International Archive

27 Apr 2017

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 2017 observed

The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 2017 was observed across the world on 26 April 2017. The Day commemorates the explosion at the Ukraine’s Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 which spread a radioactive cloud over large
27 Apr 2017

China bans ‘Muhammad’, ‘Jihad’, and ‘Medina’ as baby names

The Chinese government in April 2017 prohibited parents from choosing baby names like Islam, Medina, Jihad and Quran for their children, thereby strengthening its hold on Muslims living in western China. The ban is a part of
27 Apr 2017

Wikipedia founder to launch new site to tackle fake news

The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales is going to launch Wikitribune, a news site aimed at tackling the spread of false information, a major issue faced by a majority of other sites such as Facebook. The site
27 Apr 2017

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier hit water in Dalian

China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on 26 April 2017, transferring the ship from a dry dock into open water in Dalian, a port city in China’s Liaoning Province. The launch ceremony was held at
27 Apr 2017

NASA launches Super Pressure Balloon from New Zealand

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 25 April 2017 successfully launched its football-stadium-sized and heavy-lift Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand. The balloon will float for 100 or more days at 110000 feet
27 Apr 2017

India to host 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017)

The International Road federation (IRF) on 26 April 2017 announced that India will host the 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017) which will be held on 13 November 2017. The theme of World Road Meeting 2017 is
27 Apr 2017

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) wins Golden Globe Tigers award

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) has won the prestigious Golden Globe Tigers Award for Excellence and Leadership in CSR for the year 2017 in the category of ‘E-Payment Leadership’. GNFC has been awarded for
27 Apr 2017

Nita Ambani made member of IOC’s important Commissions

Nita Ambani has been made member of two important commissions of IOC’s governing body. She has been made as a member of the prestigious Olympic channel and Olympic education Commission. Nita Ambani already holds the distinction of
27 Apr 2017

White House names Randolph Ailes as new Director of Secret Service

The White House on Tuesday named a retired Marine major general as the new director of the Secret Service. Randolph Ailes will oversee an agency that for years has been beset with a series of high-profile embarrassments.
27 Apr 2017

World Intellectual Property Day observed on 26th April

World Intellectual Property Day observed on 26th April. The role of intellectual property—patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility model, copyright—in encouraging innovation and creativity takes center stage every April 26, as the world celebrates the World Intellectual Property
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