Daily Archive: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

15 Feb 2017

Haryana wins Rs 1 crore in All India National Style Kabaddi championship

Hosts Haryana won the first edition of the three-day Pandit Deen Dayal Updhyay All India National Style Kabaddi championship held at Motilal Nehru School of Sports here. Haryana defeated the Railways team 33-27 to clinch the title. Oil
15 Feb 2017

Sachin Tendulkar Adopts Donja Village In Maharashtra For Transformation

Cricket great and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has adopted the village of Donja in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district, under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna, sanctioning over Rs. 4 crore for the development of the village from his
15 Feb 2017

Grammy winning pop and jazz singer Al Jarreau passes away

Al Jarreau, Grammy-winning pop and jazz musician passed away on 12 February 2017. He was 76. The notification of his death was given by his manager Joe Gordon who said that the late artist had been hospitalised
15 Feb 2017

Haryana govt imposes curbs on liquor consumption

The Haryana government today notified that no person shall consume liquor at a place which has not been licensed or authorised under the Punjab Excise Act, 1914, except at one’s dwelling. Announcing this here, state Excise and
15 Feb 2017

World Bank Group to conduct training programmes for NBFCs

International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has teamed up with Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) to conduct training programmes for Non Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs). The training programmes will be on ‘movable asset
15 Feb 2017

Indian racer Jehan Daruvala wins New Zealand GP

Young Indian racer Jehan Daruvala created history by winning the New Zealand Grand Prix 2017 at the Chris Amon Circuit. With the win, Jehan became the first and only Indian to win a Grand Prix in motorsport
15 Feb 2017

Harsh Vardhan to inaugurate International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining, Fuel Industries

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries in New Delhi today. The three day conference will cover areas like Innovative ming technology for sustainable
15 Feb 2017

Kush Bhagat awarded CM title by World Chess Federation

Kush Bhagat, a second grade student from Hill Spring International School, was awarded the title of Candidate Master (CM) by World Chess Federation body, FIDE today. The title comes after a range of admirable performances by him,
15 Feb 2017

Sub-committee to frame blueprint on Integrated Dairy Complexes constituted in Haryana

Haryana Cabinet on 14 February 2017 constituted a sub-committee of council of ministers. The committee will prepare a blueprint for developing Integrated Dairy Complexes in all cities of the State. The decision to constitute the sub-committee was
15 Feb 2017

PSLV-C37 carrying CARTOSAT-2 series earth observation satellite lifts off from Sriharikota

Space agency ISRO today scripted history by successfully launching a record 104 satellites, including India’s earth observation satellite, on a single rocket from the spaceport here. This is the highest number of satellites ever launched in a
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