Daily Archive: Monday, January 30, 2017

30 Jan 2017

India gets its own first multi-sports museum, FSM in Kolkata

Sporting exploits, achievements, records and memorabilia frozen in time and feted across the world are set to be showcased in the country’s first multi-sports museum, FSM. Presented jointly by sports historian Boria Majumdar and industrialist Harsh Neotia,
30 Jan 2017

Federer has won over ₹680 crore in tournament prize money

While the total prize money has risen 14 percent to a record high of 50 million Australian dollars ($37.7 million), for first-round losers it has gone up 30 percent to 50,000 Australian dollars ($37,730). The rewards for
30 Jan 2017

Ex-HC judge Vishwanath Shetty sworn in as Karnataka Lokayukta

Former High Court judge Justice P Vishwanath Shetty was today sworn in as the Karnataka Lokayukta, a year after the post fell vacant following a bribery scandal that had hit the office of the anti-graft ombudsman. Shetty
30 Jan 2017

Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 69th death anniversary

The nation Monday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 69th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of the Nation. Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari
30 Jan 2017

AP Singh is interim head of India Post Payments Bank, IPPB

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), floated by the postal department, has received Reserve Bank of India’s final nod to commence commercial operations. The Centre has appointed AP Singh, who was earlier Joint Secretary in the Department of
30 Jan 2017

Next generation satellite INSAT-3DR to map farm fires in Haryana, Punjab

Next generation satellite INSAT-3DR has opened new frontiers in India’s weather forecasting and is set to equip the country with the ability to detect farm fires, which intensifies air pollution in the northern region seasonally, leaving Delhi
30 Jan 2017

Gokaldas Exports to set up manufacturing units in Chittoor district

Gokaldas Exports Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Andhra Pradesh on January 27, 2017, for setting up of 4 (four) Apparel manufacturing units over the next 3 (Three) years in Chittoor District, involving
30 Jan 2017

Miss France Iris Mittenaere wins Miss Universe pageant 2016

Miss France Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe 2016 at the Mall of Asia Arena . Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar won second runner-up. Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier won first runner-up. Flo Rida and Boyz II Men gave
30 Jan 2017

PV Sindhu wins Syed Modi International badminton tournament

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu is ecstatic to begin the new season with a victory at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold tournament and will look to get back to her best ahead of the important tournaments such
30 Jan 2017

Ashok Amritraj appointed as UN in India Goodwill Ambassador for the SDGs

Award-winning Hollywood film producer and Wimbledon tennis player Ashok Amritraj was on 27 January 2017 appointed as UN in India Goodwill Ambassador for the SDGs. In this capacity, Ashok Amritraj will work with the United Nations in
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