Year: 2018

Turkmenistan Launches First Messaging App

Turkmenistan Launches First Messaging App Turkmenistan launched its first messaging app BizBarde. The privately developed BizBarde app will allow the exchange of messages, files, photos and videos, the state Yaslyk television station announced.

ISRO chairman K.Sivan was awarded gold medal by SSI

ISRO chairman K.Sivan was awarded gold medal by SSI ISRO chairman K.Sivan was presented the National Systems Gold Medal by the Systems Society of India (SSI) during the 42nd National Systems Conference held in Thiruvananthapuram. The medal acknowledges his outstanding contributions to system science and engineering. B.N. Suresh, the Chancellor, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), […]

Telangana State cancer institute achieved two world records

Telangana State cancer institute achieved two world records Telangana State Department of Health, Medical and Family Welfare and the MNJ Institute of Oncology achieved two world records, the Guinness World Records and High Range World Records by the cancer institute. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has congratulated and described it as one of the biggest achievements for Telangana government. MNJ is the […]

Cabinet approved 7 CPSEs via IPO

Cabinet approved 7 CPSEs via IPO The Union Cabinet approved the listing of 7 Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) on the stock exchanges viaInitial Public Offering (IPO) or Follow-on Public Offer (FPO). The companies that will go for IPOs include Telecommunication Consultants (India) Ltd., RailTel Corporation India Ltd., National Seed Corporation India Ltd., Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Limited, […]

Cabinet approved the submission of Indias second BUR to UNFCCC

Cabinet approved the submission of Indias second BUR to UNFCCC The Union Cabinet approved the submission of India’s second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). BUR has been prepared based on a range of studies conducted at the national level. The scope of BUR is to provide an update to India’s first […]

Forty First Meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee Held in New Delhi

Forty First Meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee Held in New Delhi The 41st meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee was held in New Delhi. In the meeting, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 3,10,597 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri […]

Today in World history – 31 December

406 80,000 Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine at Mainz, beginning invasion of Gallia 1744 English astronomer James Bradley announces discovery of Earth’s nutation motion (wobble) 1775 Battle of Quebec in American Revolutionary War; Americans defeated trying to take British stronghold 1861 22,990mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in India in 1861, a world record 1890 Ellis Island […]

Today in Indian History – 31 December

1600East India Company was given the Royal charter 1922Birth of Swaraj Party – Chittaranjan Das – President – Motilal Nehru – Secretary 1929 On 31 December 1929, Congress passed the historic resolution declaring Purna Swaraj as its goal. 1996Gold import policy liberalized Birthdays Kongara Jaggayya – Telugu film actor and MP also

Nepal Caps Expenditure Of Its Citizens In India

Nepal Caps Expenditure Of Its Citizens In India  Nepal imposed a monthly limit on the amount of Indian currency its citizen can spend in India. A spokesperson of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) stated that a Nepali citizen would be unable to spend more than INR 1 lakh per month while paying for goods and services in India. […]

Ministry Signs MoU To Develop A Mobile Audio Guide App For 5 Iconic Sites

Ministry Signs MoU To Develop A Mobile Audio Guide App For 5 Iconic Sites K J Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, handed over a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ schemeto Resbird Technologies for development of a mobile Audio Guide App for five iconic sites. The five iconic sites for which the mobile […]