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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 IAI.
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.
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.
Torpedo 'Varunastra' helped India to join a select group of eight countries that have capabilities to design and develop heavyweight torpedoes
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The scheme aims at boosting the health care facilities for the pregnant women, especially the poor, and seeks to protect pregnant ladies from infectious diseases. The scheme is applicable only to the women in their pregnancy period of 3 to 6 months.
Desai played a key role in introducing India to its first quartz watch in the late 80s when he set up Titan Co. Ltd (part of Tata Sons), after enduring years of resistance from state-owned HMT Watches.
The 2016 Local SDG Pioneers, an initiative of the UN Global Compact, seeks out individuals who are demonstrating how the SDGs can enable business to unlock economic, social and environmental gains for the world.
His appointment was made by the Union Government following his selection by the Selection Committee constituted under the Department Of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das.
During 2015-16, 31 unemployed girls/women farmers received training at Poyen village and produced quality Bivoltine cocoons for the first time in Kargil district.
Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances.
The awards were presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015.
On this day, Punjab Frontier of Border Security Force organised a Cycle Rally with an aim to spread the message of utmost dedication to national Security & awareness against drugs.
Panicker's notable works are Madhyamavyayogam, Kalidasa's Vikramorvasiyam, Shakuntalam, Karnabharam, Bhasa's Uru Bhangam, Swapnavasavadattam and Dootavakyam.
The day was initiated in 1948 for commemorating the commencement of modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at Sorbonne in Paris.
Sooka will serve together with Kenneth Scott from the US and Godfrey Musila of Kenya on the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.
A former member of Lok Sabha, Neil O'Brien was also a three-time nominated Anglo-Indian MLA in West Bengal and an educationist.
The theme for the year has a clear link with the 2016 World Maritime Day theme, Shipping: indispensable to the world.
Sanjay Mittal was instrumental in establishing the High Performance Computing (HPC) facility at IIT Kanpur and heads the National Wind Tunnel Facility.
The announcement was made hours after the Brexit vote that favoured leaving the European Union. Cameron will step down in October 2016 at the Conservative Party Conference to make way for a new Prime Minister to guide the UK in the new direction for the country.
Asia dominates the top 5 of 2016 Cost of Living Rankings, with Hong Kong bagging the No. 1 spot, pushing Luanda, Angola to 2nd.
He was the son of renowned Qawwal Ghulam Farid Sabri of 'Bhar Do Jholi Meri' fame. The Sabri family is famous in the subcontinent for their contribution to sufi art and mystic poetry.