Daily Archive: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

11 Oct 2016

Maruti Suzuki flagged off the 18th Edition of Raid de Himalaya

Maruti Suzuki flagged off the 18th Edition of Raid de Himalaya: Maruti Suzuki: Raid de Himalaya, the country’s most popular motorsport event has begun its 18th edition in Manali. The event sees a total of 154 teams
11 Oct 2016

Renu Pall appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Austria

Renu Pall appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Austria: Former Indian Foreign Service officer Ms. Renu Pall has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Austria.It was announced by Ministry of External Affairs.
11 Oct 2016

World’s first Cybathlon Championship for Athletes with Disabilities

World’s first Cybathlon Championship for Athletes with Disabilities aka Bionic Olympics underway: World’s first Cybathlon Championship for Athletes with Disabilities organised by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich debuted on Saturday at the SWISS Arena in
11 Oct 2016

Government to get Rs 37,000 crore from spectrum auction this fiscal

Government to get Rs 37,000 crore from spectrum auction this fiscal: Government received commitment of Rs 65,789 crore by selling 964.80 MHz of spectrum, more than the combined amount of airwaves sold in past four auctions, in
11 Oct 2016

Former Nicaraguan boxing champion Aaron Pryor dies at 60

Former boxing champion Aaron Pryor dies at 60: Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight who fought two memorable bouts with Alexis Arguello, has died. He was 60. Pryor’s family issued a statement saying the boxer died at
11 Oct 2016

Union Govt. to invest Rs 15,000 cr to expand Panipat Refinery

Union Govt. to invest Rs 15,000 cr to expand Panipat Refinery: Union Govt. would invest Rs 15,000 crore to increase the capacity of Panipat refinery from 15 million tonnes (MT) to 25 MT. This is to create jobs,
11 Oct 2016

Edutainment platform for primary schools in Kerala

Edutainment platform for primary schools in Kerala: Edutainment is a neologism (new term coinage), similar to infotainment , that expresses the marriage of education and entertainment in a work or presentation such as a television program or
11 Oct 2016

International Day of the Girl Child observed annually on 11 October

International Day Day of the Girl of the Girl Child : International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually on 11 October; it is also called the Day of the Girl. The theme for this year’s Day
11 Oct 2016

Russia & Turkey agree to intensify military, intelligence contacts

Russia & Turkey agree to intensify military, intelligence contacts: Russia, Turkey ties warm up,President Vladimir Putin also said he and Recep Tayyip Erdogan had agreed on the need for aid to get to the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The
11 Oct 2016

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström got Nobel Prize in Economics

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström got Nobel Prize in Economics: Oliver Hart of Britain and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their contributions to contract theory, shedding light on how contracts
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