Daily Archive: Monday, May 29, 2017

29 May 2017

Cyclone Mora spins up over Bay, eyes Bangla coast for landfall

A deep depression in the Bay of Bengal has been declared intensified into a tropical cyclone named Mora. This is second cyclone in the Bay of Bengal after Maarutha, which helped bring in the Monsoon earlier by
29 May 2017

C.A. Bhavani Devi win a Gold in International Fencing tournament

India’s C.A Bhavani Devi has become first Indian to win a Gold Medal in an international fencing tournament. She has won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik
29 May 2017

PM Narendra Modi to embark on four-nation tour today

Bilateral cooperation on economic, defence, science and technology, and nuclear fronts, parleys on EU-India Free Trade Agreement, and fight against terror top Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda during his four-nation tour of Europe from Monday. Modi visits
29 May 2017

Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix on 28 May 2017

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel on 28 May 2017 won the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco, La Condamine and Monte Carlo, Monaco. The second place in the race was secured by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen, while
29 May 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser passes away

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the National Security Adviser to former US President Jimmy Carter, passed away on 26 May 2017 in Virginia. He was 89. Brzezinski served as the National Security Adviser to Carter during chaotic years of the
29 May 2017

South Korea beat China to win 2017 Sudirman Cup

South Korea on 28 May 2017 defeated China to lift their fourth Sudirman Cup title at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. South Korea’s women shuttlers played an impeccable game to beat 10-time champions China with a 3-2 win
29 May 2017

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup on 27 May 2017

Arsenal won its 13th FA Cup with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea, the reigning Premier League champions, on 27 May 2017 at the Wembley Stadium in London, England. Just 4 minutes into the match and Arsenal were
29 May 2017

Defence Minister inaugurates DRDO’s Aeronautical Test Range

Union Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO)’s new Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) here. He said Challakere is well suited to house an ATR, as such strategic facilities
29 May 2017

Dailong village in Manipur declared Biodiversity Heritage Site

The Manipur government has declared Dailong village of Tamenglong district as a Biodiversity Heritage Site of the state, officials said. A notification in this connection was issued on Tuesday by joint secretary of forest and environment, Kengoo
29 May 2017

IOC overtakes ONGC to become India’s most profitable PSU

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has overtaken Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become India’s most profitable state-owned company. IOC, which has for decades been India’s biggest company by turnover, posted a 70 per cent jump in
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