Daily Archive: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

2 May 2017

Scientists at IIT Create Low Cost Solar Cells using Jamun

Scientists at IIT Roorkee have used Indian summer fruit, Jamun, to create low cost and more efficient solar cells. To create the solar cells, the researchers made use of naturally occurring pigment present in jamun as an
2 May 2017

Aizawl FC become First Northeastern Club to Win I-League

Aizawl FC, a small team from Mizoram, created history on Sunday by becoming the first club from north-east to win the I-League as they beat Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan to the title race by drawing 1-1 with
2 May 2017

Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID tags

Leveraging information technology in a big way, the Indian Railways is set to make use of the radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure the effective and transparent functioning of the system.
2 May 2017

Leander Paes Wins Tallahassee Challenger Title of the men’s double

The top-seeded Indo-American pair of Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky defeated Argentine third seeds Leonardo Mayer and Maximo Gonzalez to win the Tallahassee Challenger title of the men’s double. This title win is Paes’ 2nd Challenger level title
2 May 2017

Tejas Express: New Premier Train between Mumbai and Goa

Indian Railways is expected to launch a new 20 coach premier train called the Tejas Express connecting Mumbai and Goa in June. The Tejas service aims to provide comfort to passengers in the inter-city journeys. Once the
2 May 2017

Dubai becomes First City in World to gets its Own Microsoft Font

Dubai has become the first city in the world to have its own Microsoft font. The font will have typeface both in Latin and Arabic script. It will be made available in 23 languages– Afrikaans, Arabic, Basque,
2 May 2017

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu selected for USIBC Award

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has selected Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level. The award will be presented to
2 May 2017

International Jazz Day 2017 observed across the world

The International Jazz Day 2017 was observed across the world on 30 April 2017 with an aim to raise awareness in the international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for
2 May 2017

Anthony Lianzuala takes over as Controller General of Accounts

Anthony Lianzuala on 1 May 2017 took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Union Ministry of Finance, in New Delhi. Lianzuala, a 1982-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, is the first
2 May 2017

The Real Estate Act(Regulation and Development), 2017 (RERA) comes into effect from today

The much-awaited Real Estate Act comes into force from Monday with a promise of protecting the right of consumers and ushering in transparency but only 13 states and Union Territories (UTs) have so far notified rules. The
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