Arunachal Pradesh Demands Separate Time Zone to increase Efficiency

Post Date : 13/06/2017

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has demand for a separate time zone for the northeastern states to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region. According to him, several daylight hours are getting wasted as government offices opens only at 10am and closes as early as 4pm......Read More

Bihar’s ‘Project Jal Sanchay’ Chosen for National Award

Post Date : 13/06/2017

‘Project Jal Sanchay’, a water conservation model which is successfully adopted in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar, has been chosen for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP) by the Ministry of Rural Development. Th.....Read More

ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai-Heena Sidhu Clinch Gold Medal

Post Date : 13/06/2017

Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu have clinched the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup held at Gabala, Azerbaijan. However, Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu narrowly missed out making to the finals of the individual men’s an.....Read More

Men’s Tennis ATP Rankings: Rafael Nadal moves up to No.2

Post Date : 13/06/2017

Rafael Nadal has increased his rankings by two spots to stand at No.2 in the ATP rankings which is his highest since October 2014. Previous year French Open champion Novak Djokovic has moved from second place to fourth place in the ATP rankings, which is his lowest ranking in seven years. Incidental.....Read More

Jnanpith Awardee C Narayana Reddy Passes Away

Post Date : 13/06/2017

Renowned Telugu poet and writer Cingireddi Narayana Reddy has passed away. In 1992, Reddy was awarded the country’s third-highest civilian honour, Padma Bhushan. In 1977, he was awarded the Padma Shri. In 1997, he was nominated to the Upper House of Parliament. In 1998, he received the prestigious.....Read More

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal Wins his 10th French Open Title

Post Date : 12/06/2017

Spain’s Rafael Nadal has defeated Swiss third-seeded Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to win his record 10th French Open title. This will be his fifteenth major title win. With this victory, Rafael Nadal has become the first man or woman in the Open era to clinch a Grand Slam tournament 10 times. The O.....Read More

EU, France give 3.5 Million Euros as Grant to Curb Emissions in India

Post Date : 11/06/2017

EU and France will give a grant of 3.5 million euros to three Indian cities- Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement to curb emissions and promote sustainability in these cities. The grants have been provided to help India’s smart city progr.....Read More

QS World Universities Ranking 2018

Post Date : 11/06/2017

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018 has been released. In the list, three Indian universities have featured among the top 200 universities. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have featured in the top.....Read More

India moves WTO against US

Post Date : 11/06/2017

India has moved the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US as it has not yet complied with the rulings of the WTO pertaining to imposition of high import duty on certain Indian steel products. In December 2014, the WTO’s appellate body pronounced a ruling against the act of US which is impo.....Read More

SEBI Clears Vikram Limaye for the post of NSE Chief

Post Date : 11/06/2017

SEBI has granted conditional approval for the appointment of Vikram Limaye as the MD and CEO of the NSE. In February 2017, Limaye who is MD and CEO of infrastructure financing company IDFC was selected for the post of NSE chief. However, SEBI had not cleared his appointment as he was also present in.....Read More

Supreme Court: Linking of Aadhaar with PAN Mandatory

Post Date : 11/06/2017

The Supreme Court has upheld the government’s decision and ruled that it would be mandatory for all Aadhaar holders to link it with the permanent account number (PAN) for filing of income tax returns. However, in a partial setback to the government, the apex court refused to make it compulsory for.....Read More

India and UNOSSC launch Partnership Fund to Promote Sustainable Development

Post Date : 11/06/2017

India and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation have launched a partnership fund to promote sustainable development projects across the developing world. The India-UN Development Partnership Fund was launched on occasion of the World Oceans Day at a special ceremony held at the Permanent Mission.....Read More Protection Status

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