Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for 2019

President of India Ramnath Kovind awarded Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman to following scholars of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu, Classical Malayalam and Classical Odiya for...

Indian cyclists won gold at World Junior Track Cycling Championships

Indian cyclists team have won the gold medal in the Team Sprint event at World Junior Track Cycling Championships held in Frankfurt, Germany. Indian team comprised of Esow Alben,...

“Aadi Mahotsav” the National Tribal Festival started

Ministry of Tribal Affairs with Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) started Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) . The festival is a 9-day event from 17th August till 25th August...

A museum dedicated to the life of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu opened in Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister(CM), Mamata Banerjee has opened the World’s 1st museum dedicated to the life of a 16th-century saint and social reformer, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, designed by the...

ISRO chairman K.Sivan conferred with A.P.J. Abdul Kalam award

Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K.Sivan, under whose leadership the Chandrayaan- 2mission (mission to the moon) is launched, was conferred with Tamil Nadu Government’s Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam...

RBI clarified rules on ‘free ATM transactions’

The country’s Central Bank, Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has asked banks not to count failed transactions at ATMs due to technical reasons (hardware and software issues, non-availability of cash,...

Harshad Pandurang Thakur appointed as NIHFW’s director

Harshad Pandurang Thakur has been appointed as the director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare. The proposal of appointment was approved by the appointments Committee of the...

SAMARTH scheme launched

Under SAMARTH, 16 out of 18 selected states have signed a pact with the Ministry of Textiles. The scheme is to meet the skill requirements of the textiles industry....

Steve Coogan to be honoured with 2019 Charlie Chaplin award

BAF TA LA ( British Academy of Film and Television Arts- Los Angeles branch) is to honour 53-year-old English actor Steve Coogan with the prestigious “2019 Charlie Chaplin Britannia...

P.T. Usha appointed as a member of AAA’s Athletes Commission

Legendary Indian sprinter P.T. Usha, one of India’s greatest athletes. She is appointed as a member of the Asian Athletics Association’s (AAA) Athletes Commission. This is the 2nd time she...