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2017-03-22
2017 Vijay Hazare Trophy: Tamil Nadu crowned champions after beating Bengal by 37 runs
2017-03-22
The second highest peacetime gallantry award ‘Kirti Chakra’ went to a young officer, Major Rohit Suri, who was part of the surgical strikes last year
2017-03-22
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on March 20,2017 announced the appointment of Ankur Khanna to the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
2017-03-22
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on March 20,2017 announced the appointment of Ankur Khanna to the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
2017-03-22
SBI to shut down 47% of associate banks' offices post-merger into it on April 1,2017
2017-03-22
The Lok Sabha today passed the Railway Appropriation Bills and supplementary demands for grants for this year, with the total proposed outlay for 2017-18 pegged at Rs. 1,31,000 crore
2017-03-21
India ranks 122nd in World Happiness Report, behind its neighbours Pakistan and China
2017-03-21
India's Vidya Pillai produced a spirited performance before settling for silver in the World Women Snooker Championship in Singapore.
2017-03-21
Mahesh Kumar Jain, who was Managing Director and CEO at Indian Bank, has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of IDBI Bank. Kishore Piraji Kharat, who was appointed as IDBI Bank CEO, has now been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Indian Bank
2017-03-21
National record holder KT Irfan clocked an impressive timing to win a bronze in the 20km men's event in the Asian Race Walk Championships in Nomi, Japan on Sunday 19th March 2017
2017-03-21
Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka for record-tying fifth Indian Wells title 2017
2017-03-21
Justice Navniti Prasad Singh Sworn In As Kerala HC Chief Justice Live Law
2017-03-20
Elena Vesnina outlasts Svetlana Kuznetsova in marathon Indian Wells final
2017-03-20
Japan launched a new spy satellite into orbit on March 16,2017 to help keep an eye on the nation's unpredictable, nuclear-armed neighbour, North Korea.
2017-03-20
Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has been elected the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans
2017-03-20
Arunachal Schoolboy Invents Unique Goggles With Ultrasound Sensors To Help Blind People
2017-03-20
Boeing Co (BA.N) said on 16th March 2017, it had signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract with the US government through which the US Army and an international customer will buy the latest Apache attack helicopter - the Apache 'E' variant.
2017-03-20
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) has signed definitive agreements to buy out debt-ridden Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd.’s (GSPC’s) entire 80 percent stake in KG-basin natural gas block for $1.2 billion
2017-03-20
The central government has appointed Dilip Shanghvi, managing director of Sun Pharmaceuticals as a member on the western area local board of Reserve Bank of India
2017-03-20
An Indian-American computer scientist, Anshumali Shrivastava, was honored with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes
2017-03-20
A Maharatna Company, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) commissioned the second unit of 660 MW of Mouda Super Thermal Power Station Stage-II on March 19, 2017.
2017-03-20
The three days“International Buddhist Conference” organized by Ministry of Culture and Nava NalandaMahaviahra,Deemed University was inaugurated by His Holiness TheDalai Lama andDr.Mahesh Sharma,Minister of Culture and Tourism on 17th March 2017 at Rajgir International Buddhist Conference, Bihar.
2017-03-20
Shweta Rathore is new Miss India in Bodybuilding
2017-03-20
Yogi Adityanath was named the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate at a meeting of newly-elected MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 312 in total, in Lucknow on 18th March 2017.
2017-03-20
India and Russia have signed two long-term support agreements for the Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft fleet, which is the mainstay of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
2017-03-20
The BJP named Trivendra Singh Rawat, a former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak as a new Uttarakhand CM after replacing of Harish Rawat
2017-03-17
RBI to start printing plastic notes of Rs 10, which initially to be tested out in few cities only.
2017-03-17
The newly appointed Chairman of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Shri Manhar Valji Bhai Zala along with two members Smt. Manju Diler and Shri Dalip Kallu Hathibed assumed his office here on 17th March 2017.
2017-03-17
In a recent development to strengthen the sports facilities and fraternity of India, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has appointed ace shooter and Olympic medalist Gagan Narang as the member of the governing body along with Jwala Gutta, ace badminton player and CWG Gold Medallist.
