Are you a StartUp and looking for someone to help in the coding due to the paucity of funds?
Looking for a freelancer?

Current Affairs Questions  

2017-09-26
Modi launches Saubhagya(Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana Sobhagya) scheme at ONGC's Deendayal Urja Bhawan in New Delhi for household electrification.
2017-09-19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 56 years long project of Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Gujarat.
2017-09-19
Halimah Yacob is the first woman president of Singapore.
2017-09-19
'Father of nephrology in India' Dr KS Chugh dies of cancer at 85.
2017-09-10
Pluto mountains named after Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary.
2017-09-03
Suresh Prabhu resigns from the Post of Railway Minister.
2017-09-03
Nirmala Sitharaman is the new Defence Minister.
2017-09-03
Piyush Goyal is the new Railway Minister of India.
2017-09-02
Kenneth I. Juster is the new U.S. ambassador to India.
2017-09-01
Indian-origin J.Y. Pillay appointed Singapore's acting President after President Tony Tan Keng Yam has completed his six-year term. 
2017-09-01
PSLV-C39 mission fails; IRNSS-H1 satellite trapped inside heat shield of the rocket.
2017-09-01
European XFEL(X-ray Free Electron laser): World's Largest X-ray Laser to Launch in Hamburg.
2017-08-29
Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as 45th CJI.
2017-08-26
Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong.
2017-08-26
E-waste Disposal From Schools Kickstarts In Kerala.
2017-08-25
Nandan Nilekani is appointed as the chairman of Infosys.
2017-08-25
Ashwani Lohani takes charge as Railway board chairman.
2017-08-24
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will launch new Rs.200 notes on 25th. In a recent report, the banking regulator said, "New Rs.200 notes will be launched in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, with the signature of Dr. Urjit R Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India from select RBI offices, and some banks.  The new denomination has picture of Sanchi Stupa (from Madhya Pradesh) on the reverse, depicting the nations cultural heritage. As mentioned on RBI's website, The base colour of the note is Bright Yellow and it also has other design patterns which compliments and are in-line with the colour scheme of the note."  
2017-08-23
EPFO organizes Tiranga Yatra on Commemoration of 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement in India. Slogan is "Corruption Quit India and make swacch India".
2017-08-23
OBC creamy layer ceiling is raised to Rs 8 lakh from Rs 6 lakh.
2017-08-23
Today is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
2017-07-30
Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed India's first unmanned tank, which has three variants %u2013 surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. It is called Muntra (Mission UNmanned TRAcked) and has been rolled out of the Chennai lab.
2017-07-28
Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has been appointed as Indias Alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
2017-07-20
Ram Nath Kovind elected as 14th President of India, to take oath on 25th July. 24th July is the last day of President Pranab Mukherjee's term.
2017-07-16
Senior advocate K K Venugopal's 2019s name has been cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India following the decision of Mukul Rohatgi to step down as the top law officer.
2017-07-16
Sundar Singh wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships
2017-07-14
Indian astronomers discover supercluster of galaxies, name it 'Saraswati'. The astronomers belong to Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune, besides NIT, Jamshedpur and Newman College, Thodupuzha.
2017-07-12
Senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg assumed charge as Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the Finance Ministry
2017-07-12
Mithali Raj is highest scorer of runs in women’s one-day international.
2017-07-12
The Board of Directors of Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) appointed former Supreme Court judge, Justice Vikramajit Sen, as the new chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)
2017-07-10
Ahmedabad becomes India's first World Heritage City
2017-07-07
Himachal Pradesh director general of police (DGP) Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
2017-07-07
Pradeep Kumar Rawat appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Indonesia
2017-07-05
Senior diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale was appointed as the economic relations secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
2017-07-05
Achal Kumar Joti has been appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner
2017-07-01
India welcomes One India One tax structure "GST(Goods and Services Tax)".
2017-06-29
Kidambi Srikanth wins Australia Open Super Series
2017-06-29
Haryana's Anish Bhanwala gave a robust start for the Indian challenge by clinching the 25-metre standard pistol gold with a world junior record in the Junior World Shooting Championship in Suhl, Germany.
2017-06-29
Ankush claims gold, Devendro gets silver at Mongolia boxing tournament
2017-06-29
Srinivas Gokulnath from Maharashtra created history by becoming the first Indian to complete the 4,941-km Race Across America (RAAM) in solo category.
2017-06-29
Ex-ISRO Chief and Padma Vibhushan awardee Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan has been appointed the Chairman of the committee to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy.
2017-06-29
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has been appointed the president of the India International Centre (IIC)
2017-06-29
Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title, defeated Alexander Zverev
2017-06-24
Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) workhorse rocket PSLV C-38 blasted off from the spaceport of Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh carrying the Cartosat-2 series satellite - a dedicated satellite for the defense forces - along with 30 co-passenger satellites on 23rd Jun 2017
2017-06-24
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) under Ministry of Science and Technology has launched the Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty (VAJRA) scheme in a bid to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India.
