Daily Archive: Saturday, November 5, 2016

5 Nov 2016

Venezuela, India Sign Oil Deals Worth $1.45 Billion

Venezuela signed oil production deals with India and a local corporation Friday totaling nearly $1.45 billion. Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), and Venezuela’s consortium Delta Finance BV — led by
5 Nov 2016

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 observed

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 observed from 31 October to 5 November 2016. The Global MIL Week was organised under the theme Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue. This was the sixth
5 Nov 2016

AP ranked best state by World Bank in energy efficiency

The World Bank has ranked Andhra Pradesh as the best state in the country in implementation of energy efficiency and conservation programmes. With an overall score of 42.01, AP has emerged on top followed by Rajasthan with
5 Nov 2016

The International Conference on Robotics, Automation(ICRACE 2015)

2015 IIER 18th International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Communication Engineering (ICRACE 2015) will be held in Bangkok, during April 4th, 2015, as the conference of ICRACE 2015. International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Communication Engineering 2015
5 Nov 2016

Latvia becomes first Baltic Sea country to link with China’s OBOR

Latvia has become the first country in the Baltic Sea area to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to link up with China’s One Belt and One Road (OBOR) Initiative. The MoU was signed after Chinese Premier Li
5 Nov 2016

Lecture series on TV to help students clear IIT entrance

Students who cannot afford coaching classes, or refuse to attend them, will soon get help from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Teachers from IITs and Kendriya Vidyalayas have come together to record lectures that will help
5 Nov 2016

MNRE issues Guidelines for setting up 1000 MW Wind Power Projects

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued Guidelines for transparent bidding process for implementation of Scheme for setting up of 1000 MW Wind Power Project connected to inter-state transmission system (ISTS). As per Guidelines of MNRE
5 Nov 2016

Sonu Sood-starrer Xuanzang China’s official entry to Oscars

China has selected historical aventure film Xuanzang, which also stars Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, as its official entry for the 89th Academy Awards. The 43-year-old star, who is making his debut in Chinese film industry with the
5 Nov 2016

Food Security Act implemented throughout country

The Union Government has announced that the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 which envisages supply of subsidised foodgrains has been implemented across the country. Announcement in this regard was made by Union Food Minister Ram Vilas
5 Nov 2016

Uppma Virdi named Businesswoman of the Year in Australia

Uppma Virdi named Businesswoman of the Year in Australia. This Punjabi woman settled in Australia, a lawyer by profession, never thought her love for a hot cup of chai (tea) would take her places. She thought she
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