Balesh Sharma named CEO of Vodafone-Idea India merged entity

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have announced Vodafone veteran Balesh Sharma as CEO of the proposed new telecom operator. Sharma is currently the chief operating officer at Vodafone India.Vodafone...

World Tuberculosis Day

Each year we commemorate World Tuberculosis Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up...

World’s Longest Sandstone Cave Found in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has added another beautiful feather in its crown with the discovery of world's longs sandstone cave called "Krem Puri". Meghalaya is famous for several caves hidden under undulating...

Robert P. Langlands won Abel Prize 2018

Canadian mathematician Robert P. Langlands (81) has won prestigious Abel Prize 2018 for his visionary programme connecting representation theory to number theory. He will receive the award from Norway’s...

1st Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 Words Launched

The First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words was launched by Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment at a function. The dictionary has been...

MCX Launched World’s First Brass Futures Contracts

India’s largest commodities exchange platform, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX) launched world’s first brass futures contracts. It will facilitate brass stakeholders to hedge their price risk. MCX...

NITI Aayog inked agreement with Piramal Foundation

The policy think tank of India, NITI Ayog has entered into an agreement with Piramal Foundation. According to the statement of intent(SoI) NITI Ayog and Piramal will work to...

‘Ayushman Bharat’ Health Scheme

The Union Cabinet has approved the launch of 'Ayushman Bharat' -National Health Protection mission. The Scheme has the benefit cover of 5 lakh rupees per family per year. The...

World Water Day

The World Water Day is observed on 22 March every year, to raise awareness about the importance of water. The theme this year is, ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring...

Cabinet Approved Amendments in Surrogacy Bill, 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved proposal for moving official amendments in Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016. Once the Bill is enacted by Parliament, National Surrogacy Board (NSB) will be constituted...