Prabhat Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Northern Coalfields Limited. Sinha has been appointed to the post till December 31, 2021. Currently, he is the Director (Technical) of the South Eastern Coalfields Limited. The Northern Coalfields Limited, a Government of India undertaking, has its. . . . .
The country’s first 3D Planetarium with an 18-meter diameter projection dome which is in the final stages of completion at the Dr. K. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama will be inaugurated by the end of January next by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. With the 3D Planetarium, Mangaluru will stand among Singapore, Shanghai,. . . . .
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has constructed Odisha's first toilet facility for transgender in Vani Vihar Square. The facility was inaugurated by Culture and Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Bhubaneswar (north) MLA Priyadarshi Mishra, Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and Deputy Mayor K Shanti. The 10-seater toilet. . . . .
Former Uttar Pradesh governor Banwari Lal Joshi passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to septic shock following an infection of the valves, hospital sources said. He was 82.He was governor of Uttar Pradesh from 2009 to 2014. Before that, he was lieutenant governor of Delhi from 2004 to. . . . .
Gaming disorder is soon to be classified as a mental health condition for the very first time. The International Classification of Diseases is a diagnostic manual that’s published by the World Health Organisation. It was last updated 27 years ago, in 1990. The eleventh edition of the manual is due to be published in 2018 and. . . . .
Sunil Chhetri-led Indian national team retained their 105th spot in the latest FIFA rankings while Germany topped the table to be named the 'Team of the year'. After jumping up two positions to the 105 in the FIFA rankings in October, India has only played out a 2-2 draw with Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers, after. . . . .
Jack Ma-led Alibaba Group has opened its first data center in the country in Mumbai. This will extend its cloud services to Indian enterprises. Interestingly, Alibaba is already helping many small and medium-sized businesses to generate more revenue. It also has made major investments in three different companies in India—digital. . . . .
The Reserve Bank of India cracked the whip on two state-run banks initiating Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) on Bank of India (BoI) and United Bank of India (UBI).With this, the RBI has put at least 10 lenders under the scanner, imposing restrictions on lenders including issuing of fresh loans and dividend distribution. According. . . . .