Chandigarh becomes the 1st city in North India to install Automatic Speed Gun Cameras with digital displays for traffic management.
The high-tech speed cameras are equipped with night vision technology and will record the speed of oncoming traffic, helping Chandigarh Police to issue challans to anyone driving above the city speed... Read More
US President Donald Trump announced 60 billion US dollar tariffs on China for its alleged unfair trade practices.
The White House the actions were necessary to counter unfair competition from China's state-led economy.
The move is seen as a direct shot in a brewing trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
The US Trade... Read More
Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands won the prestigious Abel Prize for developing a programme connecting representation theory to number theory.
The programme has enlisted hundreds of the world’s best mathematicians over the last 50 years.
Now aged 81, Langlands will be awarded the 6.0-million-kroner Abel Prize by Norway’s... Read More
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have paid tributes to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia on his birth anniversary.
Dr. Lohia dedicated his life to quest for a just, fair and egalitarian society and he remains an inspiration for welfare-oriented governance.
He described Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia as one of the most remarkable... Read More
The union government decided to declare 2018 as 'National Year of Millets to boost the cultivation of millets like ragi and jowar on a mission mode to achieve nutritional security.
This was stated by Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh while addressing MPs in a consultative committee meeting in New Delhi .
The Minister said millet... Read More
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir inaugurated the two-day first National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement in Delhi.
The conference is being organized by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Ministry of Home Affairs.
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will be the Chief Guest at the closing session.
More than... Read More
Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan shattered the qualification world record in 10-meter women’s air rifle event of the season’s first junior ISSF World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
Besides her individual podium finish, Elavenil also combined with Shreya Agrawal and Zeena Khitta to claim the team gold medal.
Arjun Babuta bagged his second... Read More
Les Payne, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and columnist for Newsday who fiercely championed racial equality passed away.
He was 76.
He won Pulitzer Prize for “Heroin Trail” series in 1974.
The Singapore Changi Airport named the world's best airport for the sixth consecutive year by consultancy firm Skytrax.
The Incheon International Airport in South Korea and Haneda Airport in Japan were placed second and third respectively.
While the Mumbai airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai) ranked 63rd, the... Read More
Jackfruit attained a respected status with the state government declaring it as the official fruit of Kerala.
Kerala has been producing around 30 to 60 crore jackfruits every year.
As per the officials, the state can generate a revenue of around Rs 30,000 crore through value-added jackfruit products.