheduled Tribe students for pursuing Master level courses, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Research ...

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New Evidence Shows Mars Flooded With Water Once

Mars may have been flooded with huge water resources than previously thought, said research based on simulation of Martian meteorites at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), found evidence that a mineral found in Martian meteorites may have originally been a hydrogen-containing mineral that could indicate ...

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Forget Tents, NASA Proposes Magnetic Shield for Mars

Unlike the film Martian, no inflammable tents, nor any incubation hutments are on the project guidelines of NASA for future Mars mission but it is proposing a bold, unprecedented plan that could shield the entire Mars from solar winds and give it back its atmosphere that could make it habitable for future human colonies. By its terraform project, NASA hopes ...

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Ram Charan, Sukumar’s New Film Shooting From March 20th

As one of the most-awaited combinations of Telugu film industry – Ram Charan and Sukumar come together, anticipation surrounding this ambitious project is only going higher by the day. After delivering back-to-back blockbusters with films like ’Srimanthudu’ & ‘Janatha Garage’, Mythri Movie Makers are bankrolling this untitled film. And as the scion of the mega family teams up with the ...

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Banks Fleece Money for Your Every Transaction as RBI Blinks

The recent HDFC and Axis Bank unilateral move to charge Rs.150 extra for every fifth transaction in a month whether by ATM or branch has evoked severe criticism while ICICI has long been doing it stealthily. How the private banks can do it? They know how to evade the RBI rules and ask RBI many times as who should be ...

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