Priti Patel appointed as Britain’s Home Secretary

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian origin Priti Patel as the country Home Secretary. The Prime Minister named former Home Secretary Sajid Javid to take over from Philip Hammond as the Finance Secretary or Chancellor. Mr Javid, a former banker from a modest background, was a contender for the premiership but endorsed Johnson … Read more

World Media hails India’s successful launch of Chandrayaan 2

World Media hails India’s successful launch of Chandrayaan 2 International Media have hailed India’s successful launch of its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2. The Washington Post commented that India’s low-cost, homegrown technology that has powered its space programme is a source of national pride and inspiration. Quoting experts, the Post said the successful second attempt so … Read more

First train carrying water from Vellore reaches Chennai

The first train carrying 2.5 million litres of water from Jolarpet in Vellore district has reached Chennai yesterday. The special train with fifty wagons unloaded the water at Villivakkam in Chennai from where it will be taken through pipelines to the pumping station of Metrowater for distribution in the parched city. Chennai is facing severe … Read more

SBI’s Anshula Kant appointed as World Bank MD and CFO

Anshula Kant, Managing Director of State Bank of India, has been appointed as MD and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank. Ms Kant will be responsible for financial and risk management of the organisation. Her work will include oversight of financial reporting, risk management, and working closely with the World Bank CEO on the … Read more

Teaching India’s heritage, culture, and traditions to children

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has emphasized the importance of teaching India’s heritage, culture, and traditions to children. Mr Naidu urged parents and teachers to attach utmost importance to teaching children about India’s heritage, culture, and traditions. He was interacting with children who represented India at Brave Kids Festival 2019 in Poland and Ukraine in … Read more

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

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