Daily Archive: Saturday, November 12, 2016

12 Nov 2016

Shah Rukh Khan launched his biography ‘SRK- 25 Years of a Life’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has had an awe-inspiring journey in Bollywood for 25 years now. While he is known as the ‘Badshah of Bollywood’ today, 25 years ago, he was just a guy who wanted to make
12 Nov 2016

Remembrance Day is being observed around the world on 11 November

Remembrance Day is commemorated on the 11 November each year, and marks the end of World War I in 1918. The intention of the day is to remember the fallen on both sides in the ‘Great war’.
12 Nov 2016

South African spinner Robin Peterson announces retirement from cricket

Former South Africa and County Championship spin bowler Robin Peterson has announced his retirement from cricket with immediate effect. Peterson, 37, last featured for South Africa two years ago and played 15 Tests, 79 one-day internationals and 21
12 Nov 2016

Indian women’s team wins gold at World Carrom Championship

The seventh edition of World Carrom Championship saw the Indian women’s team face off with Sri Lanka in the finals held in Birmingham, UK. The Indian team, comprising S. Appoorwa, Parmila Devi, Kajol Kumari and Tuba Shehar,
12 Nov 2016

8-yr-old Indian Tajamul Islam wins gold in U-8 World Kickboxing C’ship

Eight years old, Tajamul Islam from Bandipora district has become first Kashmiri girl to represent India at World Kickboxing Championship. Early Times learnt that, “Tajamul Islam hailing from the Muslimabad area in Bandipora district is a child
12 Nov 2016

DRDO Conducts the 4th Young Scientists Meet(YSM)

The 4th Young Scientists Meet (YSM), organized by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), New Delhi along with other Delhi based laboratories of the DRDO, commenced here today. DRDO provides a platform to its
12 Nov 2016

Kerala snake boats’ replicas win World Travel Market award

Replicas of Kerala’s famed snake boats, showcased at the Kerala Tourism pavilion at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2016 in London, have been adjudged the “Best Stand Feature”. The three-day event ended late on Wednesday. The stand
12 Nov 2016

Noted geophysicist Janardhan G Negi passes away at 81

Noted geophysicist Janardhan G Negi (81) passed away in Hyderabad.A former Director-grade scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), he made outstanding contribution in understanding earthquakes, mass extinctions, especially dinosaurs and the movement of the Indian
12 Nov 2016

Jacob Zuma survives opposition’s no-confidence motion

A motion of no confidence in South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has been defeated in parliament despite a spate of recent corruption scandals. An anti-corruption probe last week raised allegations of misconduct against Mr Zuma. Mr Zuma’s
12 Nov 2016

India, Japan signed 10 MoUs including nuclear deal, space, agriculture

India and Japan on Friday signed 10 MoUs covering a range of areas such as boosting Japanese investment in infrastructure, railways, and for cooperation in space and agriculture, as part of agreements to bolster bilateral ties. An
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