Daily Archive: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

12 Oct 2016

Ace shooter Jitu Rai awarded ‘Champion of Champions’ title by ISSF

Ace shooter Jitu Rai awarded ‘Champion of Champions’ title by ISSF: Ace shooter Jitu Rai congratulated by National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh on Monday for being awarded the ‘Champion of Champions’ title for
12 Oct 2016

India ranked 97th out of 118 countries in global hunger index on IFPRI

India ranked 97th in global hunger index: India ranked 97th out of 118 countries on the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016, behind Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, among others, but ahead of
12 Oct 2016

Businesswoman & Style icon Parmeshwar Godrej passes away at 70

Businesswoman and philanthropist Parmeshwar Godrej passes away: Businesswoman and philanthropist Parmeshwar Godrej, the wife of industrialist Adi Godrej, died on Monday night in a Mumbai hospital after a prolonged lung illness, family sources said. She was 70.
12 Oct 2016

Himansh, India’s remote, high-altitude station opens in the Himalayas

Himansh, India’s remote, high-altitude station opens in the Himalayas: Himansh, a high altitude research station in Himalaya, (literally meaning, a slice of ice) has been sent up at a location above 13,500 ft (4000 m) in a
12 Oct 2016

4th BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Meeting at Jaipur

4th BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Ministerial Meeting at Jaipur: 4th BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Ministerial Meeting at Jaipur,India. India will host the 8th BRICS Summit, in Goa on 15-16 October 2016 during its Chairmanship of BRICS,
12 Oct 2016

Twinkle Khanna released her new book ‘The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad’

Twinkle Khanna (Mrs. Funnybones), is busy with the final edits of her new book these days and looks like it’s leaving her a little sleep deprived. Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna has shared the first look of her second book
12 Oct 2016

India-Indonesia bilateral maritime exercise commences at Belawan

Bilateral maritime exercise between India-Indonesia commences at Belawan: Bilateral maritime exercise between India-Indonesia commences at Belawan. In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Indonesia and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian
12 Oct 2016

Telangana redraws its map by adding 21 new districts

Telangana redraws its map by adding 21 new districts: Telangana redraws its map by adding 21 new districts on Tuesday, nearly two-and-half years after it came into existence as India’s 29th state. As a Dasara gift to
12 Oct 2016

NASA develops electroactive bandage to speed up wound healing

NASA develops electroactive bandage to speed up wound healing: NASA has developed a new high-tech material that uses electricity to significantly promote healing of injured wounds. In conditions of non-Earth gravity, human blood displays behaviour quite different
12 Oct 2016

Sir Ian McKellen honoured for his contributions at UK Theatre Awards

Sir Ian McKellen honoured at UK Theatre Awards: Sir Ian McKellen was honoured at the UK Theatre Awards on for his individual contributions to British theatre.  The award ceremony took place on October 9 in London. McKellen was
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