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Friday, 26 May 2017

Mumbai is second most crowded city in the world: WEF


Two Indian cities named Mumbai and Kota have been named among the world’s most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, according to World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN-Habitat data. With a population density of 44,500 people per square kilometre, Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is the most crowded city on the planet, followed by India’s financial capital Mumbai, home to 31,700 people per square kilometre at the second place.

Uttar Pradesh Govt. launches JE vaccination drive in 38 districts


In Uttar Pradesh, a massive immunisation drive has been launched in 38 districts to eradicate Japanese Encephalitis (JE). Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched the drive from Kushinagar district. The government also launched a toll-free number to get or provide any information about encephalitis. The number is 18001805544. His several cabinet colleagues also participated in the launch programmes in different districts. Drive will be continued by June 11th, 2017.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

New Book on Virat Kohli's Winning Formula Revealed by Abhirup Bhattacharya


A new book “Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli” by Abhirup Bhattacharya, unravels the secrets of the cricketer’s consistent form, while attempting to decode his philosophy towards life.

Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award


India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin  won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017.

P V Sindhu Elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes' Commission


Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu became a member of the BWF Athletes' Commission after voting closed for the four places on the representative body. The 21-year-old Indian topped the ballot with 129 votes as she led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes' Commission.

IIT-Kharagpur signs MoU with Madhya Pradesh for measuring Happiness Index


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur's Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness has signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh government to collaborate on the development of a Happiness Index for measuring the well-being of the people of the state.

Govt launches ‘eSanad’ for online document verification


The Human Resource Development Ministry and the External Affairs Ministry launched an online verification portal 'e-sanad' to make the document verification process easier for students who planning to study abroad.

EDII and ITC bags Porter Prize 2017


Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Gujarat and ITC Ltd have won the Porter Prize 2017. ITC bags for  Excellence in Corporate Governance and Integration and for its contribution in Creating Shared Value.

BSNL launches satellite phone service using Inmarsat


State-owned BSNL started satellite phone service through INMARSAT which will be initially offered to government agencies and later opened for others citizen in phased manner.

Two Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with UN medal


Two Indian peacekeepers Rifleman Brijesh Thapa and Ravi Kumar were among 117 military, police and civilian personnel honoured by the United Nations with a prestigious UN medal awarded posthumously for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty.