Odisha won Geospatial World Excellence Award 2018

Odisha Government has won ‘Geospatial World Excellence Award-2018’ for successful IT application for tracking of mineral production, dispatch and value accrued on real-time basis through its i3MS web-based software....

Neelam Kapoor appointed as DG of Sports Authority of India

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior bureaucrat Neelam Kapoor as Director General (DG) of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). ACC was headed by Prime...

India signed 250 Million dollar Loan Agreement with ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Indian Government have signed a 250 million dollar loan to finance the construction of over 6 thousand 2 hundred kilometres all-weather rural...

India ranked 42nd in 2017 Global Democracy Index

India world’s largest democracy was ranked 42nd among 165 independent states on annual 2017 Global Democracy Index (GDI) released by UK-based company, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). India’s rank has...

Union Budget 2018-19

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2018-19 in Parliament on Thursday. This budget, Jaitley’s fifth, is the last full budget of this NDA government before India...

1st Ever Khadi Haat Inaugurated in New Delhi

The first ever Khadi Haat of India was launched in New Delhi by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), to mark the 69th...

Soumitra Chatterjee presented with France’s Legion d’Honneur

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (83) was awarded France’s highest civilian award, Legion d’Honneur. He was presented the medal by French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler at a function in Kolkata,...

Aadhaar Is Oxford Dictionary’s Hindi Word Of 2017

Oxford Dictionaries has chosen 'Aadhaar' as the Hindi word of 2017. The word gained popularity due to Aadhaar card, which was in news last year and is likely to...

Australian Open 2018

The 2018 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played at Melbourne Park between 15–28 January 2018. It was the first Grand Slam tournament of the 2018 season. The tournament...

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette ; India’s first newspaper

Journalists and social activists celebrated 238th anniversary of India’s first newspaper the Hicky’s Bengal Gazette. 29 January is also celebrated Hicky’s Day to pay tributes to the fighter-journalist James...