Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Indian Oil signs LoI with 2 Israeli Firms


Indian Oil Corporation has signed Letters of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy, an Israeli start-up company, and YEDA, a technology spin-off company from Weizmann Research Institute, Israel.

PM Modi Inaugurates Project Commencement of Rajasthan's first Oil Refinery in Barmer


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the project commencement of the Rajasthan Refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district. This is the first oil refinery in the state. The 43,000 crore rupee project is a joint venture between HPCL and the Rajasthan government. 

Romanian PM Mihai Tudose Resigns after Losing Party Support


Romania's left-wing Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigned after losing the backing of his party due to internal power struggles, barely seven months after his predecessor suffered the same fate. 

DIPP arm Launches Competition for College Students


Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), has launched a competition for college and university students to foster a culture of innovation and creativity in the youth. 

Exports rise more than 12% Riding on Engineering Goods and Petroleum Products


The Country's exports grew by 12 point 36 percent in December 2017 to 27 point 03 billion US dollars on account of strong performance by sectors like engineering goods and petroleum products. 

Digital launch of ‘I4Fund call for proposal’ website at India-Israel Business Summit


The ‘I4Fund Call for Proposal’ was announced with the joint launch of the website and the unveiling of the brochure by the two PMs (Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu). The "India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)" was announced in July, 2017. 

Rajyavardhan Rathore launches ‘Khelo India’ Anthem


Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore made the announcement during the launch of the official anthem and mascot of Khelo India School Games, beginning January 31.  “Now when an athlete wins a medal at Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Olympics, the coach gets incentive. 

India, Israel ink Nine Pacts on Cyber Security, Other Sectors


India and Israel signed nine documents to further the cooperation. These include cooperation in Cybersecurity, cooperation in the field of Petroleum and natural gas, document for the amendment to the air transport agreement, cooperation in film co-production, cooperation in the homoeopathy medicines, co-operation in the field of space science, boosting investment, cooperation in metal-air batteries and cooperation in solar thermal technology. 

Monday, 15 January 2018

Veteran Actress Charu Rohatgi Passes Away


TV actress Charu Rohatgi, known for her roles in serials like 'Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?' and 'Uttaran', passed away. 

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in India


India and Israel have agreed to enhance co-operation in the areas of agriculture, science and technology and security.