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Rafale Combat Aircraft: Everything you need to know!
2 hrs agoIn January 2012, IAF announced the Rafale as the preferred bidder and contract negotiations had begun with its manufacturer, Dassault Aviation. However, the deal stalled due to a lack of agreement on various terms.
Union Cabinet approves creation of smart railway stations
14 hrs agoThe Union Cabinet has approved the redevelopment of railway stations through simplified procedures. The development paves the way for large-scale modernisation and will ensure world-class rail infrastructure.
17 hrs agoPrithvi Shaw made history by becoming the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut. Shaw, at the age of 18 years and 329 days, reached the historic three-figure mark in just 99 balls against the West Indies on Day 1 of the opening Test at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot.
17 hrs agoThe ICCI Bank CEO and MD, Chanda Kochhar quit her position with immediate effect on October 4, 2018. The announcement came after her plea for early retirement was accepted by the bank.
Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person to lose honorary Canadian citizenship
17 hrs agoSuu Kyi, the Burmese State Counsellor, has been widely criticised for turning a blind eye to the violence and military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state that forced more than 700000 Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge in Bangladesh, creating one of the world's biggest refugee crisis.
18 hrs agoThe ICCI Bank CEO and MD, Chanda Kochhar quit her position with immediate effect on October 4, 2018. The announcement came after her plea for early retirement was accepted by the bank.
Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith, Sir Gregory P. Winter win 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
20 hrs agoAll three of them harnessed the power of evolution which is revealed through the diversity of life. They took control of evolution and used it for purposes that bring the greatest benefit to humankind. The laureates used the same principles of genetic change and selection to develop proteins that solve mankind’s chemical problems.
22 hrs agoThe Union Cabinet approved the implementation of Indore Metro Rail Project comprising Ring Line of length 31.55 Km from Bengali Square - Vijay Nagar - Bhawarsala - Airport - Patasia - Bengali Square. The Cabinet also approved implementation of Bhopal Metro Rail Project comprising two corridors of total length 27.87 Km.
SIDBI launches Udyam Abhilasha campaign in 115 aspirational districts
23 hrs agoThe Small Industries Development Bank of India has launched a National Level Entrepreneurship Awareness Campaign ‘Udyam Abhilasha’ in 115 aspirational districts identified by NITI Aayog. The main aim behind the initiative is to contribute to the transformation mission unleashed for these districts.
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first assembly of International Solar Alliance
1 day agoInternational Solar Alliance (ISA) is an alliance of 121 solar resource rich countries, lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. ISA was jointly launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the then President of France, Francois Hollande on November 30, 2015 in Paris.
1 day agoIndia-born Gita Gopinath was appointed as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund on October 3, becoming the first woman to hold the position. She has also become the second Indian to hold the position, after former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.
Assam on October 2, 2018 joined the rest of the country in celebrating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by unfurling India's third highest national flag and tallest from the average city elevation.
Gita Gopinath becomes first woman Chief Economist at IMF
1 day agoIndia-born Gita Gopinath was appointed as the Chief
Economist of the International Monetary Fund on October 3, 2018, becoming the first woman to hold the position. She is also the second Indian to hold the position after former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.
PM Modi receives UN's Champions of the Earth award
1 day agoPrime Minister Narendra Modi received the UN Champions of the Earth award, the highest environmental honour of the United Nations on October 3, 2018. The award was presented by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at a special ceremony in New Delhi.
National Khadi Festival 2018 held in Mumbai
1 day agoThe Khadi and Village Industries Commission has organised a National Khadi festival with an aim to further popularise khadi products in the country and generate employment in the sector.
Odisha launches food security scheme to cover those left out from NFSA
1 day agoThe state government of Odisha has launched its own food security scheme to benefit the 25 lakh poor people who were left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The scheme will benefit 25 lakh vulnerable populace.
International Day of Non-Violence observed globally
3 days agoThe International Day of Non-Violence was observed across the world on October 2, 2018, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth year celebrations begin in India
3 days agoPrime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15, 2018 launched the mega countrywide campaign- Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018. The culmination of Swachhata hi Seva Campaign and Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention marked the start of the 150th birth year celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.