GN Bureau | July 13, 2015
CBI's 40-member team to begin Vyapam scam probe today
The CBI on Sunday constituted a special team of 40 officers to probe the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. The team comprising officers from different branches of the probe agency will reach Bhopal on Monday to take over investigations in the scam.
Meeting on coastal security today
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will review the measures taken to increase the country’s coastal security apparatus on Monday. Around 18 members of the Lok Sabha, 10 members of the Rajya Sabha, will attend the one-day meeting in Goa.
PM Modi to visit J&K on July 17
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir for a day on July 17. "The prime minister is scheduled to visit Jammu city for a day on July 17 to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Girdhari Lal Dogra, a late Congress leader," reported agencies.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the alleged inaction by the authorities of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) into a complaint of eve-teasing and subsequent use of unwarranted manhandling and thrashing of agitating students, mostly women, by
Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has taken delivery of a 2001 Japanese built second hand Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) on September 14 at Khor Fakkan in UAE. It has been renamed as Nanda Devi. The corporation’s total fleet strength stands at 70 vessels, aggregating to dea
When was the last time you saw all rival telecom corporate leaders come together. May be at time of the formal launch of prime minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India programme in July 2015. Telecom’s top brass will again share the stage at the inauguration of the three-day India Mobile Co
RailTel has achieved highest ever turnover of Rs 903 crore and clocked a profit before tax (PAT) of Rs 194 crore and net profit of Rs 130 crore in financial year 2016-2017. RailTel has said that the past year has been remarkable for it as the railway PSU has proved itself to be a key
From 1969, following an amendment in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Act, the university’s executive council is entirely nominated by the president of India on the recommendations of the HRD ministry. None of the executive council members are elected, which dilutes the democratic structure of the
The highest proportion of policymakers with not much or no knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was found in India (38%), said a report by an international advocacy group. Equal Measures 2030, an advocacy group, which spoke to policymakers in India, Colombia, Indonesia, Keny