HDFC Bank opens first all-women branch in north Kerala


In a first, HDFC Bank opened its all-women branch in Kozhikode, north Kerala. The branch was inaugurated by city Corporation Mayor Beena Philip. According to the bank, women constituted 21.7% (21,486) of the workforce as of March 31, 2022. The private lender has plans to increase it...

Aadhaar number mandatory to receive govt benefits, subsides


A recent circular issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has notified that those who don't have an Aadhaar number or enrolment slip, may not be able to avail government subsidies and benefits. The UIDAI circular issued to all central ministries and state governments...

Myanmar: Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gets 6 years jail term for Corruption


Nobel laureate and Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been jailed by the Junta court for six years for corruption charges. The ruling came out on Monday. Suu Kyi was sentenced to "six years imprisonment under four anti-corruption charges", said the source, who requested ...

Independence Day: Army dog Axel among those honored with Gallantry awards


the President is the Supreme Commander of the armed forces. The awards include three Kirti Chakra, 13 Shaurya Chakras, two Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 81 Sena Medals (Gallantry), one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry) and seven Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry). The Government of India has chosen...

Delhi: India's celebrating 75th Independence Day ; No flying objects allowed; Sec 144 imposed. Details here


Amid preparations for India's 75th Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi police directed that no flying objects including kites, drones, balloons, Chinese lanterns will be allowed to fly.  “Sec 144 has been brought into action for it. We've started awareness programs and have...

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