2017-03-17
Captain Amarinder Singh to take oath as Punjab chief minister on March 16
2017-03-17
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Thursday (March 16) to deliver the heavyweight EchoStar 23 communications satellite into a high-altitude orbit, a mission near the limit of the booster’s capability
2017-03-16
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on 13 March 2017 upheld a lifetime ban levied against Sergei Portugalov for his role in providing illicit substances to Russian athletes
2017-03-16
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sidharth Kuncalienker has been appointed as the Protem Speaker for floor test in Goa Assembly
2017-03-16
Justice Rajendra Menon was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at a function here in Raj Bhawan.
2017-03-16
Shashank Manohar has resigned as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman after just eight months in office, citing personal reasons.
2017-03-16
N. Biren Singh has become the first-ever Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister of Manipur after taking oath on 15th March 2017 along with eight other ministers in capital Imphal
2017-03-16
State Bank of India has announced a one-time farm loan settlement scheme worth 6,000 crore rupees primarily for tractors.
2017-03-15
The US Senate has confirmed Indian-American Seema Verma for a top health care position in the Trump administration
2017-03-15
Vice-chairman and managing director of Titagarh Wagons Ltd Umesh Chowdhary has been elected as the new chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Eastern Region, for the year 2017-18.
2017-03-14
BP Kanungo was on 10th March 2017 appointed Deputy Governor in Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for three years
2017-03-14
Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile
2017-03-14
Shri Narendra Kumar, an officer of Central Water Engineering Service (1979 batch) has assumed the charge of Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC)
2017-03-14
SSP Chawrasia became the only Indian Golfer to retain his Hero Indian Open title for the second year in a row with a remarkable seven-stroke win in New Delhi on March 12, 2017
2017-03-14
Top seeded Lee Chong Wei won his fourth All England Championship in men’s singles event by beating Shi Yuqi
2017-03-14
Intel has announced a deal under which it will buy Israeli technology company Mobileye for $15.3 billion.
2017-03-14
The Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of the Defence Ministry on March 13, 2017 after Manohar Parrikar resigned to take on the new role of Arun JaitleyGoa Chief Minister
2017-03-14
Europe’s biggest bank HSBC Holdings Plc. has appointed Mark Tucker as its Chairman on March 13, 2017
2017-03-14
Korea’s Hyundai Engineering Co has signed a deal worth 3 billion euros (USD 3.2 billion) with an Iranian investment fund on March 13, 2017 to invest in a major Iranian oil project
2017-03-14
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha appointed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, leader of Bharatiya Janata legislative party as Chief Minister of Goa
2017-03-13
India will — for the first time in two decades — not have a member in a prestigious, U.N. scientific body that decides what portions of the seabed can be exclusively mined for natural resources such as oil, precious metals and minerals.
2017-03-13
India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg, from a test range along the Odisha coast. The cruise missile was test fired from a mobile launcher.
2017-03-11
Donald Tusk to continue as council president of EU for 2nd term
2017-03-11
The Reserve Bank of India decided to tighten the security level. RBI is planning to release Rs 10 denomination notes with Mahatma Gandhi’s image and an upper case letter ‘L’ inset on both the sides. The signature of Urjit Patel will be seen on the new Rs 10 note.
2017-03-11
ISRO launched a new satellite into the Earth’s orbit from Sriharikota Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The name of the satellite is IRNSS-1F satellite which is a part of Indian Regional Navigation System.
2017-03-10
Harm Ohlmeyer was on 7 March 2017 appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Adidas with effect from May 2017.
2017-03-10
Ford Foundation Appoints Pradeep Nair as Regional Director for India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
2017-03-10
The mega cultural festival 'India by the Nile' got off to a colourful start at the foot of the Pyramids with a Crafts Mela, showcasing joint handicraft exhibition of India and Egypt
2017-03-10
ICC appointed Sachin Tendulkar as Brand ambassador for 2017 ICC Women's World Cup
2017-03-10
The Vice Admiral Girish Luthra has commissioned INS Tillanchang to the Indian Navy in Karwar, Karnataka
2017-03-09
Public sector Canara Bank has won a number of medals in the Collateral Awards Category at the 11th Global Communication Conclave held in Bangaluru by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI).
