Month: January 2019

Nari-Shakti is the Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the year for 2018

Nari-Shakti is the Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the year for 2018 The Oxford Dictionariesannounced that the word ‘Nari Shakti’ which is derived from Sanskrit has been chosen as the Hindi Word of the year for 2018. The Announcement was made during a session at Jaipur Literature Festival which is being held at Diggi Palace in […]

Madhya Pradesh launched employment scheme Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban youth

Madhya Pradesh launched employment scheme Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban youth Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath  launched  ‘Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’ for youths of the weak section in urban areas of Madhya Pradesh The scheme was launched in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh  The main aim is to provide employment to the youth belonging to the weaker section […]

Operation Olympics Commences in Kerala

Operation Olympics Commences in Kerala An expert programme ‘Operation Olympics’ managed by Kerala’s Sports Department and State Sports Council was commenced to train 123 athletes in 11 disciplines for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The programme has the objective to provide international standard training to the athletes with the help of eminent trainers from both India and abroad. Under […]

Sugarcane Juice National Drink of Pakistan

Sugarcane Juice National Drink of Pakistan The Pakistan government declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country. The government of Pakistan declared sugarcane juice as the nation juice of Pakistan. The Poll includes three option including orange juice, carrot juice, and sugarcane juice. But it is sugarcane juice which won the poll with 81 percent votes. Over 7,600 people participated […]

MoEF approved mini hydel project in ESZ

MoEF approved mini hydel project in ESZ The Forest Department has issued permission to expand Pioneer Power Corporation Ltd, a private company’s mini-hydel project in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary in Mandya district, Karnataka. The project was rejected twice by the State Board for Wildlife. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate […]

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Atal Setu in Goa

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Atal Setu in Goa Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated four-lane, 5.1-kilometer long “Atal Setu”, the third Cable bridge across river Mandovi in Panaji, Goa.  This is the third bridge across Mandovi River.  This bridge would overcome the bottlenecks and curb traffic jams at Panaji Circle and Panaji entrance.

D.N. Chakraborthy gets Assam Republic Journalism Award

D.N. Chakraborthy gets Assam Republic Journalism Awar Assam government entitled the Republic Day Journalism Award 2019 to veteran journalist and former editor Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty. The award comprises Rupees one lakh in cash, a citation, the Assamese ‘xoraai’ (the bell metal memento presented as an honor), ‘jaapi‘ (headgear) and an angavastra.

India accounts more than half leprosy cases globally: WHO

India accounts more than half leprosy cases globally: WHO World Health Organization (WHO) stated more than half of the leprosy cases globally was reported by India although there is a steady decline worldwide in the number of leprosy cases which is estimated to be 2 around Lakh. Significant leprosy cases has been detected in South-east Asia […]

Ministry of Defence launched RDP INDIA 2019 app

Ministry of Defence launched RDP INDIA 2019 app Ministry of Defence launched‘RDP INDIA 2019’ app was launched on the 70th Republic Day. Using the mobile application, people can watch the highlights of this year’s Republic Day parade at the Rajpath. The new initiative is in sync with the Digital India campaign of the government. The app included the information including the order […]

New Zealand cricketer Ewen chatfield retired at the age of 68

New Zealand cricketer Ewen chatfield retired at the age of 68 New Zealand fast bowler Ewen Chatfield, who is also known as ‘The Naenae Express’decided to hang up his boots at the ripe age of 68. Chatfield made this decision after he was ‘slogged’ all over the field when he turned out for Naenae Old Boys in Wellington. […]