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GAIL to take 10 percent stake in TAPI natural gas pipeline project

Oct 5, 2015
It is a 1735 km long transnational natural gas pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan to Pakistan and to India.

Narendra Modi briefed about Project Loon during Google headquarters tour

Oct 1, 2015
Google informed the PM that the company is already doing a pilot project in Andhra Pradesh with a special focus on rural areas which still do not have internet penetration.

Heritage Flying Expedition held to commemorate 1965 Indo-Pak war

Sep 24, 2015
The expedition commenced on 14 September 2015 from Bathinda and flew all along the Western border from Amritsar (Punjab) to Naliya in Kutch (Gujarat).

Rehearsal of Chang’e-5 lunar mission conducted in China

Sep 22, 2015
It is China’s maiden sample return mission to the moon that is scheduled to be launched in 2017.

Pivot to Asia doctrine & China’s South China Sea activism shaping the meeting between Xi and Obama

Sep 17, 2015
The Pivot to Asia doctrine refers to the policy of the US administration for more enhanced and pro-active engagement with the Asia Pacific region.

Pentagon established first-ever country special cell IRRC to speed up defence ties with India

Sep 16, 2015
With this, India became the only country to have a specific cell of its kind inside the Pentagon. IRRC will be headed by Keith Webster.

Indian Railways partnered with Google to provide free Wi-Fi services under Project Nilgiri

Sep 14, 2015
Under this initiative, free Wi-Fi services will be provided to passengers in 400 railway stations across the country.

Mumbai Dialogue: Towards a TB-free India launched

Sep 11, 2015
According to the World Health Organization Global TB Report 2014, 240000 Indians die of TB each year and 61000 suffer from multidrug-resistant TB.

NASA and ISRO jointly working on NISAR mission

Sep 4, 2015
NISAR satellite will be the first radar imaging satellite to use dual frequency optimized for studying hazards and global environmental change.

InSPA, global alliance of 107 sunshine countries to be launched in New Delhi

Sep 4, 2015
The members include those countries that are located between tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn that receive high sunshine round the year.

HIV prevention drug PrEP showed positive results

Sep 3, 2015
PrEP is a treatment for people who do not have HIV but who are at substantial risk of getting it.

BRIDGE programme of Australia extended to include Navodaya Schools

Aug 26, 2015
The Australia-India BRIDGE school partnerships project, which is currently confined to private schools, will connect Australian and Indian schools and focus on building teacher capability.

Jains held nationwide protests against ban on Santhara by Rajasthan High Court

Aug 25, 2015
It is a religious practice of facing death voluntarily at the end of one's life.

Operation Muskaan helped Gurgaon Police to trace over 1000 kids

Aug 4, 2015
Gurgaon Police traced 1094 children in Haryana during the month-long operation Muskaan.

Delhi Police launched Operation Shishtachar to teach lesson to eve-teasers

Aug 4, 2015
The operation Shishtachar aims at nabbing offender and teach lesson of manner to them.

Cyclone Komen formed over Bay of Bengal

Jul 30, 2015
The MeT department has forecasted heavy to very heavy rains with isolated extremely heavy rains in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha of India.

French film The Big Day to showcase Anand Kumar's Super 30

Jul 23, 2015
Super 30 of Anand Kumar came in news because of a 90-minute film, The Big Day, made by famous French director Pascal Plisson.

SC rejected curative petition of Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon

Jul 22, 2015
It came into news after Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon’s Curative Petition was rejected by the SC bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu on 21 July 2015.

White-Fi technology of Microsoft to boost Digital India Initiative

Jul 17, 2015
White-Fi technology uses the unused spectrum in frequencies utilised for broadcasting of television signals and use it for the internet. In technology parlance, these unused spectrum spaces are called White Space

CBI constituted 40 members team to probe multi-crore Vyapam scam

Jul 13, 2015
Vyapam scam involved a collusion of undeserving candidates, who bribed politicians and MPPEB officials through middlemen, to get high ranks in these entrance tests.
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