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.
ADB also signed USD 5 million loan agreement under the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund that is managed by ADB to build climate change resilient infrastructure.
World’s first robotic table tennis coach sets new Guinness World Record by playing tennis better than most humans.
The final, played in Marseille, France, was Tsonga's ninth victory in a row. He executed seven aces against Pouille and managed to maintain his serve without a break.
The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das has announced that the state government is soon going to ban the use of polythene bags.
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.
Chakrabarty also announced that among such pests, nematodes had recently emerged as a major threat to crops in the country and they caused loss of 60 million tonnes of crops annually.
A private hospital in Rajasthan has launched a new medical project to provide quick and effective treatment to patients suffering from heart attacks in the remote and rural areas of the state.
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.
The Haryana government has set up an online system for Panipat to monitor the sex-ratio in the district as part of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme.
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.
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 project will be developed at an expense of Taka 240 crore. Sylhet is an ancient city and had been a part of the former Assam province of India.
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.
The circuit is connecting the Dwarkadish Haveli and Hanuman Dandi, the only temple housing Hanumanji and his son Makardhwaj, in Dwarka district of Gujarat.
GST Mobile Application is an initiative of CBEC towards improving ease of doing business and providing outstanding taxpayer services.
Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.
The day is celebrated annually to mark the enactment of the Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944.
Night Frogs belong to the Nyctibatrachus genus endemic to the Western Ghats and represent an ancient group of frogs that diversified on the Indian landmass approximately 70 to 80 million years ago.
Union Government is keeping a close watch on companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents, and stringent action will be taken against those engaging in unethical practices.
Canada’s government has announced that it would be spending around 28 million to resettle Yazidi refugees facing persecution at the hands of the Islamic state group.
The report said that more than 50 per cent of India's Internet users will use digital payments by 2020, when the size of digital payments industry in the country will be 500 billion dollars.
A court in Pretoria recently ruled against President Jacob Zuma’s decision to withdraw South Africa’s membership from the International Criminal Court.
The Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced this measure in view of growing instances of sexual crimes against children.
Donald Trump’s administration has revoked Obama’s order to public schools that allowed transgender students to use washrooms that matched with their chosen gender identity.
The MoU will provide an opportunity to Indian aviation security authorities to share the expertise of their Australian counterparts and enhance the overall aviation security environment in India.
Award-winning poets included Jnan Pujari (Assamese), Anjali Basumatary (Bodo), Sitanath Acharya (Sanskrit) and Kamal Vora (Gujarati) among others.
The introduction of Antyodaya Express trains is considered as a major step by the Indian Railways towards providing better amenities to passengers.
India, Uganda are ready to boost their bilateral ties by extending their cooperation in different fields, including Space, atomic energy and vocational training.