It has been a nightmare of a week for thousands of customers of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC),who were told last Tuesday by the RBI that no more Rs.1,000 could be withdrawn from their accounts for a period for 6 months.
30 September 2019
By Aspire IAS
Today marks the 126th birth anniversary of V P Menon. The nation remembers Sardar Patel’s herculean efforts in ensuring that over 500 princely states seamlessly joined the Union of India. However it was Menon working in the background, travelling across the country and persuading different Maharajas and Nawabs to accede.
Members of the Galo community in Arunachal Pradesh can recall the name of their ancestor from 20 generations, and this is made possible by their system of naming.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid, discovered in 2006, after Indian classical singer Pandit Jasraj.