Govt directs NGOs to open account in any of 32 designated banks : Home Ministry has directed all NGOs, business entities and individuals who receive funds from abroad to open accounts in any of the 32 designated banks, within a month for higher level of transparency.
Good Governance Day observed today to mark the birthday of former PM Vajpayee : Good Governance Day is being observed today to mark the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have offered birthday greetings to former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpayee.
Christmas being celebrated around the world with fervour and gaiety : Christmas is being celebrated worldwide with much pomp, gaiety and devotion with markets and churches glittering and households preparing special dishes for the day.
PM Modi flags off Delhi Metro’s new Magenta Line : In a Christmas gift to Delhi and Noida travellers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and flagged off a stretch of Magenta Metro line making travel between Noida and Delhi faster; The new line is yet another example of government’s push towards modernising urban transportation, says Prime Minister.
AIMPLB urges govt not to present bill on Triple Talaq Ban : The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has urged the government not to table the ‘Instant Triple Talaq Ban’ bill, scheduled to be presented in Parliament during this week.
Mumbai gets India’s first ever air- conditioned local train : The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country’s first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters, 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867.
Jairam Thakur to be sworn in as Himachal CM on Wednesday : BJP’s Jairam Thakur to take oath as next chief minister of himachal pradesh on wednesday; Thakur meets Governor and stakes claim to form the government with letters of support.
By Polls: BJP wins 3 out of 5 seats; Dinakaran wins RK Nagar seat : BJP scores major success with wins in 3 out of 5 seats in assembly bypolls; Claims 1 seat in Uttar Pradesh and 2 in Arunachal Pradesh; Ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu suffered major setback with rival faction candidate TTV Dhinakaran winning the prestigious RK Nagar Assembly bypoll.
Kulbhushan Jadhav meets mother & wife in Pakistan after 22 months : Pakistan couldn’t help engaging in its dirty tricks even on a day it wanted to come across as a humanitarian power to the world. It allowed a 40-minute meeting between Indian businessman on death row in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, and his wife as well as mother in Islamabad after 22 months.
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Putin’s critic Navalny barred from Russian presidential election : Russia’s central election commission voted on Monday to bar opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running in a presidential election next year, saying he was ineligible because of a past criminal conviction.
20 dead in Philippines bus crash : A passenger bus collided with a van carrying pilgrims to Christmas Mass at a church in the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving 20 people dead more than two dozen injured.
Afghanistan: 6 killed in Kabul suicide attack : At least six people were killed on Monday in a suicide bomb attack near Afghanistan’s intelligence agency.
Guatemala President to move embassy to Jerusalem, backing Trump : Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the city’s status.
State-run banks’ NPAs touched Rs 7.34 lakh cr by Q2-end : Bad loans of Public sector banks (PSBs) stood at Rs 7.34 lakh crore by the end of second quarter this fiscal, a bulk of which came from corporate defaulters,private sector banks’ (NPAs) were considerably low, for the recovery of the bad loans, the network of Debt Recovery Tribunals have been expanded.
First photosynthesis took place 1.25 billion years ago: Study : The process of photosynthesis in plants first took place 1.25 billion years ago, finds a study that identified an algae fossil, believed to be the world’s oldest known direct ancestor of modern plants and animals.
Decoded: Where voice recognition occurs in our brain : Scientists have identified a tiny region of our brain that not only allow us to recognise voices, but also helps us differentiate voices.
President, PM pays tributes to Madan Mohan Malviya on his birth anniversary : President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have paid tributes to noted freedom fighter and educationist Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya on his birth anniversary.
Brand Bengaluru gets its own logo : Bengaluru becomes India’s first city to have its own logo, just like New York, Paris. All the cultural events and importants public services will be marked with this new logo of Bengaluru.
Closing ceremony of ‘Prakash Parv’ in Patna today : The district administration in Patna, Bihar is organising the closing ceremony of ‘Prakash Parv’, a year-long celebration of the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. The ‘Shukrana samaroh’ or ‘thanksgiving’ will conclude on December 25.
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