Daily Archive: Saturday, January 28, 2017

28 Jan 2017

Indian Space Research Organisation successfully ground-tests GSLV-Mark-III

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested the Cryogenic Upper Stage engine meant for the rocket GSLV-Mark-III.In a release, the space agency has said the indegenously developed engine, designated as C25, was tested for a
28 Jan 2017

Gullapalli N Rao to be inducted into Ophthalmology Hall of Fame

Gullapalli N. Rao, a noted Indian eye doctor, has been selected to the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.The founder and chair of the LV Prasad Eye Institute,
28 Jan 2017

Tokyo 2020 Unveils DragonBall Z Son Goku As Olympics Ambassador

In order to woo the young audiences at the 2020 Olympics, the organisers of the Tokyo Games have unveiled Japan’s cult anime character Son Goku as its ambassador. The Japanese character will feature on all the official
28 Jan 2017

Public sector oil companies, Andhra Pradesh govt inks pacts

The public sector oil companies such as the HPCL, ONGC and the GAIL have signed MoUs for investing ₹1.65 lakh crore in Andhra Pradesh on several projects, many of them in the Krishna-Godavari basin, according to Union
28 Jan 2017

Telangana Government signs MoU for aero skill academy

The Telangana Government today said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French Aerocampus Aquitaine for setting up Aero Skill Academy here. The scope of this partnership is to create a world-class aero skills academy
28 Jan 2017

119 banks connected with Aadhaar-enabled payment system: Minister

The government on Friday said 119 banks are connected with the Aadhaar-enabled payment system and 33.87 crore transactions have taken place through Aadhaar-enabled payment systems. “There are 111 crore Aadhaar enrolments done so far out of the
28 Jan 2017

NITK Students’ start-up launches food pre-ordering application

Fed up with waiting endlessly after ordering food in a canteen? Some students of National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) at Surathkal in Mangaluru taluk have found a solution for it with an app to pre-order food
28 Jan 2017

Indian Hotels appoints Chandrasekaran non-executive Additional Director

Tata group hospitality firm Indian Hotels Co today announced the appointment of Tata Sons Chairman-designate N Chandrasekaran as non-executive Additional Director. “The board of directors of the company has appointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran as an additional director of
28 Jan 2017

Indian Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise, TROPEX 17 Begins

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Readiness Operational Exercise (TROPEX) got underway on 24 Jan 17. The month long exercise will have ships and aircraft of both the Western and Eastern NavalCommands, as also assets from the Indian
28 Jan 2017

Union Government reconstituted committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on 27 January 2017 reconstituted Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Committee. The primary objective of the reconstituted TOP Committee is to identify and support
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