Daily Archive: Monday, November 14, 2016

14 Nov 2016

Make in India’ award for Akshit Batra – founder of I Can India

Akshit Batra, founder of I Can. India, a Dehradun-based company, was awarded the ‘Make in India Award’ by the Bharat Nirman Foundation in New Delhi on Saturday. Akshit won the award under the entrepreneurship category. The award
14 Nov 2016

Gulzar named for Tata LitFest’s Poet Laureate 2016 award

Lyricist-writer Gulzar will be honoured with this year’s Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award, an official said here on Saturday.The award which includes a citation, plaque and cash prize, will be presented to Gulzar, an Oscar and
14 Nov 2016

Mahindra and Mahindra elevates Pawan Goenka as MD

The board of directors of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) has elevated current chairman & managing director Anand Mahindra as the company’s executive chairman.Executive director Dr. Pawan Goenka has been elevated to the position of managing director.
14 Nov 2016

Aditi Ashok : The first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title

Teen golf sensation Aditi Ashok scripted history on Sunday as she became the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title by clinching the Hero Women’s Indian Open. The 18-year-old shot an even par-72 in
14 Nov 2016

Researchers isolate a bacterium named Helicobacter pullorum

Isolates of a common poultry bacterium pathogen collected from animals in Indian bird markets were mostly resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics. The study provides the first data on prevalence and isolation of Helicobacter pullorum in India. The
14 Nov 2016

Indian-origin humanitarian gets Global Citizen Award

An Indian-origin man in South Africa, who founded the internationally-lauded Gift of the Givers Foundation, has been awarded the prestigious Global Citizen Award for his “innovative and visionary” contribution to the global community. Imtiaz Sooliman was honoured
14 Nov 2016

Gujarat government to open generic medicine stores for poor patients

Gujarat government will start ‘Deendayal generic medicine stores’ to sell generic medicines to the poor patients at 40 to 80 per cent lower rates, minister of state for health, Shankar Chaudhary said today. In the first phase,
14 Nov 2016

Global surfers for surfing festival in Konark city , Odisha

Scores of surfers have gathered in Konark city, Odisha, for the fifth edition of the India Surfing Festival. The three-day event has attracted enthusiasts from across the world. It offers people the chance to participate in workshops,
14 Nov 2016

Google India celebrates Children’s Day with ‘enjoy every moment’ doodle

Did you come across a vibrant google doodle today, instead of the everyday, multicoloured ‘google’? Then it is because Google India is celebrating Children’s Day, with the rest of India and what better than a beautiful doodle
14 Nov 2016

Trump Picks Reince Priebus as Staff Chief & Stephen Bannon as Strategist

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Sunday chose Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee and a loyal campaign adviser, to be his White House chief of staff, turning to a Washington insider whose friendship with
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