Daily Archive: Friday, April 14, 2017

14 Apr 2017

EC throws open challenge to people to hack its EVM from 1st week of May

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on 12 April 2017 threw an open challenge to people to hack its Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). The move came after opposition parties urged it to revert to the paper ballot
14 Apr 2017

Karnataka Government launches campaign against H1N1

Karnataka Government on 12 April 2017 announced to launch Awareness Campaign against H1N1 in high incidence districts of Bengaluru, Mysore and Chitradurga. In Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, so far 766 positive cases of influenza A
14 Apr 2017

Union Cabinet approves signing of Framework of Understanding for hydrocarbon cooperation with Bangladesh

The Union Cabinet, presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 12 April 2017 approved signing of Framework of Understanding (FoU) on Cooperation in the Hydrocarbon Sector with Bangladesh. The proposed Framework of Understanding aims to establish a
14 Apr 2017

Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning Syria chemical attack

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution on 12 April 2017 that condemned the use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held Syrian town, Khan Sheikhoun and demanded a speedy investigation into the details of the
14 Apr 2017

Union Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Russia for cooperation in Science & Technology

The Union Cabinet was on 12 April 2017 apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Russia for cooperation in the field of Science and Technology (S&T). The MoU was signed in October 2016. The
14 Apr 2017

Gujarat Governor gives his nod to the Guj Self Financed School Bill

The Governor of Gujarat, O P Kohli on 12 April 2017 gave his nod to the Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees) Bill – 2017 that was passed by the state’s assembly on the second last
14 Apr 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma award to eminent personalities

President Pranab Mukherjee on 13 April 2017 conferred the Padma award to 44 people. The awards were conferred at a Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Padma Vibhushan was conferred on three personalities including eminent Singer
14 Apr 2017

Belle II detector integrated with SuperKEKB accelerator

The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) on 11 April 2017 successfully completed the “roll-in” of the Belle II detector. The term “roll-in” refers to the operation of moving the entire Belle II detector system, following the
14 Apr 2017

Telangana Government to increase quota for Muslims, STs in the state

The Telangana Government on 12 April 2017 decided to increase the reservations quota for the socially and economically backward Muslims and the Scheduled tribes in the state. The decision was taken on the basis of a report
14 Apr 2017

Union Cabinet approves implementation of Target Plus Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09

The Union Cabinet on 12 April 2017 approved the implementation of Supreme Court’s Judgment dated 27 October 2015 regarding the implementation of Target Plus Scheme (TPS) under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2004-09. As per the Supreme Court’s
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