Center constituted Kirit Parikh committee to review LPG marketing

To review the existing marketing structure of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in India, the Central Government constituted a five-member committee headed by economist Kirit Parikh. This move is seen...

India beat South Africa 5-1 in FIH Series Finals

In the FIH Men’s Series Finals, India defeated South Africa by 5 goals to one in a summit clash at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The goals were scored...

Bal Sahitya Puraskar & Yuva Puraskar 2019 announced by Sahitya Akademi

Sahitya Akademi, which is announced annually, has selected the list of 22 writers for the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019 and 23 writers for Yuva Puraskar 2019. The...

Peter Gilchrist won the 2019 Pacific International Billiards Championship

Peter Gilchrist won the 2019 Pacific International Billiards Championship at the Yarraville Club in Melbourne, Australia. Peter Gilchrist defeated Kolkata cueist Kothari who had been on a roll winning...

NGO Akshay Patra won BBC World Service Global Champion Award

Akshaya Patra, a Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation (NGO) running one of the world’s largest school meals project in India was awarded BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) World Service Global Champion Award...

Bhola Nath Shukla designated as CMD of Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd

According to the Personnel ministry, Government of India Bhola Nath Shukla has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) for a period up to October 31,...

Government reduced the ESI contribution rate to 4% from 6.5%

The Government reduced the Employees State Insurance (ESI) contribution rate to 4% from 6.5%. This will benefit 36 million workers and 1.28 million employers and will lead to an...

World Blood Donor Day

June 14 is being celebrated to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors. The theme is - Blood Donation and...

India ranked 141 in Global Peace Index 2019

In the recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) of Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), India’s rank slipped by five places to 141 among 163 countries on GPI 2019...

Virendra Kumar: Pro-tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

The Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) from Madhya Pradesh Dr Virendra Kumar will be the Pro-tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha. The 65 year old Virendra...