23 May 2017

Reliance Jio gets TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’

Reliance Jio has received TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’ 2017. TM Forum is the industry association driving digital business transformation of the communications industry. Reliance Jio got this award by acquiring 90 million
23 May 2017

13-year-old Indian girl Vaishnavi wins Asia yoga championship

Thirteen-year-old Vaishnavi of India beat hundreds of competitors to win the first Asia Level Yoga Competition. The competition, featuring teams from five nations, was held in Thailand on May 13 and 14.“I (am) proud of (winning) gold
23 May 2017

Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp becomes first to run entirely on solar energy

A refugee camp in Jordan has become the first in the world to be powered by renewable energy.  About 20,000 Syrian refugees living in the desert camp of Azraq will be able to use electricity generated by a solar plant.
23 May 2017

Three Indian brands among world’s top 50 luxury goods companies

Three Indian companies — Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller — have been named in the list of top 50 luxury goods firms globally that was topped by Louis Vuitton. Gitanjali Gems Ltd was placed in the 30th
23 May 2017

Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London on 21st May

The Jaipur Literature Festival was today inaugurated in London to present a sumptuous showcase of South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate. The British Library, the second largest library in
23 May 2017

Madhya Pradesh bans Sand Excavation in Narmada River

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh has put an indefinite ban on the sand excavation in the Narmada River. This announcement has been made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal. The government has also set
23 May 2017

Astronomers create the largest map of Universe ever

Astronomers using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have created the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe based entirely on the positions of quasars. Quasars are incredibly bright and distant points of light. Speaking
23 May 2017

US President Donald Trump calls for complete isolation of Iran

US President Donald Trump calls for complete isolation of Iran in Riyadh on 21 May 2017. Trump stated that Iran was fuelling sectarian conflict and terror by funding, training and arming terrorists and other extremist groups that
23 May 2017

N’Golo Kante named English Premier League’s Player of the Year

French midfielder N’Golo Kante on 21 May 2017 was named the Player of the Year by English Premier League. Kante saw off competition from teammates Eden Hazard and Cesar Azpilicueta, Tottenham Hotspur trio Harry Kane, Dele Alli
23 May 2017

Jacqueline Fernandez wins UK Humanitarian Award

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez was on 19 May 2017 awarded with the International Humanitarian Award in Editor’s Choice category of Asian Voice Charity Awards. The award recognises the work of charity organisations in the United Kingdom (UK)
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