Tuesday, 31 January 2017

RBI Gives Final License to India Post to Start Payment Bank Operations

RBI Gives Final License to India Post to Start Payment Bank Operations
The India Post has received the final license from the Reserve bank of India to start its operation as payment bank with the name India Post Payment Bank (IPPB). With this India Post has become the third entity to get the license from the Central Bank RBIto start payment bank services. Earlier, Bharti

Inheritance Court for Non-Muslims to be Set up in Abu Dhabi

Inheritance (विरासत) Court for Non-Muslims to be Set up in Abu Dhabi The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued a resolution (संकल्प) to set up a Personal Status and Inheritance Court for non Muslims in Abu Dhabi.  The aim of setting up the Court is to ensure access

Nitin Gadkari Announces to Develop 1,253 km road in Assam as National Highways

Nitin Gadkari Announces to Develop 1,253 km road in Assam as National Highways
The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Road inaugurated a 3-lane Brahmaputra Bridge at Saraighat  in Guwahati on January  29, 2017. As a part of the event, the Minister announced that the government would spend Rs 15,000 crores to develop 1,253

IMD to Set up Weather Stations in 660 Districts by 2019

IMD to Set up Weather Stations in 660 Districts by 2019
The India Meteorological (मौसम विज्ञान)Department (IMD) has decided to set up weather stations in 660 districts of the country for better and prompt weather forecasting (भविष्यवाणी) with major focus on rain-fed and non-rain-fed areas to give crop specific advisories(परामर्श). The system would be

Two Day Farmer’s Martyrs Day Organised by Assam Government

Two Day Farmer’s Martyrs(शहीदों) Day Organised by Assam Government The state government of Assam under Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, for the first time organised Farmer’s Martyrs Day on January 27, 2017 at Patharughat in Darrang district to pay homage to 140 persons who lost their life in 1894 peasants(किसानों)’ uprising (विद्रोह)at Patharughat. During the two day event, the state Chief

Tokyo Olympics unveils Goku from Dragonball Z as a brand ambassador

Tokyo Olympics unveils Goku from Dragonball Z as a brand ambassador
The Tokyo Olympic Committee has now announced that Son Goku, a cult (पंथ)anime character from Dragonball Z, will serve as one of its brand ambassadors. Goku will have Naruto, Shin Chan, Sailor Moon, Petty Cure, Luffy and Astroboy for company in the ambassadorial role with their faces plastered

Scientists Discover 100-million-year-old Alien like Bug Preserved in Amber

Scientists Discover 100-million-year-old Alien like Bug Preserved in Amber
Scientists from US-based Oregon State University (OSU) has recently discovered Scientists Discover 100-million-year-old Alien like Bug(कीड़ा ) Preserved in Amber insect preserved in amber that is believed to have been existed 100 million years ago and is entirely different from the existing

Assam Ratifies Proposal to set up Bhutan’s Consulate General Office in Guwahati

Assam Ratifies Proposal to set up Bhutan’s Consulate General Office in Guwahati The Government of Assam led by Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal, on January 27, 2017 agreed to a proposal by the Royal Government of Bhutan for setting up of a Consulate General Office in Guwahati and also conveyed this decision to the Union Ministry of External Affairs. The proposal was ratified

29th Kerala Science Congress Inaugurated by CM Pinarayi Vijayan

29th Kerala Science Congress Inaugurated by CM Pinarayi Vijayan
The 29th Kerala Science Congress was inaugurated by the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on January 28, 2017 at the APJ Abdul Kalam hall in the Mar Thoma College in Thiruvalla. The three day annual science event has been jointly organized by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology

Three-day long Brahmaputra Literary Festival Begins in Guwahati

Three-day long Brahmaputra Literary (साहित्यिक)Festival Begins in Guwahati
The three-day long Brahmaputra Literary festival began in Guwahati, Assam on January 28, 2017. The festival has been by the State Government jointly with the National Book Trust.  The event was inaugurated by the Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar in presence of Assam

Friday, 27 January 2017

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Celebrated on January 27, 2017
The 72 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, was observed on January 27, 2017 by United Nation. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on November 1, 2005 as an international memorial day to


CWC Signs MoU with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru to Support Their Dam Safety Capacity Building

CWC Signs MoU with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru to Support Their Dam Safety Capacity Building  

Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and

Shri Radha Mohan Singh announces the setting up of KVKs in Mungeli and Bemtara of Chhattisgarh under 12th Plan

Shri Radha Mohan Singh announces the setting up of KVKs in Mungeli and Bemtara of Chhattisgarh under 12th Plan  Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister inaugurates Krishi Samridhi-Rashtriya Krishi Mela in Raipur . Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the regular organization of agriculture fairs in large nos. across the country has

Gambia's new President Adama Barrow arrives home

Gambia's new President Adama Barrow arrives home Gambia's President Adama Barrow has returned to the country to assume power - days after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh left to go into exile. President Barrow's plane touched down at Banjul airport where jubilant crowds waited to welcome him. Mr Barrow, who has been in neighbouring Senegal, won elections in December.

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Banwarilal Purohit to discharge functions as Governor of Meghalaya

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Banwarilal Purohit to discharge functions as Governor of Meghalaya President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Banwarilal Purohit, the Governor of Assam to execute the functions of the Governor of Meghalaya after accepting the resignation of V. Shanmuganathan, as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. President Mukherjee also

GM mosquito trials to control dengue, chikungunya launched

GM mosquito trials to control dengue, chikungunya launched Outdoor caged trials to demonstrate the efficiency of genetically modified mosquitoes to suppress wild female Aedes aegypti mosquito populations that transmit dengue, chikungunya and Zika were launched on January 23 in Dawalwadi, Badnapur, in Maharashtra’s Jalna district. Based on the results of the trials, which use the Release of

AIFF launches professional league- women footballers

AIFF launches professional league- women footballers Eying to make the sport professional for female footballers, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday launched the first-ever Indian Women’s League (IWL) to be held at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi from January 28 till February 14. The inaugural edition of the IWL will feature six teams — Jeppiar (Puducherry), Eastern

Nagaland gets bronze in Nat’l Youth Boxing C’ship

Nagaland gets bronze in Nat’l Youth Boxing C’ship Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): Nagaland participated and won a bronze medal at the 1st Youth National Boxing Competition held at New Delhi from January 16 to 22. Tenzingtseda Bhutia won the lone bronze medal for the state in the +91-kg category. Bhutia is also selected to attend the prestigious India camp to represent India outside the

Six wickets in six balls; Australian bowls perfect over

Six wickets in six balls; Australian bowls perfect over We have seen Yuvraj Singh’s six sixes in that magical night at Johannesburg in 2007. Now, at a local game in Australia, a bowler has got six wickets in as many balls.  Aled Carey achieved the feat playing for his team Golden Point Cricket Club in the Ballarat Cricket Association fourth-team fixture match. The opposition, East Ballarat were 40/2

Amandeep Drall clinches maiden title of season

Amandeep Drall clinches maiden title of season AHMEDABAD: Amandeep Drall carded one over 73 on the final day to emerge victorious in the 2nd Leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club here on Friday. Smriti Mehra finished runner-up with a total score of 218, followed by Gaurika Bishnoi in third place. The Rs 6,00,000 event culminated on Friday.

