|IAS officer Sumit Mullick appointed as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra||1 March 2017
|D R Doley Barman appointed as Director of SVP National Police Academy||1 March 2017|
|National Science Day observed on 28 February||28 February 2017|
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The meeting was attended by noted personalities like sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, actor Tom Alter, Ghazal singer Penaj Masani and Punjabi singer Hans Raj Hans.
The government of Assam is all set to host its first river festival, ‘Namami Brahmaputra’, in order to promote the state’s culture, heritage, tradition and art.
Infant Mortality Rate, IMR, declined from 57 to 41 per 1000 live births between NFHS-3 which was conducted in 2005-06.
In 2008, SAB TV started Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The show is based on Tarak Mehta’s column 'Duniya Ne Undha Chasma'.
Meta des: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Health Minister Shankar Chaudhari have expressed grief over his demise.
Prithvi is likely to be inducted into the armed forces and deployed at strategic locations to protect India’s cities and important installations from hostile attacks.
Mohammed, a former Environment Minister of Nigeria, was appointed by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the second highest job at the UN.
She succeeds Sujata Mehta, who recently took over as a Member in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
For the year 2017, UNAIDS calls for zero discrimination in health-care settings. The right to health is a fundamental human right that includes access to timely, affordable and quality health-care services for all.
The 11-member committee will study adoption of various security standards and protocols, interface with stakeholders and suggest appropriate policy interventions to strengthen cyber security and resilience.
The Chairperson of NCST has been given the rank of Union Cabinet Minister and the Vice-Chairperson that of a Minister of State.
Sumit Mullick, who had served as the secretary to the governor, was serving the state as Chief Protocol Officer in the General Administration department.
Barman is a senior Indian Police Service officer. A 1986 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre, she replaces Aruna M Bahuguna, who is an Andhra Pradesh cadre of 1979 batch. However, Barman’s appointment has been done by temporarily downgrading the post to ADG level for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
National Science Day is observed to spread a message about the importance of science in the life of living being.
Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films.
Kabir Bedi is known in the United Kingdom for his role as villainous henchman Gobinda in 1983 James Bond movie ‘Octopussy'.
The jewel, a jade pendant worn on a king’s chest during key religious ceremonies, was first discovered in the year 2015 in Nim Li Punit in southern Belize.
Kohli was named the ‘Captain of the year’ at the ESPN cricinfo awards for his incredible journey as the new captain of the Indian cricket team with 9 wins, 3 draws and no losses in a total of 12 tests.
In his political career spanning over three decades, P. Shiv Shankar served as External Affairs and Human Resource Development Minister.
The beach on the Havelock Island has secured 8th position in the world & top spot in Asia in TripAdvisor's World's Travellers' Choice Award-Winning Beaches.
Former Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gopal Baglay appointed as the new spokesperson for the External Affairs Ministry.
Governor NN Vohra appointed Ganai as the State Chief Information Commissioner and his appointment will take effect from the date he assumes charge of the post.
NASA plans to send its first unmanned spacecraft to the Sun to understand why the blazing star’s surface is not as hot as its atmosphere.
World’s first robotic table tennis coach sets new Guinness World Record by playing tennis better than most humans.
The five-day annual event that began on 26th February 2017 witnessed participation from sixty-four Indian exporters under the banner of APEDA.
The aim of the exercise was to test the various facets of war-fighting and joint combat capabilities of the armed forces to respond to given threat situations.
Chandra Shekhar Azad, who lived for mere 24-years, made a difference in India’s struggle for the freedom.
The nominees for the 89th Oscar Awards were announced on 24 January 2017, via global live stream from the Academy. Movie La La Land received the most nominations with a record-tying fourteen.
While lauding the practice of Yoga, the Prime Minister said, it is popularly known that the journey of man from soul to Shiva is Yoga.
Zeliang, who was appointed as the Finance Advisor in the rank of a cabinet minister, will receive the pay and allowances admissible to a cabinet minister.
The Army Polo Championship was re-instituted 2015 and since re-inception, the championship has witnessed the participation of some of the renowned players in the Indian Polo Circuit.