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  • Henkel elevates Shilip Kumar as president of its India business

    1187 days ago
    German consumer giant Henkel  has elevated Shilip Kumar as president of its India business.
    He will succeed Jeremy Hunter, who led the Indian market for over five years, and has now moved to Shanghai as president - Henkel China. Hunter relocated to India after the company decided to divest their Indian FMCG division to Jyothy Labs and focus on the adhesives and cosmetics businesses.
    Kumar who joined Henkel in 2011 will continue as business director of the transportation and metal... Read More

    Stuart Blackburn s book based on Arunachal wins MM Bennetts Award

    1187 days ago
    Famous Author Stuart Blackburn's "Into the Hidden Valley", a book based on Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh,won the MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK.
    He completed his doctorate in Tamil language and international folklore from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1980 He is the author or editor of 16 books on Indian culture and folklore, mainly in south India (where his first novel, Murder in Melur, is set) and northeast India. The book,... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours

    Himachal cabinet decides to amend hydro policy

    1187 days ago
    Himachal Pradesh (HP) cabinet has decided to amend the Hydropower Policy 2006 in respect to transfer of shares by Himachal is to non-Himachalis.  So that now Himachalis can sell or transfer 49% equity shares to non-Himachalis at any stage after allotment of projects upto 2 MW capacity and full disinvestment after two years of commissioning of the projects. It is noted in  case of bonafide Himachalis to whom projects up to 2 MW to 5 MW capacity had been allotted, could sell or... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

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    Union Government launches NIDHI for nurturing ideas and innovation into start ups

    1187 days ago
    Union Government has launched a new program called National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) on 6 September 2016. The initiative aims at nurturing ideas and innovation into successful start ups. NIDHI, an umbrella programme of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), will focus on helping startups to meet their funding, infrastructure and other mentorship needs. NIDHI will allow youths of the country to give a concrete shape to their ideas. National... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    CK Asnani assumes charge as CMD of Uranium Corporation of India Limited

    1187 days ago
    CK Asnani has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) on 7 September 2016 , an undertaking of the Department of Atomic Energy. Asnani is a Chemical Engineer from Osmania University. He was the Director (Technical) of Indian Rare Earths Limited, Mumbai before the present assignment. Asnani was earlier associated with Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad. Uranium Corporation of India Limited : UCIL is a Public Sector Enterprise under... Read More

    India inks open skies pact with Greece

    1187 days ago
    India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece to allow unlimited number of flights into each other’s countries and also has initiated the air service agreement for open skies.
    With this, Greece becomes first country with which India has inked an open sky arrangement under its new civil aviation policy. At present, there are no direct flights between India and Greece. Passengers have to travel one stop via Turkey or Gulf States to Greece. Till now there was no air... Read More
    Category: International

    Bengaluru hosts first edition of IoT India Congress

    1187 days ago
    The first edition of ‘IoT (Internet of Things) India Congress, 2016’ began in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The three-day event was inaugurated by Union Information Technology (IT) and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and JS Deepak, Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunications. The congress aims to bring together key stakeholders across the value chain and verticals to collaborate, ideate and share a common roadmap for IoT implementation. It will bring the IoT practitioners... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    September International Literacy Day

    1187 days ago
    The International Literacy Day is being observed 08 September every year to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities  This year, the world is celebrating 50th International Literacy Day. The day was established in 1966 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 2016 Theme is  ‘Reading the Past, Writing the Future‘. In India to observe this day, several functions have been planned by the National... Read More
    Category: International

    Paralympic Games began at Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    1187 days ago
    The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games began on 7 September 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games will conclude on 18 September 2016. The games started after the symbolic cauldron was lit by Brazilian swimmer and wheelchair user Clodoaldo Silvax. The flame travelled across all five regions of Brazil over seven days, with 500 torchbearers taking part. The quadrangular torch reflects the four Paralympic values – courage, determination,... Read More
    Category: Sports

    Ankasamudra to become a conservation reserve

    1187 days ago
    It is a dream come true for bird watchers and naturalists. The State Wildlife Board, headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has decided to declare Ankasamudra tank in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk as a bird conservation reserve. The Ankasamudra tank was gaining popularity as a natural birds sanctuary. Over 140 species of birds, both local and migratory, including Rosy Starlings, painted storks, open billed storks, Northern Shovelors, Northern Pintails, Sand pipers, cormorants, parakeets, egrets,... Read More

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui Tannishtha Chatterjee win Best Actors award LIFFI

    1187 days ago
    Nawazuddin Siddiqui won the Best Actor award for his role in 'Manjhi-The Mountain Man'. Tannishtha Chatterjee won the award for her role in 'Rough Book'.
    Anant Mahadevan won the Best Director honour at the debut edition of the Lonavla International Film Festival India (LIFFI). Lonavla International Film Festival India “LIFFI” and LIFFI Awards has been established in 2016 by it’s founder members Mr.Riju Bajaj, Mr. Madhav Todi and Dr. Anamika Sharma to... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours

    Indian traditional language Sanskrit becomes part of United Nation s charter

    1187 days ago
    United Nations, has included into it the most ancient and traditional language of India, Sanskrit into its charter. A charter binds the assembly of nations.
    The charter being translated into the Sanskrit language is the first of its kind attempt to make it to such an important international document. National Mission for Manuscripts in India promoted the translation work. The pioneer of this promotion was primarily Dr.Jitendra Kumar Tripathi.
    The development which is of great... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise PRABAL DOSTYK begins

    1187 days ago
    India, Kazakhstan joint bilateral military exercise PRABAL DOSTYK-16 began in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. The fourteen day (till 17 September 2016) will be a significant step towards fostering military as well as diplomatic ties between both countries. ‘Prabal Dostyk’ means ‘Robust Friendship’. In this edition of exercise, Indian Army is being represented by a platoon strength and the Kazakhstan Army is represented by platoon from Special Operating Force’s... Read More
    Category: Defence

    World s oldest cricketer Lindsay Tuckett passes away

    1187 days ago
    South African Lindsay Tuckett, who was the oldest surviving former Test cricketer, passed away on 5 September 2016 in Bloemfontein. He was 97. With the death of Tuckett, the distinction of the oldest surviving cricketer in the world now passes to all-rounder Johnny Watkins, who is 93. Lindsay Tuckett :  Tuckett represented South Africa in nine Test matches against England between 1947 and 1949. Tuckett was the backbone of the South African pace attack in the years immediately following... Read More
    Category: Obituary



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