Monday, 22 May 2017

Indian-origin steel tycoon bags global award in UK

Indian-origin steel tycoon bags global award in UK

LONDON: Britain's Indian-origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has bagged a top global award for his successful acquisitions and drive to transform(परिवर्तन) the steel industry in the UK, India and beyond.

2017 Arctic Energy Summit-host Finland

2017 Arctic Energy Summit-host Finland 

Arctic as a Leader in Renewable Energy Development, Knowledge and Expertise, The Institute of the North is excited(उत्साहित)  that the next Arctic Energy Summit (AES) will be held September 18-20,

World Biodiversity Day, know more about our ecosystem

 World Biodiversity (जैव विविधता) Day, know more about our ecosystem

As sanctioned (स्वीकृत) by the UN, May 22 is observed as the World Biodiversity Day. The theme for this year is Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism. Check out some facts about the planet’s ecosystem:

Sunday, 21 May 2017

For ‘anti-terrorism day’, Centre frames pledge for JK, other states

For ‘anti-terrorism day’, Centre frames pledge for JK, other states

As May 21 would be observed as “anti-terrorism day” across India, New Delhi has asked Jammu and Kashmir to take a pledge on this day to wean away youth from “violence and terrorism(हिंसा और

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World Metrology (माप-विद्या) Day - 20 May -
Welcome to the 2017 World Metrology Day web site. The theme for World Metrology Day 2017 is Measurements for transport. This theme was chosen because transport plays such a key role in the


Saturday, 20 May 2017

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra Reviews Joint Hadr Exercise

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra Reviews Joint Hadr Exercise 

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command reviewed the Annual Joint Humanitarian (मानवीय) Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise at Naval Base Karwar. The

World Metrology Day - 20 May -

World Metrology (माप-विद्या) Day - 20 May -

Welcome to the 2017 World Metrology Day web site. The theme for World Metrology Day 2017 is Measurements for transport. This theme was chosen because transport plays such a key role in the

Srinagar Gets First Semi-Mechanised Car Parking Facility

Srinagar Gets First Semi-Mechanised Car Parking Facility

Coming as a relief to the commuters and vehicle owners moving through the busy Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti inaugurated a semi mechanized(यंत्रीकृत) car parking

Hyderabad’s Turbo Megha Airways first private airline to get UDAN licence

Hyderabad’s Turbo Megha Airways first private airline to get UDAN licence

New Delhi: Turbo Megha Airways has become the first private airline to get a licence to fly under UDAN, the government scheme for subsidized(आर्थिक सहायता-प्राप्त) regional flights. The Hyderabad-

India ranks below Lanka, Bangladesh on healthcare index

India ranks below Lanka, Bangladesh on healthcare index

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India continues to be one of the poor performers ranking at 154, much below China, Sri Lanka and even Bangladesh, in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, according to

PM Modi releases book written by Dr. MS Swaminathan

PM Modi releases book written by Dr. MS Swaminathan

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today released a two-part book series on the eminent (प्रख्यात) agricultural scientist Dr. M.S. Swaminathan. The series is titled - M.S. Swaminathan: The

Friday, 19 May 2017

Chitale Committee recommends several measures for Desiltation of Ganga

Chitale Committee recommends several measures for Desiltation of Ganga
Chitale committee on Desiltation  of Ganga has recommended a slew of measures which include study of reach wise sediment transport processes along with establishing annual sediment

President of India presents Dr. Malati Allen Noble Award

President of India presents Dr. Malati Allen Noble Award, Dr. Sarkar Allen Mahatma Hahnemann Award and Dr. Sankar Allen Swamiji Award 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented Dr. Malati Allen Noble Award, Dr. Sarkar

integrated bio-solar-wind Microgrid centre and centre for water and environment research at IIEST, Shibpur

 integrated bio-solar-wind Microgrid centre and centre for water and environment research at IIEST, Shibpur

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre and

Manual titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law” released by WCD Ministry

Manual titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict (संघर्ष) with Law” released by WCD Ministry 

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a manual titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law” as per the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated

President receives first copies of two Bengali books

President receives first copies of two Bengali books

Kolkata, May 19 (PTI) President Pranab Mukherjee today received(प्राप्त किया) the first copies of two books in Bengali, released at an event at the Raj Bhavan here. 'Jnan, A-Jnan O Bijnan -- Popper-er

Indian compound archers claim men's team gold at World Cup

Indian compound archers claim men's team gold at World Cup

The Indian men's compound archery team today won the gold medal at the season's first World Cup in Shanghai, beating Colombia in the final. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and

India aims to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025

India aims to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025

India today pledged its commitment to eliminate tuberculosis (तपेदिक को खत्म करना) by 2025, five years ahead of the global goal to reduce the number of such deaths by 90 per cent by 2030. Speaking

EC to hold live demo of voting machines, VVPATs today

EC to hold live demo of voting machines, VVPATs today

Election Commission will hold a live demo of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and VVPATs in New Delhi today.  The commission will also demonstrate(दिखाना) the use of EVMs and paper trail

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of CMs of 5 States on India-China Border issues

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of CMs of 5 States on India-China Border issues

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the first meeting of the Chief Ministers of five States on India-China Border in Gangtok this afternoon. The states are Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh,

Soundgarden-rocker-Chris-Cornell-passes-away

Soundgarden-rocker-Chris-Cornell-passes-away

Chris Cornell was found hanged(फांसी पर लटका दिया) in his Detroit hotel bathroom hours after he performed his final gig on Wednesday night.  family friend reportedly had to force his way into

Educationist Gnanam passes away

Educationist Gnanam passes away

Noted educationist and former Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry Central University Prof. A. Gnanam (86), who pioneered (बीड़ा उठाया) several concepts in higher education, passed away in Chennai on

Pakistan GDP surpasses USD 300 billion: Report

Pakistan GDP surpasses USD 300 billion: Report

SLAMABAD: Pakistan achieved (हासिल) the highest annual growth of 5.3 per cent in a decade(दशक)and the size of the country's economy has surpassed(पार) USD 300 billion, a media

1,730 new plant species discovered: Report

1,730 new plant species discovered(की खोज की) : Report

LONDON: Over 1,700 new species of plants have been discovered in the past year, with many having potential (क्षमता)as food crops, medicines or sources of timber, according to a new report. However,

52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank-2017, Gandhinagar (May 22-26, 2017)

52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank-2017, Gandhinagar (May 22-26, 2017)

The 52nd Annual (वार्षिक) Meetings of the African Development bank are being held in​​ Gandhinagar,

MoMSME approves Special CLCSS under National SC/ ST Hub for technology upgradation

MoMSME approves Special CLCSS under National SC/ ST Hub for technology upgradation(उन्नयन)

New Delhi, May 18 (KNN) The Ministry of MSME has approved a scheme of Special Credit Linked

Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals

Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals  

 As per the UNWTO definition, International Tourist Arrivals(Arrivals   (आगमन) ((ITAs) comprises(शामिल) two components namely Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Arrivals of Non-Resident

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International Day against Homophobia and Trans-phobia
International Day against Homophobia and Trans-phobia
17 May 2017 – Marking the international day against homophobia, senior United Nations officials today called for respect for sexual and gender diversity(विविधता) and urged(आग्रह किया) the protection of
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Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes dies at age 77: Network

Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes dies at age 77: Network

WASHINGTON: Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a politically powerful cable giant(विशाल) that helped redefine US television news, has died, the network announced. The Fox co-founder, who was

NGT bans open defecation, waste dumping on Yamuna floodplains

NGT bans open defecation, waste dumping on Yamuna floodplains

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday banned open defecation (शौच ) and dumping of waste on the floodplains(बाढ़ के मैदानों) of the Yamuna and announced an environment

FDI up 9% in FY17 to highest level of $43.48 billion: Government

FDI up 9% in FY17 to highest level of $43.48 billion: Government

NEW DELHI: Inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India increased by 9 per cent to record level of $ 43.48 billion in 2016-17 on account of reform measures undertaken(कार्य शुरू) by the

Modi government to promote traditional sports

Modi government to promote traditional sports

Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Venkaiah Naidu apart from overseeing(देखरेख) the Narendra Modi government’s three-year celebrations will embark on a unique mission on May 28. He

ITC bags NDMC mandate for zero waste management programme

ITC bags NDMC mandate for zero waste management programme

Diversified group(विविध समूह) ITC today said it has bagged mandate(शासनादेश) from the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to implement its waste management programme in the national capital.

