Daily Archive: Thursday, November 24, 2016

24 Nov 2016

Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar wins Indonesia Open

Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won the weather-hit BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open for the second time in his career after closing with a four-under 68 for a three-stroke victory, while veteran compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh finished tied second
24 Nov 2016

NASA launches most advanced weather satellite into space

A new weather satellite is on its way into space, but it’s unlike any of the weather satellites we have right now. Launched over the weekend by NASA and NOAA, the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) is
24 Nov 2016

India’s longest expressway from Agra to Lucknow inaugurated

Before Indian Air Force fighter jets successfully carried out manoeuvres on the Agra-Lucknow expressway, what caught people’s attention on Monday was the bonhomie the ruling Yadav family displayed at the inaugural of the expressway. The Samajwadi Party’s
24 Nov 2016

China launches world’s longest quantum communication line

China today launched a 712-km quantum communication line, stated to be the world’s longest secure telecommunications network, which boasts of ultra-high security making it impossible to wiretap, intercept or crack the information transmitted through them. The new
24 Nov 2016

Indian Master Receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya, is to receive the 2016 IMO, International Maritime Organization Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for her role in the dramatic rescue of seven fishermen from
24 Nov 2016

Kohli enters top 5 in Test batsmen rankings for 1st time

Indian batsman Virat Kohli today broke into the top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th after his stupendous back-to-back hundreds in the opening cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide. Kohli, whose twin hundreds went in vain as
24 Nov 2016

Sunny Leone on BBC’s list of 100 most influential women 2016

From amongst 100 globally chosen women the BBC’s list includes Bollywood actress Sunny Leone along with four Indian names – Gouri Chindarkar(Sangli), Mallika Srinivasan (Chennai), Neha Singh (Mumbai) and Saalumarada Thimmakka (Karnataka). Mallika Srinivasan, 57, CEO of Tractors
24 Nov 2016

India successfully test-fires nuclear Agni-I ballistic missile

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile, which can hit a target 700 km away, as part of a user trial by Army from a test range off Odisha coast. The
24 Nov 2016

Zydus Cadila CMD Pankaj Patel elected Ficci President for 2017

Zydus Cadila CMD Pankaj Patel has been elected president of industry body Ficci(Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) for 2017 and will take over once the incumbent Ambuja Neotia Group ChairmanHarshavardhan Neotia completes his term
24 Nov 2016

Padma Vibhushan awardee musician M Balamuralikrishna dies

Renowned Carnatic singer, Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, passed away at his residence in Chennai today at the age of 86 years. Bala Murali Krishna was not just a vocalist but a multi-instrumentalist like his father- Patabhirammaya. Balamurali Krishna played
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