Year: 2019

First-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award entitled to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

First-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award entitled to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award, in New Delhi. During his regime, India is identified as the Centre for Innovation and Value Added Manufacturing (Make in India), and a global hub for professional services such as Information Technology, […]

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmeds record goes past MS Dhoni, Adam Gilchrist to become the wicket-keeper with most catches

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmeds record goes past MS Dhoni, Adam Gilchrist to become the wicket-keeper with most catches Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed set a world record to become the wicket-keeper captain with the most number of catches in a match. This was achieved by him while playing a match against South Africa in the Third […]

Tamil Nadu defence industrial corridor to be launched on 20 January

Tamil Nadu defence industrial corridor to be launched on 20 January The Tamil Nadu defence industrial corridor is set to be launched as part of the Centre’s effortsto build an indigenous defence production ecosystem. One of the reasons for Tamil Nadu being chosen for the corridor is that it is already a major manufacturing State […]

China plans to build international lunar base

China plans to build international lunar base China Space Agency plans to establish aninternational lunar base, possibly using 3D printing technology to build facilities weeks after landing a rover on the moon’s far side. The future launches will culminate with a mission to test equipment for an international moon research base. Also, four more lunar […]

Retired HDFC Bank executive and former Federal Bank board member Deepak Maheshwari has taken charge as chief credit officer (CCO) at Axis Bank

Retired HDFC Bank executive and former Federal Bank board member Deepak Maheshwari has taken charge as chief credit officer (CCO) at Axis Bank Deepak Maheshwari, the retired HDFC Bank executive and former Federal Bank board member took charge as chief credit officer (CCO) at Axis Bank as part of an ongoing reshuffle undertaken by new […]

Iran plans to launch two domestically made satellites

Iran plans to launch two domestically made satellites Iran plans to launch two domestically made satellites into orbit to gather information on its environment. The announcement was made by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. One Satellite named Payam would orbit the earth at about 600 kilometres (370 miles) above its surface. The second satellite Doosti would […]

Gulab Chand Kataria took oath as pro tem Speaker of the Rajasthan Assembly

Gulab Chand Kataria took oath as pro tem Speaker of the Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria, the Senior BJP MLA, took oath as the pro tem Speaker of the Rajasthan Assembly. He will conduct the first meeting of the 15th Assembly. Once a new Speaker is elected, Mr. Kataria, who was the Home Minister in […]

ADB agreed to loan Rs.4,170 crore infrastructure project under way in VCIC

ADB agreed to loan Rs.4,170 crore infrastructure project under way in VCIC The Andhra Pradesh State government has taken up infrastructure (road connectivity and utility) projects costing nearly Rs.1960 crore in the Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC) under phase-I in view of its importance for the growth of the State. The projects are being executed by […]

Pakistan decided to shelve CPEC power project

Pakistan decided to shelve CPEC power project The Pakistan government has decided to shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), citing sufficient generation capacity already lined up for the next few years. Pakistan has requested Beijing to formally delete the project from the CPEC list. It has […]

Commerce Minister announced that India is to grow crops for UAE, Saudi Arabia

Commerce Minister announced that India is to grow crops for UAE, Saudi Arabia Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu announced that the UAE and Saudi Arabia had decided to use India as a base to address their food security concerns. He met delegates from the two countries, along with representatives from 44 others, at a summit […]