Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on February 08, 2016 Published on February 08, 2016


The Bombay High Court will begin final hearing on a plea alleging supply of sub-standard chikki (snack) in schools run by the Maharashtra government. Soon after this came to light, the government formed a panel to check purchases of commodities by departments on rate contract basis in the last 15 years.

The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to file forms related to foreign direct investment only online on the e-Biz portal from February 8 to promote ease of reporting of such transactions.

The 9th India-Nepal combined military training exercise, ‘Surya Kiran’, will be conducted at Pithoragarh from today to February 21 under the aegis of the Panchshul brigade of central command. During the exercise, battalions from the Indian and Nepalese armies will share their experiences of counter-terrorism operations and jungle warfare.

Cricket fans in Delhi will be on edge today as the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association is supposed to submit to the BCCI the required compliance certificates from local civic authorities for hosting its share of the World Twenty20 matches.

The World Government Summit organised by UAE opens in Dubai today. The three-day event will bring together more than 150 governments and organisations on the global platform to share knowledge and experiences in the efforts to improve government work and offer better services to humanity.

Published on February 08, 2016
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