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win 2nd Aussie Open doubles title

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win 2nd Aussie Open doubles title MELBOURNE: American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova enhanced their reputation as the dominant duo in women's doubles by winning the Australian Open title for the second time. The second-seeded pair had to scramble from behind to eventually overwhelm Czech Andrea Hlavackova and China's Peng Shuai 6-7

Telangana signs MoU for aero skill academy

Telangana signs MoU for aero skill academy  The Telangana government has signed a memorandum of agreement with French firm Aerocampus Aquitaine, known for aircraft maintenance skill training, to create a world-class aero skill academy.The project deliverables include identifying skill gaps, designing courses and enabling European Aviation Safety Agency and Directorate General of Civil

International Holocaust Remembrance Day - January 27, 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Celebrated on January 27, 2017
The 72 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, was observed on January 27, 2017 by United Nation. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on November 1, 2005 as an international memorial day to

ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III

ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III 
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic engine designated as C25, on January 25, 2017 for 50 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu. The cryogenic engine has been developed for use in the Upper Stage of

Two Scientists from National Geophysical Research Institute Named for 2016 National Geoscience Award

Two Scientists from National Geophysical Research Institute Named for 2016 National Geoscience Award  Dr. A Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad has been selected for the 2016 National Geoscience Award in recognition of his work in the field of geo-environmental studies in Applied Geosciences.  Besides, Dr. N. Purnachandra

HPCL, GAIL sign pact with AP for Rs 40K crore petrochem project

HPCL, GAIL sign pact with AP for Rs 40K crore petrochem project
Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd(HPCL) and GAIL India Ltd signed a pact with Andhra Pradesh for setting up a Rs 40,000 crore petrochemical plant in the state. The 50:50 joint venture will set up a 1.5 million tons Ethylene Derivatives plant. The plant will produce a wide range of petrochemical raw

Karnataka Bank Signs MoU with Tirth Agro Technology

Karnataka Bank Signs MoU with Tirth Agro Technology ...
Mangaluru based private sector bank Karnataka Bank Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the leading agricultural equipment/implements manufacturer Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd, Rajkot, on January 25, 2017 in to finance farmers for agri mechanisation.

SBI Launches Wealth Management Product “SBI Exclusif” in Kochi

SBI Launches Wealth Management Product “SBI Exclusif” in Kochi
The State Bank of India has launched a new wealth management product named “SBI Exclusif” in Kochi, Kerala. Later it will be rolled out in other cities of the state during the course of the year. The product was launched by Chief General Manager, SBI, Kerala Circle, S Venkataraman on January 24,

Surya Namaskar Yajna Recognised in US Congress

Surya Namaskar Yajna Recognised in US Congress
The annual “Surya Namaskar Yajna” or “Health for Humanity Yogathon” has been recognized in the US House of Representative on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.  Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has organized the “Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon” from January 14 to January 29 to mark

India Ranks 79th in the 2016 Corruption Perception Index

India Ranks 79th in the 2016 Corruption Perception Index
India has been ranked at 79th spot out of 176 countries in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for the year 2016 released on January 25, 2017 by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI). New Zealand and Denmark jointly shared the first position as the least corrupt

Andhra Pradesh Launches Rs 100 cr fund of funds for Fintech Startups

Andhra Pradesh Launches Rs 100 cr fund of funds for Fintech Startups
The Andhra Pradesh under Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has announced Rs 100-crore fund of funds on January 25, 2017 to invest in Fintech startups. Fintech is being seen as a promising space to generate job, thus the state has initiated an industry-academia-government partnership to tap and refine

Trump signs orders to keep Islamic radicals out of US

Trump signs orders to keep Islamic radicals out of US WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump today signed an executive order which establishes new vetting measures to limit the flow of refugees and "keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the US". "I'm establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. We don't want them here," Trump said

Trump signs order promising 'great rebuilding' of military

Trump signs order promising 'great rebuilding' of military WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump today signed an executive order that will lead to "a great rebuilding" of the armed forces as he vowed to develop new aircrafts, naval ships and resources for the military. "I'm signing an executive action to begin a great rebuilding of the Armed Services of the United States, developing a plan for new

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pens another six books

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pens another six books The books written in Bengali include 'Notebandi', 'Manusher Joy 2016' (Victory of People 2016), 'Singur Joyi' (Victorious in Singur) and 'Byaktitwo' (Personality). Revealing her little-known creative side, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is out with a collection of books and poetries which reflect her thoughts on

NASA Sounding Rocket Successfully Launches into Alaskan Night

NASA Sounding Rocket Successfully Launches into Alaskan Night An experiment to measure nitric oxide in the polar sky was successfully launched on a NASA sounding rocket at 8:45 a.m. EST, Jan. 27, 2017, from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska. The Polar Night Nitric Oxide experiment or PolarNOx was launched on a Black Brant IX sounding rocket to an altitude of nearly 176 miles.

Perry Mason actress Barbara Hale passes away at age 94

Perry Mason actress Barbara Hale passes away at age 94 Los Angeles: Barbara Hale, a movie actress who found her most famous role on television as steadfast secretary Della Street in the long-running 'Perry Mason' series, has died. She was 94. Hale was surrounded by family when she died Thursday at her Los Angeles area home, said Jaqueline Stander, an agent for Hale's son, actor William

John Hurt, Star Of The Elephant Man, Passes Away at 77

John Hurt, Star Of The Elephant Man, Passes Away at 77 Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for his star turn in The Elephant Man and his supporting role in Midnight Express, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a representative said on Saturday. He was 77.Hurt, who had starred in more than 200 films and television series over a career spanning six decades,

Aadhaar payments system linked to 119 banks

Aadhaar payments system linked to 119 banks The ministry of electronics and information technology said 119 banks had been connected with the Aadhaar-enabled payments system and 338.7 million transactions had taken place. “Aadhaar is becoming a powerful instrument to bridge the digital divide,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister for law and information technology. The government will

Supreme Court Says No To Nationwide Ban On Cow Slaughter, Each State May Decide On Its Own

Supreme Court Says No To Nationwide Ban On Cow Slaughter, Each State May Decide On Its Own The Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which sought a nationwide ban on cow slaughter.  Rejecting the plea on Friday the apex court said it was up to the states to decide.   "One state may ban slaughter, the other may not... We will not interfere in state laws."

