|Tehmina Janjua appointed as Pakistan's first woman Foreign Secretary to UN||14 February 2017
|Adele sweeps top prizes at 2017 Grammy Awards
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|ISRO plans Venus mission, wants to revisit Red planet
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The South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 discussed ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by the UN in September 2015.
This complex technology named the cryogenic engine has been mastered only by six countries namely Russia, the US, France, Japan, China and India
The volcano is erupting in small episodes of five to 10 minutes. The researchers observed only ash clouds during the day. However after sundown, red lava foundations spew from the crater into the atmosphere.
While Tata Motors is India’s market leader in the automobile industry, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software products.
As recognised by the United Nations, the World Day of Social Justice focuses on guaranteeing fair outcome through social justice, equality, employment and much more.
Kabir served as the 39th Chief Justice of India from September 2012 to July 2013.
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.
The boat draws her origin from the famous Tara-Tarini temple of Orissa’s Ganjam district. The word Tarini means a Boat and is also a Sanskrit word for Saviour.
The book discusses Hema Malini’s life and achievement, since she has been extremely active as a stage performer, actor and a politician.
The United Arab Emirates plans to spearhead international efforts in Mars exploration with its Mars 2117 program.
Vikas Swarup is a 1986-batch IFS officer. He was conferred with the US-India Business Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.
While the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi was conferred with the first prize, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong was given the second prize.
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 five-day festival will see screening of about 15 films of different languages and genres. The film festival will conclude on 19 February 2017.
The employees’ share of contributions, if declared by the employer as not deducted, shall stand waived.
Just after taking charge of the DDCA, Justice Sen formed various committees. In a three-page instruction, he laid out the ground rules while keeping most of the committees selected by Justice Mudgal.
Despite exclusion in the first round of conference, India attended the second round of Moscow meet on Afghanistan issues.
The Rio Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Simone Biles were awarded top honours at the Laureus World Sports Awards 2017.
France’s Jean-Pierre Lacroix has been appointed as the United Nations’ new Under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping operations.
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’.
Grammy- winning jazz musician Al Jarreau passed away on 12 February 2017, after he was admitted for exhaustion.
For the first time in the history of the show, China is participating in the mega event.
She will replace the outgoing Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who will now be the Ambassador to the United States (US).
Adele swept up the top awards in general category at the 59th Grammy Awards, followed by the late music legend David Bowie whose album ‘Blackstar’ picked up five awards.
ISRO plans its second interplanetary mission to Mars and its maiden mission to Venus with the help of the French space agency and NASA.
The 70th British Academy Film Awards was dominated by Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land that won five major awards.
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'.
Indian survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green. It has installed a solar powered system, first for any warship in India.
Steinmeier won an overwhelming majority in the Parliament with 931 out of the total 1260 votes going in his favour.
The mission termed as PDV mission is for engaging the targets in the exo-atmosphere and endo-atmosphere region of earth’s atmosphere.