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LIC Housing Finance launched Griha Siddhi
This time, the LIC Housing Finance has come up with the ‘Griha Siddhi’ product. Under this scheme, the women borrow the loans up to Rs. 25 lakh at an interest rate of 8.35 per cent per annum.
Laxman has won the MCC honorary life membership
Former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman will receive the honorary life membership to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). After the icons Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Zaheer Khan, Laxman has become the fifth Indian to receive the honor.He has scored 8,781 Test runs at an average of 45.97.
Mahender Singh, RK Mahajan – the new members of CBEC
Mr.R K Mahajan and Mahender Singh, the Senior bureaucrats have been appointed as the members of the Central Board of Excise and Customs. Currently, Mr.R K Mahaja works as the director general of Central Excise Intelligence. And Mahender Singh works as the director general (audit).
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Kochi Metro offers the job opportunity to the transgenders
In a first, the Kochi Metro has taken the historic move by recruiting the transgenders. In the coming days, nearly Twenty-three of the 530 Kudumbasree workers to be placed will be from the transgender community.
Kwatra is the new Indian Ambassador to France
Vinay Mohan Kwatra is the new Ambassador of India to France. After the election of the Emmanuel Macron as the President of France, this appointment has been made.
Sony Pictures Networks has given the ‘Aon Best Employers India 2017’
The India’s leading media has made a historic move to join the elite list of Aon Best Employers India in the 2017 edition. The Best Employers Study by Aon study covers the 800,000 employees across 6,400 global organizations.
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Chanda Kochhar has won the Woodrow Wilson Award
Chanda Kochhar, the ICICI Bank chief has become the first Indian woman to receive the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship. She is 55 years old. Prestigious Wilson Center has presented this award.
Harinder Rao is the GM of Eastern Railway
Mr.Harinder Rao and Anil K Gupta, the Senior bureaucrats were the current General Manager (GM) of the Eastern and the Western Railway zone respectively. Earlier, they worked for the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE).
e-facility to link Aadhaar with PAN
Recently, the Income Tax Department has launched the e-facility to link Aadhaar with the PAN. It is the mandatory procedure for filing IT returns now. https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ is the official website. For this purpose, PAN, the Aadhaar number and the exact name as given in the Aadhaar card are essential.
Anil Kumar, Jyoti has won the bronze medals for India at Asian Wrestling Championship
The Indian idols, Anil Kumar and Jyoti have won the two bronze medals with the mind-blowing performance at the Asian Wrestling Championship. For the First time, Anil competed in the Asian Championship and he managed to win the medal in his first attempt.
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International Nurses Day: 12 May 2017
International Nurses Day (IND) is celebrated every year on 12th May. To mark the birth anniversary of the Florence Nightingale and to mark the nurse’s contributions towards people’s health, we celebrate this day.
India to replace Maitri station in Antarctica
Finally, India has decided to replace the Maitri research station in Antarctica with a new one in the coming 3 – 4 years. To expand its research activity on the coldest continent, India has taken this decision.
Bishu Parv or Sendra observed in Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
The Jharkhand’s tribal community annual hunting festival was celebrated in a symbolic manner around the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary for the third consecutive year.
Bengaluru is the world’s most affordable tech city
Bangalore, the India’s silicon city got the top place in the list of 22 tech cities across the world in affordable living. The average house rent in Bengaluru is Rs 15,250. As per the Savills Tech Cities Index, the Bengaluru house rent is cheaper than Cape Town, Santiago, Buenos Aires.