Kerala Finance Minister deems Mizoram lottery tickets illegal in the state
Kerala Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac addressed that selling of Mizoram lottery tickets was illegal and it is without the state’s permission. The Government has assured investigation into it, of finding out who is behind the selling of Mizoram Lottery tickets by giving advertisements and have imposed restrictions on the sale of tickets from other states. It was alleged that the tickets coming into the state is not of Mizoram but of lottery king Santiago Martin. Efforts were made to sell the tickets after GST came into force.
IIM Shillong pays homage to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
The IIM Shillong fraternity marked the second Death Anniversary of the ‘People’s President’ with the 2017 edition of the Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Annual Lecture Series. Padma Vibhushan Shri G. Madhavan Nair, former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization and Secretary to the Department of Space, Government of India was the Chief Guest for the session. Recently, PM Narendra Modi, on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's death anniversary on July 27, inaugurated a memorial built in Kalam's honour at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. The memorial has been designed and built by DRDO and has a replica of Agni missile installed at the site. While the memorial's main entrance resembles India Gate, the dome structure is similar to Rashtrapati Bhavan's.
An Extraordinary General Meeting of Vijaya Bank
An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of Vijaya Bank was held at Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty Auditorium at Vijaya Bank, Head Office, Bangalore. Extraordinary General Meeting was conducted to elect Two Directors from amongst the shareholders of the Bank in terms of Section 9(3)(i) of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1980. After the election proceedings, two candidates Shri Rajan Dogra and Shri Raghvender Gupta, who secured highest number of votes polled were elected as Directors to the Board of the Bank for a term of three years. The Bank has been at the forefront in ushering a new era of growth and all round progress.