Daily Archive: Wednesday, November 9, 2016

9 Nov 2016

SC asks Centre to devise programme in 48 hours to tackle Delhi’s pollution

The SC on Tuesday asked the Centre to devise a common minimum programme to deal with pollution while hearing a plea on the rising level of pollution in Delhi and gave the government 48 hours to respond.
9 Nov 2016

Indian Origin Raja Krishnamoorthi heading to U.S. Congress

Indian Raja Krishnamoorthi, a protégée of President Barack Obama, has won the 8th Congressional District of Illinois. He is the first Indian American to score a victory on Tuesday. Peter Jacob in Jersey is trailing when reports
9 Nov 2016

Flipkart’s ex-CPO Punit Soni launches his own startup

Punit Soni, the chief product officer of Flipkart has quit his post at the startup a year after joining the company, according to three sources familiar with the development. Soni, a former Google executive with expertise in
9 Nov 2016

Government appoints Praveen Sharma as CR, MD & CEO of CERSAI

The Union Government has appointed Praveen Sharma as the Central Registrar (CR), Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI). He was appointed by
9 Nov 2016

Amitav Ghosh Honored With Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award

Tata on 8 November 2016 announced that Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 will be conferred on acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh. The award will be presented to Ghosh at Tata Literature Live!’s annual awards ceremony
9 Nov 2016

Donald John Trump elected 45th President of United States

Donald John Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American
9 Nov 2016

Sachin’s “Playing It My Way” shortlisted for Crossword award

Tendulkar’s autobiography, “Playing It My Way”, penned by senior cricket writer Boria Majumdar had been shortlisted for Crossword award and had been entered the Limca Book of Records for being the best-selling adult hardback across both fiction
9 Nov 2016

Scientists detected Water on metallic asteroid Psyche

Scientists have detected the presence of water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system and the target of a proposed NASA mission. Previous observations of asteroid had shown no evidence of water-rich minerals on
9 Nov 2016

Singapore Airlines on the way to shop for world’s longest jet

In the fleet of Singapore Airlines Boeing and Airbus are holding a paper airplane contest. A very expensive one. And the winner may get the chance to build the world’s longest jet. The U.S. and European aerospace
9 Nov 2016

9th International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines Meeting

The Ministry of AYUSH will be organizing the 9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) from 8-10 November, 2016 which will be inaugurated by Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Sripad Yesso Naik
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