Day: October 15, 2018

Shashi Tharoor introduces his book The Paradoxical Prime Minister and 29-letter word Floccinaucinihilipilification

Shashi Tharoor introduces his book The Paradoxical Prime Minister and 29-letter word Floccinaucinihilipilification  Congress leader Shashi Tharoor introduced his new book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister” and a 29-letter word “floccinaucinihilipilification”. The cover of the book shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi examining a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds museum.

Nithya claimed glory in 100m in the fifth Telangana Open State athletics meet

Nithya claimed glory in 100m in the fifth Telangana Open State athletics meet G.Nithya of Hyderabad clinched the honours in the girls’, under 20, 100m with a timing of 12.50s in the fifth Telangana Open State athletics meet in Hyderabad. Film Nagar Cultural Centre, in association with Telangana Cue Sports Association, will be organizing the State-ranking snooker and billiards championship for […]

India ranks 147th in Oxfam World Inequality Index 2018

India ranks 147th in Oxfam World Inequality Index 2018 Oxfam International’s report, the UK-based charity, released Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index. In the Index, India ranked 147th among 157 countries and was labelled as “a very worrying situation” with respect to the rising inequality in the country. Out of 157 countries measured, Denmark topped first based on its high […]

Tushar Mehta is appointed as the Solicitor General of India

Tushar Mehta is appointed as the Solicitor General of India Senior advocate Tushar Mehta is appointed the new Solicitor General of India by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet(ACC). Mehta is at present the Additional Solicitor General. He replaces Ranjit Kumar as he resigned the post in the month of October in 2017. The post was lying vacant since then. Mr.Mehta […]

Bank of Baroda MD and CEO P S Jayakumar gets one-year extension

Bank of Baroda MD and CEO P S Jayakumar gets one-year extension  Bank of Baroda’s Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, PS Jayakumar got a one-year extension on his role by the government. This is effective from October 12, 2018. This was due to the amalgamation between Bank of Baroda (BoB), Dena Bank and Vijaya […]

Coal India Signs MoU With NLC For 5000 MW Power Generation

Coal India Signs MoU With NLC For 5000 MW Power Generation Coal India Ltd. (CIL) is to jointly set up with NLC India (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation, for 5000 MW of power generation capacity of which 3000 MW would be solar powered while the rest 2000 MW would be coal-fuelled. CIL signed a MoU with NCIL for setting up […]

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs on winning UNHRC election

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs on winning UNHRC election   India elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, UNHRC, with highest number of votes. The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections for new members to the UN’s top human rights body .

India ranks 115th in World Banks Human Capital Index

India ranks 115th in World Banks Human Capital Index The World Bank released the Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019. The theme of the World Development Report (WDR) this year is “The Changing Nature of Work”. As part of this report, the World Bank has launched a Human Capital Project (HCP). The […]

CUJ signs MoU with ISRO to set up Space Applications Center

CUJ signs MoU with ISRO to set up Space Applications Center  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a MoU with the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) in Jammu for setting up of the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University. Another MoU was signed between the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) and the Central Scientific Instruments […]

India And Azerbaijan Agree To Enhance Bilateral Trade Relations

India And Azerbaijan Agree To Enhance Bilateral Trade Relations The two countries signed a protocol on trade and economic, science and technology cooperation at the 5th meeting of India-Azerbaijan Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Science and Technology Cooperation which concluded in New Delhi. The next meeting of the Commission will be held in Baku.