On the occasion of 86th birthday of Osho, filmmaker Subhash Ghai released a book based on the life of Osho's first disciple and his chief administrator Laxmi. Written by Swami Deva Rashid Maxwell, 'The Only Life: Osho, Laxmi and a Journey of the Heart' is the story of an ordinary woman thrust into an extraordinary life.
According to U.N report, the Indian economy will grow at 7.2% in 2018 and accelerate to 7.4% in the following year as a result of robust private consumption, public investment and structural reforms, but it still faces the risk of sudden capital withdrawal on account of monetary policy normalization in developed countries. At. . . . .
Deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts extended till March 31. The government extended the deadline for users of a range of financial services, including account-holders in banks, to link their Aadhaar numbers with their Permanent Account Number (PAN) from December 31, 2017, to March 31, 2018. The latest decision will cover. . . . .
A Financing Agreement for the loan of USD 250 million (equivalent) for the “Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) Project” was signed with the World Bank. Objective: The Objective of the project is to enhance institutional mechanisms for skills development and increase access. . . . .
India is ranked 109th in the mobile Internet speed while its neighbouring countries - Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka - have registered better speed, says a recent report by the broadband speed measuring firm Ookla.According to data from Ookla's November Speedtest Global Index, India is ranked 109th in the mobile Internet speed. . . . .
The Ministry of Electronics and IT has been working to translate Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, through digital inclusion. Digital India program was launched by the Government to ensure digital service delivery to the common people as well as to create new opportunities in the digital. . . . .
The Prime Minister addressed the inaugural session of the 90th Annual General Meeting of FICCI. He said, that similarly, FICCI has a role to play in making GST more effective. He said the Government's effort is to ensure that maximum businesses register for GST. He said the more formal the system becomes, the more it will benefit. . . . .
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju addressed a function to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN and 25 years of India-ASEAN Partnership. He said the 3 C’s - Culture, Connectivity and Commerce. . . . .
Mr Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister warmly recalled their long association and congratulated Mr Goh Chok Tong on assuming charge as the Chairman of the Governing Board of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy earlier this year. The Prime minister. . . . .