NBT to host book fairs in panchayats

May 9, 2017
The National Book Trust (NBT) is planning to host book fairs at the panchayat level in different states, starting with the Maoist-hit areas of Chhattisgarh.

Legendary Sitarist Rais Khan passes away

May 9, 2017
The Sitarist’s maternal grandfather Inayat Ali Khan was also considered one of the finest sitar players in the subcontinent.

Union Home Minister announced SAMADHAN to tackle of Left Wing Extremism

May 9, 2017
Smart leadership of SAMADHAN means an effective leadership to keep the jawans enthusiastic to win also during hardships.

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation observed for victims of World War II

May 9, 2017
On 2 March 2010, the UN General Assembly invited all its organizations, Member States, NGOs and individuals to observe 8-9 May in an appropriate manner to pay tribute to all victims of the Second World War.

N'Golo Kante named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year

May 9, 2017
The 26-year-old Kante will receive the prestigious FWA accolade at a gala dinner in London on 18 May 2017.

Sunday Times Rich List 2017: Three out of four wealthiest in Britain are Indians

May 9, 2017
As per the list, the billionaires are richer than before, so much so that the combined wealth of the top 500 individuals and families is more than the total put up by the wealthiest 1000 in the year 2016.

India and Japan affirm plans to strengthen their defence cooperation amid rising tension in Asian region

May 9, 2017
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told his Japanese counterpart that New Delhi hopes to pursue a strategic partnership with Japan for regional peace and stability.

Olive Ridley to be mascot of Asian Athletics Championships

May 9, 2017
The logo and mascot of the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 6 to 9 July 2017 were released.

India elected as President of UN-Habitat, the United Nations’ Human Settlements Programme

May 9, 2017
The country has been elected to head the body after 10 years. Since the UN-Habitat came into being in 1978, it is only the third time that India has been elected to lead this important organization after 2007 and 1988.

Bharti Airtel and Ola Cabs tie-up to offer integrated digital services

May 8, 2017
Airtel Payments Bank will be integrated with Ola app to offer convenient digital payments solutions to customers for their rides.

Two Indian warships visit Egyptian port city

May 8, 2017
Two of Indian navy’s Western Naval Command ships visited Egyptian port city of Alexandria to strengthen the military cooperation between Egypt and India.

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad to be tried in all cases separately in multi-crore fodder scam case

May 8, 2017
While hearing the plea, the apex court criticised Jharkhand HC for dropping the conspiracy charge against Lalu Prasad in Deoghar treasury case.

Every house in Haryana to get a smart ID

May 8, 2017
Haryana residents would soon have a smart house ID, with a detailed collection of data of every resident and each of their houses directly linked with the biometric.

Emma Watson conferred first ever 'genderless' award

May 8, 2017
Harry Potter actress, Emma Watson made history by winning the first-ever ‘genderless award’ for best actor for her role as Belle in the movie titled the 'Beauty and the Beast.'

Indian Origin Scientists elected as Fellows of UK Royal Society

May 8, 2017
First Indian to get elected as a Fellow was Ardaseer Cursetjee, an engineer, in 1841.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI announces 15-member India squad

May 8, 2017
Indian team led by Virat Kohli is scheduled to open its ICC Champions Trophy campaign on 4 June 2017 at Edgbaston against Pakistan.

RBI tightens JLF rules, directs banks not to break any norms

May 8, 2017
The entire model of JLF is based on the ground of collective action of banks against a borrower for recovery.

First Woman Chief Judge of State High Court Justice Leila Seth passes away

May 8, 2017
Despite being an eminent jurist, she was also an author and her autobiography 'On Balance' was a bestseller.

Baahubali 2 becomes first Indian film to collect Rs 1000 crore worldwide

May 8, 2017
Prabhas and Rana Daggubatti starrer 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' has collected Rs 1000 crore in all languages across the world.

Unmanned US Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year orbit

May 8, 2017
Unmanned Boeing-built space plane landed in Florida, US after completing its two-year long classified space mission.
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