Daily Archive: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

10 May 2017

India- Indonesia Co-Ordinated Patrol Commences, CORPAT

The 29th India–Indonesia CORPAT has commenced at Port Blair under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command. The bilateral exercise is scheduled to be held from 9th to 25th May. The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Sutedi Senoputra has arrived to take part in the
10 May 2017

Jhulan Goswami named Highest Wicket-Taker in Women’s One-Day Internationals

Fast bowler Jhulan Goswami is now the highest wicket-taker in one-day internationals in the women’s game. Goswami, who now has 181 wickets in 153 matches, surpassed the world record held by Australia bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick (180). The
10 May 2017

Measurement of Liveability Index of Cities to commence Next Month

Ministry of Urban Development will launch measuring of Liveability Index of cities in the next month. The index will be based on indigenously evolved methodology. The Ministry of Urban Development has already released a detailed document on “Methodology
10 May 2017

India and Japan affirm plans to strengthen their defence cooperation amid rising tension in Asian region

India and Japan on 8 May 2017 affirmed plans to strengthen their defence cooperation amid rising tension in the Asian region. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley during his visit to Japan informed his Japanese counterpart, Tomomi Inada that
10 May 2017

N’Golo Kante named Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year

N’Golo Kante in the first week of May 2017 voted the 2017 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. Kante topped the poll of the 340-strong membership ahead of his Blues team-mate Eden Hazard, with
10 May 2017

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation observed for victims of World War II

Time of remembrance and reconciliation was observed globally on 8-9 May 2017 to pay tribute to all the victims of the Second World War. The day was designated by the UN General Assembly by resolution 59/26 of
10 May 2017

Union Home Minister announced SAMADHAN to tackle of Left Wing Extremism

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 8 May 2017 announced a new doctrine, SAMADHAN. The doctrine was announced during the Review Meeting of Left Wing Extremism affected States which was chaired by Rajnath Singh. The SAMADHAN
10 May 2017

National Book Trust, NBT to host book fairs in panchayats

The National Book Trust (NBT) is planning to launch Panchayat Pustak Mela with the aim of organising regular book fairs in rural areas across the country. The main objective behind introducing this new scheme at the panchayat
10 May 2017

Justice Karnan is the first High Court judge to be sentenced to jail by Supreme Court

A seven-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court (SC), headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, on 9 May 2017 sentenced Justice C S Karnan, the Calcutta High Court judge, to six months of imprisonment. Justice Karnan
10 May 2017

Undetonated World War II bombs found in Germany, thousands evacuated

More than 50,000 people were evacuated from the German city of Hanover, after the discovery of multiple unexploded World War II bombs. While two of the suspected bombs were found from a construction site in the Vahrenwald
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