Daily Archive: Friday, November 25, 2016

25 Nov 2016

Miami named the world’s most inspiring city beating Bruges

Miami named the world’s most inspiring city beating Bruges. Bristol has been voted the fourth most inspiring city to visit in the world by a top travel operator. Our colourful and vibrant city has just been crowned
25 Nov 2016

Maha Haddioui is the first Arab female professional golfer

Though she looks like any other young aspiring Olympic golfer, Maha Haddioui has a past much different than her female counterparts. For one thing, she is the first Arab woman to compete in a professional golf tournament.
25 Nov 2016

World’s leading community : Airbnb partners with SEWA for rural tourism

World’s leading community-driven hospitality & homestay start-up, Airbnb, has entered into a strategic partnership with Self Employment Women’s Association (SEWA) for its maiden foray into rural tourism in India to create tech-enabled rural livelihood opportunities through its
25 Nov 2016

1st Moon mission coder receives US highest civilian award

Forty-seven years ago, humans first set foot on the Moon mission during the Apollo 11 mission. That success would not have been possible if not for the team of 400,000 people who worked to ensure the success
25 Nov 2016

Tribals celebrate Wangala harvest festival in Guwahati

Hundreds of Garo tribals gathered here recently to celebrate the harvest festival of Wangala with much fervour here. The festival marks the end of a period of toil for farmers wanting a good output from their fields.
25 Nov 2016

Palampur Assembly Constituency becomes first e-Assembly of nation

The Palampur Assembly Constituency of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh became the first e-assembly constituency of the country. The system was inaugurated by State Assembly speaker Brij Behari Lal Butail at a function held in Palampur on 22
25 Nov 2016

BHEL commissions 93 MW unit at RIL’s Hazira power plant

State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a 93 MW steam turbine-based captive power plant (CPP) at Hazira in Gujarat for Reliance Industries   Ltd (RIL). “This is the second unit of the 4×93 MW steam turbine-based
25 Nov 2016

Australia’s former captain Karen Rolton inducted into ICC’s Hall of Fame

Former Australia women’s captain Karen Rolton was today inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson at a ceremony during the tea break on the opening day of the Third
25 Nov 2016

ITU released Measuring the Information Society Report 2016

The Measuring the Information Society Report, which has been published annually since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index (IDI). The IDI 2016 captures the level
25 Nov 2016

Tata Steel awarded for sustainable development in mining

The OMQ (Ore, Mines & Quarries) Division of Tata Steel has been conferred with the Aqua Foundation’s Excellence Award 2016 under the category of Sustainable Development in Mining Sector. The award was given away at a stellar
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