Daily Archive: Sunday, November 6, 2016

6 Nov 2016

International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War

The International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict was observed globally on 6 November 2016. On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the
6 Nov 2016

Centre imposes Rs 10,000 cr penalty on RIL and its partners

Government has slapped a nearly 10,000 crore rupee fine on Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and its partners BP and Niko for pumping out gas that flowed to the Krishna Godavari-D6 Block from an adjoining field owned by
6 Nov 2016

CII launches unique platform ‘Startup Mentorship Circle’

In view of Prime Minister NarendraModi’s vision of nurturing entrepreneurship, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has launched a unique platform called ‘Startup Mentorship Circle’ to help in connecting start-ups with the global marketplace. AIR correspondent reports that”Startup
6 Nov 2016

India, UNISDR sign Statement of Cooperation on Sendai Framework

India and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR signed a Statement of Cooperation during the second day of the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016. The Statement underlined the guiding principles, objectives
6 Nov 2016

India wins 29 medals at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

Rio Olympian Sandeep Tomar, Amit Dhankar and Satyawart Kadian bagged gold medals in their respective men’s freestyle categories at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Singapore. Sandeep won the gold in men’s 57kg freestyle by defeating Pakistan’s Mohammad
6 Nov 2016

PM Modi to open 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow inaugurate the first International Agrobiodiversity Congress in the national capital where 900 delegates from 60 countries will discuss conservation of genetic resources. The conference, to be held here on November 6-9,
6 Nov 2016

New Delhi Declaration, Asian Regional Plan adopted at AMCDRR 2016

The three-day Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016 came to an end with the adoption of the ‘New Delhi Declaration’ and the ‘Asian Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework’. The Closing ceremony
6 Nov 2016

Bastab Tapan Bordoloi bags 5 golds in South Asia Aquatic Championship

A 15-year-old Bastab Tapan Bordoloi from Assam’s Jorhat district made the nation proud by bagging five gold medals and a silver at the recently concluded South Asian Aquatic Championship (SAAC) in Sri-Lanka. An aqua phobic since childhood,
6 Nov 2016

India, Japan NSAs hold bilateral consultations in New Delhi

National Security Advisors, NSAs of India and Japan held bilateral consultations in New Delhi. During their discussions, Mr.Shotaro Yachi and Mr Ajit Doval expressed satisfaction at the implementation of important understandings reached during the visit of Japanese
6 Nov 2016

Indian Women’s hockey team wins 2016 Asian Champions Trophy

Indian Women’s hockey team has won the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy held in Singapore. It was the maiden win of Indian Women’s hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy. In summit clash held in Singapore, India defeated China
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