India bags 188 medals at Special Olympics World Games

India bags 188 medals at Special Olympics World Games India won a total of 188 medals at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. The medals include 50 gold, 63 silver and 75 bronze medals. In table tennis India won four gold and one silver medal. In Judo, Sonu Kumar from Rohtak, Haryana won the gold […]

New hydro policy will help to meet renewables target

New hydro policy will help to meet renewables target The Union Cabinet approval to the new hydroelectricity policythat, among other things, included large hydro projects within the ambit of renewable energy. Prior to the policy, only small hydro projects of a capacity of less than 25 MW were treated as renewable energy. Large hydro projects were treated as a separate […]

Goa Speaker Pramod Sawant sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa

Goa Speaker Pramod Sawant sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant (45), former Speaker of Goa legislative Assembly and MLA from Sankhelim in North Goa was sworn-in as 13th Chief Minister of Goa, succeeding Manohar Parrikar, who died on March 17 after a prolonged battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. Sudin alias Ramkrishna Dhavlikar of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Vijai Sardesai of Goa […]

Soyuz successfully placed astronauts in ISS

Soyuz successfully placed astronauts in ISS Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying NASA Astronaut Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchininsuccessfully docked International Space Station (ISS).  Soyuz Spacecraft is a Russian Spacecraft carries people and supplies to and from the space station. Soyuz Spacecraft also function as lifeboats and one Soyuz spacecraft is always docked to the space station, so that in case of emergency […]

India & Afghanistan Signed an MOU On Digital Education Initiatives

India & Afghanistan Signed an MOU On Digital Education Initiatives The Ministry of Human Resource Development has signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with the Afghanistan government to work on digital education initiatives, which include many prominent programs developed by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The MoU was signed at IIT-Madras.  About Afghanistan • President: Ashraf […]

Mukesh Ambani Tops Forbes List of Worlds Richest Sports Team Owners

Mukesh Ambani Tops Forbes List of Worlds Richest Sports Team Owners The chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani tops with a net worth of around$50 billion. Ambani bought the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians for over $100 million through RIL’s 100 percent subsidiary IndiaWin Sports. The team had won the IPL […]

NGT questioned MoEF for not furnishing proper data

NGT questioned MoEF for not furnishing proper data The National Green Tribunal (NGT) questioned the Union Environment Ministry for not furnishing proper data on monitoring mechanism for compliance of conditions of environment clearance granted by the Ministry.  The observations came following submissions by the Ministry that a mechanism existed to periodically monitor the compliance of environmental clearance conditions which was being strengthened. The tribunal […]

Valtteri Bottas Won Australian F1 Grand Prix 2019

Valtteri Bottas Won Australian F1 Grand Prix 2019 Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas beat his world champion teammate Lewis Hamilton to clinch the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Bottas, who claimed his first race win since Abu Dhabi in 2017claimed the extra point for the fastest lap in the race.

Microsoft Launched Project Sangam To Boost Indias Swachh Bharat Mission

Microsoft Launched Project Sangam To Boost Indias Swachh Bharat Mission Microsoft announced that it has partnered with The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to promote its Project ‘Sangam’ which is developed to accelerate Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in India. It is one of the world’s largest Cleanliness Programme. About Microsoft Industry: Computer software Headquarters: Hyderabad, India […]

Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth finished runner-up at Swiss Open

Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth finished runner-up at Swiss Open Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth won the silver medal at the Swiss Open after losing the men’s singles final to world number two and top-seeded Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi in Basel, Switzerland. About 2019 Swiss Open: The 2019 Swiss Open, officially the YONEX Swiss Open 2019, was a badminton tournament which took place at St. […]