Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

Will sit on hunger strike if ISBT work stalled: Dr Indira Hridayesh


After the decision of shifting the under construction ISBT  in Gaolapar,Haldwani, Congress has issued a challenge against the state government. Leader of the Opposition and Haldwani MLA Dr. Indira Hridayesh said that if the work of ISBT is stopped then she will sit on hunger strike with supporters. In a conversation with reporters on Friday, the leader of opposition has ...

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India Signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for $ 40 Million


An agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 40 Million from World Bank for “U.P. Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project” was signed yesterday by Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (MI), Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of the Government of India and John Blomquist, Acting Country Director of the World Bank (India). The Implementing Entity Agreement was signed by Director General and ...

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Finance Ministry warns investors against virtual currencies


The Finance Ministry today cautioned that virtual currencies are not legal tender and such currencies have no protection. Noting that there has been a phenomenal increase in recent times in the price of virtual currencies (VCs) including Bitcoin, in India and globally, it said the VCs don’t have any intrinsic value and are not backed by any kind of assets. ...

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Viswanathan Anand defeats World Champion Magnus Carlsen in rapid chess


Indian chess grandmaster and former world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated current world champion Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid chess championship in Riyadh. Viswanathan Anand took revenge of his 2013 World Championship loss as he defeated World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in their ninth round match at the at the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh on Thursday. Playing with black ...

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