Month: November 2018

Logix India 2019 will be held in New Delhi

Logix India 2019 will be held in New Delhi  ‘Logix India 2019’, which will be held from January 31 to February 2, 2019, in New Delhi. The event is aimed at improving logistics cost effectiveness and operational efficiencies for India’s Global Trade. Ranked 44 in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index 2018, logistics costs in India are 13-15 per […]

RBI launches survey on India’s startup sector

RBI launches survey on India’s startup sector  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) launched a Survey on India’s startup sector (SISS) with an endeavor to create a profile of the startup sector in India and provide dimensions relating to turnover, profitability and workforce. In a recent NASSCOM-Zinnov report titled “Indian Start-up Ecosystem 2018: Approaching Escape Velocity,”, India has emerged as the third largest startup hub in […]

Himachal Pradesh first state to launch single emergency number ‘112’

Himachal Pradesh first state to launch single emergency number ‘112’ Himachal Pradeshbecame the first state to launch a pan-India single emergency number ‘112’ where all kinds of immediate help can be sought in urgent matters. Under this project, an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) has been established in Shimla along with 12 district command centres (DCCs), covering the entire state. The ERC has been […]

Donbass won Golden Peacock award at the 49th IFFI

Donbass won Golden Peacock award at the 49th IFFI Donbass, a Ukrainian film directed by Sergei Loznitsa, won the coveted Golden Peacock award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Panaji, Goa on 28th November. The award carries a cash prize of Rs.40 lakh, a trophy, and a citation. The film tells the story of a […]

Miko 2 IIT-Bombay graduates launch Indias first advanced personal robot for kids

Miko 2 IIT-Bombay graduates launch Indias first advanced personal robot for kids  Graduates of Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIT-B) who are Co-founders of a start-up called Emotix have launched India’s first advanced personal robot Miko 2 for Kids. IIT Bombay graduates Sneh Rajkumar Vaswani along with his batchmates Prashant Iyengar and Chintan Raikar […]

President of India Receives the First Copy of the book Making of New India

President of India Receives the First Copy of the book Making of New India  The book is edited by the nationalist think-tank Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation (SPMRF) and members of the Niti Aayog: Dr. Bibek Debroy, Dr. Anirban Ganguly and Shri Kishore Desai. The book contains 51 essays on themes ranging from economy to diplomacy, […]

International Gita Festival to be held from Dec 7-23 in Kurukshetra

International Gita Festival to be held from Dec 7-23 in Kurukshetra   The International Gita Festival, 2018, will be organised in Kurukshetra in Haryanafrom December 7-23, in which Mauritius will be the partner country and Gujarat the partner state. About 200 famous painters from across the country would reach Kurukshetra to draw paintings on the walls of Kurukshetra on the theme of the Mahabharata under […]

G20 Summit 2018 begins in Argentina

G20 Summit 2018 begins in Argentina  The 2018 G20 Summitbegan on November 28, 2018 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the 13th meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) and the first G20 summit to be hosted in South America. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be representing India at the Summit and is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump, Chinese […]

FAO report says climate change puts food security at risk

FAO report says climate change puts food security at risk The U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said that climate change and depletion of land and other resources that undermine food systems increase the risk of feeding the hungry planet. UNFAO renewed its appeals for better policies and technologies to reach zero hunger. The report also said that the population growth […]

Brazil lost forests equal to 1 mn football pitches due to deforestation

Brazil lost forests equal to 1 mn football pitches due to deforestation In Brazil, the deforestation has reached its height that an area equivalent to one million football pitches was lost in just one year. According to the governmental institution of special investigations said that between August 2017 and July 2018, deforestation increased by almost 14%, with an area of […]