Daily Archive: Friday, May 5, 2017

5 May 2017

Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

A group of archaeologists discovered the remains of a nearly 4000 year old model garden outside a tomb in the ancient Egyptian capital of Thebes, today known as Luxor. The discovery was announced by Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry
5 May 2017

Humans must colonise another planet in 100 years to survive: Stephen Hawking

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that Humans will need to leave Earth and colonise another planet within the next 100 years to escape from asteroid strikes, overpopulation and drastic effects of climate change. Hawking along
5 May 2017

Union Cabinet approves modifications in 7th CPC recommendations

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3 May 2017 approved modifications in the recommendations of 7th CPC (Central Pay Commission) on pay and pensionary benefits in the course of their implementation. Earlier,
5 May 2017

Odisha’s Sualgiri, Swalgiri communities notified as Scheduled Castes

Odisha’s Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities in the first week of May 2017 were notified as Scheduled Castes following President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent to a new law. The Rajya Sabha in April 2017 had passed the bill on
5 May 2017

Union Sports Ministry announces changes in National Youth Awards

Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Vijay Goel on 3 May 2017 revamped the National Youth Awards (NYA) to promote transparency in the selection process.  The National Youth Awards are conferred by the Ministry of Youth
5 May 2017

Union Cabinet approves cooperation between India and Japan on Railway Safety

The Union Cabinet, presided by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 3 May 2017 gave its ex-post facto approval to the signing the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan on Railway Safety. The MoC was signed in
5 May 2017

CCEA approves Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 3 May 2017 approval the re-structuring the schemes of Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA. SAMPADA
5 May 2017

NASA’s first inflatable Greenhouse could enable water recycling on Mars

NASA Scientists have designed an inflatable greenhouse that could be used one day by astronauts to grow fresh food and produce oxygen on Mars or Moon. The first-of-its-kind sample involves an inflatable, deployable greenhouse that can support
5 May 2017

Union Cabinet approves National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017

The Union Cabinet, presided by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 3 May 2017 gave its approval for National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017. The Policy embodies the long term vision of the Government to give impetus to
5 May 2017

Aizawl FC threaten ‘fast unto death’ if denied entry in top tier

Aizawl Football club (FC), the Newly-crowned I-League football champions, on 3 May 2017 threatened to go on a “fast unto death” if they are not allowed to play in the top-tier of domestic club structure next season.
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