Reliance Group and Dassault’s joint venture gets CCI approval

Reliance Group and Dassault’s joint venture gets CCI approval New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday approved a joint venture between Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group and French aircraft manufacturer, Dassault Aviation SA. The fair trade regulator announced its approval in a posting on the microblogging site Twitter. “CCI approves setting up of a joint venture

Computer Scientist Vijay Bhatkar Named Nalanda University’s New Chancellor

Computer Scientist Vijay Bhatkar Named Nalanda University’s New Chancellor New Delhi: Nalanda University’s third chancellor will be Vijay Bhatkar, a well-known computer scientist who is currently chair of IIT Delhi’s board of governors and president of RSS-affiliated outfit Vigyan Bharati, which promotes ‘swadeshi’ science.  The university’s newly-constituted governing board

Ashok Amritraj appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UN in India

Ashok Amritraj appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UN in India Award-winning Hollywood film producer and Wimbledon tennis player, Ashok Amritraj has been appointed the United Nations in India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Chairman and CEO of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group, Mr. Amritraj is the first Ambassador for the UN in India.  An

Jacqueline Fernandez becomes the newest brand ambassador for Mixed Martial Arts league

Jacqueline Fernandez becomes the newest brand ambassador for Mixed Martial Arts league Jacqueline Fernandez has been announced as the brand ambassador of Goa Pirates for the Super Fight League (SFL), a mixed martial arts (MMA) league.Jacqueline along with her brothers,

Adani Gas Ropes in RJ Dhvanit as Brand Ambassador,

Adani Gas Ropes in RJ Dhvanit as Brand Ambassador,  Adani Gas has launched an integrated marketing campaign ‘Ahmedabad Load Na Lo for its PNG services in Ahmedabad. Conceptualized by ONE Advertising & Communication, the campaign tries to promote its PNG business using a brand ambassador RJ Dhvanit. Framed as “wake-up call” to citizens of Ahmedabad, the line addresses the

Goku from Dragon Ball Z Is A 2020 Tokyo Olympics Ambassador

Goku from Dragon Ball Z Is A 2020 Tokyo Olympics Ambassador Dragon Ball Z fans have a lot to celebrate, years after the cartoon changed out lives, Goku is back and this time as the brand ambassador of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Tokyo Olympics committee has made the decision and announced that the famous Japanese character, Goku will be an ambassador of the event. The

add add Dr G N Rao inducted to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame

add add Dr G N Rao inducted to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Hyderabad, Jan 27 (PTI) Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). He would be honoured at the induction ceremony in Los

Jaitley gives away Time India awards

Jaitley gives away Time India awards VISAKHAPATNAM: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday gave away Time India awards here at the inaugural of the CII Partnership Summit. He presented the Time India best innovator award to Mahindra & Mahindra and global manufacturer award to Bharat Forge Ltd. Time Inc Vice-Chairman Norman Pearlstine and Senior Partner from McKinsey & Company

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Dr. Mahesh sharma Inaugurates ‘Bharat Parv’ at Red Fort, Delhi 
Bharat Parv, a national festival showcasing the country’s diverse culture, cuisines, handicrafts and catch glimpses of a progressive India was inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State

Scientists Grow Mouse Transplant Organ in Rat

Scientists Grow Mouse Transplant Organ in Rat

Scientists from Stanford University are trying to find an innovative solution to deal with the shortage of human transplant organs like hearts, kidneys, livers, lungs and other organs. Thus they conducted a

Delhi Dynamos appoint Ashish Shah as new CEO

Delhi Dynamos appoint Ashish Shah as new CEO
Indian Super League side Delhi Dynamos has appointed Ashish Shah as their new CEO. His appointment effective as of January 23, 2017. Shah was the heading Chennaiyin FC when the team

National Geoscience Award for 2016-Keshav Krishna (NGRI)

National Geoscience Award for Keshav Krishna
A Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has been selected for the National Geoscience Award for 2016.The award given by the Union Ministry of Mines is in recognition of his work in the field of geo-environmental studies.Krishna is presently involved in studies

Telangana ranks 2nd in Walnut’s cashless score card

Telangana ranks 2nd in Walnut’s cashless score card-top 3 -Gujarat, Telangana and Haryana . Telangana ranked second in the`Cashless India Scorecard’ prepared by Walnut app to track the growth of digital payments in the country.The scorecard is meant for comparing how each state is moving towards a cashless economy post- demonetisation based on an aggregate and anonymised

Karnataka Bank inks pact with Tirth Agro Technology

Karnataka Bank inks pact with Tirth Agro Technology
Karnataka Bank Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rajkot-based Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd (manufacturer of agricultural equipment and implements) for financing agricultural mechanisation.Quoting P Jayarama Bhat, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of

India ranks sixth on eight great powers in 2017: American foreign policy magazine

India ranks sixth on eight great powers in 2017: American foreign policy magazine
India is ranked at the sixth spot, behind China and Japan, in a list of eight great powers for the year 2017 by a leading American foreign policy magazine which is topped by the US. The list is topped by the US, whereas China and Japan are at tie for being on the second spot. Russia (fourth) and Germany

Johnson & Johnson buys Swiss biopharma firm Actelion for $ 30 billion

Johnson & Johnson buys Swiss biopharma firm Actelion for $ 30 billion Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will acquire Swiss biopharmaceutical company Actelion Ltd for $ 30 billion. As part of the transaction, immediately prior to the completion of the acquisition, Actelion will spin out its drug discovery operations and early-stage clinical development assets into a new listed company (R&D

Akhilesh Yadav's "How to Bully Your Dad" sold one million copies

Akhilesh Yadav's "How to Bully Your Dad" sold one million copies .  co- authored by the Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Jaidi . Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh Yadav, leader of “Baap Kamaye Beta Udaye” movement has added one more spoke to his bicycle. His autobiography “How to Bully your Dad” has sold one million copies overnight. The book has been published by Election Commission of

Trump seeks tax on Mexican imports

 Trump seeks tax on Mexican imports US President Donald Trump is seeking to impose a 20 per cent tax on imports from countries which has a trade deficit with the US like Mexico in order to finance the construction of a border wall along its southern border, the White House said.  This is one of the way to pay for the wall that the US is planning to construct along the US-Mexico border.

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 to be presented by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 30th January 2017 The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) has instituted the “National Entrepreneurship Awards” to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These premier awards seek to recognise and honour young entrepreneurs and their entrepreneurship

Sports Minister Vijay Goel reconstitutes committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme

Sports Minister Vijay Goel reconstitutes committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme 

The Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has reconstituted TOP committee with the objective of identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for 2020 and 2024

Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise, TROPEX 17, gets underway

Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise, TROPEX 17, gets underway 

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Readiness Operational Exercise (TROPEX) got underway on 24 Jan 17. The month long exercise will have ships and aircraft of both the Western and Eastern Naval

National MSME Policy to be formulated for the First Time in India

National MSME Policy to be formulated for the First Time in India 

Dr.Prabhat Kumar submits Report on National MSME Policy to Shri Kalraj Mishra . Dr.Prabhat Kumar, former Cabinet Secretary and Chairman One Member Committee for formulating National MSME

Dr. Mahesh sharma Inaugurates ‘Bharat Parv’ at Red Fort, Delhi

Dr. Mahesh sharma Inaugurates ‘Bharat Parv’ at Red Fort, Delhi 

Bharat Parv, a national festival showcasing the country’s diverse culture, cuisines, handicrafts and catch glimpses of a progressive India was inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State

Researchers find cause for supervolcano eruption 73000 years ago

Researchers find cause for supervolcano eruption 73000 years ago LONDON: Researchers have decoded what triggered one of the largest volcanic eruptions witnessed by mankind about 73,000 years ago, when extraordinary volumes of volcanic ash were ejected into the atmosphere and rained down and covered enormous areas in India and Indonesia. The volcano's secret was revealed by geochemical

Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo The experiment, described Thursday in the journal Cell, involves injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig, then implanting the embryo in the uterus of a sow and allowing it to grow. After four weeks, the stem cells had developed into the precursors of various tissue types, including heart, liver and neurons, and a small fraction of the

