Daily Archive: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

7 Mar 2017

Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau win Dubai Tennis Championships Men’s Doubles title

Jean-Julien Rojer from the Netherlands and Horia Tecau from Romania on 4 March 2017 won the Dubai Tennis Championships Men’s Doubles title. It is the 13th doubles title of the duo. Jean-Julien Rojer and Tecau defeated India’s Rohan
7 Mar 2017

Union Government inaugurates training of Small & Medium Traders on Digital Payment Initiatives

The Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on 4 March 2017 inaugurated training of self organized small & medium traders on digital payment initiatives. On the occasion, the Minister appealed to the business
7 Mar 2017

Andhra Pradesh proposed Smart Mosquito Density System to fight vector-borne diseases

The Government of Andhra Pradesh in the first week of March 2017 sent a proposal for the deployment of a Smart Mosquito Density System to the Union Ministry of Urban Development. Once approved, the system will be
7 Mar 2017

Conservation Drones to be used to monitor Tiger Population in the Reserves

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in Dehradun plan to use drones to monitor tiger population in the reserves. The conservation drones would map select tiger reserves in the country.
7 Mar 2017

Haryana State Budget 2017-18 presented by Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on 6 March 2017 presented the State annual budget for 2017-18 in the legislative assembly. In tune with the changes proposed in the Union Budget 2017-18, the Government of Haryana has dispensed
7 Mar 2017

Environmental pollution kills 1.7 million children each year: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 6 March 2017 announced that more than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. The revelations were made by the agency in
7 Mar 2017

Melody Meyer, Atul Gupta appointed as advisors of Cairn India

Oil and gas experts Melody Meyer and Atul Gupta were on 6 March 2017 appointed as advisors of Hydrocarbons major Cairn India. As advisors, they will provide strategic direction and delivery focus to Cairn India. The aforesaid
7 Mar 2017

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray passes away

Rabi Ray, former Speaker of Lok Sabha, passed away on 6 March 2017 after a prolonged illness in Cuttack. He was 91. Ray was also an eminent socialist politician, a Gandhian, and had also served as a
7 Mar 2017

Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Won’t accept dropping of charges against Advani on technical grounds: SC

The Supreme Court of India on 6 March 2017 said that it will not accept discharge of senior BJP leader LK Advani and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case only on technical grounds. While making oral
7 Mar 2017

Trump revises travel ban, Iraq excluded from the list

US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on 6 March 2017, reinstating a ban on immigration from six of the previously banned Muslim majority countries for three months and all refugees for four months. The
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