Government allocates Rs 500 crore to India Post Payments Bank for financial-year 2017-18
India > India Post > Feb 13
Government has allocated Rs 500 crore to India Post Payments Bank for financial year 2017-18 as it gears up to set up 650 branches across country by September 2017.
Massive setback for Sasikala as SC refuses to give more time to surrender
India > Sasikala > Feb 15
The Supreme Court today declined to give more time to AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala to surrender, saying that the judgement was clear that she needed to surrender immediately. "We do not intend to pass any order on this. We are not going to change anything in the judgement," a bench headed by Justice P C Ghose said.
Isro creates history, launches 104 satellites in one go
India > ISRO > Feb 15
India scripted a new chapter in the history of space exploration on Wednesday with the successful launch of a record 104 satellites+ by Isro's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in a single mission. PSLV-C37 carrying the 104 satellites lifted off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.28am. It was PSLV's 39th flight.
Supreme Court orders seizure of Jaya’s assets to recover Rs 100 crore fine
India > Jayalalithaa > Feb 15
J Jayalalithaa's death may have abated the criminal case against her+ but her properties and bank accounts+ , including those of V K Sasikala and two others, will not escape confiscation and forfeiture to realise the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on her by the trial court.