Daily Archive: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

10 Jan 2017

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Nobel Prize Exhibition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 9 January 2017 inaugurated the Nobel Prize Exhibition in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. While inaugurating the exhibition, he urged the budding scientists to help raise the people from poverty through science and technology. This
10 Jan 2017

McDonalds sells China and Hong Kong operations to Citic,Carlyle group

US fast-food giant McDonalds has announced to sell its businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong for $2.08 billion to Citic, a state-owned conglomerate, and the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm. Citic Limited, Citic Capital Holdings,
10 Jan 2017

ISRO, CNES sign agreement on satellite launch technology

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and French Space agency (CNES) on 9 January 2017 signed a Partnership Agreement for satellite launch technology. The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall.
10 Jan 2017

IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar wins Technical Oscar Award

IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar on 9 January 2017 won the prestigious Technical Achievement Award, popularly called the Technical Oscar which is awarded by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. He was awarded for the development
10 Jan 2017

Gionee signs Indian test captain Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

Mobile handset brand Gionee has roped in Indian test captain Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador. The poster boy for Indian cricket will be joining Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt . The announcement of Kohli’s appointment was made
10 Jan 2017

Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable submarine cruise missile Babur-3

Pakistan on 9 January 2017 successfully test-fired the first submarine-launched Cruise Missile Babur-3 from an undisclosed location in Indian Ocean. The missile was fired from an underwater mobile platform.It is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of
10 Jan 2017

Digi Dhan Mela in Chandigarh begins to promote digital transactions

A Digi Dhan Mela has been organised in Chandigarh to promote digital transactions. AIR correspondent reports that in this unique mela, many visitors including house wives, students and shopkeepers are getting training in the Digital Pathshala where
10 Jan 2017

Kalyan Krishnamurthy appointed as CEO of Flipkart

E-commerce giant Flipkart in the first week of January 2017 promoted former Tiger Global Management executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Krishnamurthy will replace Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal, who has been elevated to the position
10 Jan 2017

PM Modi inaugurated 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2017 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. This year’s biennial flagship event of the state is hosting Prime Ministers, Presidents, Deputy Prime Ministers and ministers of
10 Jan 2017

11th World Hindi Day observed on 10 January across the Globe

The Hindi language is not only spoken by Indians across the globe but it celebrated by people internationally. And, today (10th January 2017), we are observing World Hindi Day honor this Indo-Aryan language.The number of Hindi literates
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