Day: November 1, 2018

World Savings Day or World Thrift day is observed as October 31

World Savings Day or World Thrift day is observed as October 31 On October 31, 1924, World Savings Day or World Thrift day, was established during the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks) in Milano, Italy. In India due to the death of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984, this […]

Malala Yousafzai to be honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls education

Malala Yousafzai to be honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls education Malala Yousafzai will be honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School stated that Yousafzai will be conferred with the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony on 6th December. The Gleitsman Award provides 125,000 US dollars for activism that […]

NASA probe gets closest to the sun

NASA probe gets closest to the sun The U.S. space agency announced NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, mankind’s first mission to ‘touch’ the sun, has set a new record for closest approach to the sun by a human-made object, Parker Solar Probe. The probe launched on August 12, is on an unprecedented seven-year-long journey to unlock the mysteries of the […]

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity or Sardar Patel’s statue, the world’s largest statue, on the statesman’s 143rd birth anniversary in Gujarat. The statue has been dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, fondly known as the Iron Man of India. The statue stands in the midst of the Narmada River, on the islet […]