Daily Archive: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

3 May 2017

44th Daytime Emmy Awards announced on 30 April 2017

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards was announced on 30 April 2017 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, Los Angeles. General Hospital was declared the Outstanding Drama Series at the 44th Daytime Emmy Awards, while Jeopardy! grabbed the
3 May 2017

Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Hockey India on 1 May 2017 recommended senior player and former captain Sardar Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting honour. In 2008, Sardar Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee was the youngest player to
3 May 2017

DGMOs of India, Pak hold talks after Pakistani army mutilated Indian soldiers

The top army commanders of India and Pakistan spoke over the hotline on 2 May 2017, a whole day after the Pakistani special forces team snuck across the LoC and beheaded two Indian security personnel. The contact
3 May 2017

Padma Venkataraman bestowed with Avvaiyar award

The Tamil Nadu government on 2 May 2017 conferred the 2017 Avvaiyar Award to Padma Venkataraman, a social worker and daughter for former Indian President, the late R Venkataraman. Padma was honoured with the award for her
3 May 2017

INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2017 winners announced

The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) in the last week of April 2017 announced the names of the recipient of the INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2017. A total of 30 scientists have been chosen for the
3 May 2017

DoT launches Tarang Sanchar web portal for information on Mobile Tower Radiation

The Department of Telecom (DoT) on 2 May 2017 launched Tarang Sanchar web portal, a portal that will allow people to track radiation emitted from mobile towers within a locality and check their compliance with the stipulated
3 May 2017

THAAD missile defence system operational in South Korea

The United States (US) Military’s missile defence system THAAD on 2 May 2017 became operational in South Korea. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) reached an initial intercept capability to defend against North Korean missiles. However,
3 May 2017

At 146, Indonesian who claimed to be the oldest man dies in Java: Report

An Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old — the longest-living human ever — has died in his village in Central Java, the media reported on Monday. According to his papers, Sodimedjo, also known as
3 May 2017

Nepal’s first female Supreme Court chief justice suspended

Nepal’s first female Supreme Court chief justice was suspended after an impeachment motion was filed in parliament accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers. Sushila Karki, who had one of the highest positions ever held
3 May 2017

Uttar Pradesh: An Ambulance Service for Cows Flagged-Off

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has flagged off an ambulance service that would cater to the needs of the cows. Under the ‘Gauvansh Chikitsa Mobile Vans’ service, initially, 5 ambulances were flagged off to
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