2017-06-24
Urban development secretary Rajiv Gauba will be the new home secretary after the completion of the tenure of Rajiv Mehrishi on August 30, 2017
2017-06-20
Congress MLA Ajaib Singh Bhatti was unanimously elected as the Deputy Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly on 16th June 2017.
2017-06-20
India’s Kidambi Srikanth has lifted the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton title by defeating Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in straight games 21-11, 21-19 in the Men’s Singles final at Jakarta, Indonesia.
2017-06-15
According to a new study conducted by an international team of scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Points Jupiter as the Solar System's Oldest Planet
2017-06-14
India’s Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu combined to clinch the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup, beating Russia in the final in Gabala, Azerbaijan
2017-06-12
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh announced the launch of “Hill Area Development Programme” (HADP) for Northeast in Imphal, Manipur.
2017-06-12
GST Council revises rates for 66 items
2017-06-09
K G Karmakar and Gauri Shankar were appointed as Independent Directors of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)
2017-06-09
Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski produced a fighting performance to beat their German-Colombian opponents Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah in the final to clinch their maiden French Open mixed doubles title in Paris, France.
2017-06-08
Veteran Nepalese politician Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected as Nepal’s Prime Minister for the fourth time
2017-06-08
Senior bureaucrat Hoshiar Singh has been appointed as Registrar of Copyrights
2017-06-07
Popular writer Anand Neelakantan, Odia poet Haraprasad Das and author Paramita Satpathy were on 6 June 2017 announced as the winners of the Kalinga Literary Awards
2017-06-07
National Stock Exchange (NSE) launched its international exchange in the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)
2017-06-06
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 5 June 2017 successfully launched the communication satellite GSAT-19 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The communication satellite was lifted by an indigenously developed launch vehicle named Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk- III) D-1 from the second launch pad of the spaceport at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 5.28 pm
2017-06-06
Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer becomes first Indian to be inducted in ITTF URC
2017-06-06
India successfully test-fires 1st all weather tracked-chassis QR-SAM
2017-06-06
B Sai Praneeth rallies to win Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold title
2017-06-03
Shashi Shekhar Vempati has been appointed the new CEO of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. The appointment comes seven months after the last CEO, Jawhar Sircar, resigned from the post.
2017-06-03
Indian-American Amul Thapar appointed as Judge in US Court of Appeals
2017-06-03
Indian-Origin Leo Varadkar Set To Be Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister.
2017-06-02
Aleksandar Vucic has been sworn in as Serbia's new president
2017-06-02
Former Indian Ambassador to the United States, Nirupama Rao has been appointed as the public policy fellow to a top American think-tank based in Washington.
2017-06-02
Indian Army on 2 June 2017 successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Chandipur (Odisha) as part of a user trial.
2017-06-02
Japan on 1 June 2017 launched a satellite to help build a high-precision geolocation system that will complement the US operated Global Positioning System (GPS)
2017-06-02
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), has received Asia Pacific Quality Network Award 2017 for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance.
2017-06-02
Sanjiv Singh has taken over as the Chairman of the country’s biggest company Indian Oil Corporation
2017-05-29
Senior bureaucrat Anurag Tripathy appointed as the Secretary of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on 25 May 2017
2017-05-29
Union Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO)’s new Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Karnataka.
2017-05-27
US Senate confirms Indian-American Amul Thapar to key judicial post
2017-05-26
P V Sindhu Elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes' Commission
2017-05-25
ISRO and NASA collaborates again to develop world's most expensive earth imaging satellite
2017-05-25
Former Ethiopian Health Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected the new Director-General of the World Health Organisation
2017-05-24
Rohan Chakravarty, a wildlife and environment cartoonist from India, has won WWF International President’s Award 2017 for his efforts to change attitudes towards nature.
2017-05-24
India's R Vaishali won the women's title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China.
2017-05-24
India overtook Japan to become the second-largest steel producer in the world after China in 2016, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF).
2017-05-23
Alexander Zverev win Italian Open title by defeating Novak Djokovic
2017-05-22
Soumitra Chatterjee and YC Deveshwar were conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal's highest civilian award, by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on 20th May 2017.
2017-05-22
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr S Christopher gets one-year extension
2017-05-22
Scientists at NASA have named a new organism discovered by them after the much-loved A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The name of the bacterium is Solibacillus kalamii, the species name is after Dr. Abdul Kalam and genus name is Solibacillus which is a spore-forming bacteria.
