Daily Archive: Thursday, January 5, 2017

5 Jan 2017

Two-day Assam Biotech Conclave begins in Guwahati

The two day Assam Biotech Conclave began in Guwahati on 5 January 2017 till 6 January, 2017. Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal inaugurated the conclave in presence of Science and Technology minister Keshab Mahanta. Chief Minister hoped that
5 Jan 2017

Telangana, Assam join Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna, debt scheme

Telangana and Assam signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to join the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY)  taking the total number of states covered under the scheme to 20.An overall net benefit of approximately ₹6,116 crore to Telangana
5 Jan 2017

Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK’s ambassador to European Union

Sir Timothy Earle Barrow on 4 January 2017 was appointed the British Permanent Representative to the European Union (EU). The appointment came after the resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers from the post on 3 January 2017. Sir
5 Jan 2017

Jovenel Moise elected as the President of Caribbean country Haiti

Jovenel Moise has been elected as the President of Haiti. The electoral tribunal officially declared the winner on 3 January 2017. Jovenel Moise has been declared the winner of Haiti’s November 20 presidential election, ending a protracted
5 Jan 2017

Eminent historian Prof Gangmumei Kamei died in Imphal, Manipur

Eminent historian Prof Gangmumei Kamei died on 5 January 2017 in Imphal, Manipur. Kamei was better known for his research work related to the history of northeast India. At the time of death, he was a member
5 Jan 2017

Supreme Court Removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI President

The Supreme Court of India has stripped Anurag Thakur of his powers as BCCI President for not complying with the orders of the apex court with regard to implementation of the Lodha committee reforms. He was elected
5 Jan 2017

Celebrations for 350th Prakash Parv begin in Patna

India is celebrating the 350th Prakash Parv or birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. In 2017, Patna, the birthplace of the 10th Sikh Guru, is hosting the anniversary celebrations. The main function of the celebrations was
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