India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced an ambitious pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022. The initiative seeks to cut plastic pollution flowing from India’s population of 1.3 billion in the world’s fastest growing economy, the Guardian reports. “The choices that we make today will define our collective future,” said […]

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Man behind super viral Lord Hanuman poster, now comes up with PM Narendra Modi’s painting

Man behind super viral Lord Hanuman poster, now comes up with PM Narendra Modi’s painting

From no one to probably one of the most popular graphic artists in India, Karan Acharya’s famous Lord Hanuman poster has already created a huge buzz in the market. From no one to probably one of the most popular graphic artists in India, Karan Acharya’s famous Lord Hanuman poster has already created a huge buzz […]

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US court grants interim stay on debt collection against Firestar Diamond Nirav Modi

US court grants interim stay on debt collection against Firestar Diamond Nirav Modi

A US court today passed an interim order that prevents creditors from collecting debt from Nirav Modi-owned Firestar Diamond Inc which early this week filed for bankruptcy. Modi, who is being investigated for illegal transfer of over Rs 12,000 crore from Punjab National Bank, has a majority stake in Firestar Diamond and its other sister […]

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I-T officials question PNB’s top brass on Nirav Modi scam

I-T officials question PNB’s top brass on Nirav Modi scam

The top brass of the scam-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) were questioned at the bank’s head office by Income Tax sleuths pursuing the ₹11,400-crore Nirav Modi scam. Senior income tax officials quizzed PNB’s Managing Director Sunil Mehta and the Executive Directors at the bank’s swank new head office at Dwarka on Tuesday, sources close to […]

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Air India seeks Rs 1,100 crore loan to modify planes for VVIPs

The two Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft are to be delivered in January 2018 and the cost for “modification in its (planes) interior configuration” is estimated to be USD 180 million. At current exchange rates, the amount will translate to over Rs 1,160 crore.

Air India seeks Rs 1,100 crore loan to modify planes for VVIPs

New Delhi: Disinvestment-bound Air India is seeking loan worth over Rs 1,100 crore for modification of two Boeing aircraft scheduled to be acquired next month for ferrying VVIPs, according to an official document. The two Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft are to be delivered in January 2018 and the cost for “modification in its (planes) interior […]

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Complaint of EVM tampering through bluetooth baseless: EC

The Election Commission (EC) in Gujarat said on Saturday that an inquiry found that the apprehension about possible EVM tampering through bluetooth technology, raised by opposition Congress, was baseless

Complaint of EVM tampering through bluetooth baseless: EC

Ahmedabad: The device which the complainant’s mobile phone detected after putting on bluetooth was not an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) but a mobile phone, carried by a polling agent, the commission said. Earlier, as voting for 89 seats in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections was underway, senior Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia complained of […]

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