Reliance Jio gets TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’

Reliance Jio gets TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has received TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator(अन्वेषक) of the Year Award’ 2017. TM Forum is the industry association driving digital business transformation of the

Indian-origin councillor elected Loughton mayor in UK

Indian-origin councillor elected Loughton mayor in UK

LONDON: An Indian-origin councillor has been elected mayor of the populous Loughton town in the UK.  Philip Abraham has been serving(की सेवा) as the deputy mayor for the last one year and has taken

NASA Space Probes Have Detected a Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

NASA Space Probes Have Detected a Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

NASA space probes have detected a massive(बड़ा), human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth, and tests have confirmed that it's actually having an effect on space weather far beyond our planet's atmosphere.

Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers

Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers

French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women. Sylvie Goulard is defence minister while Olympic

NADA announces setting up of Athlete Passport Management Unit

NADA announces setting up of Athlete Passport Management Unit

In a major step in its fight against doping, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Thursday said that the country will have its first Athlete Passport Management Unit (APMU) to handle the

WIFA suspends four women players for `indiscipline'

 WIFA suspends(निलंबित कर देता है)  four women players for `indiscipline'

The Western India Football Association (WIFA) has issued show cause notices to four players and suspended them for failing to report for a coaching camp and selection trials. Afreen Peerbhoy, Pooja

Triple talaq: Supreme Court concludes hearing, reserves judgment

Triple talaq: Supreme Court concludes hearing, reserves judgment

Concluding the hearing in the triple talaq case, the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its judgment. The apex court was hearing a batch of petitions(याचिकाओं) challenging the constitutional validity of the

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict at ICJ a diplomatic win for India

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict at ICJ a diplomatic win for India

Thursday's verdict(निर्णय) by the International Court of Justice to hold the execution(क्रियान्वयन) of Kulbhushan Jadhav — sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan — is no doubt a big diplomatic

RBI eases norms to set up bank branches

RBI eases norms to set up bank branches

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday eased the norms of setting up bank branches and said branches manned by either bank’s staff or its business correspondents where services are provided

Economy growing at 7%, jobs at 1%

Economy growing at 7%, jobs at 1%

While the economy is growing(बढ़ रही है) at just over 7% per year, jobs increased by just 1.1% last year, according to a recently-released report covering (प्रावरण) eight key sectors of the non-farm

Gautam Chaterjee appointed as Chairman of Maharashtra RERA

Gautam Chaterjee appointed as Chairman of Maharashtra RERA

Former state government bureaucrat Gautam Chaterjee has been appointed as the Chairman of the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Maha RERA). A Government Resolution (GR) issued on

International Solar Alliance to set up $300 bn fund

International Solar Alliance to set up $300 bn fund

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is proposing(प्रस्ताव) to set up a $300 billion fund to support clean energy projects in member countries over the next 10 years. "The proposal is to strive(प्रयास करते

Ireland's PM announces resignation; will continue as party leader until successor is selected

Ireland's PM announces resignation; will continue as party leader until successor is selected

Enda Kenny announced on Thursday that he will step down as Ireland's prime minister after six years

BJD's Pratap Deb elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

BJD's Pratap Deb elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) Rajya Sabha nominee Pratap Keshari Deb was on Thursday elected unopposed (निर्विरोध) to the lone vacant seat from Odisha in the upper house. An official announcement in this

International Day against Homophobia and Trans-phobia

International Day against Homophobia and Trans-phobia

17 May 2017 – Marking the international day against homophobia, senior United Nations officials today called for respect for sexual and gender diversity(विविधता) and urged(आग्रह किया) the protection of

John McCain-Top U.S. senator calls for removal of Turkey's U.S. ambassador

John McCain-Top U.S. senator calls for removal of Turkey's U.S. ambassador

U.S. Senator John McCain, one of the leading foreign policy voices in Congress, on Thursday urged the expulsion(निष्कासन) of Turkey's U.S. ambassador after violence erupted (भड़क उठी) between

Govt to review Sharda Prasad committee report

Govt to review Sharda Prasad committee report

The Government may soon review the public report of Sharda Prasad committee, that suggested the challenges in vocational education(व्यावसायिक शिक्षा)  and training system of the country and