2017-03-09
Europe launched the fifth of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites on Monday as part of its multi-billion-euro Copernicus program to provide speedy images of land, oceans and waterways.
2017-03-09
The eleventh edition of joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran 2017‘ between India and Nepal began in Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand.
2017-03-09
Chinese mobile phone maker OPPO Electronics has bagged the rights to be the official sponsor of the Indian cricket team after bidding ₹1,079.29 crore.
2017-03-09
Hyderabad airport ranks 1st in world in airport service quality
2017-03-08
Oil and gas experts Melody Meyer and Atul Gupta were appointed as advisors of Hydrocarbons Major Cairn India.
2017-03-08
Dr Lalji Singh, former Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and former Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been selected for the ‘Distinguished Fellow’ honour by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).
2017-03-08
India’s largest tricolour flag on tallest flag post inaugurated at Attari Border
2017-03-07
Senior IAS officer T Jacob was appointed as Secretary, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
2017-03-07
SBI to charge penalty for breach of minimum balance from 1st April 2017
2017-03-07
India beat Pakistan in Asia Men's Rugby Sevens Trophy 2017
2017-03-07
Sam Querrey beats Rafael Nadal to win ATP Mexico Open title
2017-03-07
Former India Football captain Bhaichung Bhutia was removed from the post advisor to both the AIFF and President Praful Patel.
2017-03-07
Eminent Malayalam author and journalist M P Veerendra Kumar was presented the 30th Moortidevi award by Bharatiya Jnanpith organisation in Kozhikode Kerala.
2017-03-07
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has proposed to increase the insurance premium to 50 percent for cars, motor cycles as well as commercial vehicles from April 1 2017.
2017-03-06
Worlds oldest serving aircraft carrier INS viraat expires today
2017-03-06
Sanjiv Singh has been appointed as the chairman of the country’s largest commercial enterprise Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL).
2017-03-06
Telecom Secretary J S Deepak (IAS officer -1982 batch Uttar Pradesh) was named India's next Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from June 2017
2017-03-06
State-run Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has appointed Soma Mondal as its Director Commercial.
2017-03-06
The Hon’ble President of India and Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Shri Pranab Mukherjee awarded the Prestigious President’s Standard and Colours to 125 Helicopter Squadron and Mechanical Training Institute (MTI) respectively, during a grand ceremonial parade held at Air Force Station Tambaram.
2017-03-06
Andy Murray beats Fernando Verdasco to win first Dubai Championships title
2017-03-05
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) appointed P K Purwar as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of State-owned telecommunications service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL).
2017-03-05
The West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017 was passed by the state legislative assembly on March 3, 2017 with full support.
2017-03-03
Nigeria’s former Minister for Environment, Amina Mohammed, has been officially sworn in as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations at the headquarters in New York.
2017-03-03
Pistol shooter Jitu Rai on 1 March 2017 clinched the top position in the 50m men’s air pistol event. With this, India won their first gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi.
2017-03-03
Luis Norton de Matos appointed Head Coach of India U-17 football team
2017-03-03
Indian Navy successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile for the first time from an indigenously built INS Kalvari submarine
2017-03-02
Indian junior para shooter Avani Lekhara sets junior world record WSPS world cup
2017-03-02
The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NV Vohra has appointed Mr. Khursheed A Ganai, the retired IAS Officer as the Chief Information Commissioner
2017-03-02
The Additional Secretary of Economic Affairs, Dinesh Sharma is the Chairperson of Governing Council of IFAD, Rome
2017-03-02
Indigenously developed supersonic Prithvi interceptor missile was successfully test-fired from launch complex III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore, Odisha
2017-03-01
Gopal Baglay appointed as new spokesperson of MEA
2017-03-01
D R Doley Barman appointed as Director of SVP National Police Academy
2017-03-01
IAS officer Sumit Mullick appointed as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra
2017-03-01
Sanjay Menon appointed Managing Director of Sapient India
2017-03-01
The Union Government has signed a Financing Agreement with World Bank for IDA credit of $63 million for the Tejaswini Socio-Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Project.
