India's central bank Reserve Bank of India in a surprise move has slashed repo-rate, the rate at which RBI lends to the banks, by 0.25 per cent. After this reduction repo-rate has fallen to 7.75 per cent from 8 per cent.
Assembly elections in Delhi will be held on February 07. A meeting of Election Commission took place today after which it has been decided to hold elections in Delhi in single phase. The results will be declared on February 10.
The Indian expatriate community, the world's second largest, has acquired a very significant global profile through the dint of hard work and sincerity of purpose in their host countries, said Sushma Swaraj, Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs at 13th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2015.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today announced a string of facilities for expatriate Indians that seek to free them of regulations on their arrival to India and within the country. Prime Minister said life time visa will now be granted to PIO cardholders and as a mark of respect to them, the regulation requiring them to visit a police station to verify their credentials once every week, has been scrapped.