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A high-level committee appointed by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has recommended a higher natural gas price for producers from existing discoveries among measures to bring down India’s dependence on crude oil imports.
Members of the committee:
The High-Level Committee constituted by the Centre consisted of Dr. Anil Kakodkar, an eminent Scientist and Sidharth Pradhan, an expert on financial and tax issues.
The committee was formed to discuss research-related... Read More
Rahi Sarnobat clinched gold in the women’s 25m pistol at the season’s third International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich, Germany. By this win, she sealed an Olympic quota place for India in style.
She secured 37 (out of 50 shots) in the final. This is India’s first Olympic quota spot in this event.
Sarnobat, the Asian Games champion, was second in the final behind compatriot Bhaker. However, once she got the lead, she maintained it till the gold medal... Read More
NASA unveiled the calendar for the "Artemis" programme that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century, including eight scheduled launches and a mini-station in lunar orbit by 2024.
The original lunar missions were named for Apollo - Artemis was his twin sister in Greek mythology, and the goddess of hunting, wilderness, and the Moon.
Artemis 1 will be an uncrewed mission around the Moon planned for 2020.
Artemis 2 will orbit... Read More
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed nominated as the country’s parliamentary speaker.
1. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is the current President of the Maldives.
2. Male is the capital of the Maldives.
3. The Maldivian rufiyaa is the currency of the Maldives.
According to the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), nearly half of the newly-elected Lok Sabha members have criminal charges against them, a 26% increase as compared to 2014.
Of the 539 winning candidates analyzed by the ADR, as many as 233 MPs or 43% have criminal charges. The BJP has 116 MPs or 39% of its winning candidates with criminal cases, followed by 29 MPs (57%) from the Congress, 13 (81%) from the JDU, 10 (43%) from the DMK and nine (41%) from the TMC.
In 2014, 185 Lok... Read More
The Russian made AN-32 aircraft, IAF’s formidable workhorse has formally been certified to fly on blended aviation fuel containing up to 10% of indigenous bio-jet fuel.
P.Jayapal, Chief Executive of the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) handed over the approval certificate to Air Commodore Sanjiv Ghuratia VSM, Air Officer Commanding at the aero-engine test facilities at Chandigarh.
This is a huge step in promoting the Make in India mission as this... Read More
The architectural heritage of Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh added to the Tentative List of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
The architectural heritage of Orchha town depicts a unique style of the Bundela dynasty.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) had sent a proposal to UNESCO to include the architectural heritage of Orchha town in its list of World Heritage Sites on April 15, 2019.
For a historical site to be a part of UNESCO's World Heritage sites, it must be first included in... Read More
International Day for Biological Diversity tree ambulance was inaugurated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu by Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu.
The initiative was proposed by Green man of India, Dr K Abdul Ghani and it is sponsored by the SASA Group.
The ambulance can be availed through the number 9941006786 and volunteers can register on www.treeambulance.org.
. Services provided by Tree Ambulance first-aid treatment are uprooted tree planting, seed bank, seed ball distribution, plant... Read More
Pema Khandu will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on May 29. This comes after Arunachal Pradesh BJP MLAs unanimously selected Pema Khandu as the leader of BJP Legislature Party on 27 May.
BJP had won 41 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly. On the other hand, the Janata Dal-United (JDU) won seven seats, while Congress and National People's Party (NPP) could manage to win only four seats each.
In 2014 Assembly polls, altogether... Read More
Acharya Balkrishna, the Managing Director of Patanjali Ayurved won "United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award" in Geneva, Switzerland.
He received the award on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions
He was a representative from India at LINSDG.
The award was conferred to him for the contributions made by Patanjali in curing lifestyle diseases with Yoga, Ayurveda and traditional Indian methods.
He... Read More
Sri Lankan writer Guy Gunaratne was announced as the winner of 2019 Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize.
He won the award for his debut novel 'In Our Mad and Furious City'. Guy Gunaratne is a 35 years old British-Sri-Lankan human rights documentary filmmaker, turned debut novelist. He won over 5 other shortlisted authors.
The other titles shortlisted for the Swansea prize were: House of Stone by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah,... Read More
Russia launched the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker 'Ural' at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.
Russia is preparing for shipping via the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Main Aim: To renew and expand Russia’s fleet of vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the benefits of Arctic’s commercial potential and ensuring dominance of Russia in the Artic region.
About the... Read More
India's 17-year-old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary broke his own junior and senior world record to win his second gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019. Saurabh won 10m Air Pistol event with 246.3 points, breaking his own senior record of 245 points and junior record of 245.5 points. This is Saurabh's second gold in the same event. Saurabh had booked a quota for 2020 Olympics during his maiden World Cup in February.
Earlier, in February 2019 he had bagged gold during the... Read More
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president Prem Singh Tamang, who is famously known as P.S. Golay, took oath as the Chief Minister of Sikkim on 27th May. Fifty-one-year-old Tamang was administered the oath by Governor Ganga Prasad at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok, Sikkim. He took the oath in Nepali.
SKM won 17 seats in the 32-member assembly, ousting former CM Pawan Kumar Chamling-led Sikkim Democratic Front after over 24 years.
He succeeds Pawan Kumar Chamling, the founder president of the Sikkim... Read More
The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired the new version of the Akash surface-to-air defence missile system with a new indigenously-developed seeker in Balasore off the Odisha coast on 27 May. This is the second successful test of the missile. The medium range multi-target engagement capable missile was developed as part of the Integrated Guided-Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) other than Nag, Agni, Trishul, and Prithvi missiles.
About... Read More
Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix to extend his championship.
He defeated Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Hamilton struggled with grip and was under constant pressure from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
But earlier he picked up a five-second time penalty.
About Monaco Grand Prix
Number of times held: 77
First held: 1929
About Lewis Hamilton
Nationality: United Kingdom
Car number: 44
Championships: 5 (2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)
First session of the UN-Habitat Assembly will be held from 27-31 May 2019, at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi.
The Theme is: “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities”.
The Sub-theme as: “Accelerated implementation of the New Urban Agenda towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals”.
During the first session, The Assembly is expected to establish the Executive Board of UN-Habitat and elect its members, to review... Read More
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