LG constitutes committee to digitise Delhi Police

LG constitutes committee to digitise Delhi Police

A committee has been constituted by Lt Governor Anil Baijal towards digitising(अंकीयकरण) the investigative processes of Delhi Police.  In a review(समीक्षा) meeting with the Delhi Police held today,

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Jr NTR Nominated For Kannada Filmfare Award

Jr NTR Nominated For Kannada Filmfare Award

Jr NTR, who is one of the extremely (अत्यंत) talented guys in Telugu Film Industry, is proving to be a multi-talented actor.  he has received a nomination at Filmfare South awards. Well, this nomination is in

The India International CSR Conclave & Awards 2017 held in New Delhi

The India International CSR Conclave & Awards 2017 held in New Delhi

New Delhi: The much awaited and prestigious CSR Excellence Conclave and Awards 2017, the most inclusive and diverse(विविध) awards of its kind, were held in the Indian capital city of New Delhi. The

Scientists discover human antibodies to fight Ebola virus

Scientists discover human antibodies to fight Ebola virus

US Scientists have discovered a possible cure for all five known Ebola viruses, one of which ravaged (तबाह) West Africa in recent years.  The so-called broadly neutralizing(निष्क्रिय) antibodies were

Anti-dumping duty imposed on Chinese chemical, aluminium foil

Anti-dumping duty imposed on Chinese chemical, aluminium foil

India has imposed(थोपा हुआ) anti-dumping duty on a Chinese chemical used in pharma industry and aluminium foil to protect domestic industry from cheap imports(सस्ते आयात) . While an anti-dumping

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication(त्याग)'

Tokyo, May 19 (AFP) The Japanese government today approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two

Japan's SoftBank pumps in $1.8 billion in Paytm

Japan's SoftBank pumps in $1.8 billion in Paytm

Ensuring that it remains in the driver’s seat of the Indian e-commerce ecosystem even as it continues its talks to sell its biggest bet in the country, Japanese telecom major SoftBank has invested $1.8 billion

IIESTcreates first smart grid project to generate power from renewable energy

IIESTcreates first smart grid project to generate power from renewable energy

KOLKATA, MAY 17:   The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable

Navjot Kaur gets to milestone of 100 outings for India

Navjot Kaur gets to milestone of 100 outings for India

Hamilton, May 19 (PTI) Midfielder Navjot Kaur today completed the for India during the fourth match of the five- match hockey series against New Zealand here. Navjot made her international debut (प्रथम

India's S Ravi named one of the umpires for CT's opening game

India's S Ravi named one of the umpires for CT's opening game

India's Sundaram Ravi has been appointed(नियुक्त) one of the on-field umpires for the opening match of the Champions Trophy beginning on the first of June. The International Cricket Council today

Indian Cricket Team Retains No.1 Spot In ICC Test Team ranking

Indian Cricket Team Retains No.1 Spot In ICC Test Team ranking

The Virat Kohli-captained Indian team has retained(बरकरार रखा) its world No. 1 spot on the ICC Test Team Rankings following the annual update in which series results from 2013-14 are no longer

GST Council finalises tax rates on 80-90% goods, services

GST Council finalises tax rates on 80-90% goods, services

The GST Council today finalised tax rates on 80-90% of goods and services under the four-slab structure with essential items of daily use being kept in the lowest bracket of 5%. The Council, headed

Bilateral Exercise Between Indian & Republic Of Singapore Navy Simbex-17 Commences

Bilateral Exercise Between Indian & Republic Of Singapore Navy Simbex-17 Commences

As part of "SIMBEX-17, the ongoing Bilateral Naval Exercise(द्विपक्षीय नौसेना व्यायाम) between Navies

Test Track Facility for The Automotive-OEM for Automotive Manufacturers at Chennai

Anant Geete Inaugurates The Test Track Facility for The Automotive-OEM for Automotive Manufacturers at Chennai 

Facility is Developed by Global Automotive Research Centre (Garc) Under Natrip (National Automotive

Joint HADR Exercise Commences At Naval Station Karwar

Joint HADR Exercise Commences At Naval Station Karwar 

The Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance(मानवीय सहायता) and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise involving multiple agencies and being conducted by Indian Navy’s Western Nava Command

Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH Arrive In India

Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH Arrive In India 

Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH arrived today for preparation of firing tables. During this event, the guns will fire 155 mm indigenous ammunition(स्वदेशी गोला बारूद).  The weapon system was contracted on

Pesident of India inaugurates Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences at Sonarpur, West Bengal

Pesident of India inaugurates Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences at Sonarpur, West Bengal 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive

President of India Receives First Copy of Book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’

President of India Receives First Copy of Book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’ 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics((तत्त्वमीमांसा,नैतिकता और राजनीति) ’ from Prof. Amal Kumar

23.5% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016

23.5% growth(विकास) in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016 

63.4% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals(आगमन) on e-Tourist Visa in April, 2017 over April, 2016 .

