Tata Power its joint venture company Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL) synchronized 186 MW Shuakhevi Hydro Project in Georgia.
AGL is a Tata Power joint venture with Norway’s Clean Energy Invest AS Norway (Clean Energy) and IFC InfraVentures (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
It is is the largest hydro power plant to be built in Georgia over the past 50 years, and its investment cost exceeded USD 420 million.
The 413th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is being celebrated all over Punjab, Chandigarh, and Haryana.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended warm greetings to Punjabis living across the globe on the occasion.
His teachings are even more relevant today and should be emulated by one and all for the creation of an egalitarian society, rising above the considerations of caste, color, creed, and religion.
Google launched its version 8.0 of the operating system as Android Oreo.
The Oreo boasts of a two times faster boot speed, autofill option, and a longer battery life.
The new update comes with a Picture-in-Picture feature that allows the user to see two apps simultaneously.
Google is also making it easier to log into different apps, extending the autofill feature currently available on the website, to apps. The much-awaited Android instant apps, which can be accessed right from the browser without requiring installation, are also set to take off with Android Oreo.
The board of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) given 'in-principle' approval to acquire government's 51 (point) 11 percent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.
They approved the sale of its 51.11 percent stake in oil refiner HPCL to India's largest oil producer ONGC.
HPCL is a Government of India Enterprise with a Navratna Status, and a Forbes 2000 and Global Fortune 500 company.
Dinesh K Sarraf is the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).
A team of scientists from United States of America (USA) has discovered an inexpensive prevention technique (therapy) against sepsis in newborn babies.
The team was led by US-based Indian doctor Pinaki Panigrahi.
Each year globally, more than 600,000 infants die of sepsis most of them in developing countries.
In the new oral prevention technique, infants are fed with good bacteria (probiotic bacteria) that populates in his/her gut and block (kill) harmful species.
The Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country grew by 37 percent to USD 10.4 billion during the first quarter of the current financial year.
According to the figures of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), India had received USD 7.59 billion FDI during April-June 2016-17.
The main sectors which attracted the highest foreign inflows include services, telecom, trading, computer hardware and software and automobile.
FDI is a major source of non-debt financial resource for the economic development of India.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Ministry of Health inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Vaccine Institute.
The signing of the MoU is a continuation of India’s partnership with IVI to provide safe, effective and affordable vaccines for people around the world.
India is a vaccine industry powerhouse that supplies 60% of the world’s vaccines.
IVI is Seoul (South Korea) based international nonprofit organization devoted to developing and introducing new and improved vaccines.
Physical police verification for a passport will not be needed from next year as the Centre is planning to connect the procedure with the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems, CCTNS.
The CCTNS is expected to be linked with the passport service of the External Affairs Ministry allowing online police verification for passports within a year.
The Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the Digital Police portal that integrates the country's 15,398 police stations online and allows citizens to report crime and request antecedents verification online.
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar launched ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme.
The programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs.
It aims to provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for children covering all age groups and children of different abilities.
Karnataka Government launched clouding seeding Project Varshadhari in Bengaluru under which an aircraft will spray chemicals to induce rainfall.
It aims to condense small water particles by clouds (size less than 10 microns) to droplets of 50 microns, which can constitute rains.
Cloud seeding (also known as weather modification technique) is an artificial way to induce moisture in the clouds so as to cause a rainfall.
The cloud seeding project is an experimental project that will cover Bengaluru, Gadag and Yadgir districts of the state.
Indian Navy’s second CU (landing craft utility) Mark IV L52 ship was commissioned at Port Blair, capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
LCU L52 is the second LCU Mk-IV class ship to be inducted into the Indian Navy.
It is designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata.
It is an amphibious ship with the primary role to transport and deploy Main Battle Tanks (MTBs), Armoured Vehicles, troops and equipment from the ship.
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs Shri Rajnath Singh launched digital police portal under Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS).
The portal is a smart policing initiative of the Government to provide services to citizens and aid efficient police investigation.
It is a portal of a platform for citizens to file online crime related complaints and also request for antecedent verification.
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