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Indian Firm Takes Over Operations of Strategic Iranian Port Chabahar

India Ports Global Limited Company has opened its office and took over operations at the Shaheed Behesti port at Chabahar. It happened during the occasion of the first meeting of the follow-up committee for implementation of the trilateral Chabahar agreement between India, Afghanistan and Iran. Outcomes of the Trilateral Meet: The note of the Ministry of external Read More…

President Trump names Patrick Shanahan as Acting Defence Secretary

President Donald Trump has announced that Defence Secretary James Mattis will depart the Pentagon by January 1. James Mattis’s Deputy, Patrick Shanahan is appointed as the Acting Defence Secretary. James Mattis had resigned from the post of Defence Secretary citing policy differences with President Trump. The major reason for the fallout between President Trump and Mattis Read More…

24th December: National Consumers Day

The Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution celebrated the National Consumer Day 2018 on 24th December at the Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi. The theme of the 2018 National Consumers Day was “Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints”. The National Consumers Day is celebrated on the 24th December because it was Read More…

Sangeeta Verma joins Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Sangeeta Verma, a former Indian Economic Services (IES) officer has joined the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as a member. The order of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs states that the central government has appointed Sangeeta Verma as the member of CCI for a period of 5 years from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or until further Read More…

P. V. Bharathi appointed as MD and CEO of Corporation Bank

According to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry on 24th December 2018, P.V Bharathi has been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of the Corporation Bank. P.V. Bharathi is currently working as the Executive Director in the Canara Bank. She will take charge on or after 1st February 2019, and remain in Read More…

Indian Navy commissions Naval hospital INHS Sandhani

The Indian Navy has been commissioned a naval hospital ship, the INHS Sandhani at Naval station Karanja in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. INHS Sandhani was flagged by Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Western Naval Command Vice Admiral Girish Luthra and the commissioning plaque of the hospital was unveiled by the Preeti Luthra, President of Read More…

55th anniversary of Sashastra Seema Bal held in New Delhi

The 55th anniversary of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was held in New Delhi on 24th December 2018. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, was the chief guest and he witnessed the raising day parade along with delegates from Nepal and Bhutan on the occasion. In his address Kiren Rijiju said, in addition Read More…

PM releases commemorative coin in honour of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

PM Modi on 24th December 2018, a day before Vajpayee’s 94th birth anniversary released a commemorative coin worth Rs 100 in honour of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The front side of the coin features the Emblem of India and words Satyamev Jayate are inscribed below the Lion Capital of Ashoka Pillar in Devanagari Read More…