India ranked 8th in 2017 Valuable Nation Brand List

According to Brand Finance’s recently released Nation Brands 2017 report, India was ranked 8th out of 100 countries on a list of most valuable nation brands. This year...

First BIMSTEC Disaster Management exercise held in New Delhi

The first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise-2017 (DMEx-2017) was held in New Delhi, India from October 10-13, 2017. It was conducted by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead...

RBI will soon launch financial literacy drive in 9 states

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is to launch a financial literacy drive in 80 blocks in nine states on the pilot basis to educate people on e-transactions, formal...

President launched Project Jeevamritham in Kerala

President Ram Nath Kovind has launched 100 crore rupees Mata Amritanandamayi Math Project "Jeevamritham "to provide filtration system for cleaning drinking water to 5000 villages across India, in kollam...

Pooja Kadian won 1st Gold In Wushu World championship

Pooja Kadian has bagged India's maiden gold medal at the World Wushu Championships. Pooja finished on top of the podium in the 75 kg women's Sanda Category after defeating...

Gauri Lankesh : 1st Indian to win Anna Politkovskaya Award

Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh, a strident critic of religious extremism who was shot dead last month, has been awarded a prestigious global award, given in the memory of a...

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...