Former BJP MP and Governor of Bihar, Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India on 25 July 2017.
Harmanpreet hammered 20 fours and seven towering sixes during her blistering knock at the strike rate of 148.69, which is next only to New Zealand’s Suzie Bates’ 160.00.
The Paikas rose in rebellion under their leader Bakshi Jagabandhu and, projecting Lord Jagannath as the symbol of Odia unity.
The IIIT PPP Bill, 2017 will declare the existing IIITs in Public Private Partnership as Institutions of National Importance with powers to award degrees.
The Apex court decided to seek legality of the right to privacy while hearing a bunch of petitions contending that the Aadhaar scheme, which requires the mandatory parting of biometric details, is a violation of the citizens' right to privacy.
The Right too compulsory education amendment bill that seeks to amend the 2009 Act relaxes the provision to possess minimum qualifications if the state does not have adequate teacher training institutions.
The previous NDAA-2017 had designated India as a major defence partner which brings India at par with closest American partners in terms of defence trade and technology transfer.
The Raipur airport achieved 4.84 score on a five point scale index in the latest CSI survey conducted by an independent agency for the period of January-June 2017.
With the death of Liu, the human rights movement in China and across the world has lost a principled champion who devoted his life to defending and promoting human rights and who was jailed for standing up for his beliefs.
Chinese Ships carrying personnel for its first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility.
The opposition party has placed Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as opposition candidate for the Vide Presidential Election 2017.
The G20 has no permanent staff of its own & its chairmanship rotates annually between nations divided into regional groupings, which is divided into five groups.
The scheme allows the people to make donations to children, between the ages of six and 12, in the form of books with a simple method.
Sharma’s score in the exam, which primarily measures verbal reasoning ability, puts him in the top one per cent of the nation in terms of IQ level.
The first ATM was opened on 27 June 1967 at a branch of Barclays bank in Enfield, north London, the first of six cash dispensers commissioned by the bank.
With this, these Indian food essentials Chickpeas (chana) and the split chickpea lentils (chana dal) join the vast list of more than 600 other words.
Operations at one of the three terminals at India's largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai were disrupted by the global ransomware attack.
On the occasion of the third International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2017, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.
As the world is celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga with much pomp and circumstance, it is becomes important to understand how yoga plays a vital role in education that holds the power to transform the world.
Yoga, which is mentioned in the Rigveda, became popular mainly around 6th and 5th centuries BCE but only gained prominence in the West in the 20th century.
The Department of Telecommunications has sent a revised proposal to the Committee of Secretaries that will enable on-board Wi-Fi services.
The book, touted as world’s first philosophical novel on God, is penned by IAS officer Haulianlal Guite.
In 1965, Mukhopadhyay was awarded Ph.D. degree by London University. His thesis was published in a book titled ‘The Ethics of Obedience’.
The report suggested that almost 90 per cent of the population was below the age of 60 years and the working age population proportion stood at 44 per cent in 2015.
Cricketer Suresh Raina has launched a foundation named after his daughter Gracia, which is dedicated to empowering underprivileged pregnant women and providing them with a support system.
Justice Karnan has been sentenced for imprisonment for repeated incidents of contempt of court.
The Puducherry government has decided to give free electricity supply to small and other classes of farmers.
The conference is expected to be attended by over 4000 delegates across the world.
Presently, only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake Service stamps are in circulation.
The Gorakhpur Airforce Station was renamed after the name of Mahayogi Gorakhnath, the founder of Nath monastic movement.