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Pope Francis elevates Indian nun Mariam Thresia to sainthood

Indian nun Mariam Thresia from Kerala and four other nuns were declared Saints by Pope Francis at a grand ceremony at the Vatican City. The other four nuns are English Cardinal John Henry Newman, Swiss laywoman Marguerite Bays, Brazilian Sister Dulce Lopes and Italian Sister Giuseppina Vannini. Mariam Thresia, who founded the Congregation of the […]

Google Launches Reading Tutor App ‘Bolo’ For Kids in India

Google launched a free app called “Bolo” that parents can download to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English reading skills. Launched in India first, the app is designed to work offline and comes with a built-in reading buddy, “Diya”, who encourages, aids, explains, and corrects the child, as they read aloud. Source- […]

2nd Guwahati International Film Festival Begins With Focus On ASEAN

The second edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF 2018) began in Assam. The week-long festival will witness the screening of more than 100 films from 50 countries.  The theme of GIFF 2018 is: ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. The focus region of GIFF 2018 is the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region. The opening film of […]

Maneka Gandhi Inaugurates 5th Edition of ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’

The 5th edition of the ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’ was inaugurated by Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.  The Festival celebrates and promotes women entrepreneurs/producers and farmers in the organic field from across India. The festival […]

President of India Inaugurates International Arya Mahasammelan-2018

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the International Arya Mahasammelan – 2018 in Delhi. Mahasammelan discussed on the issues such as prevention of superstition, modernization, women empowerment, tribal welfare, and management of natural calamities. Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)   Find More Miscellaneous News Here

HRD Minister Launches Web Portal of SPARC in New Delhi

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar launched the web portal ( of the Scheme “Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)” in New Delhi. SPARC scheme aims at improving the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in […]

China successfully Tests ‘World’s Largest’ Cargo Drone

A Chinese company has tested the ‘world’s largest’ cargo drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) which can carry a payload of 1.5 tonnes (1,500kg). The FH-98 has a maximum takeoff weight of 5.25 tonnes (5,250 kg) and maximum range of 1,200 km. Further, it is capable of reaching a flying altitude of 4.5 km and a cruising speed […]

PNB Metlife Launches AI-Powered Customer Service App ‘Khushi’

Life insurer PNB Metlife has unveiled an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered customer service app ‘Khushi’. The app is designed to be a one-stop shop providing insurance-related information, anytime, anywhere, such as policy features, premium due details besides providing fund value and portfolio details. It has the ability to understand customer intent and provide tailored responses. Source- […]

PM Modi Launches ‘Main Nahi Hum’ Portal In New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with IT and electronic manufacturing professionals and key industry leaders from across the country in New Delhi. Professionals from about 100 locations across India joined the event through video-conference. The Prime Minister launched the “Main Nahin Hum” Portal and app on the occasion. The portal which works on the theme “Self […]

Gwalior Hosts 4-Day International Dance Festival

Uzbekistan Ambassador to India Farhod Arziev inaugurated a four-day international dance festival titled “Udbhav Utsav” in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Dance troupes from Bulgaria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, apart from 25 teams from India, participated in the event. The dance festival was sponsored by the Greenwood group of schools. Source- Business-Standard   Find More Miscellaneous News Here