Daily Archive: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

8 Feb 2017

3-day global conference on Nuclear Terrorism to begin in New Delhi

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today said the negative consequences of atomic power can not be overlooked and nuclear terrorism is an international threat. He was delivering the inaugural address at the Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of
8 Feb 2017

National Badminton Championship: Sourabh Verma clinches Men’s Singles title

Seasoned campaigner Sourabh Verma used all his experience to deny Lakshya Sen a fairytale end as he tamed the new badminton sensation in straight games in the summit clash to emerge men’s singles champion at the 81st
8 Feb 2017

Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos wins Senate confirmation vote

The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, by the slenderest possible margin. US Vice-President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to secure her cabinet role, splitting the chamber 50-50.
8 Feb 2017

HDIL to launch budget homes in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd, HDIL said it will soon launch its new budget homes brand in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Through this brand, HDIL aims at making quality housing at affordable prices accessible to a
8 Feb 2017

Adani appoints Purdie as CEO for renewable energy unit in Australia

Indian energy giant Adani Group has appointed Jennifer Purdie as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its renewable energy business unit in Australia in a bid to drive its plans to become the largest renewable energy player
8 Feb 2017

International Conference & Exhibition on Terrestrial & Satellite Broadcasting held in New Delhi

The 23rd edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial & Satellite Broadcasting was held in New Delhi. It was 3 day conference held from 2-4 February 2017. The conference was organized by the Broadcast Engineering Society
8 Feb 2017

Salman Rushdie’s novel The Golden House announced

Author Salman Rushdie’s new novel titled The Golden House is slated to release in September 2017. The announcement was made by Penguin Random House on 7 February 2017. The book will be published in India by Penguin
8 Feb 2017

Over 13,000 Divyangs have been given jobs by Centre

Over 13,000 specially-abled people or ‘Divyangs’ have been given jobs in various central government departments, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said. Efforts are on to fill all the 15,694 vacant in the central government, he said. “About 83.5
8 Feb 2017

Dubai Gets First Woman Commercial Pilot In Royal Family

Shaikha Mozah Al Maktoum, one of the female members of Dubai’s ruling family, is claimed to have become the first woman commercial pilot, according to media reports. A few members of the Al Maktoum family took to
8 Feb 2017

The Safer Internet Day celebrated on 7 February 2017

The Safer Internet Day was celebrated on 7 February 2017 with the theme – Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet. To mark the occasion, various activities were undertaken across the world by the stakeholders of
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