Archive for: January 2017

Host cities for the modern Olympics

The Olympics originated in ancient Greece over 3,000 years ago. The Modern Olympics were revived in the late 19th century and have become one of the world’s top-tier sporting competitions. The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport...

BHIM: UPI-based mobile app launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched a mobile app called ‘BHIM’ (BHarat Interface for Mobile), as he urges people to make digital payments a “routine” to help make India a cashless economy. The BHIM app is a modernised version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary...