Punjab govt. launched ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’ health insurance scheme

State government of Punjab launched a mega health insurance scheme title ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’ (MGSSBY) for poor by clubbing Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)...

Prasar Bharati will introduce 2 awards in honor of Neelum Sharma

India’s largest public broadcasting agency, Prasar Bharti’s Chairman A Suryapakash stated that the agency will introduce 2 awards namely ‘Neelum Sharma Tejaswini award’ & ‘Achyutananda Sahoo Award’ in memory...

Sadbhavana Diwas

Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated on 20 August every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. This year will be the 75th Birth Anniversary of...

Chief scientist K Thangaraj won JC Bose Fellowship for the year 2019

K Thangaraj, chief scientist at the CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) – Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, Telangana, bagged this year’s J C Bose...

Draft On National Resource Efficiency Policy 2019

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) released a draft on National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) 2019. It aims to streamline the efficient use of the...

Labuschagne became 1st Concussion Substitute cricket player

Australian player Marnus Labuschagne has become the 1st Concussion Substitute player in the history of International cricket. A Concussion Replacement Request is the notification made to the ICC Match...

India’s 1st Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology to be set up in...

India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (CICET) will be set up in Gujarat to give boost to the chemical industry. It was announced by Union Minister...

Athleticky Mitink Reiter Event

Sprinters Hima Das and Mohammad Anas have won the gold each in 300m races at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event held on 18th August 2019. The event was held in Czech...

Three new products gets Geographical Indication (GI) Tag

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry's Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has registered 3 more new Geographical Indication (GI) tags. The material includes Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo...

Rajiv Dogra pens latest novel “Second Night”

Former Indian diplomat, Television commentator,writer and artist Rajiv Dogra wrote his latest (third) novel “Second Night” published by Rupa. This novel describes and focuses on friendship, love and loss...