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17 Jan 2017

25 children including 13 girls selected for National Bravery Awards

25 children including 13 girls selected for National Bravery Awards. The prestigious Geeta Chopra Award has been conferred on 18-year-old Tejasweeta Pradhan and 17-year-old Shivani Gond both from West Bengal, who showed immense courage in fearlessly helping
31 Dec 2016

Kerala’s Nedumkayam tribal colony to be country’s first digital colony

The Nedumkayam tribal colony at Nilambur in Malappuram lacks basic facilities including toilets. However, the colony has now become a role model to the country by becoming the first ‘digital’ tribal colony in India. The people in
30 Dec 2016

Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital records 100% cashless transactions

Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital, the country’s best known address for cancer care, has achieved 100% “cashless” transactions by using exclusive hospital-specific pre-paid ‘smartcard’, said a press release from the ministry of health and family welfare.The hospital,
27 Dec 2016

Karnataka govt launches 25 bio-diesel buses in the state

In an effort to reduce pollution caused by diesel buses, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched 25 bio-diesel buses in the state. These eco-friendly buses will ply on four routes, including Tirupati and Chennai. Costing
25 Dec 2016

Sri Lanka claims world’s tallest artificial Christmas tree

Sri Lanka has unveiled a towering Christmas tree, claiming to have surpassed the world record for the tallest artificial Christmas tree. The 73-meter (238-foot) tree, built in capital Colombo, is 18 meters taller than the current record
20 Dec 2016

Punit Goenka honoured with Business Today ‘Best CEO Award’

Punit Goenka, Managing Director and CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) was awarded on Saturday the Business Today Best CEO award in the media and entertainment category for 2016. The award was presented by Minister of
20 Dec 2016

Dictionary Merriam-Webster has named “surreal” as its word of the year

The dictionary company Merriam-Webster announced that “surreal” was its word of the year for 2016. The adjective is defined by the company as something that has been “marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream.” In
20 Dec 2016

Thaawarchand Gehlot Releases ‘Saanjhi Saanjh’ Newspaper

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment released the first issue of a National Newspaper dedicated to Senior Citizen, ‘Saanjhi Saanjh’ here today. Shri Gehlot congratulated the publisher and editor of the newspaper for bringing
19 Dec 2016

Bali named most popular year-end destination in Asia

Indonesia’s famous tour destination, the resort island of Bali, has been picked by prominent US travelling reviewer website TripAdvisor as the most popular year-end destination. The latest international recognition for Bali has made Indonesia’s Tourism Minister Arief
15 Dec 2016

Nobel-winning economist Thomas Schelling dies at 95

A colleague says Nobel Prize-winning economist Thomas Schelling, who used game theory to explain nuclear strategy, has died. Longtime friend and colleague Richard Zeckhauser says Schelling died Tuesday at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. The former Harvard
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