|INS Darshak conducting joint hydrographic survey of Sri Lankan bay||21 April 2017|
|First female MBBS doctor from Indore presented with Padma Shri||21 April 2017|
|Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails near Bidar, Karnataka||21 April 2017|
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Authors, publishers, booksellers, librarians around the world joined the celebrations of World Book and Copyright Day 2017.
English Language day is observed every year on 23 April to celebrate the multilingualism and cultural diversity of the UN.
This year's theme highlights the fact that education is the foundation for progress. The world today needs a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to the earth.
The 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide.
India and South Korea have signed a MoU to strengthen their cooperation on defence shipbuilding.
Aditi Ashok bagged the award for Outstanding Achievement. Aditi finished second in the Ladies European Tour (LET) order of merit in 2016.
After detaching the derailed coaches, the remaining portion of the train consisting of eight coaches, moved to the Kalagapur railway station.
INS Darshak, which is on a two-month deployment in the Sri Lankan waters, is jointly with the Sri Lankan Navy is surveying the bay, which was last studied in the year 1901.
91-year-old Bhakti Yadav was presented with the Padma Shri at her home by the district administration to recognise her service to the poor.
Nicolini has been bestowed for the award for her commitment to saving the lives of migrants and refugees.
Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.
Presently, only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake Service stamps are in circulation.
The controversy related to the Tamil version of One Part Woman forced the original author Murugan to withdraw from the world of writing.
The first United Nations Chinese Day was held on 12 November 2010 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Prince William presented the honour to the pop singer turned fashion designer at the Buckingham Palace in London.
Similar to 2016, this year again three Marathi films have found their way to Cannes, one of the biggest film markets in the world.
Veteran actress Saira Banu has been named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime achievement award of the Maharashtra Government.
Baheti is a businessman by profession. In 2013, he was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a type of macular degeneration that eventually leads to blindness.
The Gorakhpur Airforce Station was renamed after the name of Mahayogi Gorakhnath, the founder of Nath monastic movement.
The United Nations is planning to issue special stamps with the images of the sacred Indian sound ‘Om’ to commemorate the International Yoga Day this year.
BBMB manages the release of water in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan as it controls Bhakra, Pong and other dams.
Born on 15 January 1958, B N Mohapatra is an officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of 1980 batch.
Navy’s largest missile destroyer has been dedicated to Chennai, the city it is named after. The ship has a strong expertise in missile technology.
Sanyal was among the last links between CPI(ML), considered as the father of leftwing insurgency in India and its offshoot CPI(Maoist).
The award was presented to Murthy by D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation.
South Asia’s performance will maintain momentum, with the gap between its growth rate and that of East Asia slightly widening over time.
Mallya was arrested as a response to India’s request to the UK Government in Februrary 2017 to extradite him in the wake of charges of money laundering and several arrest warrants pending in the country.
Girish Chandra Saxena served as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for eight years between 1990 and 2003.
At the event, the President acknowledged the Government of Bihar for commemorating the centenary of the Champaran Movement. He also praised the government for organising the event to felicitate the freedom fighters of India.
The undergraduate students will be taught graded modules related to basic design and history of architecture will be taught. At the postgraduate level, modules imparting solar principles, sacred diagrams, 9 circuit placements or the nabagraha mandal, sacred altars and design semiotics and semantics will be taught.