Daily Archive: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

26 Apr 2017

Pakistani Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

A Pakistani court on 24 April 2017 passed a ruling that allowed Hindus to worship at a Shiva temple in Abbottabad district, which had been made off limits to them for almost 20 years. The decision was
26 Apr 2017

India teams up with other nations to protect ancient heritage from terrorism

Ten nations from across the world came together on 24 April 2017 to form a group with the aim of protecting ancient heritage from extremism like that of the Islamic State, which led to the destruction of
26 Apr 2017

Etihad appoints Robin Kamark as CEO of Airline Equity Partners

Etihad Aviation Group on 24 April 2017 appointed Robin Kamark as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airline Equity Partners. Kamark will take over the position from Bruno Matheu, who has held the role since May 2016. Kamark
26 Apr 2017

President of United States Donald Trump wants to send men to Mars

The President of United States, Donald Trump announced on 25 April 2017 that he wants to send men to Mars during his first term.Trump made the announcement while video conferencing from his Oval office with two NASA
26 Apr 2017

SC directs Kerala government to reinstate TP Senkumar as DGP of Kerala

The Supreme Court (SC) on 24 April 2017 directed the Kerala government to reinstate T.P. Senkumar as Director General of Police (DGP) of the state. The ruling was made by a bench of Justice Madan B Lokur
26 Apr 2017

Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2017

Superstar Aamir Khan was on 25 April 2017 honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his film Dangal, which was one of the biggest hits of 2016. The award was bestowed upon him by RSS
26 Apr 2017

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to take part in WHO malaria vaccine pilot programme

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced on 24 April 2017 that Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot implementation programme. The programme will make the world’s first malaria vaccine
26 Apr 2017

Playback singer Vani Jairam gets Ghantasala national award

Vani Jairam, the versatile playback singer in the South Indian film industry, was presented with the Ghantasala national award on 23 April 2017 at a function held in Andhra Pradesh. The award is instituted by the Ghantasala
26 Apr 2017

Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets new space record for most days in space

Astronaut Peggy Whitson has set a new space record for most days in space by a US astronaut. She has broken the previous record set by Jeff Williams who had spent a total of 534 days in
26 Apr 2017

Northeast India’s largest IT hub opens in Agartala, Tripura

Northeast’s sixth and largest hub for information technology has been inaugurated in Agartala. The hub has been set up at a cost of Rs 50 crore to boost employment and e-governance besides export of software technology. The
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