Daily Archive: Sunday, May 28, 2017

28 May 2017

PM Modi lays Foundation Stone for IARI at Gogamukh

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the Foundation Stone of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute at Gogamukh in Assam’s Dhemaji district located on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border. This will be the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI). Apart from
28 May 2017

Poll Candidates have to Declare their and Spouse’s Sources of Income

Election contestants will have to declare their own and their spouses’ sources of earning in the affidavits filed before contesting polls. At present, it is mandatory for the poll contestants to disclose the details of assets and liabilities
28 May 2017

Goldman, Citigroup among 5 bankers selected for IOC stake sale

The government has selected five merchant bankers, including Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, to manage the government’s three per cent stake sale in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), which could fetch about Rs6,000 crore to the exchequer. The other bankers
28 May 2017

Apple Opens First Official Store in South East Asia at Singapore

Apple has opened its first Official Store in Southeast Asia at Singapore’s upmarket shopping district. Apple expects this store to be one of the most of the most popular stores in the world. Most of the earnings for Apple
28 May 2017

Construction starts on World’s Largest Telescope, ELT in Chile

Construction works for building Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) has commenced in Chile. After completion, the Extremely Large Telescope will become the world’s largest optical telescope which will be five times larger than the top observing instruments that are in use today. The telescope will be constructed at
28 May 2017

Sea level rising three times as quickly as they were 25 years ago

Rise in water level in the coastal region is the reason for worry in the recent years. At the same time, a new study from European researchers has claimed that sea level are rising three times as
28 May 2017

India’s Taj Mahal ranked 5th among top 10 global landmarks

One of the most iconic wonders in the world, Taj Mahal has become the only Indian monument to figure in the world’s top 10 Travellers’ Choice awards for Landmarks. The historic monument Taj Mahal was ranked at
28 May 2017

NASA’s Juno Mission reveals Jupiter’s deep secrets

The first science results from Nasa’s Juno Mission were revealed on 25 May 2017 by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Juno captured the images which portray Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, as a
28 May 2017

Green flag to country’s first e-vehicle public transport

Marking the third anniversary of the Narendra Modi government, Union surface transport minster Nitin Gadkari along with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis flagged off taxi aggregator Ola’s e-vehicle (EV) services in the city. Nagpur, which is the home
28 May 2017

India announces $500 million assistance to Mauritius

India announced $500 million line of credit for Mauritius today as both the countries discussed the need to improve bilateral ties in several areas including maritime domain, a PTI report said. Both sides signed a pact on
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