Afghanistan Seeks More Women To Join Its Army

Afghanistan Seeks More Women To Join Its Army KABUL, AFGHANISTAN:  Afghanistan has announced fresh initiatives to bring more women into the army, weeks after the country's first female pilot sparked a national debate on insecurity and women's rights by seeking asylum in the US. The defence ministry wants to boost the proportion of women in the army to 10 percent, deputy ministry

Australian Open: Lucie Safarova, Bethanie Mattek-Sands Clinch Women's Doubles Title

Australian Open: Lucie Safarova, Bethanie Mattek-Sands Clinch Women's Doubles Title Melbourne: Second seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova took out the Australian Open women's doubles title on Friday to be crowned Grand Slam champions for a fourth time. The American-Czech pairing battled past 12th-seeded Andrea Hlavackova, also from the Czech Republic,

Virat Kohli Slips, MS Dhoni Rises In Latest ICC ODI Batting Rankings

Virat Kohli Slips, MS Dhoni Rises In Latest ICC ODI Batting Rankings Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Friday slipped a rung to third in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen, while Mahendra Singh Dhoni gained a spot to be 13th in the latest list. Injured batsman Rohit Sharma slipped three places to be 12th, while his regular ODI opening batting partner Shikhar Dhawan was in the joint 14th

Former BJP Rajya Sabha Member Ramdas Agarwal Passes Away

Former BJP Rajya Sabha Member Ramdas Agarwal Passes Away JAIPUR -- Veteran BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member Ramdas Agarwal passed away here on Thursday following prolonged illness. He was 80. He is survived by wife and three sons. Besides a two-time national Treasurer, Agarwal was also the Rajasthan BJP president for several years. Condoling his death, Prime Minister

Mukhtar’s party merges with BSP, gets 3 tickets

Mukhtar’s party merges with BSP, gets 3 tickets  Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati announced the merger of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal (QED) with her party and gave tickets to him and two of his family members on Thursday, a move that underlines her desperation to woo the minority vote. With this, the total number of tickets BSP has given to Muslims

World Bank approves $225 million loan for Tanzania's water sector

World Bank approves $225 million loan for Tanzania's water sector The World Bank's board of executive directors has approved a $225 million loan to Tanzania to improve water supply in the African nation's commercial capital Dar es Salaam, the bank said.     Tanzania plans to raise $900 million in fiscal year 2016/17 to fund public investment projects in the transport, energy and water

RBI Prohibits FDI in Non-Cooperative Countries

RBI Prohibits FDI in Non-Cooperative Countries
The Reserve Bank of India has prohibited the Indian entities on January 25, 2017 from making direct overseas investments in any entity that is located in ‘non co-operative countries and territories’, as identified by the inter-governmental body Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The move aims to bring

Arunachal launches ‘Dulari Kanya’ scheme to check infant mortality

Arunachal launches ‘Dulari Kanya’ scheme to check infant mortality 
Arunachal Pradesh launched ‘Dulari Kanya’, a special scheme to check infant mortality in the state. Governor V Shanmuganathan launched the scheme, under which the government will deposit Rs 20,000 in the bank account of a girl child, born in any government hospital. It would be paid along with

Kerala CM Inaugurates e-Health Kerala scheme at Peroorkada Hospital

Kerala CM Inaugurates e-Health Kerala scheme at Peroorkada Hospital
The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan launched the IT Project, e-Health Kerala which is named Jeevan Rekha on January 25, 2017 at Peroorkada Model Government Hospital. The project has been developed by the Health Department in association with the state IT Mission. It aims to create a

WCD Ministry releases National Action Plan for Children, 2016

WCD Ministry releases National Action Plan for Children, 2016
The National Girl Child Day celebration on January 24, 2017 in New Delhi was marked by the release of National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC). NPAC has been developed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development.

Madhya Pradesh Announces Total Ban on Polythene Bags from May 1, 2017

Madhya Pradesh Announces Total Ban on Polythene Bags from May 1, 2017

Shivraj Singh Chouhani. During the Republic Day address on January 26, 2017 in the state, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a complete ban on polythene carry

Premji Invest gets new CIO

Premji Invest gets new CIO Premji Invest, the investment office of Wipro Chief Azim Premji, today announced the appointment of TK Kurien as its Managing partner and Chief Investment Officer, effective February 1.  He succeeds Prakash Parthasarathy, the current Managing Partner and CIO, who has decided to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations, a release said. Kurien, Executive Vice Chairman

Karnataka Governor gives nod, Vishwanath Shetty is new Lokayukta

Karnataka Governor gives nod, Vishwanath Shetty is new Loka yukta  Bengaluru: The long wait for a new Lokayukta ended with Governor Vajubhai Vala approving the appointment of former high court judge, P. Vishwanath Shetty, as head of the anti-graft institution. Mr Vala approved the appointment of Justice Shetty after the state government responded with clarifications to issues raised

Dutch justice minister resigns, weakening govt ahead of elections

Dutch justice minister resigns, weakening govt ahead of elections A leading member of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's cabinet resigned on Thursday, weakening the government ahead of a national election in March in which it is trailing in the polls. Justice Minister Ard van der Steur unexpectedly told parliament he would step down amid a debate over the handling of information

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan resigns over sexual assault allegations

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan resigns over sexual assault allegations Facing sexual harassment charges, Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan tonight resigned after a section of Raj Bhavan employees demanded his removal for "seriously compromising" the dignity of the gubernatorial office. Official sources said that 67-year-old Shanmuganathan tendered his resignation from the post.

2 Congress MLAs join BJP ahead of Manipur Assembly Elections

2 Congress MLAs join BJP ahead of Manipur Assembly Elections Imphal, Jan 26: Times-a-changing for the ruling Congress party in Manipur as 2 MLAs quit the party to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections. The two MLAs, Nimcha Kipgen and V Valte left the Congress and an Economic Times report  claimed they are expected to join the BJP. This

Alibaba Unit 'Ant Financial' Buys MoneyGram

Alibaba Unit 'Ant Financial' Buys MoneyGram Ant Financial, the digital payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has bought US-based MoneyGram for $880 million. MoneyGram has about 350,000 outlets in nearly 200 countries. Ant Financial has more than 630 million users, BBC reported. The takeover by the Chinese group will need regulatory approval from the US Committee on Foreign

NDA appoints Shazia Ilmi, other politicians as independent directors in top PSUs

NDA appoints Shazia Ilmi, other politicians as independent directors in top PSUs At least 10 BJP politicians from the party have been appointed as as independent directors on the boards of top public sector companies, reports IE. The appointments were made by the NDA’s Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). The list of politicians goes like this: Delhi unit vice president Shazia Ilmi; Gujarat IT

Rajiv Shukla and five UPCA office bearers step down

Rajiv Shukla and five UPCA office bearers step down Six office-bearers of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) including secretary Rajiv Shukla today stepped down from their respective posts at the state body's working committee meeting here, after they were rendered ineligible as per the Supreme Court appointed Lodha Panel's recommendations. (How BCCI lost control of cricket in India:

Three Indian-origin conferred with Australia's highest civilian award

Three Indian-origin conferred with Australia's highest civilian award MELBOURNE: Three Indian-origin persons have been awarded Australia's highest civilian honour this year for their contributions in the field of medicine and work towards the community. Purushottam Sawrikar, a Sydney-based medical practitioner, received Order of Australia medal for the year 2017 announced on

