Daily Archive: Thursday, March 9, 2017

9 Mar 2017

Union Environment Ministry launches web portal for obtaining CRZ Clearances

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave on 8 March 2017 launched the web portal for obtaining Coastal Regulation Zone, CRZ clearances by the project proponents. The portal was
9 Mar 2017

Longest extradosed bridge across River Narmada dedicated to nation at Bharuch

Bharuch was in the news on 7 March 2017 as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated India’s longest extradosed bridge at this place. Previously, the record for being India’s longest extradosed bridge was held by the Nivedita
9 Mar 2017

Harvard honoured Viola Davis with ‘Artist of the Year’ award

Viola Davis, the actress who took home some of this year’s biggest awards, was honoured with the Harvard foundation ‘Artist of the Year’ 2017 award at Harvard’s 32nd Cultural Rhythms Festival in Cambridge on 4 March 2017.
9 Mar 2017

Leaders’ Summit of Indian Ocean Rim Association concluded in Jakarta

The Leaders’ Summit in Commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) concluded on 7 March 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. In the summit, India was represented by the Vice President Hamid Ansari. It
9 Mar 2017

Formation of committee to resolve grievances of women sports persons announced

The Union Government on 8 March 2017 decided to constitute a high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons. An announcement in this regard was made by the Union Minister of State
9 Mar 2017

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wins best actress award for Sarbjit

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s film Sarbjit has given her yet another reason to celebrate. The actor who played the character of Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur, has won the Best Actress award at the International Film Festival and
9 Mar 2017

Australian service marks the third anniversary of MH370 tragedy

Family members of the Australians on board the fatal Malaysian Airlines’ flight MH370 gathered at St John’s Cathedral in Brisbane to mark the third anniversary of the tragedy on 8 March 2017. The private ceremony was attended
9 Mar 2017

2-day North East Business Summit begins in New Delhi

The 11th North East Business Summit (NEBS) begins here tomorrow. The two-day event is an initiative to facilitate investment, highlight strengths of the North-East Region (NER) and business opportunities which North-East has to offer. Union Minister of
9 Mar 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Nari Shakti Puraskar 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee on 8 March 2017 presented the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2016 at a ceremony in New Delhi on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017. This year, the Selection Committee, chaired by the Minister of
9 Mar 2017

EPFO extends Digital Life Certificate submission through Jeevan Pramaan Patra by March 31

In a relief to pensioners, retirement fund body, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has extended the last date of submission of digital life certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra by one month up to March 31, 2017
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