Govt. to release Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Tricolour hoisting...

The Ministry of Finance issued a notification regarding the release of the Rs 75 coin to commemorate 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Tricolour for the...

Soumya Swaminathan named chief scientist at WHO

Soumya Swaminathan, a Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO. As Deputy Director-General Programmes (DDP), she was one of the three...

Minal Patel Davis honoured with Presidential Medal for Combating Human Trafficking

Indian-American Minal Patel Davis was honoured with Presidential Medal for Combating Human Trafficking’. She was presented with award by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution...

Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla, associated with the Champaran Satyagraha, released

The Department of Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi. The stamp was released as a tribute to the contribution made by Rajkumar...

Indian Woman became the fastest Asian to Cycle the Globe

20-year-old Pune woman Vedangi Kulkarni has become the fastest Asian to cycle the globe. She has completed the 29,000 km distance required to qualify as bicycling across the globe....

Hina Jaiswal became the First Woman Flight Engineer of IAF

Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal broke the glass ceiling and became the first woman flight engineer of IAF which was till now an exclusive man’s club. The flight engineer branch...

PM released commemorative coin in honour of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

PM Modi on 24th December 2018, a day before Vajpayee’s 94th birth anniversary released a commemorative coin worth Rs 100 in honour of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee....

Justice Mukul Mudgal to head Selection Committee to pick up Dronacharya and Dhyanchand Awardees

Justice Mukul Mudgal was named Chairman of 11-member selection committee to pick this year’s Dronacharya and Dhyanchand awardees given as part of National Sports Awards ceremony. These awards will...

7 Indian names marked in “World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for...

The “100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy” list is comprised of seven Indian names including Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Dr Harsh Vardhan, who took important measures to...

Lucknow’s Ekana cricket stadium renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to rename newly-built Ekana International Stadium in capital city Lucknow after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The stadium with a seating capacity of...

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