World Biofuel Day 2018 – organized in New Delhi, India

“World Biofuel Day 2018” event was organized in New Delhi today, with the Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi addressing a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators. On the occasion, Sh Narendra Modi unveiled a Booklet on “National Policy on Biofuels 2018”, and launched “Pro Active and Responsive facilitation by … Read more

Google to bring India-specific features on Google Maps soon

Google is bringing in India-specific features on Google Maps to address unique challenges and opportunities, a senior company official has said. “Google Maps is not just about navigating from point A to B. We have been building for India, addressing the unique challenges and opportunities, with the sole aim of making Google maps more comprehensive, … Read more

Indian telescope discovers most distant radio galaxy ever

Astronomers have used an Indian telescope to discover the most distant radio galaxy ever known, located at a distance of 12 billion light-years. The galaxy from a time when the universe was only seven per cent of its current age was found using the Giant Meter-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Pune. GMRT is an array … Read more

Strong Indian economy continues to lead global growth, says IMF

India is a source of growth for the global economy for the next few decades and it could be what China was for the world economy, the IMF said on Wednesday, as it suggested the country to take steps towards more structural reforms. “India now contributes, in purchasing power parity measures, 15 per cent of … Read more

Maharashtra govt to encourage use of bicycle by intending to create cycle track

Maharashtra state government has taken an initiative to encourage use of bicycle by intending to create cycle track through ‘streets with cycle track’ project starting from smaller cities instead of congested city like Mumbai. The pilot project ‘streets with cycle track’ will be implemented in 10 cities across the state such as Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, … Read more

India bags 24 medals at Jordan Open Table Tennis Tournament

India have bagged a rich haul of 24 medals at the Jordan Junior and Cadet Open table tennis tournament. The tally includes seven Gold, seven Silver and 10 Bronze medals. In the event held at Amman, India ended as the second best finishers. In the cadet singles final, Payas Jain had to be satisfied with … Read more

Shiva, Manoj & 3 other strike Gold at Czech Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers packed quite a heavy punch at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem, clinching five gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the event in the Czech Republic. World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa in 60 kg, former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar in 69 kg, Amit Phangal in 52 kg, Gaurav Bidhuri … Read more

Trial run of Delhi Metro’s new driverless trains flagged off

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the trial run of Delhi Metro’s new driverless trains yesterday. This train equipped to travel on Unattended Train Operations mode. On the occasion, Mr Naidu insisted that metro was one of the best answers to the city’s commutation and pollution woes. … Read more

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