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ICSI CS Foundation Programme 2016 Results Are Out, Depak Jain Secures First Rank NEW DELHI:  The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) declared the result of the online examination for the Company Secretaries (CS) Foundation Programme which was held on December 3 and 4, 2016. The exam was conducted in 114 cities across the country. 66.21% candidates passed the

ICSI CS Foundation Programme 2016 Results Are Out, Depak Jain Secures First Rank

ICSI CS Foundation Programme 2016 Results Are Out, Depak Jain Secures First Rank NEW DELHI:  The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) declared the result of the online examination for the Company Secretaries (CS) Foundation Programme which was held on December 3 and 4, 2016. The exam was conducted in 114 cities across the country. 66.21% candidates passed the

DRDO CEPTAM 8 Result 2016-2017 Declared Cutoff Marks Merit List @ drdo.gov.in

DRDO CEPTAM 8 Result 2016-2017 Declared Cutoff Marks Merit List @ drdo.gov.in DRDO CEPTAM 8 Result 2016-2017, Cut off Marks and Merit List of 17th July exam declared on-line at www.drdo.gov.in or www.ceptamonline.org official websites. Here comes the latest news for those applicants who are energetically finding DRDO Result link of CEPTAM-08 Exam held on 17/07/2016

KVS Result 2017 Declared Kendriya Vidyalaya PRT TGT PGT Teacher Cutoff/Merit List @ kvsangathan.nic.in

KVS Result 2017 Declared Kendriya Vidyalaya PRT TGT PGT Teacher Cutoff/Merit List @ kvsangathan.nic.in KVS Result 2017 Link, Kendriya Vidyalaya PRT TGT PGT Results, Primary Teacher Exam Cut off Marks and Principal Merit List Download Link available online check at www.kvsangathan.nic.in: Hello, Big Update!! Candidates, have you attend KVS Latest Recruitment

MSBTE Result Winter 2016-2017 Released Diploma Polytechnic (W16) Sem Results @ msbte.com

MSBTE Result Winter 2016-2017 Released Diploma Polytechnic (W16) Sem Results @ msbte.com MSBTE Result Winter 2016-2017, Maharashtra Diploma Polytechnic (W16) Semester Exam has declared online check www.msbte.com official website: Hello, Students Exciting News for You All!! Have you attend MSBTE Diploma Winter 2016 Examination held in November-December

Syndicate Bank PO Admit Card 2017 Download Probationary Officer PGDBF Online Exam Call Letter @ syndicatebank.in

Syndicate Bank PO Admit Card 2017 Download Probationary Officer PGDBF Online Exam Call Letter @ syndicatebank.in Syndicate Bank PO Admit Card 2017, Probationary Officer Online Exam Date, Call Letter and Hall Ticket Download link available at the official website www.syndicatebank.in: The Syndicate Bank, Manipal is almost ready to disclose an advertisement of Syndicate Bank PO Admit

APPSC Group 3 Admit Card 2017 Download AP Panchayat Secretary Hall Ticket @ psc.ap.gov.in

APPSC Group 3 Admit Card 2017 Download AP Panchayat Secretary Hall Ticket @ psc.ap.gov.in APPSC Group 3 Admit Card 2017 Download Link, AP Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) Exam Hall Ticket and Andhra Pradesh PSC Grp-III July Exam Call Letter available online at www.psc.ap.gov.in official website: Check Out Latest Information on AP Panchayat Raj Subordinate

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KPSC Admit Card 2017 Download FDA SDA Jr/Sr Assistant Exam Date/Hall Ticket @ kpsc.kar.nic.in

KPSC Admit Card 2017 Download FDA SDA Jr/Sr Assistant Exam Date/Hall Ticket @ kpsc.kar.nic.in KPSC Admit Card 2017 Download Link, Karnataka PSC FDA SDA Exam Date, KAR Junior Assistant Call Letter and Senior Asst Hall Ticket released online at www.kpsc.kar.nic.in official website: Karnataka Public Service Commission is all set to upload hall ticket for the candidates who

Delhi Teacher Post Recruitment 2017, Apply Online Application for 20000 Vacancies @ delhi.gov.in

Delhi Teacher Post Recruitment 2017, Apply Online Application for 20000 Vacancies @ delhi.gov.in Delhi Teacher Post Recruitment 2017 notification along with online prescribed application form for more than 20000 job vacancies will be soon going to publish on its authorized web portal. The Education Department of National Capital Territory is now all set to disclose most desired and fresh

ERDO Recruitment 2017, 14732 BTT DEO BEO Govt Teacher Jobs Apply Online @ erdoclasses.com

ERDO Recruitment 2017, 14732 BTT DEO BEO Govt Teacher Jobs Apply Online @ erdoclasses.com ERDO Recruitment 2017 Notification released for latest 14732 vacancies of DEO, BEO, and BTT posts to apply online application form at www.erdoclasses.com official website. The Education Research & Development Organization, Allahabad now comes up with latest employment

Post Office Recruitment 2017, Apply for 20000 Upcoming Postman PA MTS Vacancies @ indiapost.gov.in

Post Office Recruitment 2017, Apply for 20000 Upcoming Postman PA MTS Vacancies @ indiapost.gov.in Post Office Recruitment 2017 Notification of 20000 Upcoming Postman, PA, SA, MTS, Mail Guard and many more Job Opening has been available soon along with application form at www.indiapost.gov.in official website. India Post Recruitment 2017: The Indian Postal Circle

Collectorate Complex Nalgonda Recruitment 2017 for 26 Various Posts, Apply at nalgonda.nic.in

Collectorate Complex Nalgonda Recruitment 2017 for 26 Various Posts, Apply at nalgonda.nic.in Women, Child, Disabled & Senior Citizen Department-Collectorate Complex Nalgonda Job Notification: Women, Child, Disabled & Senior Citizen Department, Collectorate Complex Nalgonda invited applications for recruitment to 26 posts in Poorna Shakthi Kendra(PSK). The candidates eligible

University of Hyderabad Recruitment 2017 for Post Doctoral Research Associate Post at uohyd.ac.in

University of Hyderabad Recruitment 2017 for Post Doctoral Research Associate Post at uohyd.ac.in University of Hyderabad Job Notification: University of Hyderabad invited applications for recruitment to Post Doctoral Research Associate post to work for CSIR Funded Project “Pollination control in mustard and cabbage using targeted expression of pathogen induced cysteine protease and

Odisha Postal Circle Recruitment 2017 for 121 Postman & Mail Guard Posts

Odisha Postal Circle Recruitment 2017 for 121 Postman & Mail Guard Posts Odisha Postal Circle Job Notification: Odisha Postal Circle invited applications for recruitment to 121 Postman & Mail Guard posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 17 February 2017.Last date for submission of Application forms: 17 February 2017.

SHKM GMC Recruitment 2017 for 64 Technical Assistant, ECG Technician & Other Posts

SHKM GMC Recruitment 2017 for 64 Technical Assistant, ECG Technician & Other Posts Shaheed Hasan Khan Govt. Medical College, Nuh invited applications for recruitment to the posts of ECG Technician, Dental Technician, Prosthetic & Orthotic Tech, Stenographer, Operation Theatre Master, Photographer and other posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply online on or

CIPET Recruitment 2017 for Assistant Officer and Other Posts

CIPET Recruitment 2017 for Assistant Officer and Other Posts Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) Jobs Notification: Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) invited applications for the post of Assistant Officer and Other Posts. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format within 30 days (23 February 2017)

SKIMS Recruitment 2017 for 34 Masalchi and Other Posts

SKIMS Recruitment 2017 for 34 Masalchi and Other Posts Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Jobs Notification: Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) invited applications for the post of Junior Dietitian and Other Posts. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 31 January 2017.

