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PM unveils hologram statue of Netaji at India Gate

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 23, 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled a hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at India Gate. This hologram would be in place till the work of the statue of Netaji is completed. The statue would be unveiled in the same place to mark the year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary ...

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India becomes world’s largest exporter of cucumber and gherkins

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 23, 2022 India has emerged as the largest exporter of gherkins in the world. India has exported cucumber and gherkins to the tune of 1,23,846 Metric Tonnes with a value of USD 114 million during April-October, 2021. India has crossed the USD 200 million mark of export of agricultural processed product, – pickling cucumber, which ...

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Vice President calls upon youth to take up rural service as a mission

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 18, 2022 Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called upon industry leaders and enterprising youth to take up rural service as a mission, with particular focus on women empowerment. He stressed that fast-tracking rural development is integral to the growth of the nation. Naidu, who is on a tour of Andhra Pradesh, interacted with ...

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India Post Payments Bank’s customer base crosses 5-crore mark

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 18, 2022 What was termed as the biggest initiative of financial inclusion in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at its launch, the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), a ‘Digital-First Bank’ built on the rails of wide physical distribution network of India Post under the Union Ministry of Communication, has announced a major milestone ...

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DoT revises policy on international roaming SIM cards

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 18, 2022 The Department of Telecom (DoT) on Tuesday said that it has revised policy for issue/renewal of no objection certificate (NOC) for sale/rent of international roaming SIM cards and global calling cards of foreign operators in India. The revised terms & conditions strengthens the mechanism to protect the interests of the Indian public visiting ...

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Gadkari calls for cooperation between Central and State Governments for infrastructure development

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 18, 2022 Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday called for cooperation between Central and State Governments for infrastructure development of the country. He said that the infrastructure development will play an important role in fulfilling the vision of India in becoming $5 trillion economy. While inaugurating a Conference on “PM-Gati Shakti” ...

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Vice President calls for improving financial literacy in India

TBB BUREAU ERNAKULAM, JANUARY 3, 2022 Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday stressed the need to improve financial literacy among the masses and urged the professionals like Charted Accounts to work in this direction by explaining financial rules and regulations in simple and easy language for the larger benefit of the public. Addressing the gathering at the foundation stone ...

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NEAT will be a game-changer in bridging the digital divide and fulfilling the knowledge-based requirement of the world: Pradhan

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANUARY 3, 2022 Union Education Minister and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched NEAT 3.0, a single platform to provide the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses to students of the country. The Minister also launched AICTE prescribed technical books in regional languages. Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan said that NEAT will be a game-changer in bridging ...

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Mines Ministry creates KABIL to attain self-reliance in critical & strategic mineral requirements

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JANAUARY 3, 2022 With an aim to ensure mineral security of the nation and to attain self-reliance in the area of critical & strategic minerals, the Union Ministry of Mines has created a Joint Venture company namely Khanij Bidesh India Ltd (KABIL) with participating interest of National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) and ...

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