Daily Archive: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

16 Nov 2016

Akufo-Addo To Get Mother Teresa International Award For Social Justice

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will be receiving the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice at an event in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, November 20, 2016.In addition,
16 Nov 2016

Africa launches its first cycle-share scheme in Morocco

Morocco claim you can identify someone as a true Marrakech local if they own a bicycle. The streets of this north African city were once full of ardent cyclists, but in recent decades they’ve been overtaken by
16 Nov 2016

Google last month buys search startup Undecidable Labs

Google last month quietly bought Undecidable Labs, a startup founded by a former Apple Inc. director that focused on turning online searches into purchases, according to a person familiar with the deal. The acquisition suggests that Google, the largest
16 Nov 2016

Rashmee Rathore strikes fourth skeet gold in shotgun championship

Rashmee Rathore won the skeet gold for the fourth time as she beat the young Ganemat Sekhon 13-11 in the 60th National shotgun championship at the JDA Range here on Tuesday. It was a commendable performance from
16 Nov 2016

3 stars from Devamatha CMI Public School won President’s awards

Three students from Devamatha CMI Public School, Thrissur, who excelled in extra-curricular activities, have received President’s awards. World chess champion Nihal Sarin, pianist Milen Manoj Earath, and artist Anujath Sindhu Vinaylal received the 2016 National Child Award
16 Nov 2016

DataWind bags award for outstanding contribution to Make in India Mission

DataWind Inc the leader in delivering Internet access to emerging markets has been recognized for the Outstanding Contribution to Make in India Mission at the Digital Terminal Conclave 2016, New Delhi. This Award honours the contribution of
16 Nov 2016

13 years old Kerala boy Mritul sets freestyle swimming world record

A 13-year-old boy of the 8th standard studying in a private school has set a new world record in free style swimming. Mritul covered nine Kilometers in three hours. Mritul told ANI, “I have set a new
16 Nov 2016

Viswanathan Anand wins 2016 Chess Champions Showdown

Viswanathan Anand won the 2016 Champions Showdown in St Louis on Monday, earning $60,000. The exhibition tournament featured three other grandmasters – Hikaru Nakamura came second, Fabiano Caruana (US) third and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) fourth. While Anand
16 Nov 2016

Google releases films to mark ‘Transgender Awareness Week’

November 14-20 is Transgender Awareness Week and Google has created a series of short films to celebrate the lives of transgender people in America. “At the start of Transgender Awareness Week, we both celebrate the progress that
16 Nov 2016

Nitish Kumar launches free power connection programme

Keeping up with his another election promise, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today launched a key programme to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line. The chief minister launched “Har Ghar
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