Daily Archive: Friday, October 14, 2016

14 Oct 2016

Arundhati Roy announces second novel-The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Author Arundhati Roy : Author Arundhati Roy in the first week of October 2016 announced her latest novel titled The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. The novel will be published by Hamish Hamilton UK and Penguin India. The novel
14 Oct 2016

World Health Organisation releases Global Tuberculosis Report 2016

 World Health Organisation releases Global Tuberculosis Report 2016: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 13 October 2016 released the Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 highlighting that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat Tuberculosis
14 Oct 2016

Nobel prize winning Italian playwright Dario Fo dead

Nobel prize winning Italian playwright Dario Fo dead: Nobel prize winning Italian playwright Dario Fo dead, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997, at the age of 90, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Thursday. “With
14 Oct 2016

World Standards Day: 14th October

14th October : World Standards Day is observed annually on 14th October. The theme for World Standards Day 2016 is “Standards Build Trust”. International standards represent the consensus view of the world’s leading experts in industry sectors
14 Oct 2016

Pune-based inventor gets international automation award

Pune-based inventor gets international automation award: Pune-based inventor Satish Pathak, has been awarded the the Excellence in Technical Innovation by the International Society of Automation. The innovation, called Digital Controlled Valve for Precise Liquid Dispensing by Gravity flow,
14 Oct 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej-The Thai King dies after 70-year reign

Bhumibol Adulyadej Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died aged 88, ending seven decades on the throne during which he became a unifying father figure and rare source of stability in a country that has weathered more than
14 Oct 2016

14th October: World Sight Day Observed Worldwide

14th October: World Sight Day: World sight day is being observed annually on the second Thursday of October. It is a global event meant to draw attention on blindness and vision impairment. It was originally initiated by the SightFirstCampaign
14 Oct 2016

Bank of Baroda signs brand endorsement with Sindhu, Srikanth

Bank of Baroda signs brand endorsement with Sindhu, Srikanth: Bank of Baroda a public lender today sealed a principal sponsorship contract with badminton Olympians P V Sindhu and K Srikanth. “The three-year deal with the two players
14 Oct 2016

Indian hockey team captain P R Sreejesh bags award

Indian hockey team captain P R Sreejesh bags award: Indian Hockey team captain, P R Sreejesh has been selected for the 28th Jimmy George Foundation Award-2016 for the best sports person of Kerala, considering his contributions to
14 Oct 2016

CCEA nod for revision of ethanol price for supply to public sector OMCs

CCEA  :  CCEA-Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved the mechanism for revision of ethanol price for supply to public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs) to carry out the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme. An official press
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