Daily Archive: Monday, January 23, 2017

23 Jan 2017

Nation pays homage to Netaji Subhash Bose on his 120th birth anniversary

Nation pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary today (23 january 2017). It was on this day in 1897, Netaji was born in Cuttack, Odisha. A number of functions have been organised
23 Jan 2017

Three-Day Arogya Mitra Conference Begins in Silchar, Assam

Assam State Governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the Arogya Mitra conference on 21 January 2017 till 23 January 2017 at Silchar. The three day conference has been organised by the south Assam zone of the NGO, Keshab Smarak
23 Jan 2017

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates ‘Jyothirmaya’

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today inaugurated the 4 lakh square feet state-of-the-art IT building, ‘Jyothirmaya’ at the Infopark in Kochi. Dedicating the 9-storeyed building, constructed over six acres of land, he said 80,000 job opportunities will
23 Jan 2017

2017 World Economic Forum annual meeting Held in Davos, Switzerland

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 was held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.The theme of 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 is Responsive and Responsible Leadership.The inaugural had musical concert by violinist Anne- Sophie Mutter. Between 17
23 Jan 2017

India wins three-match ODI series against England, 2-1

India on 22 January 2017 won the three-match One-Day International series against England 2-1. In the final match played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, England defeated India by a narrow margin of 5 runs. Batting first, the visitors
23 Jan 2017

Sushmita Sen to judge the 65th Miss Universe pageant

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen will be on the judges panel of the upcoming 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant. The news was announced in the third week of January 2017. The contest will take place on
23 Jan 2017

No More Visa-Free Facility for Indians in Hong Kong

In a setback to Indian travellers, Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians who will have to complete a pre-arrival registration from Monday. “The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals
23 Jan 2017

Govt to launch programme for 5 non-communicable diseases

The Union Health Ministry will soon launch population based prevention, screening and control programme for five common non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on the occasion of World Cancer Day (4th February). They are Hypertension, Diabetes, and Cancers of oral
23 Jan 2017

Urdu poet and lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri passes away

Renowned Urdu poet Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, passed away on 22 January 2017 following a prolonged illness. He was 89. Born in Llallpur in Pakistan as Jaswant Rai,
23 Jan 2017

AP announces 5 lakh compensation to families of Hirakhand Exp deceased

Andhra Pradesh government have announced a compensation of 5 lakh rupees for the families of those who lost lives in the Hirakhand Express accident and belonging to the state. Odisha government has also declared a compensation of
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