District Panchayat Mahasamund Recruitment 2017 for 05 DEO & Accountant Posts

District Panchayat Mahasamund Recruitment 2017 for 05 DEO & Accountant Posts District Panchayat Mahasamund Chhattisgarh Job Notification: District Panchayat Mahasamund invited applications for recruitment to 05 DEO & Accountant posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 06 February 2017.Last date for submission of Application

Sri Venkateswara College, DU Recruitment 2017 for 07 MTS (Laboratory Attendant) Posts


Sri Venkateswara College, DU Recruitment 2017 for 07 MTS (Laboratory Attendant) Posts  Sri Venkateswara College, DU Job Notification: Sri Venkateswara College, DU invited applications for the post of MTS (Laboratory Attendant). The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 27 January 2017.

TNPL Recruitment 2017 for 02 Director Posts, Apply at tnpl.com

TNPL Recruitment 2017 for 02 Director Posts, Apply at tnpl.com Tamil Nadu Newsprint And Papers Limited-TNPL Job Notification: TNPL invited applications for recruitment to 02 Director posts. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 02 February 2017.
Last date for submission of Application forms: 02 February 2017.

PGCIL Recruitment 2017 for 09 Field Supervisors Posts

PGCIL Recruitment 2017 for 09 Field Supervisors Posts Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) Job Notification: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) invited applications for the post of Field Supervisors. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 14 February 2017.    Last Date of Application: 14 February 2017

RBI Recruitment 2017 for Medical Consultant Post (for OBC category only), Apply at rbi.org.in

RBI Recruitment 2017 for Medical Consultant Post (for OBC category only), Apply at rbi.org.inReserve Bank of India -RBI Job Notification: RBI invited applications for recruitment to part time Medical Consultant post; reserved for OBC category only. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 24 February 2017. Recruitment process is held for preparing a

Thursday, 26 January 2017

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India celebrates 68th Republic Day amid tight security NEW DELHI: India's military might and rich cultural diversity (सांस्कृतिक विविधता) were in full display during the dazzling. 68th Republic Day celebrations in the national capital which had Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Chief Guest.  Light rains and overcast skies (घटाटोप आसमान) failed to

DU becomes first public varsity with 'monumental' flag

DU becomes first public varsity with 'monumental' flag
Nearly one year after all Central University vice-chancellors decided to install the national flag on their campuses, Delhi University's Hansraj College on 25th January 2017 has hoisted its first monumental flag. DU is the first public university in the country to get a monumental flagpole, according to the Flag

MakeMyTrip launches India's 1st social luxury travel magazine

MakeMyTrip launches India's 1st social luxury travel magazine
India's largest online travel portal has launched the first ever social luxury travel magazine called 'Luxury Travel Times'. The mobile-only magazine is targeted at luxury travellers and is released through innovative ad platforms like Facebook Canvas & Instagram-Stories. 'Spa-cation', 'Heaven on Earth' &

MoU signed between POWERGRID and Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA)

MoU signed between POWERGRID and Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) 

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.(POWERGRID), a central Power Sector PSU and CTU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) &

Gallantry Awards to Army on 26 January 2017

Gallantry Awards to Army on 26 January 2017 

The President of India,  Shri Pranab Mukherjee has approved the award of two Kirti Chakras and ten Shaurya Chakras to the Indian Army personnel on the occasion of Republic Day 2017 has been

Gallantry Awards to Navy on 26 January 2017

Gallantry Awards to Navy on 26 January 2017 

On 06 Mar 16, at about 1600 hrs, an incident of deck head lagging fire accompanied with heavy smouldering occurred in the ‘B’ Boiler Room of INS Viraat. 

US President Donald Trump Signs Order To Build Mexico Border Wall

US President Donald Trump Signs Order To Build Mexico Border Wall WASHINGTON:  President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation's immigration policies Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of a US-Mexico border wall and block federal grants from immigrant-protecting "sanctuary cities." "We've been talking about this right from the

Life Imitating Art: George Orwell's 1984 A Best-Seller Again

Life Imitating Art: George Orwell's 1984 A Best-Seller Again WASHINGTON:  Amid a seemingly endless battle with the new US president over truth and untruth, George Orwell's 1984 has become a best-seller again. The dystopian novel featuring a so-called "ministry of truth" that distorts reality was the number one seller on Amazon's US book list on Wednesday. Sales of the book have been spiking

Saudi Arabia Shows Off New F-15 Warplane, Missile Attached To Belly

Saudi Arabia Shows Off New F-15 Warplane, Missile Attached To Belly RIYADH:  Saudi Arabia unveiled its next-generation fighter-bomber on Wednesday, nearly two years after beginning a controversial air war in Yemen. At a ceremony and air show in the Saudi capital, a hangar opened to reveal one of the F-15SA Eagle aircraft made by US manufacturer Boeing. A missile was attached to

Iceland, world's safest country, in shock over rare slaying

Iceland, world's safest country, in shock over rare slaying LONDON: Iceland, ranked the world's most peaceful country, is reeling after police said that a young woman whose body was found on a beach was killed in a homicide. Gunnar Runar Sveinbjornsson, the spokesman for the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police, said Wednesday that Birna Brjansdottir, 20, went missing on Jan. 14 after a night

India improves on Transparency corruption index

India improves on Transparency corruption index BERLIN: India has marginally improved its ranking in the graft watchdog Transparency International's corruption perception index for 2016, a list topped by New Zealand and Denmark which are jointly ranked as the world's least corrupt nations. The Berlin-based anti-graft organisation has used World Bank data, the World Economic Forum and other

India celebrates 68th Republic Day amid tight security

India celebrates 68th Republic Day amid tight security NEW DELHI: India's military might and rich cultural diversity (सांस्कृतिक विविधता) were in full display during the dazzling. 68th Republic Day celebrations in the national capital which had Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Chief Guest.  Light rains and overcast skies (घटाटोप आसमान) failed to

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Soldier's widow receives Ashok Chakra

Soldier's widow receives Ashok Chakra NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan Dada, who was killed near in Jammu and Kashmir in May last year while fighting terrorists. Dada's widow Chasen Lowang received from the President the highest peacetime military award given for awarded for valour, courageous action and self-

Burj Khalifa to be lit up in tricolour to mark India's Republic Day

Burj Khalifa to be lit up in tricolour to mark India's Republic Day DUBAI:  Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, would light up tonight in tricolour - saffron, white and green - to mark 68th Republic Day of India. "Tonight we celebrate India's 68th Republic Day with a spectacular LED illumination of the Indian National flag on #BurjKhalifa! #India," the official Twitter account of Burj

41st International Kolkata Book Fair starts rolling

41st International Kolkata Book Fair starts rolling Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) The 41st edition of International Kolkata Book Fair, considered the world's largest exhibition in terms of footfall, opened on Wednesday at the Milan Mela Ground here amid the presence of a galaxy of authors, book lovers and cultural personalities. Noted Costa Rican author Roxana Pinto Lopez inaugurated the 12-day fair in the

