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ICICI Bank launches Mera iMobile app for rural customers

India’s largest private sector lender ICICI Bank has launched the Mera iMobile app, India’s first one stop banking app for a range of digital services for rural customers. The multi-lingual app allows electronic transfer of funds through multiple payment mechanisms. It also provides weather updates, up to date prices of vegetables in mandis. It helps… Read More »

Airtel acquires 4G business of Tikona Networks

Airtel has acquired 4G business of Tikona Networks including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) business for Rs 1600 crore. With this acquisition, Airtel will be second company after Reliance Jio to have pan-India presence in 2300 Mhz band. The 2300 Mhz band has second largest ecosystem of 4G devices. Currently, Tikona has 20 MHz spectrum… Read More »

5th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)  held in Arunachal Pradesh

The 5th edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) – 2017’ was held in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. It was organized by the Union Ministry of Culture to preserve, promote and popularize the heritage and cultural diversity of Indian culture and reconnect the new generation with Indian culture. Approx 5,000 artists from North East India and… Read More »

Conference of Auditors General of Commonwealth Countries and British Overseas Territories held in India

The 23rd edition of Conference of Auditors General of Commonwealth Countries and British Overseas Territories was held in New Delhi, India. The theme of the conference was “Fostering Partnerships for Capacity Development in Public Audit”. The conference was attended by 52 commonwealth countries and 9 British overseas territories.This was the first time India had hosted… Read More »

Ankur Khanna appointed as CFO of ICC

Ankur Khanna has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of International Cricket Council (ICC). Prior to this appointment he was the CFO of the Air Asia India. Prior to that, he had worked in senior roles at Air France/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and ITC, an associate company of British American Tobacco.

Upendra Tripathy appointed as IDG of ISA

Senior IAS officer Upendra Tripathy was appointed as the full-time Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). He is former secretary, Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. ISA is a coalition of the solar resource rich countries. Its mandate is to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich… Read More »