|Narinder Nath Vohra appointed as President of India International Centre||28 June 2017|
|Chinese Navy launches biggest new generation destroyer||28 June 2017|
|Chana and Chana Dal words added to Oxford English Dictionary||28 June 2017|
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Sharjah has been named as 'the World Book Capital' for 2019 by UNESCO for the quality of its literary and cultural activities and for its efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation.
The first ATM was opened on 27 June 1967 at a branch of Barclays bank in Enfield, north London, the first of six cash dispensers commissioned by the bank.
Behra's appointment as state police chief was confirmed by the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government after the cabinet meeting.
Indian Army has ordered the bolted version of bolt-free ballistic helmets. Bolt-free is a higher and expensive version of bullet-proof helmets, which gives all-round protection from head injuries.
The 6th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting was convened between India and Myanmar at New Delhi. It was co-chaired by Indian Minister of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman and Myanmar’s Union Commerce Minister Dr. Than Myint.
The appointment was made after eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee quit the presidential post.
China has launched its biggest new generation destroyer that weighs around 10,000 tonnes. The launch is a part of the country’s massive expansion effort to become a global naval power.
With this, these Indian food essentials Chickpeas (chana) and the split chickpea lentils (chana dal) join the vast list of more than 600 other words.
Operations at one of the three terminals at India's largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai were disrupted by the global ransomware attack.
As per the report, India is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking. Forced labour constitutes India’s largest trafficking problem; men, women, and children in debt bondage—sometimes inherited from previous generations—are forced to work in brick kilns, rice mills, agriculture, and embroidery factories.
Kaushik Basu is currently serving as the C Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell.
The committee will prepare final draft of National Education Policy under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhushan K Kasturirangan.
Desh Bandhu Gupta, Founder and Chairman of Lupin, India’s second-largest pharmaceutical company passed away in Mumbai.
This is the first time the participants wore Indian dress at the finale designed by Manish Malhotra.
The day was observed with the theme Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.
Scientists have solved the centuries-old unexplained mystery of "bright nights", the unusual glow that appears in the sky after dark and lets observers see distant mountains.
This year's theme aims to particularly engage ports and seafarer centres to demonstrate how much seafarers matter to them.
Kanyashree Prakalpa is a targeted conditional cash transfer scheme aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions and preventing child marriage.
Regional language poets dominated the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2017 with sixteen awards in various languages.
The International Widows’ Day was observed globally on 23 June 2017. The day is an opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows who dwell with an invisible status in majority of the world societies.
Gauba, a 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, will take over as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Union Home Ministry with immediate effect.
At present, Feeding India works in 43 cities with 4500 volunteers and has served more than 8.5 million meals to vulnerable individuals such as children, women, old age citizens, disabled people et cetera.
Her brand label Rheson was awarded for a line of bags made exclusively of vegan materials.
In roughly seven years, around 2024, the population of India is expected to surpass that of China, according to a UN report.
The al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul is the same place from where Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS proclaimed a caliphate, a state governed in accordance to Islamic law or Sharia by a Caliph.
At present, Vladimir Voronkov serves as the Russian Federation’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna.
Juster, a lawyer from Harvard University, knows India well and was deeply involved in successful bilateral negotiations between the United States and India.
China has unveiled the world's first ‘railless train’ that runs on a virtual track making use of a sensor technology instead of metal railway tracks.
Carla, one of the five Italian sisters at the helm of the iconic Italian label, was the public face of the company famous colourful 'baguette' bags.
On the other hand, Air Asia won awards for being the Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia for a month year in the row, and also as World's Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin 2017.