Japanese tops sumo rank for first time in 19 years

Japanese tops sumo rank for first time in 19 years Tokyo: A Japanese sumo wrestler has reached the pinnacle of the country's ancient sport for the first time in almost two decades. Kisenosato was promoted to the highest rank of "Yokozuna" on Wednesday, three days after winning his first title at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament with a 14-1 record. "I humbly accept the honor," he said at a

Kolkata sports museum to have Sachin, Sindhu's memorabilia

Kolkata sports museum to have Sachin, Sindhu's memorabilia KOLKATA: Be it Sachin Tendulkar's 100th century gloves or PV Sindhu's Olympic silver medal-winning jersey, sports lovers in eastern India will now have the opportunity to see them at an upcoming sports museum at Ecospace. Besides his prized gloves, the Indian cricket maestro has also donated his bat, sweater,

Rahul Dravid declines honorary doctorate degree from Bangalore University

Rahul Dravid declines honorary doctorate degree from Bangalore University In another selfless act, former Indian cricket team captain Rahul Dravid declined an honorary doctorate degree which was conferred on him by the Bangalore University. He denied he degree and added that he will like to earn the doctorate by completing a research in the field of sports. Dravid has spent his childhood in

Usain Bolt Loses 2008 Olympics Relay Gold Medal As Jamaica Stripped Of Win By IOC

Usain Bolt Loses 2008 Olympics Relay Gold Medal As Jamaica Stripped Of Win By IOC Usain Bolt was stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals on Wednesday as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) cancelled Jamaica's win in the 4X100m men's relay event at the 2008 Olympic Games after Nesta Carter, Bolt's team-mate at the event, tested positive for doping. The decision which

Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin dies

Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin dies  Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin died on Thursday morning due to heart failure. He was 67-year-old. The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, "India loses a dear friend. RIP Ambassador Alexander Kadakin, Russian Ambassador to India since 2009 who passed away early today morning. In him we

Doyen of amateur astronomy UN Deka passes away

Doyen of amateur astronomy UN Deka passes away GUWAHATI, Jan 25 - A doyen of amateur astronomy and the present secretary of the Pragjyotish Amateur Astronomers’ Association, Uday Narayan Deka, passed away at a city hospital early this morning. He was 72. He was suffering from kidney-related ailments. Born on September 8, 1944, Deka did his BA from Cotton College. He then

Actress Bina Prasad passes away

Actress Bina Prasad passes away GUWAHATI, Jan 25 - Eminent actress Bina Prasad passed away at a city hospital today at the age of 86. Born in 1930, she started her acting career through radio plays after the establishment of the Shillong-Guwahati radio centre in Guwahati in 1948. She acted in over 700 radio plays. She made her foray into the world of stage by acting in Preyoshi, Assamese adaptation

Emmy-winning actor Mary Tyler Moore passes away

Emmy-winning actor Mary Tyler Moore passes away Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore,who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and then as a fledgling feminist on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died on Wednesday at the age of 80, a representative said. Moore, who won seven Emmy Awards for her

UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC

UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC In an order, the apex court on Tuesday said that the disable candidates cannot seek extra preferences on the grounds of other backward caste (OBC) category, and they will get seven not 10 chances to appear in the civil service examination. The differently-abled candidates will get seven

HC dismisses plea on making national anthem compulsory in courts

HC dismisses plea on making national anthem compulsory in courts LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Wednesday refused to accept a plea that chanting of the national anthem should be made compulsory in every court. A bench of Justice AP Sahi and Justice Sanjai Harkauli said that it would issue a detailed order on February 3. The bench turned down repeated

Delhi gets first state-of-the-art 'model' government school

Delhi gets first state-of-the-art 'model' government school New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday inaugurated the national capital's first 'model' government school with "state-of-the-art" facilities and infrastructure, an official statement said. "Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya Rouse Avenue has become the first Delhi government school to boast of audio-visual

Mysuru gets India’s 1st post office passport kendra

Mysuru gets India’s 1st post office passport kendra MYSURU: Mysuru got India's first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK), which will offer all passport related services on the lines of PSKs, on Wednesday. The service will soon be expanded to neighbouring districts too. It has been named as POPSK because the ministry of external affairs (MEA) has tied up with the postal department to

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence appoints Andrea Thompson as his NSA

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence appoints Andrea Thompson as his NSA United States Vice-President Mike Pence has announced the appointment of (Retd.) Colonel Andrea Thompson as his National Security Advisor (NSA). He has also appointed her as the Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump. "Colonel Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge as a career military intelligence

TeamIndus proposes nameplate on the Moon for Rs.500

TeamIndus proposes nameplate on the Moon for Rs.500
A Bengaluru start-up TeamIndus proposes nameplate on the Moon for Rs.500. Indians are being offered the opportunity to leave their name on the moon, for a price. Space start-up TeamIndus will get the names of public ‘donors’ micro-engraved on a small-sized aluminium object, which will be placed

Over 3.5 lakh People Sing National Anthem to Create World Record in Gujarat

Over 3.5 lakh People Sing National Anthem to Create World Record in Gujarat
Over 3.5 lakh people in Gujarat created a world record on January 21, 2017 by singing India Flagthe National Anthem at an event of installation of idol of goddess Khodiyar at a newly-built Khodal Dham temple in Kagvad town in Rajkot district. During the 5-day installation ceremony which began on

Kwality Ltd Signs MoU with Bank of Baroda for Rs 4000 Cr Loan to Farmers

Kwality Ltd Signs MoU with Bank of Baroda for Rs 4000 Cr Loan to Farmers
Mumbai based dairy firm Kwality Ltd has signed an MoU with Bank of Baroda on January 20, 2017 to provide Rs. 4000 crore loans to one lakh farmers out of the established networks from whom the company procures milk. The MoU aims to provide financial assistance to improve socio-economic lives

2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting Held in Davos, Switzerland

2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting Held in Davos, Switzerland
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 was held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from January 17-20, 2017.The theme of 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 is Responsive and Responsible Leadership. The inaugural had musical concert by violinist Anne- Sophie Mutter.The

Knights of Malta chief resigns amid spat with Pope Francis

Knights of Malta chief resigns amid spat with Pope Francis Pope Francis ended a bitter dispute with the Knights of Malta by obtaining the resignation of the ancient order’s top official in a saga linked to a row over condoms. The resignation of Grand Master Matthew Festing, confirmed by the order on Wednesday, follows a month-long stand-off that had become a test of the reforming pope’s authority

Three-Day Arogya Mitra Conference Begins in Silchar, Assam

Three-Day Arogya Mitra Conference Begins in Silchar, Assam Assam State Governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the Arogya Mitra conference on January 21, 2017 at Silchar. The three day conference has been organised by the south Assam zone of the NGO, Keshab Smarak Sanskriti Surabhi at the campus of Veterinary College, Ghungoor.

