Maha CM inaugurates next gen projection mapping system

Why in news ? Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today inaugurated the next generation projection mapping system at the iconic Gateway of India in south Mumbai. About news ? Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated as the next generation projection mapping system at the iconic Gateway of India in south Mumbai. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, […]

Scientists develop injectable tissue bandage to repair hearts

Why in news ? Scientists have developed an injectable tissue bandage smaller than a postage stamp that can repair damaged hearts. About news ? Scientists from the University of Toronto, Canada have developed an injectable tissue bandage dubbed as AngioChip, smaller than a postage stamp can repair damaged hearts. The AngioChip is a tiny patch […]

Nepal, China sign three pacts to boost energy, economic ties

Why in news ? Nepal and China today signed three pacts to further boost their ties in power and energy sectors and undertake a feasibility study to excavate natural gas and petroleum in the Himalayan country, including in the southern Terai plains. About news ? The agreements cover three different domains namely economic and technological […]

India moves to revive TAPI gas pipeline

Why in news ? India will host the next steering committee meetingof the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India(TAPI) gas pipeline, senior officials on both sides confirmed. About news ? The decision was came during the sixth joint Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation. The meeting was followed by a meeting between […]

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund launches ‘Plan Your Goal’ website

Why in news ? ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has launched a new website ‘PlanYourGoal.com’ to help users plan their investments according to their future financial goals. About news ? The website guides the users to plan their big spends, tax investments as well as the corpus required during retirement. The website also provides recommendations based […]

US Open: Sharapova to make first Grand Slam appearance in 18 months

Why in news ? Five-time Grand Slam winner Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will be making her first Grand Slam appearance in over 18 months after being handed a wildcard invitation for the US Open’s main draw. About news ? The 30-year-old Russian had returned froma 15-month doping ban earlier this year and was denied […]

Santosh Sharma appointed Hindustan Copper CMD

Why in news ? Santosh Sharma was on Monday appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL). About news ? He is currently director (operations) in the same company. The appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post for a period of five years, an order […]

Sankara Rao to be IFCI Chief Executive

Why in news ? IFCI Ltd, a government company, is set to have a new Managing Director & CEO in E Sankara Rao, who is currently Chief General Managerat India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL). About news ? The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has given its nod for the Department of Financial Services (DFS) proposal […]

Blue Whale Challenge: Police probe teen boy’s death in Kerala

Why in news ? The Kerala police have begun investigations into the death of a 16-year-old boy here after his family raised doubts that it was due to the Blue Whale Challenge game. About news ? The Indian government has directed internet majors-Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo– to immediately remove the links of […]

India knocked out of tank contest in Russia after T-90s develop snags

Why in news ? The Indian Army has been eliminated from a multi-nation tank competition in Russia after both its T-90 main battle tanks developed technical problems at the Alabino ranges in the Moscow region. About news ? The army had sent two T-90s – a main tank and a reserve one – and a […]