Day: September 17, 2018

SpaceX to send tourists around the moon

SpaceX to send tourists around the moon SpaceX has signed on its first private moon traveller. It is yet to reveal the name of the traveller and the timing of the flight to the moon at the company’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California. The original plan called for two paying passengers to fly around the moon […]

Flynas to recruit Saudi women to work as co-pilots and flight attendants

Flynas to recruit Saudi women to work as co-pilots and flight attendants For the first time ever, Riyadh-based carrier Flynas has announced to recruit Saudi women to work as co-pilots and flight attendants. This move is after the kingdom lifted a decades-long ban on female motorists. After the announcement, nearly 1,000 Saudi women have applied […]

Mahindra & Mahindra to become a carbon neutral company by 2040

Mahindra & Mahindra to become a carbon neutral company by 2040 Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) announced that it aims to become a carbon neutral company by 2040 with focus on energy efficiency and usage of renewable power. This decision was stated by chairman Anand Mahindra at the Global Climate Action Summit at San Francisco. The […]

Reliance Infrastructure sold its Mumbai city power distribution business to ATL

Reliance Infrastructure sold its Mumbai city power distribution business to ATL Reliance Infrastructure has sold its Mumbai city power distribution business to Adani Transmission Limited (ATL) for Rs.18,800 crore. Reliance Mumbai Metro is a marquee project. This acquisition makes ATL, the largest deal in the Indian power sector till date. It is presumed that the […]

Russian President Putin is to visit India in October

Russian President Putin is to visit India in October Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit India in the month of October. Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Moscow and held talks with the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov. During this trip, Putin’s visit to India in October was discussed. Putin’s […]

Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund with an outlay of Rs 10881 crore was launched by Agriculture Minister

Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund with an outlay of Rs 10881 crore was launched by Agriculture Minister The main aim is to help double the income of dairy farmers. The DIDF was started by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF) as per the announcement of Union Budget 2017-18. This is a […]

Tamil Nadu and Centre sign MoU on implementing Ayushman-Bharat with state run CMCHIS

Tamil Nadu and Centre sign MoU on implementing Ayushman-Bharat with state run CMCHIS This association would benefit about 77 lakh poor and vulnerable families in Tamil Nadu. Additionally, the insurance benefit for all those covered under the state scheme will be increased to Rs 5 lakh as per the National Health Protection Scheme.

DEPwD organized National Conference of District Disability Rehabilitation Centres for Divyangans

DEPwD organized National Conference of District Disability Rehabilitation Centres for Divyangans Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, the Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment will be the chief guest on the occasion, the Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, will also preside over the function. The participants in this one day conference include District Magistrates of […]

Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in August

Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in August Ahead of US sanctions on Iranian oil, Iraq has replaced Saudi Arabia as India’s largest oil supplier in August. Iran remained the third biggest oil supplier to India in August. The US is reimposing sanctions on Iran following its decision in May to withdraw […]

Festival of Nuakhai celebrated in Odisha

Festival of Nuakhai celebrated in Odisha Nuakhai Bhetghat is the reap celebration of individuals of Western Odisha. The festival bears significance among the farmer community as they perform puja on their farmland to thank ‘Mother Earth’ for being so bountiful.