2017-05-22
Arunachal Pradesh's Anshu Jamsenpa is first woman to scale Mt Everest twice in 5 days
2017-05-21
Debutant Amanjeet Singh, Raju Chinna Srither and Abhishek Verma on the podium after winning the gold medal in the Compound Team event at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai on 20th May 2017
2017-05-21
An Indian boy has won the world's largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides.
2017-05-21
Air Marshal PN Pradhan AVSM took over as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations), HQ IDS, officials said on 19th May 2017.
2017-05-20
Indian-American student Pranay Varada wins 2017 National Geographic Bee Competition
2017-05-20
Grand Master R.R. Laxman of Integral Coach Factory finished on top with 9.5 points to win the All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Tournament at the Kshudiram Anushilan Kendra here on 18th May 2017.
2017-05-20
Sanjay Gubbi of Karnataka have won the prestigious Whitley Award, popularly known as Green Oscars, for wildlife conservation
2017-05-20
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented now the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2017-05-20
Bilateral Exercise Between Indian and Republic Of Singapore Navy SIMBEX-17 Commences
2017-05-19
Nearly after 30 years after the induction of Bofors howitzers, Indian Army will get its first artillery guns called M777 from BAE Systems.
2017-05-19
Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni awarded prestigious Dan David prize for his work in astronomy
2017-05-19
The Andhra Pradesh Legislature passed a Bill to appoint Olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu as a Group-1 officer in the government, by amending the State Public Services Act.
2017-05-19
The Minister of State for Labour
2017-05-18
Paytm Payments Bank to launch on May 23; Renu Satti appointed as new CEO
2017-05-18
Dr. Purnima Devi Barman, wildlife biologist and conservationist of Assam, nominated for the prestigious Whitley Awards also known as the Green Oscars.
2017-05-18
Anshu Jamsenpa, a mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh has created history after becoming the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest for the fourth time.
2017-05-18
The Indian Navy and Ahmedabad- based Space Application Centre (SAC) inked a pact on data sharing and scientific cooperation in the field of meteorology and oceanology.
2017-05-18
SpaceX has launched a communications satellite for Inmarsat, marking its first launch for the London-based mobile broadband company.
2017-05-17
Edouard Philippe appointed as Prime Minister of France
2017-05-17
Assistant Professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology – Hyderabad (IIT-H) Aravind Kumar Rengan has been awarded the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal in the Young Scientist category for 2017.
2017-05-16
Arjun Maini Becomes The First Indian To Win A GP3 Race
2017-05-16
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling was conferred the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Life Time Achievement Honour in Public Service by President Mukherjee in Jaipur on 15th May 2017
2017-05-16
Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed Ovais Sarmad of India as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
2017-05-15
KalamSat - World's smallest satellite named after the former India President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, built by Indian teen Rifath Sharook, 12th-grade student from Tamil Nadu’s Pallapatti town to be launched by NASA on June 21
2017-05-15
Ramudri Someshwara Rao wins gold at 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix
2017-05-15
The Bahamas has elected Free National Movement's Hubert Minnis as its new Prime Minister, defeating incumbent Progressive Liberal Party's leader Perry Christie in a 34-5 parliamentary split.
2017-05-15
Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem to win his fifth Madrid Open title and move into the world's top four
2017-05-13
Retired judge of Delhi High Court Justice Mukul Mudgal was on Friday elected as the Chairman of FIFA Governance committee at the world football governing body's 67th Congress in Manama.
2017-05-13
Former DRDO director and scientist V K Saraswat appointed Jawaharlal Nehru University chancellor
2017-05-13
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Masala Bond at the London Stock Exchange, UK.
2017-05-13
Light combat aircraft 'Tejas' has successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode.
2017-05-13
Vinay Mohan Kwatra currently a joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office has been appointed as the next ambassador to France.
2017-05-13
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to spread awareness about the disease.
2017-05-13
India test-fires ‘Spyder’ surface-to-air missile from Odisha test range
2017-05-12
Microblogging platform Twitter has elevated Taranjeet Singh as its Country Director for India
2017-05-12
PM Narendra Modi launched the integrated case management system of the Supreme Court in the presence of the Chief Justice of India
2017-05-12
Sanjay Mitra appointed as new Defense Secretary
2017-05-11
South Korea's liberal leader Moon Jae-In took the oath as president, tasked with navigating the country out of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear program and the risk of a rift with the United States.
2017-05-11
Oracle launches cloud computing service for India
2017-05-10
Emmanuel Macron elected as President of France
2017-05-10
Supreme Court holds Calcutta high court justice C.S. Karnan guilty of contempt of court and sentences him to six-month imprisonment
2017-05-10
Heena Sidhu wins bronze in Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn 2017 Shooting championship
2017-05-10
Venu Rajamony appointed India’s Ambassador to Netherlands
2017-05-09
Indian boxer Shiva Thapa ended up with a silver medal in the 60-kg category at the Asian Boxing Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
2017-05-09
India has been unanimously elected as the President of UN-Habitat, an organ of the United Nations Organisation
2017-05-09
Oracle signs MoU with Jharkhand for cloud-based citizen services
2017-05-08
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah and M S Boje Gowda as chairmen of the Tea Board and the Coffee Board, respectively.
2017-05-08
Senior IPS officer T P Senkumar on Saturday took charge as DGP (Law and Order), after a successful 11-month-long legal battle against the LDF government which had removed him from the post.
2017-05-08
Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of Western Naval Command, has been appointed as the new Chief of Naval Staff and will assume charge on May 31.
2017-05-07
Great Britain beat Australia 4-3 in a thrilling hockey final of the 26th edition of the Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh, Malaysia.
2017-05-06
Reliance, SAP launch 'SARAL GST' solution for taxpayers
2017-05-06
In order to Strengthen defence ties, India has opened its first private small arms manufacturing plant at Malanpur, Madhya Pradesh in a joint venture with Israel.
2017-05-06
MO Rego, MD and CEO of Bank of India, has been appointed MD and CEO of Syndicate Bank with immediate effect.
2017-05-06
RA Sankara Narayanan, ED, Bank of India, has been appointed MD and CEO of Vijaya Bank with effect from September 1.
2017-05-06
R Subramaniakumar, Executive Director, Indian Overseas Bank, has been elevated as MD and CEO of the bank by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet
2017-05-06
G Rajkiran Rai, Executive Director at Oriental Bank of Commerce, has been appointed MD and CEO of Union Bank of India, for a period of three years with effect from July 1.
2017-05-06
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dinabandhu Mohapatra, Executive Director at Canara Bank, as MD and CEO of Bank of India.
2017-05-06
Sunil Mehta, Executive Director, Corporation Bank, has been appointed as MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet
2017-05-06
Usha Ananthasubramanian, MD and CEO, Punjab National Bank, has been appointed as MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved
2017-05-06
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has constituted Technical Committee to lay down Technical Standards for the performance of core services and other services in accordance with Regulation 14 of the IBBI (Information Utilities) Regulations, 2017. The committee will be Chaired by Dr. R. B. Barman and the three members of the committee are Dr. Nand Lal Sarda, Dr. Pulak Ghosh and Sh. V. G. Kannan.
2017-05-05
India successfully launched the South Asia Satellite GSAT-9
2017-05-05
Chairman of Nicco group and past president of CII Rajive Kaul was conferred with the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of the Republic of Korea for his services rendered as honorary consul general of South Korea in Kolkata.
2017-05-04
Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to switch to the January-December financial year from the existing April-March cycle. A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting held in Bhopal.
2017-05-04
Mallikarjun Kharge is the new chairman of the 21-member (14 from Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. Kharge has replaced Congress leader K V Thomas whose term ended on April 30.
2017-05-04
Braj Bihari Kumar, the editor of quarterly journals Dialogue and Chintan Srijan, has been appointed as the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
2017-05-03
Padma Venkataraman bestowed with Avvaiyar award
2017-05-03
Mr. Anthony Lianzuala took over as the New Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance with effect from May 1, 2017, in New Delhi
2017-05-02
Sanjay Pratihar, a scientist at Assam’s Tezpur University, has been selected for the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award, 2017.
2017-05-02
Beverages multinational Coca-Cola's Indian arm on 28 April 2017 announced the appointment of T K K Krishnakumar as the President of the company's India and South West Asia business.
2017-05-02
Joshna Chinappa scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women's final.
2017-05-02
Ms. Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., has assumed office as the new President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) .
2017-05-02
Madhya Pradesh becomes first Indian state to change financial year to January-December starting from 2018.
2017-05-01
Russian Grand Prix 2017: Valtteri Bottas wins his first F1 race
2017-04-29
RK Pachnanda, Indian Police Service officer of the 1983 batch, West Bengal cadre has been appointed as the new Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP).
2017-04-29
The Haryana Government appointed senior IPS officer Baljit Singh Sandhu as the new Director General of Haryana Police (DGP) on 28th April 2017.
2017-04-29
Eminent Bengali poet and literary critic Sankha Ghosh was conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award by President Pranab Mukherjee here on 28th April 2017.
2017-04-29
Beverage major Coca-Cola Company announced key leadership changes for its India and South West Asia business and Hindustan Coca-Cola Bottling (HCCB) operations.
2017-04-29
Odisha’s capital city, Bhubaneswar has become, the first Indian city that has won Pierre L’enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017. This award is instituted by the American Planning Association.
2017-04-29
India and Cyprus have signed four agreements after delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
2017-04-28
The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has planned to build a new oil terminal at Motihari in Bihar to supply fuel to Nepal via the planned pipeline up to Amlekganj in Nepal.
2017-04-28
Sujal Kahar, a 12-year-old football enthusiast and goal-keeper from Mumbai, has been shortlisted to represent India at the global Football For Friendship (F4F) social program. The F4F program, supported by Gazprom and FIFA, focuses on the development of children’s football, fostering tolerance and respect for different cultures and nationalities among children from different countries.
2017-04-28
Bhubaneswar has become the first Indian city to win Pierre L’enfant International Planning excellence award-2017 instituted by the American Planning Association (APA).
2017-04-27
India’s fifth largest private sector Bank, the YES BANK has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award 2017’ (in Financial sector Banking).
2017-04-27
India successfully carried out a fresh user trial of 3,000-kilometer range Agni-III ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
2017-04-27
India’s first woman International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani has made it to two important commissions of the global sports governing body, including the prestigious Olympic channel.
2017-04-27
Sulkhan Singh appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh
2017-04-26
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed new Director General of CRPF
2017-04-26
Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur has clinched a gold in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China.
2017-04-26
Rafael Nadal has won the Men's Singles title of Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament 2017. He defeated Albert Vinolas at a summit clash in Monaco. With this Rafael claimed a record 10th Monte Carlo Masters title.
2017-04-26
SSP Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok were among the winners at the second Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017. Aditi, who finished second in the Ladies European Tour (LET) order of merit in 2016 with the help of two victories, bagged Outstanding Achievement as a Player award.
2017-04-26
Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee has received the lifetime achievement award, at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists' Association (BFJA) awards.
2017-04-26
Renowned Director and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. He will be the 48th recipient of the award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema, which consists of a golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs10 lakh and a shawl.
2017-04-26
India has replaced Japan as world's number two importer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
2017-04-26
India, France carry out joint naval exercise 'Varuna'
2017-04-22
General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) has become the first re-insurer to open an office at India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).
2017-04-22
The Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with Bank of Guyana.
2017-04-22
AU Financiers India, a non-banking finance company (NBFC), has converted itself into a small finance bank by the name AU Small Finance Bank.
2017-04-22
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal and Indonesia's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Ignasius Jonan met for the 1st ‘India Indonesia Energy Forum’, held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2017-04-22
China has successfully docked its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 with the Tiangong-2 space lab.
2017-04-21
The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English 2016
2017-04-20
In Rajasthan, the state government and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) signed an agreement for the Rs 43,129 crore Barmer refinery
2017-04-20
The Reserve Bank of India has set up two new Offices of the Banking Ombudsman for the State of Jammu and Kashmir (in Jammu) and Chhattisgarh (in Raipur).
2017-04-20
The Reserve Bank of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
2017-04-20
India has jumped one spot to 8th rank in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index.
2017-04-20
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has appointed Vinay Shah as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Director of its mortgage loan arm and listed entity LIC Housing Finance.
2017-04-20
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami dedicated the Indian Navy’s indigenously designed ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, INS Chennai to the city Chennai
2017-04-19
Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Award 2017 has been conferred upon Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB), Mysuru and former Head, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore.
2017-04-19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated phase-I of the Link-II pipeline canal of the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojna in Botad district, Gujarat.
2017-04-19
In a watershed moment for Indian sport, as well as a triumph in overcoming the odds, Bangalore-based Sagar Baheti has become the first visually impaired Indian runner to complete the historic Boston Marathon, the world's oldest, most competitive and the hardest marathon to qualify for.
2017-04-19
Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2017 by defeating Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes).
2017-04-19
National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand's daughter Gayatri Pullela has bagged both the singles and doubles crown at the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior Grand Prix in Jakarta.
2017-04-19
ISRO, BHEL tie-up for lithium-ion batteries to have buyback agreements
2017-04-18
Naval Ship ‘INS Chennai’, a ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, was dedicated to Chennai in the presence of the chief minister of Tamil Nadu and the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.
2017-04-18
An Indian environmental engineer Trupti Jain has won 2017 prestigious ‘Cartier Women’s Initiative Award’ for providing women working on farms with water management solutions and protecting small farmers against droughts and flash floods.
2017-04-18
The sixth prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award for contribution in the field of agriculture given to R.R. Hanchinal, Chairperson of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority, the government of India.
2017-04-17
Infosys appoints independent director Ravi Venkatesan as co-Chairman in board expansion move
2017-04-17
Nipun Mehrotra was appointed in 2017 as IBM’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for India/South Asia and the business head of the newly formed “Digital Business Group (DBG)” to help transform the way IBM engages and partners with the burgeoning tech eco system comprising of Start Ups, Academia, Developers
2017-04-16
The Union Ministry of Agriculture has selected Himachal Pradesh for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 for the commendable increase in food grains production.
2017-04-16
The Bank Boards Bureau (BBB) has evolved a Governance, Reward and Accountability Framework (GRAF) for public sector banks to ensure that they have the ability to compete successfully with private sector banks, small finance and payments banks, foreign banks and non-banking finance companies.
2017-04-16
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has launched a web portal for insurers that will allow them to register and sell policies online.
2017-04-16
Dr. (Ms.) Mukulita Vijayawargiya took charge as Whole Time Member of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) in New Delhi.
2017-04-16
Sixteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani has won his sixth Asian Billiards title and seventh overall Asian championship. The ace cueist defeated his compatriot Sourav Kothari 6-3 in an entertaining final of the Asian Billiards Championship in Chandigarh.
2017-04-16
B Sai Praneeth beats Kidambi Srikanth to win Singapore Open Superseries
2017-04-16
Nepal and China will hold the first-ever joint military exercise named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ from 17 April 2017 with a special focus on combating terror and disaster management.
2017-04-16
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 1980 MW of the Koradi super-critical thermal power project of state-run Mahagenco near Nagpur in Maharashtra to the nation on 14th April 2017.
2017-04-14
Mahabaleshwara Mavinakudige Subrahmanya has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of Karnataka Bank Ltd.
2017-04-14
As part of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has asked the banks/financial institutions to link their accounts with Aadhaar number and self-certification from customers by April 30, 2017, to avoid closure of accounts.
2017-04-14
The World Bank has approved a $375 million loan to India’s first inland water transport fairway National Waterway 1 (NW1) project on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga river between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia for bringing thousands of jobs in cargo logistics and transportation.
2017-04-14
US-based tech giant Cisco launched its fifth global cyber range lab in Gurugram, Haryana with an aim to train Indian firms and government agencies on real-world cyber attacks.
2017-04-13
Global technology major Nokia and India’s leading network service provider Airtel along with state-owned network BSNL have announced that they have planned a strategy to reach the network evolution to 5G services introduce a fast internet ecosystem in the country.
2017-04-13
Victoria University and University of Canberra will assist India to establish a ‘National Sports University’ on the lines of the Australian Institute of Sport.
2017-04-13
Govt reduces number of centrally sponsored schemes from 66 to 28
2017-04-13
India on 11th April 2017 lift the glorious trophy at the 5th Asian School Boys (U-18) Hockey Championship 2017 defeating Malaysia 5-1 at Aishbagh Hockey Stadium in Bhopal
2017-04-13
Rohit Sawhney Named as CEO of India Ratings and Research
2017-04-13
President Pranab Mukherjee gave prestigious scope award to the public sector steel company Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) in the 'Best Human Resource Management Functionality' category for the year 2014-15.
2017-04-13
ESAF Small Finance Bank has launched a social deposit scheme called 'Hrudaya Deposit scheme' in Thrissur, Kerala
2017-04-12
The government has appointed retired Supreme Court judge Shiva Kirti Singh as the next chairman of the Telecom Disputes Settlement
2017-04-12
For the first time since Nagaland officially gained recognition as a state, a state Police Officer Atu Zumvu has been awarded one of the nations' military honour, ‘Shaurya Chakra’.
2017-04-12
Fino Paytech, which just received the Reserve Bank of India's licence to launch a payments bank, has inked a deal with ICICI group companies to distribute insurance products and tied up with Exide Life insurance to sell products via its distribution channel.
2017-04-12
Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay
2017-04-12
Senior bureaucrats Ajit Kumar Srivastava and Shabri Bhattasali were appointed members of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department.
2017-04-12
Mukta Dutta Tomar has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany
2017-04-12
Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill , 2016: Hefty penalties, protection to good Samaritans among new provisions
2017-04-12
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated an exhibition to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagrah. The exhibition, titled ‘Swachhagraha – Bapu Ko Karyanjali – Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani,’ was held in the Delhi.
2017-04-11
It is a web portal and mobile application launched recently on the occasion of Valour Day of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
2017-04-11
The second seed Tarun Gakhad and top seed Sneha Rajwar were crowned champions in their respective age categories of the PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship Season 3 concluded at Thyagaraj Stadium here on 7th April 2017
2017-04-11
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has appointed Bruno Tshibala as the new prime minister of the power-sharing government
2017-04-11
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One World Championship’s Chinese Grand Prix title.
2017-04-11
Indian-origin Anuja Ravindra Dhir on 9 April 2017 became the first non-white judge of the Old Bailey Court of London. She is also the youngest circuit judge currently to sit at the court.
2017-04-11
Asha Khemka, Principal and CEO of West Nottinghamshire College, has been named the ‘Asian Businesswoman of the Year’ for her efforts in the field of education and skills at the Asian Business Awards ceremony.
2017-04-10
Under Central Government's 'Namami Ganga Programme',The National Mission For Clean Ganga(NMCG)has approved Rs 2154.28 Crore for 26 projects.Under this plan the NMCG will set up sewage treatment plant and sewage network in 4 states :Uttar Pradesh,Jharkhand,Uttarakhand and Delhi.
2017-04-10
Prominent Indian-Americans Vishal Amin and Neomi Rao will be Trump’s new IP and regulatory czars respectively on 7th April 2017
2017-04-10
L and T’s president and deputy MD S.N. Subrahmanyan has been named the company’s new CEO replacing A.M. Naik who will now take charge as non-executive chairman
2017-04-10
Madhya Pradesh is all set to join the league of those states which have launched populist subsidised meal scheme for poor with the opening of canteens that provides wholesome food at Rs 5 under the Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana
2017-04-10
Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar (49kg) clinched a gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok without even stepping inside the ring for his summit clash on 9th April 2017
2017-04-10
India has jumped 12 places to 40th rank globally in total 136 countries in Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report 2017 by World Economic Forum.
2017-04-10
India has inked a two billion dollar defence deal with Israel and the later will supply advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems, designed to destroy hostile aircraft, missiles and drones.
2017-04-10
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu commissioned the 47th Regional News Unit (RNU) of News Services Division of All India Radio (AIR) at Visakhapatnam on 7th April 2017.
2017-04-07
Russia’s ASE Group of Companies and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) have signed a joint statement on Final Takeover of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant
2017-04-07
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced the signing of contracts worth almost $2 billion for supply of medium range surface to air missiles (MRSAM) and missile defence systems to the Indian Army.
2017-04-07
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) appointed Raman Roy (Managing Director of Quatrro Global Services) as its chairman for 2017-2018
2017-04-07
India's travel and tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a new report of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), 2016.
2017-04-06
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved closure of the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) which was set up in 2012 to address the social security-related issues of the Emigration Check Required (ECR)-category workers going abroad for employment to the ECR countries.
2017-04-06
Ajay Vir Jakhar, grandson of the late veteran Congressman Balram Jakhar and son of former state minister Sajjan Kumar Jakhar, will take over as chairman of the Punjab State Farmers Commission.
2017-04-06
SoftBank​ Group International’s Lydia Bly Jett has joined the board of home-grown e-commerce firm Snapdeal
2017-04-05
Haryana Education Minister, Ram Bilas Sharma has been nominated as Chairman of Amateur Circle Kabaddi Federation of India for the next four years.
2017-04-05
Senior IPS Officer Geeta Johari appointed as new DGP of Gujarat on 4th April 2017
2017-04-05
Serbia elects Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as president
2017-04-05
FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) banned Guatemala's former football chief Brayan Jimenez for life over corruption, bribery and other offences
2017-04-04
India's women's T20I team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been named Player of the Year by Australia's Women's Big Bash League team Sydney Thunder.
2017-04-04
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was selected for the US India Business Council Award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister’.
2017-04-04
PV Sindhu avenged her Rio defeat against Carolina Marin in style with a thumping 21-19, 21-16 victory over the top seed Spaniard in the India Open Super Series 2017 final
2017-04-04
Roger Federer (Switzerland) defeated Rafael Nadal (Spain) to win Miami Open 2017 Singles title.
2017-04-04
Justice Indira Banerjee, a sitting judge of the Delhi High Court, has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
2017-04-04
Rajiv Kumar Chander appointed India's ambassador and permanent representative to the UN
2017-04-02
SpaceX successfully re-launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets into orbit and had it return to Earth safely.
2017-04-02
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released the book titled 'Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry' jointly authored by Shri Bibek Debroy (Member, NITI Aayog) Shri Sanjay Chadha (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce) and Ms. Vidya Krishnamurthi.
2017-04-02
Vanaja N. Sarna was appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).
2017-04-02
American astronaut Peggy Whitson made history when she floated outside the International Space Station on 30th March 2017, breaking the record for the most spacewalks by a woman.
2017-04-02
Srinath Narayanan from Chennai has become India’s 46th chess Grandmaster after defeating Spanish Grandmaster David Anton Guijarro at the Sharjah Masters.
2017-04-02
Dr. Navrang Saini took charge as Whole Time Member, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in New Delhi.
2017-04-02
Radhamohan Singh to inaugurate International research centre for Foot, Mouth disease of cattle and buffaloes
2017-04-02
Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei has broken the world half marathon record as well as the 10km and 15km marks at the Prague Half Marathon on the way to winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in one hour, four minutes and 52 seconds.
2017-04-01
President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Namami Brahmaputra river festival in Assam on 31st March 2017.
2017-03-31
New one page form to make Income Tax Returns filling simpler is introduced with the name Sahaj.
2017-03-31
The Government of India signed a contract for the Discovered Small Fields (DSF) Bid 2016 with GEM Laboratories for extracting Hydrocarbons at Neduvasal, in Tamil Nadu
2017-03-31
Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launched the online film certification system, 'e-cinepramaan' with an aim to censor corruption and promote clean cinema
2017-03-31
The 3rd G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) Meeting under the G-20 German Presidency was held in Varanasi on 28th and 29th of March, 2017
2017-03-30
INLCU L51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 28 Mar 2017 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair.
2017-03-30
The Supreme Court on 29 March 2017 ordered a freeze on the registration and sale of BS-III fuel compliant vehicles from 1 April 2017, when the next level and environmentally friendly BS-IV fuel emission norms will kick in.
2017-03-30
The Union Defence Ministry has approved most of the proposals of a committee of experts, headed by Lt. Gen. D.B. Shekatkar (Retd) to bring host of reforms in the military and improve financial management.
2017-03-30
Trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 27th March 2017, said the Vice-Chairman of auto-major Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Vikram Kirloskar,has been appointed as its Chairman, Southern Region, for the period 2017-18.
2017-03-30
Television viewership ratings agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) on 28th March 2017, appointed Mukul Mudgal, former chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court, as head of its independent disciplinary committee—BARC India Disciplinary Council (BDC).
2017-03-30
Siddhartha Upadhyay appointed on governing body of Sports Authority of India
2017-03-30
Oil Ministry brings Shazia Ilmi on EIL’s board
2017-03-29
The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, that provides for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness, and also decriminalises suicide, secured parliamentary approval on 27th March 2017, with the Lok Sabha's assent to the legislation
2017-03-29
Admiral Sunil Lanba inaugurated the first ever ‘Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS)’ at INS Rajali on 28 March 2017
2017-03-29
Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy clinch Vietnam Open Challenger for first title of the season
2017-03-29
India defeats Australia by eight wickets in the final Test in Dharamsala to claim the four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2-1
2017-03-29
Indian-American Vanita Gupta, who headed civil rights division in the Department of Justice in the Obama Administration, has been appointed as president and CEO of ‘The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’, becoming the first woman to head the prestigious organisation
2017-03-29
Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been inducted to the international advisory board of global think-tank Atlantic Council that has among its members former U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew K. Brzezinski and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
2017-03-29
Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, arrived on a four day visit to Kathmandu on 28th March 2017, to receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army.
2017-03-29
Tata AIA Life Insurance Co Ltd has joined hands with Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) to launch m-Insurance which they said would also bring the economically weaker sections under insurance cover.
2017-03-28
Shuttlers Purva Barve and Varun Kapur handed India double delight by winning their respective age group sections in the Li Ning-Israel Open 2017
2017-03-28
General Insurance Corporation (GIC Re) is likely to be the first PSU insurer to tap the capital market as the finance ministry has started scouting for merchant bankers to manage its IPO
2017-03-28
Doctor Randeep Guleria, head of the department of pulmonary medicine, has been appointed the director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
2017-03-28
Veteran actor Anupam Kher was honored with the Kala Ratan Award by Vice President Hamid Ansari at Punjab University, Chandigarh
2017-03-28
Karur Vysya Bank has been adjudged the ‘Best Small Bank for 2016’
2017-03-26
The Border Security Force on 25th March 2017, received its first woman field officer after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior Tanushree Pareek, a resident of Rajasthan, led the passing-out parade at the BSF Academy as the first woman field officer.
2017-03-26
Kawasaki ends its alliance with Bajaj Auto in India
2017-03-25
The country’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya successfully carried out the maiden test of the newly installed Barak short-range surface-to-air missile (SAM).
2017-03-24
The Reserve Bank of India has accorded its approval for the appointment of T S Anantharaman as part-time Chairman of the bank
2017-03-24
The Reserve Bank of India has accorded its approval for the appointment of T S Anantharaman as part-time Chairman of the bank
2017-03-24
THE Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history on Monday by commissioning the world’s third-largest hypersonic wind tunnel at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.
2017-03-24
The government has announced Madhabi Puri Buch as new whole time member of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)
2017-03-24
Shri Upendra Tripathy Appointed as Full Time Interim Director General of ISA (International Solar Alliance)
2017-03-24
Indian Para Athletes bags 8 medals in IPC Athletics Grand Prix
2017-03-24
Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the double trap event, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort
2017-03-24
PepsiCo’s sports drink brand Gatorade has roped in Indian shuttler PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador.
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
Note:- “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”