1st time India becomes Net Exporter of Electricity
As per Central Electricity Authority, the Designated Authority of Government of India for Cross Border Trade of Electricity, 1st time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity.
R Ashwin receives Sir Garfield Sobers trophy
India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin received Garfield Sobers Trophy for being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year as well as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
UN appoints David Beasley to head World Food Programme
United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to head the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).
Paytm, The first e-commerce company to become ASCI member
The country’s fast-growing e-commerce industry Paytm is all set to become a member of the self-regulatory voluntary organization Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) from April, 2017.
INLCU L51 commissioned into India Navy
Indian Navy inducts surveillance ship (INLCU) L51, the first of the eight ships of the Landing Craft Utility MK IV Class, was commissioned into the India Navy by Vice Admiral Bimal Varma AVSM, Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar command at a ceremony in Port Blair.
Book on Rashtriya Rifles ?Home of the Brave? released
The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawaton released a book titled 'Home of the Brave' at the South Block in New Delhi.The book is authored by Nitin A Gokhale, defence and security analyst, and Brig S K Chatterji (Retired).
Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Rajali
The Chief of the Indian Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lamba inaugurated the first ever Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS).
Government approves 101 cold chain projects to boost food processing sector
The Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (FPI) has sanctioned 101 new integrated cold chain projects across the country. These projects will leverage a total investment of Rs. 3,100 crore for creation of modern infrastructure for the food processing sector.
Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away
Former Punjab minister and senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Gurdev Singh Badal passed away.Gurdev had represented Panjgrain and Jaito assembly seats in the past.
Bhubaneswar to host men's Hockey World Cup 2018
The International Hockey Federation and Government of Odisha officially confirmed that the Men's Hockey World League Final 2017 and Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 will be held here.The Kalinga Stadium will host the two of hockey's biggest events, where World League and World Cup champions will be crowned.