State-run power equipment maker BHEL commissioned 1st unit of 110 MW of the Kishanganga hydroelectric project (HEP) of NHPC in Jammu and Kashmir.
It is Located on the river Kishanganga, a tributary of the Jhelum in Bandipora district, all the three units of the 340 MW project will generate 1,350 million units (MU) of clean electricity... Read More
US-educated economist Yi Gang named the next governor of China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBOC).
Mr Yi has been deputy governor of the bank since 2008.
It was one of a raft of appointments as the annual sitting of China's rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress, draws to a close.
Axis Bank opened a representative office in Sharjah, to better serve its customers in the emirate and to expand its retail offerings to customers in the neighboring northern emirates.
The representative office is the third such Axis Bank office in the UAE after Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The new office will not only service the non-resident... Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Navi Mumbai International Airport site in Panvel, nearly 21 years after it was mooted.
The first phase the Rs 16,700-crore project is expected to be completed by 2019.
This is the country’s largest greenfield airport.
Navi Mumbai airport will have a capacity of handling 60... Read More
The United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness (on 20th March) as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.
The theme for IDH 2018 is "Share Happiness" - focusing on the importance of relationships, kindness and helping each other.
The World Happiness Report... Read More
With an aim to providing first-and-last-mile connectivity, railway PSU IRCTC announced a partnership with cab aggregator Ola, giving commuters an option book taxi on its app.
The tie-up, a six-month pilot project, will give customers access to Ola booking services when they visit the IRCTC Rail Connect App and on its website.
The Ola cab... Read More
India’s Purva Barve won the Women’s Singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 Badminton tournament held in Rishon LeZion, Israel.
She has defeated the third-seeded and top-ranked Russian Anastasiia Pustinskaia in three sets.
The title is her first in 2018 and third overall. Earlier she won the Israel Junior 2017, Italian... Read More
India and the European Union (EU) have signed an agreement that will enable them to share earth observation data from each other’s satellites.
The pact was inked in Bengaluru.
The Copernicus programme provides a wide range of applications like climate change, land, ocean, and atmosphere monitoring as well as support in forecasting,... Read More
The first National workshop on POSHAN Abhiyan involving all the states and union territories was held at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, New Delhi.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organizing the day-long workshop with participation from all the states/UTs.
It is been organized to provide a complete orientation on the POSHAN Abhiyan, to... Read More
The Women Science Congress, 2018 was inaugurated in the backdrop of the ongoing 105th Indian Science Congress on its 3rd day being held at Manipur University, Imphal. Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal inaugurated the 7th Edition of Science Congress for women.
Prof.Vijay Laxmi Saxena, Former General Secretary, India Science Congress... Read More
The Indian Navy and the French Navy have conducted bilateral maritime exercises since May 1993.
Since 2001, the exercises have been named VARUNA and there have been fifteen editions of the same till date. The last edition of VARUNA was conducted off the French Coast in April 2017.
This year to VARUNA-18 would be conducted in three sea areas,... Read More
Representatives from 50 countries gathered in New Delhi for a two-day informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting.
According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the informal meeting of ministers will provide an opportunity to engage in free and frank discussions with the hope that it will lead to political guidance on some... Read More