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Ahluwalia to head panel on land Bill
Former Union Minister and BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia was appointed chairman of a Joint Committee of Parliament that will go into the provisions of the controversial land acquisition Bill.Mr. Ahluwalia is a BJP Lok Sabha member from Darjeeling in West Bengal. Almost the entire Opposition and even some allies of the ruling NDA such as the Shiv Sena and the Swabhimani Paksha, are against the various provisions of the amendment Bill brought by the government.
First tribal woman to be Jharkhand Governor
Draupadi Murmu took oath as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand, the first tribal woman to occupy the position in the State.She was administered the oath of office by Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Virendra Singh. She succeeds Syed Ahmad, who has been shifted to Manipur.
Mother Teresa to be canonised in 2016
Mother Teresa will be canonised in September 2016.Pope John Paul-II beatified Mother Teresa on October 19, 2003.
Seoul to provide aid for smart cities in India
South Korea decided to provide $10 billion to India for infrastructure, development of smart cities, railways, and power generation as the two countries agreed to upgrade their bilateral relationship to a “Special Strategic Partnership.”
Business & Economy:
Developing Asia becomes world’s top investor
For the first time, countries in developing Asia have collectively invested more money abroad than those in the North American and European regions, according to the latest UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor.
Aditya Birla Group retains top spot of most reputed companies in India: Survey
Aditya Birla Group has topped Nielsen’s Corporate Image Monitor (CIM) 2014-15 survey that measures reputation of leading companies in the country. Tata Motors bagged the second spot, followed by ITC, Axis Bank and Tata Steel. Nielsen’s Corporate Image Monitor, shared exclusively with ET, was conducted across 42 companies with over 2,000 respondents in eight metros.
HDFC Bank, Apollo Hospitals join hands
HDFC Bank, in association with Apollo Hospitals, has launched a co-branded pre-paid card called HDFC Bank Apollo Medical Benefits Card, which will enable corporates to easily disburse medical allowance to their employees without waste of time and incurring any cost. Corporates can load the specified allowance on to the card of each employee every month, which can be used by employees for medical expenditure at pan-India VISA/MasterCard outlets.