India & Pakistan declared joint winners

India & Pakistan declared joint winners In Men’s Hockey, India and Pakistan were declared joint winners of the Asian Champions Trophy at Muscat in Oman on 28th October 2018. The tournament director declared both teams as winners after the match was called off due to heavy rain. Before this edition, both India and Pakistan had won the […]

Khalin Joshi won Panasonic Open

Khalin Joshi won Panasonic Open Indian golfer Khalin Joshi clinched the Panasonic Open India title at the Delhi Golf Club on 28th October 2018. Joshi became the seventh Indian to win the Panasonic Open India. It was also his maiden Asian Tour title. With this success, Joshi joined the list of 25 Indians who have so far […]

1st robotic dinosaurs gallery inaugurated

1st robotic dinosaurs gallery inaugurated India’s first gallery on robotic dinosaurs was inaugurated on 27th October 2018 at the Pushpa Gujral Science City in Kapurthala, Punjab. The new gallery will display the story of birth and evolution of dinosaurs. A total of 7 moving dinosaurs, made from steel and silica gel with durable motors, have been added to […]

India donated 3 lakh Dollars for peacekeeping

India donated 3 lakh Dollars for peacekeeping The Indian government donated about US$ 300,000 for the ‘Pipeline to Peacekeeping Command Programme’. The programme will, over a period of three years, help develop the capacity of future commanders and managers to lead by example and raise awareness of UN standards. India is one of the largest troop-contributing […]

Roger Federer won Swiss Indoors

Roger Federer won Swiss Indoors Roger Federer won Swiss Indoors title in Basel on 28th  October 2018. He defeated Marius Copil in the final. It is his 99th career title. The Swiss Indoors is a professional men’s tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. Since 2009 it has been part of the World Tour 500 Series of […]

SBI, Hitachi Payments form JV

SBI, Hitachi Payments form JV State Bank of India (SBI) formed a Joint Venture (JV) with Hitachi Payment Services Pvt Ltd to create a digital payment network Hitachi Payments will invest 26% in SBI Payment Services Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SBI. The JV agreement is subject to requisite regulatory approvals. The JV will provide […]

1st UAE-made satellite launched from Japan

1st UAE-made satellite launched from Japan The United Arab Emirates’ first locally made satellite was launched from Japan on 29th October 2018. The ‘KhalifaSat Earth observation satellite’ was launched by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). UAE also aims to send its first two astronauts to the International Space Station in 2019.

Electoral bonds sale to begin from November 1

Electoral bonds sale to begin from November 1 The sixth phase of sale of electoral bonds will take place from 1 November to 10 November 2018. State Bank of India (SBI) has been authorised to issue and encash electoral bonds through its 29 authorised branches. These bonds have a life of 15 days from the date of issue. Eligible political parties are […]

North East Olympic Games concluded

North East Olympic Games concluded The 1st edition of ‘North East Olympic Games’ concluded in Imphal on 28th October 2018. Manipur secured the top spot in the medal tally followed by Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Athletes from the eight northeastern states competed in 12 different disciplines at the sporting event that began on October 24. The 2nd edition of North […]

Trials of ‘Train 18’ began

Trials of ‘Train 18’ began Train 18, the country’s first engine-less train, was unveiled on 29th October 2018. Train 18 will undergo short runs near Chennai’s Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for five days for testing its braking system, the on board air conditioning and other systems. The train can travel up to the speed at 160 kilometres per hour […]