Turtle Sanctuary to be Set up in Allahabad

Development of a Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam has been approved under Namami Gange programme. It aims to protect the rich...

Government launched Paryatan Parv to boost tourism

The Union Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Other Union Ministries and State Governments has launched nationwide ‘Paryatan Parv’ to showcase cultural diversity of country and reinforce the principle...

Kazuo Ishiguro won 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

The Swedish Academy has selected Japanese-born English novelist Kazuo Ishiguro (62) for the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature. The award was given for his works that are of great...

ICSI Golden Jubilee Celebrations At Vigyan Bhawan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations (50 years) of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in New Delhi. The event assumes significance as...

Rajnish Kumar appointed as new Chairman of SBI

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Rajnish Kumar (59) as the new chairman of State Bank of India (SBI). His name was recommended by Vinod Rai-led...

October 2: World Habitat Day

The World Habitat Day was observed all over the world on 2 October 2017. The purpose of day is to reflect on state of cities and towns and basic...

Global Wildlife Programme Conference held in New Delhi

The Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) Conference was recently held in New Delhi. It was jointly hosted by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Climate Change (MoEFCC), World Bank and...

Government launched SECURE Himalaya Project

The Union Government had launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project to ensure conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, landand forest resources in high Himalayan ecosystem spread over four...

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Announced

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to the American trio of Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash...

October 02 : International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of...