2017-03-01
Tarun Kona and Alwin Francis win Uganda International Series title
2017-03-01
The author Neil Gaiman has been appointed as a global Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Refugee Agency,UNHCR by Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees
2017-03-01
ONGC may acquire HPCL in deal worth around $6.6 billion
2017-02-28
Moonlight's Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar
2017-02-28
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins all-French affair in Marseille for Open 13 title
2017-02-28
Retired IAS officer Khursheed A Ganai was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Jammu and Kashmir on 27 February 2017.
2017-02-28
Birender Singh Yadav has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Togo, with residence in Accra (Ghana)
2017-02-28
Ace Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai on Monday clinched the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event here at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup.
2017-02-27
Rajasthan's Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje innaugurated the launch of RAHAT(Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment) programme at the Eternal Hospital in Jaipur.
2017-02-27
Three poets from Maharashtra have been conferred with the Vishakha Awards on February 26, 2017 at the Kalidas Kalamandir Hall in Maharashtra during the occasion of Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din.
2017-02-27
India beat Iran in the finals to win the Rollball World Cup 2017, both in Men's and Women's event
2017-02-27
Eminent Hindi critic, author and renowned scholar Dr. Namwar Singh has been selected for the Fellowship of Sahitya Akademi
2017-02-27
One of Britain’s senior-most Indian-origin MPs, Virendra Sharma, has been awarded the first Dr Stya Paul Memorial Award for his “outstanding contribution” to India-UK ties.
2017-02-27
Thomas Perez Elected D.N.C. Chairman. Thomas E. Perez, a former labor secretary, was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on 26th February 2017
2017-02-26
Malaysia headquartered Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has appointed Abhijit Sarkars as Vice President and also the Chief of AHF commercial and TV Committee.
2017-02-25
Government cleared a Rs 17,000 crore deal for jointly developing a medium-range surface-to-air missile(MR-SAM) with Israel for the Indian Army.
2017-02-25
Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope–South (TRAPPIST), a Belgian optic robotic telescope has found 7 roughly Earth-sized planets orbiting a dwarf star in the system at about 39-40 light years away. These are named as TRAPPIST-1.
2017-02-23
For the first time, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has signed a Technology Partnership MoU with two Singapore agencies International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) to promote expertise in expanding businesses.
2017-02-23
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in the presence of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Composite Regional Centre at Itanagar Banquet Hall, Arunachal Pradesh
2017-02-23
The Union Government has appointed Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre of the Supreme Court as Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
2017-02-23
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved an investment proposal for generation component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in Nepal. The project is implemented by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited, a Central Public Sector Enterprises of Government of India.
2017-02-22
BJP veteran and tribal leader from Chhattisgarh, Nanda Kumar Sai, has been appointed as Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes(NCST).
2017-02-22
Vikas Swarup appointed India's new High Commissioner to Canada
2017-02-22
Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) president Shurhozelie Liezietsu will be sworn in as the state’s eleventh Chief Minister.
2017-02-22
Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster appointed as new National Security Advisor of US
2017-02-21
Indian international cricketer Virat Kohli became the first Indian sports person had signed an eight-year deal worth Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with a sports apparel brand Puma on February 20, 2017
2017-02-20
India won the silver medal at the Women’s Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy on February 18, 2017 held at Vientiane, Laos.
2017-02-20
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the final ground testing of its indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine (C25) for GSLV Mark III rocket at ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on February 17, 2017.
2017-02-20
Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS AYUSH built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) was commissioned at the Naval Base in Kochi on February 18, 2017 by the AVSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command, Vice-Admiral A R Karve.
2017-02-20
Sailboat INSV Tarini Inducted into Indian Navy on 18 February 2017
2017-02-20
Lata Mangeshkar Honored with 2017 Legendary Award by Brand Laureate
2017-02-20
The Indian aerospace and defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has launched a new communication radio for the Indian Armed Forces, called STARS-V Mk III, at the Aero India 2017 show on February 16, 2017
2017-02-20
RBI Permits Multilateral Financial Institutions to Invest in Masala Bonds
2017-02-20
Archives of Confucius’s direct descendants to be published over the next four years
2017-02-20
Indian Govt Slashes Price of Coronary Stents by 85%, announcement was made by Chemical and Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar
2017-02-20
9th Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) was held during February 2, 2017 – February 9, 2017
2017-02-20
11th edition of the Aero India 2017 was hosted at Indian Air Force base in Yelahanka, Bengaluru
2017-02-19
Barren Island volcano, India’s only live volcano located in the Andaman Sea, became active in again after 150 years
2017-02-17
Ravi Shankar accredited as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Rwanda
2017-02-17
Indian students have won all three top awards at a prestigious quiz competition held in Singapore. Defending Champions Rohan Naidu and Shivam Bhardwaj of National University of Singapore (NUS) overcame a stiff competition from Arvind Ramesh and Anshuman Anand of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to win the champion title and trophy of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz Singapore 2017.
2017-02-17
President Pranab Mukherjee appointed five new judges to the Supreme Court. These five judges (Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Rajasthan HC Chief Justice Naveen Sinha, Kerala HC Chief Justice Mohan M Shantanagouder, Chhattisgarh HC Chief Justice Dipak Gupta and Karnataka HC judge S Abdul Nazeer) are high court judges, including four chief justices of state high courts. The working strength of the Supreme Court now reach to 28. Though Supreme Court has a sanctioned strength of 31, the top court is working with only 23 judges.
2017-02-17
The Global Gene Corp and Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) launched an Indian Beacon for Indian genomics data to enable the scientists in developing more effective drug delivery systems.
2017-02-17
India, Croatia signs agreement to boost bilateral trade
2017-02-17
The Union Cabinet has approved the acquisition by the State Bank of India of its subsidiary banks namely State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Travancore.
2017-02-16
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history by successfully launching a record 104 satellites in single mission. These satellites were launched on board of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37, on its 39th mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.’
2017-02-16
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved establishment of Food Legumes Research Platform (FLRP) at Amlaha in Sehore, Madhya Pradesh with Satellite Hubs in West Bengal and Rajasthan.
2017-02-16
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved introduction of Bill in Parliament to extend the jurisdiction of the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to Jammu and Kashmir.
2017-02-15
Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV created a record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space centre at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
2017-02-15
Sandeep Jajodia appointed President of ASSOCHAM
2017-02-15
Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey was appointed new President of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) for the year 2017-18
2017-02-15
Tehmina Janjua appointed as Pakistan’s first woman Foreign Secretary to UN
2017-02-15
US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns over his contacts with Russia
2017-02-15
Reliance Defence signs warship repair pact with US Navy
2017-02-14
India successfully test-fired what is hailed as a gen-next state-of-the-art interceptor missile from a defence base off Odisha coast recently, achieving a significant milestone in its ongoing Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) programme.
2017-02-14
Government plans to come out with ‘Indradhanush 2.0’, a comprehensive plan for recapitalisation of public sector lenders, with a view to make sure they remain solvent and fully comply with the global capital adequacy norms, Basel-III.
2017-02-14
India Thrash Pakistan To Win 2017 Blind World T20
2017-02-14
Narinder Chauhan appointed as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines
2017-02-14
1st floating elementary school of India inaugurated in Manipur
2017-02-14
INS Sarvekshak the first Indian warship to use solar power
2017-02-13
Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as German president
2017-02-13
Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile dubbed as Ashwin was successfully test-fired from launching complex-IV of Dhamara Abdul Kalam defence base off Odisha coast.
2017-02-13
The government has appointed Professor Neelu Rohmetra as the Director of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur, making her the first female to head one of India's 20 premier business schools.
2017-02-13
The multinational Aman-17 naval exercise kicked off in Karachi on Friday with 37 countries taking part in the event.
2017-02-13
Ambassador, the iconic Indian car brand that till less than a decade ago carried both the Prime Minister and the common man, is being sold to French carmaker Peugeot
2017-02-12
Govt. appoints IAS officer Ajay Tyagi as SEBI chief for 5 years
2017-02-12
17th session of BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting Held in Kathmandu
2017-02-10
The Government has appointed three part-time Non-Official Directors on the all-powerful Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India for a four-year term. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Ashok Gulati, Manish Sabharwal and Rajiv Kumar as part-time Non-Official Directors on the Central Board. Stating this, the Department of Personnel and Training said the appointments are for a period of four years.
2017-02-10
Aashay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara -- have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and girls for the NBA and FIBA third annual Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp in New Orleans, USA.
2017-02-10
Jeff Sessions selected as next US Attorney General by US Senate
2017-02-10
Dr Shawna Pandya will be only the third woman of Indian origin, after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, to fly to space.
2017-02-10
India will make a presentation on the proposed Trade Facilitation in Services (TFS) Agreement to World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo and India Inc.
2017-02-10
India ranked at 43rd position out of 45 countries in the 5th Annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index of the US Chamber of Commerce (USCC). The 2017 International IP Index, named as 'The Roots of Innovation', was released on 8 February 2017.
2017-02-10
Union Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and France in S
2017-02-10
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo elected Somalia's president
2017-02-09
IPS officer Karnal Singh appointed Enforcement Directorate Director
2017-02-09
Ethiopian runner Genzebe Dibaba broke the women's 2,000-metre world record, running the distance in five minutes, 23.75 seconds, at an indoor arena in Spain.
2017-02-09
Jovenel Moise was sworn in as Haiti's President and will serve a five-year term
2017-02-09
The Lok Sabha today passed the Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017
2017-02-09
Dr P Raghu Ram, president of Association of Breast Surgeons of India, has won the prestigious Dr B C Roy national award
2017-02-08
Sourabh Verma , Rituparna Das Won Singles Titles In Badminton National Championship
2017-02-08
CESC Ltd, a part of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, has received a letter of intent for appointment as a power distribution franchisee to supply electricity in Bikaner, Rajasthan.
2017-02-08
Nik Khanna appointed India MD of BAE Systems
2017-02-08
IDFC MD Vikram Limaye the new CEO, MD of NSE
2017-02-08
Anand Kumar Gupta appointed as Director of NTPC
2017-02-08
Rituparna Das wins Women’s Singles title in 81st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament
2017-02-08
Rajiv Singh takes over as acting CEO of Prasar Bharati
2017-02-07
Corporation Bank has signed an agreement with Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd to market its products and services through the distribution network of the bank across India.
2017-02-07
Indian Navy launched an Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System(IUHDSS) in Mumbai
2017-02-07
Sanjeev Sanyal appointed as the Principal Economic Adviser in the Union Finance Ministry
2017-02-07
Sharath Kamal wins his 7th natl crown at the 11Even Sports Senior Table Tennis Nationals
2017-02-07
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently launched Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the country.
2017-02-03
Lakshya Sen, a 15-year-old shuttler from Dehradun, is badminton's top-ranked junior player in the world.
2017-02-03
Rex Tillerson sworn-in as US secretary of state
2017-02-03
Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command inaugurated the Indian Naval Air Enclave at Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
2017-02-03
Lieutenant General, Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava has taken over as Director General, Border Roads (DGBR) on February 1
2017-02-03
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament.
2017-02-02
Rex Wayne Tillerson is New United States Secretary of State
2017-02-02
Chinese scientists from Northwest A
2017-02-02
Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates Polavaram Project Works
2017-02-02
- Ashok Amritraj, the award-winning Hollywood film producer and former Wimbledon tennis player, has been appointed the India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals for the UN in India.
2017-02-02
Rupak Kumar Dutta appointed as DGP of Karnataka
2017-02-01
A P Singh appointed interim head of India Post Payments Bank
2017-02-01
Abul Hossain wins Kolkata Marathon
2017-02-01
Dushyant Chautala was elected as president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) at the annual general body meeting held at Gurugram on Monday. M.P. Singh and Arun Kumar Banerjee will be the new secretary general and treasurer respectively, according to a release from TTFI.
2017-01-31
Ex-CAG Vinod Rai appointed head of 4-member BCCI panel by Supreme Court
2017-01-31
PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma claim Syed Modi International GP titles
2017-01-31
Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
2017-01-31
P Vishwanath Shetty sworn in as Karnataka Lokayukta
2017-01-31
Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat on 30 January 2017 was elected as the Chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission
2017-01-31
Founder of Indian supercomputing Dr Vijay Bhatkar appointed new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir, in Bihar
2017-01-31
Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III was successfully tested by - ISRO
2017-01-31
Amulya Kumar Patnaik is New Delhi Police Commissioner
2017-01-30
National Geoscience Award for Keshav Krishna
2017-01-30
Telangana Government signs MoU to set up Aero Skill Academy
2017-01-30
President Pranab Mukherjee on 27 January 2017 appointed Banwarilal Purohit and P B Acharya as acting Governors of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh respectively.
2017-01-30
Musk joins Trump manufacturing council with Dell, Ford CEOs
2017-01-28
ISRO’s PSLV (C37) plans to launch 103 satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
2017-01-27
Donald Trump appoints Indian-American Ajit Pai as FCC chairman
2017-01-27
Sumo wrestler Kisenosato became the first Japanese wrestler to be titled 'yokozuna', the sport's grand champion, in almost 18 years.
2017-01-27
Major Rohit Suri of 4 Para, who led one of the teams across the LoC targeting terrorists' launch pads, was awarded the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award.
2017-01-27
Indian-American Nikki Haley sworn in as US Ambassador to UN
2017-01-27
Havildar Hangpan Dada gets highest peacetime military award
2017-01-27
Indian-American Uttam Dhillon appointed to key White House post
2017-01-25
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley confirmed as new US envoy to UN
2017-01-25
The guided Pinaka rocket was successfully test—fired for the second time from launch complex—III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur.
2017-01-25
Birender Singh Yadav and Ashok Warrier accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Burkina Faso
2017-01-25
Siddhartha Murarka has been appointed as the Chairman of the Eastern India Regional Council of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
2017-01-25
Google X Co-founder Yoky Matsuoka rehired by Alphabet
2017-01-25
Ronnie O'Sullivan digs deep to claim record seventh Masters title
2017-01-24
Saina Nehwal wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017
2017-01-24
Michael Richard "Mike" Pompeo is an American politician sworn in as new Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
2017-01-24
Israel deploys 'Star Wars' missile killer system
2017-01-24
UCypher from USports Will Be India’s First Major Esports League, Uses Franchised Team Structure
2017-01-23
Indian footballer Jayesh Raimalani signs for Barcelona-based football team
2017-01-23
Adama Barrow has sworn in as the third official President of Gambian at the Gambian. He replaced Yahya Jammeh. Barrow has won the presidential election on December 2, 2016.
2017-01-23
Dharamsala Declared the Second Capital of Himachal Pradesh
2017-01-23
China’s Alibaba becomes major sponsor of Olympics through 2028
2017-01-23
Indian Ocean Rim Association member-states have finalised Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for cooperation in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector.
2017-01-23
Lloyd's gets final approval from IRDA to open branch in India
2017-01-23
INS Vikramaditya to Become First Ever Warship With ATM Onboard
2017-01-20
Delhi Police commissioner Alok Kumar Verma, a 1979 batch Indian Police Service officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre, has been appointed the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), an official said on 19th Jan 2017
2017-01-20
ISRO successfully maneuvers orbit planes of Mars Mission to enhance capacity of battery
2017-01-20
AIFF President Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee
2017-01-20
Pro Wrestling League season 2: Punjab lift trophy with scintillating 5-4 win over Haryana
2017-01-19
Govt. launches 'ShaGun' - a web-portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
2017-01-19
The Centre has ordered premature retirement of two 'non-performing' IPS officers – Raj Kumar Dewangan of Chhattisgarh cadre and Mayank Sheel Chauhan of AGMUT cadre. While Dewangan is a 1992 batch officer, Chauhan belongs to the 1998 batch.
2017-01-19
NASA has approved a mission to explore 16 Psyche, an iron-rich asteroid whose contents are said to be worth over 100-thousand times the value of the entire world economy.
