Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

Ashwani Lohani takes charge as new chairman of Railways


Ashwani Lohani, IRSME has been appointed as Chairman, Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India A.K.Mital. He assumed charge of his new assignment today i.e 24th August, 2017. Prior to this assignment, Ashwani Lohani was serving as Chairman and Managing Director, Air India. After assuming charge, Lohani held a high level meeting with the ...

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Bright yellow Rs 200 note to be out tomorrow: RBI


The Reserve Bank will launch Rs 200 banknotes for the first time tomorrow, increasing availability of lower denomination currency in the system. The bright yellow coloured notes will hit the market just a day after the announcement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that the government has given go-ahead to the RBI to issue the new currency bill. “The Reserve Bank ...

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Mamta Banerjee says no to Durga idol immersion to avoid clashes on Muharram


With Muharram scheduled a day after Dussera this year, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked the people to cooperate with each other and not to fall prey to provocation leading to communal problems. “Some quarters may try to instigate people to flare up communal tension and there are people who may try to take political advantage of ...

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Tender for Rs 123 crore Jaulijibi-Tanakpur road project cancelled


The state government has issued orders for cancellation of tender awarded for construction of Jaulijibi-Tanakpur road after a departmental inquiry found gross irregularities in the manner in which it was awarded. Acting on the inquiry conducted by BN Tiwari, Chief Engineer, PMGSY, Kumaon region, and Om Prakash, Additional Chief Secretary today issued orders for the cancellation of the contract. “I ...

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