Daily Archive: Thursday, May 25, 2017

25 May 2017

Exhibition displaying Stone Sculptures returned by Australia

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition titled ‘Return of the Three Stone Sculptures from Australia to India’ in the National Museum at Janpath, New Delhi on 23 May
25 May 2017

Controversial godman Chandraswami passes away

Controversial godman, Chandraswami, passed away due to multi-organ failure on 23 May 2017 in New Delhi. He was 66. Chandraswami, whose real name was Nemi Chand, exerted enormous power during the regime of former Prime Minister P
25 May 2017

Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was conferred the much-desired International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017 on 24 May 2017. The award was presented by former Indian Cricket Captain Sunil
25 May 2017

World Turtle Day 2017 observed globally on 23 May 2017

The World Turtle Day 2017 was observed across the world on 23 May 2017 with an aim to protect the turtles and tortoises and their rapidly disappearing habitats across the world. The day was sponsored by American
25 May 2017

Hyperloop India to participate in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II

SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, will organise Hyperloop Pod Competition II in August 2017 at its headquarters in Hawthorne, California. The competition will see the participation of 24 teams from across the
25 May 2017

Amendment in Banking Regulation Act and its Impact

The Union cabinet has decided to amend the Banking Regulation Act to expedite the resolution of the Rs9.64 trillion stressed assets choking the Indian banking system. The details pertaining to the amendment are still awaited but the
25 May 2017

Dubai police recruits world’s first Robocop on 22 May 2017

The Dubai police on 22 May 2017 officially inducted the world’s first operational robot police officer Robocop into the force at the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC). The launch of the world’s first operational
25 May 2017

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag to be sold at an auction

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag will be sold at an auction at Sotheby’s auction house in New York on 20 July 2017. The announcement of the auction was made by Sotheby’s Auction House on 23 May 2017.
25 May 2017

First human ancestors came from Europe, not Africa: Study

A new study claims that the split of the common lineage of great apes and humans probably occurred in Europe and not in Africa. The bold hypothesis is based on an analysis of 7.2-million-year-old fossil remains. As
25 May 2017

3.3-million-year-old fossil reveals origins of the human spine

Recent analysis of a 3.3-million-year-old hominin fossil has provided researchers with the most complete human spine of any early human relative. The analysis offers a unique snapshot of a crucial transition point as humans’ early ancestors evolved
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