Haryana Government appoints BS Sandhu as state’s DGP
B S Sandhu, a 1984-batch IPS officer has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Haryana, replacing current chief K P Singh.
Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs, dies
He rose to prominence in the 1980s with his comedy films Melvin and Howard, Swing Shift, Something Wild.
Union Government launches MSEFC Portal and MyMSME Mobile App
Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Council (MSEFC) portal will facilitate implementation of delayed payment provisions of the MSMED Act 2006.
Puducherry farmers to get free power
The Puducherry government has decided to give free electricity supply to small and other classes of farmers.
India successfully test-fires Agni-III ballistic missile
Agni-III’s first user successful trial was carried out on 21 September 2012.
PM Narendra Modi launches UDAN scheme, flags off first UDAN flight on Shimla-Delhi route
Simultaneously, PM Narendra Modi also launched the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad routes.
India notifies conformity to UN resolution of imposing sanctions on North Korea
The resolution prohibits the sale of luxury goods including jewellery, gems, yachts and luxury automobiles like racing cars that could directly contribute to the development of North Korea.
Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passes away
He is best remembered for his performance in films like Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Gaddaar, Jail Yatra, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Rajput, Qurbani, Dayavan, and others.
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed as Director General of Central Reserve Police Force
On the other hand, Union Government also appointed R. K. Pachnanda as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
Uttar Pradesh cancels 15 government holidays
Uttar Pradesh State government has cancelled almost 15 public holidays that marked the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.