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 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day-20 May
GENEVA, 18 May 2017—On the 20th HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, UNAIDS is calling for continued research to find a vaccine for HIV. Although there have been significant discoveries(खोजों) in the field



Cabinet approves pharma mission to develop bio pharmaceuticals

Cabinet approves pharma mission to develop bio pharmaceuticals

The government today approved a programme for development of bio pharmaceuticals through industry-academia collaboration entailing (आवश्यक) investment of Rs 1,500 crore by it over a period of

India gets first artillery guns in 30 years

India gets first artillery guns in 30 years: 5 facts about the M777 that will guard China border

India on Thursday received its first artillery (तोपें) guns in almost 30 years after the Bofors scandal

NITI Aayog holds first ‘Samavesh’ meeting

NITI Aayog holds first ‘Samavesh’ meeting

With an aim to bring together 32 premier educational (प्रमुख शैक्षिक) and policy research institutions to catalyse the country’s development process, government think- tank NITI Aayog today held the first

Australia one of 'world leaders' for life expectancy: WHO

Australia one of 'world leaders' for life expectancy: WHO

CANBERRA, May 18 -- Australia is one of the "world leaders" for citizen life expectancy(उम्मीद), ranked only behind Japan, Singapore and Switzerland, according to the results of the World Health

BSF begins operation 'Garam Hawa' along Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

BSF begins operation 'Garam Hawa' along Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

The BSF has started operation 'Garam Hawa' in the western sector in Rajasthan, under which vigil along the international border with Pakistan has been stepped up(तेज किया) . The operation, which

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Inaugurates ‘15th National Meeting of State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities’

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Inaugurates ‘15th National Meeting of State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities(विकलांग)’ 

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated the “15th

India Ratings downgrades IDBI Bank

India Ratings downgrades IDBI Bank

MUMBAI, MAY 17:  India Ratings and Research on Wednesday downgraded (रैंक में कम / कम) State-run IDBI Bank to AA from AA+ and gave a negative outlook due to challenges arising out of stressed

Soundgarden Lead Singer Chris Cornell Passes Away At 52

Soundgarden Lead Singer Chris Cornell Passes Away At 52

Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52, according to his representative. Cornell, who had been on tour, died

Former FBI chief Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to probe Donald Trump-Russia ties

Former FBI chief Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to probe Donald Trump-Russia ties

The US Justice Department, in the face of rising pressure from Capitol Hill, named former FBI chief

Lebanon Launches Arab World's First Gay Pride Week

Lebanon Launches Arab World's First Gay Pride Week

BEIRUT:  Lebanon this week becomes the first Arab country to celebrate gay pride(गौरव)  but the opening event in a landmark run of festivities was cancelled after Islamists threatened violence. Proud

British Indian Surgeon Chinmay Gupte Leads Cricket Bat Design Research

British Indian Surgeon Chinmay Gupte Leads Cricket Bat Design Research

LONDON:  A British Indian surgeon's research on design of a cricket bat aimed at mitigating(कम करने) its dominance over a ball and maintaining balance between the two has been incorporated into the

Sunita Lakra completes century of international matches

Sunita Lakra completes century of international matches

Pukekohe (New Zealand), May 17 (PTI) India's premier defender Sunita Lakra completed the milestone (मील का पत्थर) of playing 100 international matches for the country, when she took field against New

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today presented the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The award, announced by a

Greece to approve new cuts to secure cash, debt relief

Greece to approve new cuts to secure cash, debt relief

Athens, May 18 (AFP) Greece's parliament today was to approve a new round of austerity (तपस्या) cuts, hoping to secure a pledge of debt relief and loan payment approval by the country's EU-IMF creditors this

