Month: January 2017

Central Bank increases cash withdrawal limit at ATMs to Rs10,000 per day

Economy
New Delhi: In post demonetization days, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a bid to provide respite to the cash-starved citizens of India, has announced the new cash withdrawal limit at automated teller machines (ATMs). Now, the ATM card holders can withdraw ₹10,000 per day per card. The withdrawal limit has been raised from ₹ 4,500. But the weekly cap of withdrawal will be the same of ₹ 24,000.  The central bank has also raised the withdrawal limits for the current accounts to ₹1 lakh from ₹ 50,000.

Akhilesh gets cycle, father loses the symbol race

Regional
New Delhi- The election commission of India in a historic judgment here today held that the party and its official symbol cycle belong to Akhilesh Yadav faction. The election commission of India was of the view that, since there is no break-up in the party the official party symbol “Cycle” could not be freeze. The decision in favour of Akhilesh came only when both the warring factions were told to submit the affidavit regarding support of legislators in their favour.

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Regional
New Delhi-The Cricketer turned politician from Punjab has joined Congress here today. His wife has already joined the Congress party earlier. Sidhu today met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi here at his residence. Sidhu has been a BJP’s Member of Parliament from Punjab.
‘Remonetise India – A Citizen’s Pledge’ has been Kicked Off by TIMES NETWORK

‘Remonetise India – A Citizen’s Pledge’ has been Kicked Off by TIMES NETWORK

Economy, India
Mumbai, India (BusinessWireIndia)--- TIMES NETWORK, the broadcast arm of the Times Group initiated, ‘Remonetise India - A Citizen's Pledge’, a nationwide crusader campaign, urging Indians to take the next step from demonetization and Pledge for Growth.  Keeping the government’s vision in mind, Remonetise India is an initiative by TIMES NETWORK which calls all the Citizens of India to come out and make a difference. Urging the citizens to be the change agent for the changes they want to see and bring India's economy back on track. Today, TIMES NETWORK conducted a LIVE Telethon from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, across all channels of the network and connected viewers to Opinion and Policy makers, encouraged them to invest more and educated the them about moving to a digital and a less cash economy.  

Assembly election dates of 5 States including UP and Punjab announced

Politics, Regional
New Delhi--- The election commission of India announced the schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh here today. according to a press note issued by the election commission of India, the terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are normally due to expire on 18.03.2017, 18.03.2017, 18.03.2017, 26.03.2017 and 27.05.2017 respectively.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Requires 125 Graduate Engineers as Trainees

Jobs
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a Navratna Public Sector Undertaking of Government of India requires engineering graduates as Trainees. The details are here as under: Total number of Posts: 125 Management Trainee (Technical): 50 Posts Discipline: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Management Trainee (Civil):  25 Posts Discipline: Civil Design Trainee: 50 Posts Discipline: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Eligibility: Educational Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology or its equivalent (Full Time-4 years after 10 +2) from the Institutes / Universities recognized by the government, in the Disciplines / eligible Branches of Engineering in the relevant discipline, as indicated in the official announcement of HAL. Age: The candidate should not be above 28
New Year 2017 not happy for Mulayam Singh Yadav and family, Mulayam resists coup staged by son Akhilesh

New Year 2017 not happy for Mulayam Singh Yadav and family, Mulayam resists coup staged by son Akhilesh

Politics, Regional
Lucknow--- The political temperature in Uttar Pradesh continues to rise, where assembly polls are expected in just a few weeks. The family feud of Ram Manohar Lohia’s disciple Mulayam Singh Yadav doesn’t seem to halt. In a recent leadership coup, son Akhilesh Yadav sacked his father as National President of the Samajwadi Party. Earlier this week, party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav took a drastic step of expelling his own son and Chief Minister of the state along with the party’s general secretary and his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav from the party on the disciplinary ground for six years. However, their expulsion was revoked next day. But, a high voltage drama was staged here today, when a special emergency meeting of the executive body of the party called by Ram Gopal Yadav chose Akhilesh as nat