2017-01-19
Antonio Tajani is the new president of the European Parliament
2017-01-19
British Poet "Jacob Polley" has won the 2016 T.S. Eliot prize for his collection "Jackself".
2017-01-19
The Union Cabinet has approved holding negotiations for Trade Agreement with Peru on trade in goods, services and investment.
2017-01-18
China appoints Qi Zhala as new Governor of Tibet Autonomous Region
2017-01-18
A new weather prediction by MoES (Ministry of Earth Sciences) has been made operational with 12 km
2017-01-18
India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 48 Million for Nagaland Health Project".
2017-01-18
India Ranks 60th Among 79 Developing Economies In The World Economic Forum's Inclusive Development Index
2017-01-17
Kiran Doshi Conferred ‘The Hindu Prize 2016’ for Jinnah Often Came to Our House
2017-01-17
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development on January 4, 2017 issued a guideline regarding the Adoption Regulations 2017. These new rules will be effective from January 16, 2017
2017-01-17
India slips to 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness Index
2017-01-17
China hands over two ships to Pakistan Navy for Gwadar Port security
2017-01-17
Farrukh Amonatov wins 15th Parsvnath Delhi International Open Chess Tournament
2017-01-16
Sumit Bose committee has recently submitted report on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) to the Union Government
2017-01-16
Marat Safin Inducted Into International Tennis Hall of Fame
2017-01-16
NASA has declared that its spacecraft Juno has broken the previous record of travelling farthest distance set by Rosetta spacecraft of the European Space Agency
2017-01-16
Dr Jitendra Singh to inaugurate Hall of Nuclear Power in New Delhi
2017-01-16
Rajeev Singh to take charge as interim CEO of Prasar Bharti
2017-01-15
Ken-Betwa River linking project receives environment, forest
2017-01-15
India ink MoU with Sri Lanka to construct 3,000 rain water harvesting systems
2017-01-13
Daniel Ortega Sworn in for 3rd Term as Nicaragua's President
2017-01-13
UK becomes first country to recognise parkour as a sport
2017-01-12
The Union Health Ministry in the second week of January 2017 announced that it is introducing Rubella vaccine as Measles-Rubella vaccine in its Universal Immunization Programme (UIP).
2017-01-12
India, US sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) over cyber security
2017-01-12
PR Sreejesh becomes member of FIH(International Hockey Federation) Athletes Committee
2017-01-12
Shreyas Mehta bags Scottish Jr open squash title
2017-01-12
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently signed a partnership agreement with France for satellite launch technology
2017-01-11
China launches first commercial space mission with new Kuaizhou-1A rocket
2017-01-11
The 2017 All India Conference of Waqf Boards has started in New Delhi on 8th January 2017 inaugurated by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Minister of State (I/C), Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs
2017-01-11
Kumar Sharadindu is new MD and CEO of SBI Pension Funds
2017-01-10
Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan win Chennai Open Men's Double
2017-01-09
Nana Akufo Addo was sworn in as Ghana's new president on 07.01.2017
2017-01-06
Gujarat cadre IAS V. Thiruppugazh appointed advisor to National Disaster Management Authority(NDMA)
2017-01-05
General Bipin Rawat takes over as next Chief of Army Staff
2017-01-05
RBI appoints Surekha Marandi as Executive Director
2017-01-05
President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Professor David Syiemlieh as UPSC Chairman
2017-01-05
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar Appointed as The Chief Justice of India(CJI) on 04.01.2017
2017-01-03
Sheikh Rafik Mohammed, a Keralite, was appointed Major General by Kyrgyzstan Defence Minister Ali Mirza
2017-01-02
Air Marshal Anil Khosla took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Eastern Air Command in Shillong(India) on New Year.
2016-12-31
Qamar Javed Bajwa is appointed as new army chief General of Pakistan
2016-12-31
Bob Dylan received Nobel Prize
2016-12-31
A new service is formed on 21st December to help growth in MSME sector through a focussed and dedicated cadre of technical officers named as Indian Enterprise Development Service (IEDS)
2016-12-31
Anil Baijal is new LG of Delhi
2016-12-31
Birender Singh Dhanoa is the new Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force on 31st Dec. 2016