GST Bill introduced, hits hurdles in Odisha Assembly

GST Bill introduced, hits hurdles in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar, May 18 (PTI) The special session of the Odisha Assembly on GST today hit hurdles (कठिनाई) from the begining with the Opposition seeking more time to go through contents of the Bills

Delhi Court Accepts Blue Double Tick As Proof That Notice Sent Over WhatsApp Was Seen By Recipients

Delhi Court Accepts Blue Double Tick As Proof That Notice Sent Over WhatsApp Was Seen By Recipients

In an unusual step, the Rohini Civil Court in Delhi accepted the blue double-tick sign in a WhatsApp

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launches EPFOs Citizens Charter 2017 & e-court management system Citizens Charter 2017

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launches EPFOs Citizens Charter 2017 & e-court management system Citizens Charter 2017

The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFOs Citizens Charter 2017 and e-court management system in Bangalore, today. Citizens Charter 2017 is an

Dattatreya to attend G20 Labour Ministers meet on May 18-19

Dattatreya to attend G20 Labour Ministers meet on May 18-19

New Delhi: Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya will lead the Indian delegation(शिष्ठ मंडल) to the G20 Labour & Employment Ministers Meet scheduled to be held on May 18-19 in Germany. Germany is the

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day-20 May

 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day-20 May

GENEVA, 18 May 2017—On the 20th HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, UNAIDS is calling for continued research to find a vaccine for HIV. Although there have been significant discoveries(खोजों) in the field

International Museum Day-18-May

International-Museum(संग्रहालय)-Day-18-May

Delhi-NCR is home to more than 25 museums big and small! While the Rail Museum, National Museum and Gandhi Smriti Museum are most popular choices for school picnics etc, many other quirky ones,

Indian-American student wins National Geographic Bee contest

Indian-American student wins National Geographic Bee contest

WASHINGTON: Pranay Varada, the 14-year-old Indian-American student, has won the prestigious (प्रतिष्ठित) $50,000 National Geographic Bee competition, maintaining the dominance of the community

Harsh Vardhan Takes Additional Charge Of Environment Ministry

Harsh Vardhan Takes Additional Charge Of Environment Ministry

NEW DELHI:  Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was today given additional charge of Environment Ministry, due to sudden demise of Anil Madhav Dave. President Pranab Mukherjee, as

Irish PM to step down, succession contest begins

Irish PM to step down, succession contest begins

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny resigned as leader of his Fine Gael party on Wednesday, kicking off a succession contest between two younger ministers who colleagues hope will boost the party ahead of

Prime Minister Modi to open African Development Bank event in Gujarat

Prime Minister Modi to open African Development Bank event in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive to inaugurate the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s annual convention(सम्मेलन) in Gandhinagar on May 23. His participation is aimed at

Tata Motors appoints O P Bhatt as independent director

Tata Motors appoints O P Bhatt as independent director

NEW DELHI: Tata Motors on Wednesday said ex-SBI Chairman O P Bhatt has been appointed as an additional and independent director on its board. The board of directors yesterday approved the

Trump Taps Callista Gingrich to be Ambassador to Vatican

Trump Taps Callista Gingrich to be Ambassador to Vatican

The Trump administration has approached the wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, days before President Donald Trump embarks(प्रारंभ ) on his first

Govt committees do little to monitor RD schemes

Govt committees do little to monitor RD schemes

Srinagar, May 17: The committees set up by the state are doing little to monitor the execution of Rural Development (RD) Schemes in the state. For the last two years, the government has set up several

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni wins the Dan David Prize

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni wins the Dan David Prize

TEL AVIV, MAY 18, Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni has won the prestigious Dan David prize for his contribution in the field of astronomy. Kulkarni is a professor of astrophysics(खगोल भौतिकी) and

2 Indians win 'Green Oscars' for conservation projects

2 Indians win 'Green Oscars' for conservation projects-Sanjay Gubbi 

Two Indian activists today won the annual Whitley Awards, dubbed as the 'Green Oscars', for their works in the field of animal and bird conservation in India.  Sanjay Gubbi won the award for his work

NASA awards USD 100,000 for 3D-printed space habitat challenge

NASA awards USD 100,000 for 3D-printed space habitat challenge

WASHINGTON, MAY 18, Two teams in the US have won awards worth USD 100,000 for completing the first stage of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge, which is aimed at creating living spaces to