|Now Indian women can protect their profile pictures on Facebook with these new tools||22 June 2017|
|Sonam Kapoor's fashion label Rheson wins PETA Award 2017||22 June 2017|
|India to become most populated country in the world by 2024, says UN report||22 June 2017|
Maharashtra Forest Minister, Sudhir Mungantiwar has said that the government plans to launch a mobile app named ‘My Plant’ on 1 July 2017 that will help in recording data regarding tree plantations in the state.
Kanyashree Prakalpa is a targeted conditional cash transfer scheme aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions and preventing child marriage.
A government notification said, officials, including IAS, IPS and Forest officers, and the workers of the state government, semi-government bodies, and corporations to contribute a day’s salary to the chief minister’s relief fund in July to help families of farmers living in the suicide-prone regions.
Recently a fresh wave of protests and agitation errupted in Darjeeling. We have explored this whole phenomenon here.
A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives by two lawmakers that seeks to revoke Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA) to the US.
The Union government has announced another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities under Smart City Mission, taking the total tally of cities picked up so far to 90.
Regional language poets dominated the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2017 with sixteen awards in various languages.
Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism aggregates information on domestic and foreign traveler visits to States/Union Territories (UTs) gotten from Departments of Tourism of different State Governments and UT Administrations. These numbers shows the result of 12.68% and 5.92% growth respectively for domestic and foreign traveler.
The amended SSA between India and the Netherlands will strengthen the ties between the two countries.
The scheme aims to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India.
The International Widows’ Day was observed globally on 23 June 2017. The day is an opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows who dwell with an invisible status in majority of the world societies.
The scheme, launched in nine urban places in the state since 2015-16 fiscal, has aimed at strengthening drinking water distribution network, development of sewerage system, storm water management and up-gradation of city transport system among others.
Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been chosen by Congress-led Opposition as their presidential candidate to fight against BJP-led NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind.
Haryana has 21 districts, 124 blocks, and 6083 gram panchayats and all of them declared themselves as ODF in formal declarations in Chandigarh.
Out of the 30 co-passenger nano-satellites, 29 belong to foreign customers from 14 countries. The lone domestic nano-satellite from an educational institution in Kanyakumari district.
Gauba, a 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, will take over as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Union Home Ministry with immediate effect.
A recent notification by the Union health ministry states that people suffering from tuberculosis will now have to submit their Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits from the government for their treatment.
The first Olympic Games activation will take place at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 in South Korea in February 2018. The Intel technology will provide real-time virtual reality viewing of the Olympic Winter Games.
Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country.
At present, Feeding India works in 43 cities with 4500 volunteers and has served more than 8.5 million meals to vulnerable individuals such as children, women, old age citizens, disabled people et cetera.
The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT has launched a dedicated webpage to help companies in the IT services and electronics sector to adapt to the new GST regime.
In order to get world heritage site recognition, the lake should have outstanding global value in terms of biodiversity and eco-system.
By triggering the Photo Guard, one can prevent the downloading, sharing, or sending of the photo in a Facebook message.
Her brand label Rheson was awarded for a line of bags made exclusively of vegan materials.
In roughly seven years, around 2024, the population of India is expected to surpass that of China, according to a UN report.
The al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul is the same place from where Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS proclaimed a caliphate, a state governed in accordance to Islamic law or Sharia by a Caliph.
At present, Vladimir Voronkov serves as the Russian Federation’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna.
NASA engineers remotely attached the ROSA to the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2. ROSA will remain be attached to the Canadarm2 over seven days.
Juster, a lawyer from Harvard University, knows India well and was deeply involved in successful bilateral negotiations between the United States and India.
China has unveiled the world's first ‘railless train’ that runs on a virtual track making use of a sensor technology instead of metal railway tracks.