To win the title, Argentina defeated the reigning World and Olympic champions the Netherlands 2-1. For Argentina, it was the 3rd consecutive title and the 7th title overall.
The medium range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) was successfully test-fired from a mobile launcher in the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off the Odisha coast. It was co-developed by the DRDL in partnership with the IAI.
The financial power of the Minister-in-charge of the administrative Ministry can now approve Non-Plan schemes costing less than 500 crore rupees. The earlier limit for this was 150 crore rupees.
The distributed nature of a blockchain database makes it harder for hackers to attack it. The linked blocks make hacking tricky as the hackers would have to get access to every copy of the database simultaneously.
Born in Naples as Carlo Pedersoli, he adopted the stage name Bud Spencer- the first name inspired by a Budweiser beer and the last to honour his favourite star Spencer Tracy.
The research involved injecting a chemical compound, nitrobenzaldehyde, into the tumour and allowing it to diffuse into the tissue. A beam of light was aimed at the tissue, which caused the cells to become very acidic inside. It forced the cells to commit suicide.
The plan to go ahead with the scheme of ‘My Stamp’ was reached on specific demands of several like Western Union, SNDT Women's University, Allahabad High Court and others.
Born in 1924 in Kerala, he was a professor at various times at the Faculty of Fine Arts at MS University in Baroda and his alma mater, Kala Bhavan (Santiniketan) from where he finally retired in 1989.
The Shijian-16 satellite will be used for space environment measurements, radiation and its effect as well as technology testing.
Under the project, ZSI will monitor indicators in species like fish, butterflies, bees and other insects to find how their distribution has been affected by climate change.
Torpedo 'Varunastra' helped India to join a select group of eight countries that have capabilities to design and develop heavyweight torpedoes
The bill will allow shops, malls and cinema halls and other establishments to run 24×7 throughout the year. It also provides freedom to operate 365 days with flexibility on timing to open and close.
The appointment of Toshihiro Suzuki came after Osamu Suzuki announced that he will decline the CEO position to take responsibility for the automaker's use of incorrect testing methods when calculating vehicle mileage.
The signing of Memorandum of Obligations by India and Pakistan started the formal process of joining the SCO as a full member. They are expected to become full members by the next meeting at Astana in 2017.
The MoU will strengthen the existing relationship between Union Public Service Commission and Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan. It will also facilitate sharing of experience and expertise of both the parties in the area of recruitment.
This National Statistics Day is celebrated annually with an objective to create public awareness among people, especially the younger generation about the importance of statistics in daily life as well as in the process of planning and development.
The Model Bill would bring about uniformity in the legislative provisions across the States and Union Territories. It also seeks to facilitate the ease of doing business and generation of employment opportunities across the country.
The report mentions that unless the world focuses more on the plight of its most disadvantaged children, by 2030 almost 70 million children may die before reaching their fifth birthdays.
Through NMEP, the government aims to attract private sector in exploration of minerals, besides involving State-run GSI, MECL and other notified agencies.
The objective of the project is to enhance quality and equity in participating engineering education institutes and improve the efficiency of the engineering education system in focus states.
Vishwanathan, who served as the Principal Chief General Manager in the Department of non-banking supervision at RBI, has been working as the Executive Director at RBI since April 2014.
The CSIR-CIMFR would make use of its knowledge base support in maintaining the quality of coal at national level for the entire power sector.
Now, the central government employees and pensioners will get a hike of at least 23.55 percent in their salaries. The rate of annual increment for employees will be 3 percent.
Exercise Jalrahat, a joint initiative led by GAJRAJ Corps with full support from HQ Eastern Command, is based on Flood Relief in an urban setting.
India occupied the 105th position among the 130 countries surveyed in the Index, and is placed behind Sri Lanka (50), China (71), Indonesia (72), Iran (85), Bhutan (91) and Bangladesh (104).
Isak Chishi Swu's death has brought the focus back on the status of the Naga peace accord negotiations that are going on since the signing of a framework agreement in August 2015.
Petar Gorsa of Croatia won the gold medal with 457.5, while Hyeonjun Kim of Korea bagged the bronze after he shot 445.5. This was the last World Cup before the Rio Olympic Games.
In the election, the members of General Assembly voted by secret ballot for five seats divided by geographical grouping – three from Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, one from Eastern Europe, and one from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Tejaswini: Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project is the first World Bank project in India that is solely focused on the welfare of adolescent girls and young women.
Majuli is a unique geographical occurrence and a result of the dynamics of the Brahmaputra river system. It is also the largest mid river delta system in the world.