Hockey Federation's Player of the Year award in the male and female category went to Belgium's John-John Dohmen and Netherlands' Naomi Van, respectively.
Award-winning poets included Jnan Pujari (Assamese), Anjali Basumatary (Bodo), Sitanath Acharya (Sanskrit) and Kamal Vora (Gujarati) among others.
TCS also announced that the Chief Operating Officer (COO) N Ganapathy Subramaniam will be on the board of the company as Executive Director.
With the title came an end to Tsonga’s two-year title drought. He had last won a title in the year 2015.
Afridi had already quit Tests in 2010 and One Day International cricket after the 2015 World Cup. However, he still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India.
In its 23rd edition, the Index analyzed economic policy developments in 186 countries. Countries are graded and ranked on 12 measures of economic freedom that evaluate the rule of law, government size, regulatory efficiency, and the openness of markets.
With this, Air India became the third airline to induct the A320 neo aircraft, the other two airlines with A320 neo planes are after IndiGo and Go Air.
Kalinga Lancers were able to finish at the second best position in the 2016 Hockey India League. The team lost the finals of 2016 against Jaypee Punjab Warriors.
SC directed search engines to set up in-house expert bodies without delay to ensure deletion of materials which went against Indian laws prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.
Rio Olympian Thanackal Gopi won the men's title in the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon.
Verma’s play Qaid-e-Hayat talks about the personal life of poet Mirza Ghalib, including his financial hardships and his tragic love for Katiba, a woman calligraphist.
The employees’ share of contributions, if declared by the employer as not deducted, shall stand waived.
Now, he will be assigned to any country and will be responsible for the conduct of an entire event, ranging from actual competition management to every related aspect.
The album ‘Sing Me Home’ was released as a part of the documentary on Ma’s project titled ‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble’.
She will replace the outgoing Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who will now be the Ambassador to the United States (US).
Reliance Shipyard is the first in India that has received the MSRA Certification to undertake to service and repair work of the vessels of Seventh Fleet.
The JV would focus on business opportunities in the Missiles and Missile Systems domain and target prospects under the Buy (Indian – IDDM), Buy (Indian) and Buy & Make (Indian) categories of Defence Procurement.
The bill was introduced by the government in the Lok Sabha to facilitate the demonetization measure announced on 8 November 2016.
Besides, the country also observed National Productivity week from 12 February to 18 February 2017 with the theme 'From Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse'.
In this regard, Hindustan Motors signed an agreement with Peugeot SA for the sale of the Ambassador brand including the trademarks for a consideration of Rs 80 crore.
Kheleo will participate in several activities in the run-up to the first FIFA tournament to be hosted by India. The tournament will be played from 6 to 28 October 2017.
Nokia and Comptel entered into a Transaction Agreement through its wholly owned subsidiary Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy.
Welspun India Ltd and Cotton Egypt Association will work together to create programmes for promotion of Egyptian Cotton logo.
This year, the National Deworming Day initiative was aimed at reaching approximately 34 crore children in the age group of 1-19 years.
In the 5th ODI, England scored a modest 227. India needed one run off the last ball with just one wicket in hand, but pacer Ishan Porel faltered at the last moment and was caught by Max Holden off Liam White.
The policy statement projected GVA growths for 2016-17 and 2017-18 at 6.9 per cent and 7.4 per cent respectively.
While leading the protests during the Quit India Movement, she was arrested at Bezawada (now known as Vijayawada) and was sent to the Raya Vellore Jail for six months in 1944.
He was the one who oversaw investigation of several high-profile cases including Bofors scam and Bihar's fodder scam.
He succeeds Richard Rekhy, who resigned in November 2016 following a large scale exodus of key people from the advisory team.
The theme 'Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction' is aimed at raising the awareness of healthy wetlands in reducing the impacts of extreme events such as floods, droughts and cyclones on communities.