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21 Jan 2017

ISKCON’s Govardhan eco village bags United Nations award

ISKCON’s Govardhan eco village at nearby Wada taluka in Thane district has been conferred the United Nations award for taking innovative measures of ’sustainable tourism’ in country.This is for the first time India has won such recognition
28 Dec 2016

National emblem sketcher Dinanath Bhargava passes away

Dinanath Bhargava, a co-artist in the team that sketched the national emblem ‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’ and decorated the pages of the Constitution’s manuscript, died at the age of 89 in Indore on Saturday. Bhargava was suffering
19 Dec 2016

42nd Annual Cake Show 2016 begins in Bengaluru

City is gearing up for annual Christmas and New Year Cake Show 2016. This Cake Show which has the distinction of India’s biggest annual cake show. Cake Art – A Wonder at it’s best This Christmas Celebration
14 Dec 2016

Ambani, Tata join Bill Gates for $1 bn clean energy fund (BEV)

The Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC), which has Mukesh Ambani and Alibaba’s Jack Ma as members, will invest more than $1 billion in Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), an investor-led fund that will finance emerging energy breakthroughs for  affordable
3 Dec 2016

RBI defers mandatory implementation Aadhaar-enabled devices

The RBI on Friday deferred the mandatory implementation of Aadhar-enabled Point of Sale (PoS) machines by six months, saying there is currently a limited capacity to produce such devices. “It has been brought to our notice that
26 Nov 2016

Indian Navy’s seventh landing craft utility L-57 launched by GRSE

Indian Navy has launched the seventh ship of LCU MK IV project Thursday at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd, Kolkata. LCU-L57 is the seventh vessel in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility Ships being
13 Nov 2016

India to preside next edition of COP in Geneva in 2018

Greater Noida, Nov 12 (PTI) India will preside the eighth edition of the Conference of Parties (COP) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which will be held in Switzerlands Geneva in 2018. Health Secretary C
2 Nov 2016

Russia invites India to join fast reactor research project

An official of Russia’s nuclear corporation Rosatom said the country has invited India to join in developing nuclear reactors and participate in its fast reactor research project. The multipurpose fast research reactor project, also known as MBIR,
12 Oct 2016

Virat Kohli presented with ICC Test Championship mace

India captain Virat Kohli was today presented with the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace for leading his team to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings. On behalf of the ICC, the mace was presented
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