Daily Archive: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

9 May 2017

Unmanned US Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year orbit

The US military’s experimental space plane, X-37B landed on 7 May 2017 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida after completing a two-year-long classified space mission. The unmanned Boeing-built space plane, which resembles a miniature space shuttle,
9 May 2017

Baahubali 2 becomes first Indian film to collect Rs 1000 crore worldwide

SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became the first Indian film to cross the RS 1000 crore mark with its worldwide collections. Reports suggest that trade analysts have reported that the film has made over Rs 800
9 May 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI announces 15-member India squad

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 8 May 2017 announced the 15 man Indian squad which will take part in International Cricket Council, ICC Champions Trophy which is scheduled to be held in
9 May 2017

Emma Watson conferred first ever ‘genderless’ award

Harry Potter fame star, Emma Watson was conferred the first ever ‘Genderless Acting Award’ for Best Actor category on 7 May 2017 at the annual MTV Movie and TV Awards ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in
9 May 2017

Every house in Haryana to get a smart house ID under a special mission

In Haryana, detailed data will be collected of every resident and every house would be allotted a smart house ID under a special mission. It was announced by the state’s Chief Secretary, D.S. Dhesi while presiding over
9 May 2017

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad to be tried in all cases separately in multi-crore fodder scam case

The Supreme Court on 8 May 2017 ordered initiation of criminal conspiracy charges against Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad in the Rs 900 crore fodder scam case. Other accused of the case will also face separate
9 May 2017

Two Indian warships INS Mumbai and INS Aditya visit Egyptian port city

Two Indian warships INS Mumbai and INS Aditya arrived in Alexandria, the Mediterranean port city in Egypt on 5 May 2017. The warships visited Egypt as a part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea
9 May 2017

Bharti Airtel and Ola Cabs tie-up to offer integrated digital services

Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on 8 May 2017 partnered with taxi app aggregator Ola Cabs to offer a range of exciting digital services to customers. Both the companies will collaborate to deliver enhanced convenience for customers
9 May 2017

CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh

The strategic anti-Naxal operations CRPF Command headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been shifted back from Kolkata to Raipur. In 2010, the central zone command headquarters was shifted from Raipur to Kolkata owing to
9 May 2017

Legendary Pakistani sitarist Ustad Raees Khan dies

India-born legendary sitar player Ustad Raees Khan passed away in Pakistan on Saturday . He was 77. He was reportedly diagnosed with an ailment and had been bedridden for quite some time. He breathed his last in Karachi.
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