Special Task Force for Women Safety in Delhi Reconstituted

Special Task Force for Women Safety in Delhi Reconstituted

A special task force (STF) for women safety has been reconstituted under the Chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal to review the decisions taken by the Delhi Police and other

Himachal Pradesh Found Best State in Learning Outcomes by ASER

Himachal Pradesh Found Best State in Learning Outcomes by ASER

According to the 2016 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), developed by a non-governmental organisation, Pratham, Himachal Pradesh was found to be best performing state in India on the

the World's Best Female Chef 2017

the World's Best Female Chef 2017 Slovenian chef Ana Ros, who runs Hisa Franko--a restaurant in a remote village called Kobarid, in the western part of the country--is the new winner of the title of the World's Best Female Chef for the year 2017. She follows in the footsteps of other celebrated women in the international food industry--Dominique Crenn, Helene Darroze and Anne-Sophie Pic. This comes as

Trump appoints Indian-American attorney to key White House post

Trump appoints Indian-American attorney to key White House post US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American attorney Uttam Dhillon to a key White House position on ethics and compliance matters. Dhillon, who served as Chief Oversight Counsel for the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, has been appointed as Special Assistant to the President. In this position,

CJI brings back Justice Lokur as head of E-Committee

CJI brings back Justice Lokur as head of E-Committee NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India J S Khehar has reversed yet another decision of his predecessor and brought back Justice Madan B Lokur as head of the national E-Committee, which had pioneered infusion of information technology in judicial work. In November last year, less than two months before his retirement, then CJI T S Thakur had

India celebrates its 68th Republic Day

India celebrates its 68th Republic Day India is celebrating its 68th Republic Day on Thursday. The day is marked by a grand parade that takes place in the national capital. The main highlight of this year’s parade was a fly-past by Tejas, the made-in-India multi-role fighter jet that has been inducted into the Indian Air Force. After a gap of 23 years, Lakshadweep was also participating in the parade

Former IAF chief presents Rotary awards

Former IAF chief presents Rotary awards Former Indian Air Force chief Norman Anil Kumar Browne stressed upon the selfless nature of work that defence personnel undertake. “They do not seek anything else than a little respect and grace from fellow citizens,” he said. Delivering an address after presenting the Rotary Vocation Excellence Awards here on Wednesday, a day before the Republic Day,

Neeraj Rohmetra gets State Award

Neeraj Rohmetra gets State Award JAMMU, Jan 25: Neeraj Rohmetra, Executive Editor, Daily Excelsior was today awarded prestigious State Award for Outstanding Media Persons on the eve of Republic Day by the State Government. The Award carries a cash price of Rs 51,000, gold medal and a citation. The State Government announced the Awards tonight. Neeraj Rohmetra, a Post Graduate in

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ECI to celebrate seventh National Voters' Day   January 25 is also the foundation day of the Election Commission, which came into being on this day in 1950.The Election Commission of India (ECI) will celebrate the seventh National Voters' Day across the country today for enhanced participation of citizens in the electoral process. The national level function will be held in New

Matthew Hayden and David Boon inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Matthew Hayden and David Boon inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Former Australian cricketers Matthew Hayden and David Boon have been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame. Betty Wilson, an icon of women's cricket, who was known as the 'female

Venezuela awards peace prize to Russia Prez Vladimir Putin

Venezuela awards peace prize to Russia Prez Vladimir Putin

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has awarded the first ever Hugo Chavez Prize for Peace and Sovereignty to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The award, that honours Venezuela's former President

Kremlin to host 2018 FIFA World Cup finals

Kremlin to host 2018 FIFA World Cup finals The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals hosted by Russia will take place in the Kremlin the country’s Football Union (RFU) chief Vitaly Mutko stated. Mutko, Russia’s deputy prime minister, stated FIFA had approved the plan, which world football’s

BookMyShow acquires MastiTickets

BookMyShow acquires MastiTickets BookMyShow has acquired MastiTickets, an online ticket booking firm, for an undisclosed amount. The two-year-old Hyderabad start-up has presence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Hyderabad firm MastiTickets has eight employees, while BookMyShow has over 1,000 employees.The acquisition gives 120 cinemas in the two States. The acquisition of

SC for daily drug dosage regimen for TB patients

SC for daily drug dosage regimen for TB patients The Supreme Court  gave the government nine months to replace the thrice-a-week dosage norm of tuberculosis drugs with a daily dosage regimen recently approved by the World Health Organisation to curb relapse and deaths during treatment.A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar directed the government to ensure that efforts are

China Develops World’s Biggest Solar Park

China Develops World’s Biggest Solar Park

In an effort to become the super powerful occupier of green energy, China has built the world’s biggest solar park, Longyangxia Dam Solar Park, in the western province of Qinghai. The park spans

Assam launches ‘Chief Minister’s Award’ to reward districts adopting digital payments

Assam launches ‘Chief Minister’s Award’ to reward districts adopting digital payments

In a bid to promote digital transaction in Assam, the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal announced the launch of ‘Chief Minister’s Award’ while inaugurating the Digi Dhan Mela in the

Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) launched by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry for Rubber Growers

Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) launched by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry for Rubber Growers

The Minister of Commerce & Industry, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman has launched Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) in New Delhi to provide the detail  RubSIS about the soil quality to the rubber

India UK Join Hands to Launch Project to Tackle Delhi Air Pollution Risks

India UK Join Hands to Launch Project to Tackle Delhi Air Pollution Risks

India has partnered with the British experts (UK) over a project that aims to study the air pollution level in Delhi and health problems associated it.The project ASAP-Delhi  An Integrated Study of Air Pollutant

List of Agreements/MOUs Abu Dhabi to India

Abu Dhabi to IndiaList of Agreements/MOUs exchanged during the State visit of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to India.

List of Agreements/MOUs Abu Dhabi to India

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards – 2016 announced

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards – 2016 announced 

The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2016 on 36 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to 05, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak to

President confers National Awards for Best electoral practices for the year 2016

President confers National Awards for Best electoral practices for the year 2016 . 7th National Voters’ Day with theme “ Empowering Young & Future Voters” 

Election Commission of India celebrates 7th National Voters’ Day with theme “ Empowering Young & Future Voters”  The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee said that there has been some talk about

Pakistan conducts first flight test of surface-to-surface n-missile

Pakistan conducts first flight test of surface-to-surface n-missile ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday "successfully" test-fired indigenously-developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable missile, Ababeel, with a range of 2,200 km, an official said. "Pakistan successfully conducted first flight test of SSM Ababeel, Range 2,200 kilometres," Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Inter-

India’s new envoy to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Sandhu

India’s new envoy to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Sandhu, presents credentials COLOMBO: Taranjit Singh Sandhu, the new High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, presented his credentials to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena here on Tuesday.  Among those present on the occasion were Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and the Deputy High Commissioner of India, Arindam

Minimum import price on steel short-term step: Govt

Minimum import price on steel short-term step: Govt The government on Tuesday said imposition of minimum import price (MIP) on steel is a short-term measure and it is taking permanent measures to counter unfair trade practices in line with international norms. "Chaudhary Birender Singh (steel minister) had emphasised that MIP is a short-term measure and not of a permanent nature," the steel

France issues first 'green bonds' with record 7 billion euro sale

France issues first 'green bonds' with record 7 billion euro sale PARIS: France has issued its first "green bonds" with a record seven billion euro ($7.5 billion) sale, paving the way for the establishment of a genuine market in renewable energy bonds.Proceeds from Tuesday's sale of the 22-year bonds will be used to finance projects to address climate change.Credit Agricole-CIB, which was one of the banks