Thursday, January 19, 2017

GAIL’s GATE-way is open for Executive Trainee posts

GAIL (India) Limited, a Maharatna PSU and India's flagship natural gas company has started the recruitment process for the Executive Trainees through GATE 2017. Last date for submission of online application in GAIL by candidates is February 17.
'GAIL is looking for committed, vibrant and passionate young Graduate Engineers for filling up following posts as per category wise vacancies indicated against each post by using GATE-2017 score', said the GAIL Recruitment Through GATE 2017 for Executive Trainees notification.
Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) is the largest state-owned natural gas...

BSNL partners with Tata to provide 44 million WiFi hotspots globally

IN A bid to capture international roaming market, state-run telecom entity BSNL has partnered with Tata Communications to provide its customers access to 44 million WiFi hotspots globally at fixed prices starting Rs 999. "BSNL is the first among the Indian mobile operators to have taken this big step forward towards how mobile subscribers use WiFi internationally. We have partnered...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

IRCTC to launch new tourist train

INDIAN Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch an all-inclusive 'Aastha Circuit Tourist Train' from Guwahati. The proposed train would take travellers to a mix of popular pilgrimage destinations across the eastern part of the country at affordable rates, a release said.
It is in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on removing isolation of northeast areas of the...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

BSNL launches Ditto TV, its mobile TV service

BHARAT Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on January 16 launched its mobile TV service ‘Ditto TV’ and limited fixed mobile telephony, an app that virtually turns mobiles into cordless phone working in sync with landlines within home premises.
Ditto TV is a mobile TV service wherein subscribers can view live TV for over 80 channels including HD channels. The service has multiscreen option as it can be viewed...

Monday, January 16, 2017

‘Khadi bonus’ for ONGC employees

MAHARATNA oil major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) employees will now get their annual cash bonuses in the form of Khadi vouchers for buying Khadi garments.
This follows an agreement that Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has signed with state-owned ONGC under which the oil major will provide khadi vouchers to employees as part of bonus.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said that the Khadi vouchers would be of 35 per cent higher value compared to the cash bonuses, thus giving the 35,299 ONGC employees additional benefits. Spelling out further, he said ONGC will provide its employees with Khadi vouchers with an extra 35 per cent incentive, enhancing...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Chinmoy Gangopadhyay appointed new director in PFC

Chinmoy Gangopadhyay
CHINMOY Gangopadhyay has assumed charge of director (projects), PFC with effect from January 1, 2017. A graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and MBA from FMS, New Delhi, Gangopadhyay has more than 35 years of experience in power sector, serving organizations like NTPC, PFC and PFCCL. He has been with PFC for more than 25 years and has handled project appraisal, UMPPs & ITPs, equity and financial products and power sector consultancy. He has also served...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Suresh Prabhu launches new IRCTC app to promote digital ticketing

IN A bid to promote ease of ticketing through digital transactions, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on January 10 released the new passenger mobile application named ‘IRCTC Rail Connect app’. “Currently e-ticketing system caters to over 10 lakh passengers daily (comprising 58 percent of total reserved passengers). And to increase the ease to users, a new Android-based mobile application for reserved booking IRCTC Rail Connect has been developed,” the minister said.
He inaugurated many non-fare initiatives and IRCTC mobile apps. Explaining about the new mobile IRCTC app, Prabhu said: “Rail Connect has been...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Rate war: Bank of Baroda beats SBI, offers home loans cheaper at 8.35%

LEADING public sector lender Bank of Baroda (BoB) has beat Indian largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) in reducing rates on home loans. BoB now offers at 8.35 percent as against SBI's 8.6 percent. Normally, SBI has been the cheapest in the home loan business and other banks offer loans around 5 basis points (bps) higher than SBI.
This is for the first time that another...