Daily Archive: Monday, May 22, 2017

22 May 2017

Manual for Children in conflict with Law released by WCD Ministry

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a manual titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law”. The manual was prepared following the directions of the Supreme Court dated 5 February 2016
22 May 2017

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

The 2017 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was observed across the world on 21 May 2017 with an aim to bridge the gap between different cultures. The Day celebrates not only the richness
22 May 2017

New technique to help deaf-blind ‘watch’ television

Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have invented a technique that types Braille in real time and helps deaf-blind people “watch” television without intermediaries. The technique developed under “PervasiveSUB Project” compiles all the subtitles of television
22 May 2017

International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated worldwide

The International Day for Biological Diversity was celebrated globally on 22 May 2017 with the theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”. The theme was chosen as it coincides with the observance of2017, which is the International Year of
22 May 2017

Plastic bottles to be used for Environment-friendly toilet in a school

Manav Vikas School, a school in Jamshedpur, in May 2017 decided to set up an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials. The school is managed by retired employees at Garudbasa in Telco. Deputy Collector
22 May 2017

Alexander Zverev wins Italian Open Men’s Singles title

Alexander Zverev on 21 May 2017 defeated World No. 2 Novak Djokovic 2 6-4 6-3 to win the Italian Open. The final was held in Rome, Italy. With the win, Zverev became the youngest Masters 1000 titlist
22 May 2017

Prashant Ranganathan wins Intel International Science Award 2017

Prashant Ranganathan, an Indian, on 20 May 2017 won the world’s largest pre-college science competition ‘The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017’ in the United States. Prashant Ranganathan hails from Jamshedpur city of Jharkhand,
22 May 2017

Haryana launches e-textbook portal for school students

Students can now download school books instantly from the e-textbook portal of the Haryana School Education Board which was launched today. Inaugurating the website, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said as of now, 26 textbooks of classes
22 May 2017

India wins all 10 Gold Medals at South Asian Junior TT Championships

India added six more gold on the concluding day to win all 10 gold medals on offer in the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships at Mount Lavinia, near Colombo, today. In addition, they also claimed four
22 May 2017

Free Wi-Fi facility inaugurated at 28 Railway Stations

On May 21, Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 Railway Stations of Konkan Railway from Kudal Railway Station in Maharashtra. Indian Railways has tied by with SYSCON/JOISTER for providing 2 Mbps peer-to-peer
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