Govt appoints Hemant Bhargava interim chairman of LIC
Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 5:57 PM
The government gave Life Insurance Corporation's (LIC) senior-most Managing Director (MD) Hemant Bhargava additional charge as the the insurer's interim Chairman. Bhargava will be replacing VK Sharma who retired on Monday. Bhargava, who founded LIC Cards Services, was appointed as the Managing Director of LIC in February 2017.
Government plans to set up 'Ganga Museum'
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:18 PM
The National Mission for Clean Ganga organised a two-day international workshop on 'Developing a Ganga Museum Concept: Exchanging Experiences and Ideas between India and Europe' in Delhi. Experts from India and the European Union met and discussed various aspects of the proposed museum. Director General of NMGC, RR Mishra said that the museum will be part of Namami Gange Programme.
Centre proposes ban on all animals in circuses
Friday, November 30, 2018, 6:48 PM
The Centre has proposed a prohibition on the use of all animals for performances, exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities and has invited comments from various stakeholders on the issue within 30 days. Earlier, the environment ministry had banned training and use of lions, tigers, panthers, monkeys, bears and bulls for entertainment purposes.