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Saturday, 25 March 2017

Navy gets three naval systems from DRDO

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley handed over three naval systems, developed by premier Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to the Indian Navy.

Friday, 24 March 2017

ISRO commissions world's third largest hypersonic wind tunnel

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history by commissioning the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Yves Meyer wins the 2017 Abel Prize

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer.

Raghu Rai conferred with Lifetime Achievement award

Photojournalist Raghu Rai was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry for “his remarkable contribution to the field.”

Assam govt, SBI sign MoU over housing, educational loan at subsidized interest rates

The state government of Assam has signed two MoUs with Mumbai-based State Bank of India(SBI) to provide housing loan and education loan for its employees.

World Bank signs US$ 100 million credit agreement with Uttarakhand, Centre

The World Bank has signed a 100 million US dollar credit agreement with the Centre and Uttarakhand in New Delhi to improve the quality of health care services in all 13 districts of the state. 

Ankur Mittal wins gold in double trap at ISSF World Cup

Young Indian shooter Ankur Mittal, defeated rival James Willett, and bagged the first World Cup gold medal of his career in double trap at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup.

Writer Ashokamitran passes away

Prominent Tamil writer and Sahitya Akademi winner Ashokamitran died at the age of 86. He powerfully portrayed the lives and struggles of the urban middle-class life in his literary works.

RBI okays appointment of T S Anantharaman as part-time chairman

The Reserve Bank of India has accorded its approval for the appointment of T S Anantharaman as part-time Chairman of the bank.

World Tuberculosis Day- 24 March

World Tuberculosis Day celebrated on 24 March each year. It is an opportunity to raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and the status of TB prevention and care efforts.