Daily Archive: Monday, October 17, 2016

17 Oct 2016

ICC announces first-ever women’s World T20 in 2020

ICC announces first-ever women’s World T20 in 2020: ICC, International Cricket Council has decided to organise the first ever ICC Women’s World T20 event in 2020. A decision to this effect was taken at the Board meetings which
17 Oct 2016

US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer Zumwalt

US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer Zumwalt: US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer Zumwalt. That’s how Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the US Pacific Command, described the Navy’s largest and most sophisticated new destroyer, which
17 Oct 2016

Number Of Deaths Due To Encephalitis Rises To 55 In Odisha

Number Of Deaths Due To Encephalitis Rises To 55 In Odisha: Encephalitis literally means an inflammation of the brain. In most cases, this inflammation is caused by a virus. With the death of one more child, the
17 Oct 2016

BRICS countries agree to set up credit rating agency

BRICS countries agree to set up credit rating agency: BRICS countries on Sunday agreed to set up an independent rating agency based on market-oriented principles saying it would further strengthen global governance architecture. The five countries have already
17 Oct 2016

Amandeep is next Ambassador of India : UN Disarmament, Geneva

Amandeep is next Ambassador of India : UN Disarmament, Geneva: Amandeep Singh Gill, Indian foreign service, 1992 batch officer, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, announced by
17 Oct 2016

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat retains WBC Asia welterweight title

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat retains WBC Asia welterweight title: Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat outpunched Australia’s Ben Kite to retain the WBC welterweight Asia title here on Friday. The 24-year-old prevailed 120-110 119-109 115-113 in an unanimous decision
17 Oct 2016

Historic Global Greenhouse gas emission Agreement signed in Kigali

Historic Global Greenhouse gas emission Agreement signed in Kigali: Historic global climate deal was reached in Kigali, Rwanda at the Twenty-Eighth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28).
17 Oct 2016

C Radhakrishnan selected for Mathrubhumi Literary award

C Radhakrishnan selected for Mathrubhumi Literary award: C Radhakrishnan who is an eminent writer  has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature. The award carries a cash prize
17 Oct 2016

Market capitalization: Infosys loses fifth spot to ONGC

Market capitalization: Infosys loses fifth spot to ONGC: ONGC, Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd on Friday beat India’s second largest software exporter Infosys Ltd to become the fifth most valuable company in India by market capitalization. Data
17 Oct 2016

China successfully launches its longest manned space mission

China successfully launches its longest manned space mission: China successfully launches a spacecraft carrying two astronauts on Monday, in its longest-ever manned space mission, who would later join its experimental space lab orbiting the Earth as the country moved
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