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International Conference on Alternate Fuels and Raw Materials in Cement Industry held in New Delhi

The third edition of International Conference on Alternate Fuels and Raw Materials in Cement Industry -Towards Realising Swachh Bharat Dream” was held New Delhi. It was organized by the Cement Manufacturer’s Association India (CMA). The 2-day conference aimed to facilitate technical, financial and regulatory solutions for increasing alternate fuels and raw materials usage in the… Read More »

Madhabi Puri Buch appointed as Whole-Time Member of SEBI

Madhabi Puri Buch was appointed as the new Whole-Time Member (WTM) of the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). This is the first time that a women and a person from private sector has been chosen for a key post of SEBU. She will have tenure of 3 years. Madhabi Puri Buch… Read More »

Assam Government inks MoU with SBI to provide loan to employees

Assam Government has signed MoU with State Bank of India (SBI) to provide Housing and Educational Loan at subsidised interest rates to the employees of the state government. As per the MoU, state government will provide interest subsidy at the rate of 3.50% for housing loan and education loan at 4%. It will benefit state… Read More »

Bihar Government launches free WiFi programme for students

Bihar government has launched an ambitious programme to provide free WiFi facilities in colleges and universities on the occasion of Bihar Diwas. The program aims to provide free Wi-Fi facility to help youths to move ahead in life and to become digital smart. The foundation day of Bihar (also known as Bihar Diwas) is celebrated… Read More »

Ravish Kumar awarded first Kuldip Nayar journalism award

Senior executive editor of NDTV India Ravish Kumar was awarded inaugural Kuldip Nayar journalism award at in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the world of Journalism. The award was set up to honour those working in vernacular media. It will be awarded every year from now on and carries a plaque along with a… Read More »

Veteran photojournalist Raghu Rai awarded Life Time Achievement award

The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has bestowed Life Time Achievement (LTA) award upon veteran photojournalist Raghu Rai for his remarkable contribution to the field. He was presented award at 6th National Photography Awards (NPA) 2017. Rai is known for his books, Raghu Rai’s India: Reflections in Colour and Reflections in Black and… Read More »