Daily Archive: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

18 Jan 2017

World’s lightest watch RM 50-03 unveiled in Geneva

The world’s ultralight high-performance mechanical watch RM 50-03  inaugurated on  the 27th edition of the Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. The watch made up of graphene composite has been developed by the University
18 Jan 2017

58th India International Garment Fair to begins in New Delhi

The 58th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) is beginning today in New Delhi.Organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council India, the event is one of the largest and most popular platforms in Asia, from which overseas
18 Jan 2017

N Chandrasekaran appointed Tata Motors chairman

Tata Motors which owns Jaguar LandRover Automotive Plc, Ltd has finally appointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the Tata Sons chairman-designate, and outgoing chief executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), as additional director and chairman of the board with immediate
18 Jan 2017

Union Government empowers EPCA to tackle air pollution

The Union Government has empowered the Supreme Court mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) to enforce the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR.As per a notification, GRAP can be implemented
18 Jan 2017

Manipur’s Karang island is India’s first cashless island

Karang, a small lake island in Manipur, has become the country’s first cashless island.The Union ministry of electronics and information technology under its Digital India programme announced Karang as the first cashless island in India on Friday.
18 Jan 2017

Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored authored by Meena Iyer

Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography, Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored was in news in the second week of January 2016.  The book is authored by Rishi Kapoor and Meena Iyer. Released on 20 January 2017, the book came in
18 Jan 2017

Kolkata’s Sitalpati Gets place in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has registered Sitalpati or cool mat from the Cooch Behar district, West Bengal as an Sitlapati Intangible cultural heritage. These mats are used for sitting or to hang
18 Jan 2017

India becomes Associate Member State for Nuclear Research of CERN

India on 16 January 2017 became an Associate Member State of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) after the Union Government completed its internal approval procedures for the membership. Earlier in November 2016, India signed an agreement
18 Jan 2017

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited launches mobile TV service Ditto TV

In a bid to meet competition from private telecom operators, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Monday announced mobile TV service ‘Ditto TV’ and limited fixed mobile telephony, an app that virtually turns mobiles into cordless phone
18 Jan 2017

Railway Ministry unveils Mission 41K to save energy worth Rs 41,000 crore

Union Railway Ministry has unveiled Mission 41K to save Rs. 41,000 crore on the Indian Railways’ expenditure on energy consumption over the next 10 years. The launch of this programme was announced at a Roundtable Discussion on
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