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Sujoy Bose appointed as CEO of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

Jun 28, 2016
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.

UP government declares all natural calamities will be treated as state disaster

Jun 28, 2016
All victims of disasters that include unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm will be given relief as per provisions made under State Disaster Relief Fund by the Union government.

Scientists succeed in introduction of Sericulture in Poyen Village of Kargil

Jun 28, 2016
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.

Expanded Panama Canal reopens after 9 years of work

Jun 27, 2016
The first ship to cross the canal using the third set of locks was a modern New Panamax vessel, the Chinese-owned container ship Cosco Shipping Panama.

Lionel Messi retires from Argentina after Copa America final loss to Chile

Jun 27, 2016
The announcement from the foot balling great of his generation came just hours after he missed the penalty in the Copa America final.

Jitu Rai wins silver in ISSF World Cup

Jun 27, 2016
Brazilian shooter Felipe Almeida Wu won the gold medal, while Korea’s Jin Jongoh bagged the bronze medal.

Scientists develop bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells

Jun 27, 2016
The new stem cell-containing bio ink allows 3D printing of living tissue, known as bio-printing.

India became 35th full member of Missile Technology Control Regime

Jun 27, 2016
India's entry into MTCR comes days after it failed to get Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) membership due to stiff opposition from China and six other countries, namely Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Switzerland.

Nokia appoints Sanjay Malik as India Head

Jun 27, 2016
Malik will take over from Sandeep Girotra, who has been heading Indian market since 2011.

China launches first Dark Sky Reserve in Tibet to limit light pollution

Jun 27, 2016
The Dark Sky Reserve was jointly launched by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation and the regional government of Tibet.

Anju Bobby George & Pullela Gopichand taken as members of Khelo India

Jun 27, 2016
Khelo India is a seven-member committee headed by Sports Secretary Rajiv Yadav, in which George and Gopichand are the two sportspersons.

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed

Jun 27, 2016
Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances.

Chile beat Argentina to win 2016 Copa America Football tournament

Jun 27, 2016
This was second Copa America title for Chile. Earlier, it secured the title in 2015 by defeating Argentina 4-1 in a penalty shootout.

International Indian Film Academy IIFA Awards 2016 presented

Jun 27, 2016
The awards were presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015.

N Srinivasan re-elected President of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for 15th term

Jun 27, 2016
He along with the other office bearers of the state cricketing body for the current season were elected at its 86th annual general body meeting in Chennai based on consensus.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed with theme Listen First

Jun 27, 2016
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.

Noted Malayalam theatre artist Kavalam Narayana Panicker passes away

Jun 27, 2016
Panicker's notable works are Madhyamavyayogam, Kalidasa's Vikramorvasiyam, Shakuntalam, Karnabharam, Bhasa's Uru Bhangam, Swapnavasavadattam and Dootavakyam.

Sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics

Jun 26, 2016
The champion from Odisha also became the first Indian woman to qualify for the event since qualification started for the event.

What, Why and How of IoT technology

Jun 25, 2016
With this technology, each and every device that we use in daily life (including refrigerators, cars and even tooth brush) can be made intelligent and smart by using device specific operating systems and connectivity to the Internet.

Growing menace of Road Accidents in India

Jun 25, 2016
Drivers’ fault accounted for 77.1 percent of total road accidents in the country during 2015.

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