20 August 2017

50000 km Road illuminated under Street Lighting National Programme

50000 km Road illuminated under Street Lighting National Programme Union Government under the Street Lighting National programme (SLNP) has illuminated 50,000 km of Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the country. With ... Read More

Published : 6 hrs ago

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Evening News Digest, 20 August 2017

World Photography Day observed The World Photography Day was observed on August 19, 2017 across the world. This day is observed to inspire photographers across the planet to share a single photo with the world. On August 19 in 2010, World Photo Day ... Read More

Published : 7 hrs ago

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NASA launches satellite to help astronauts talk to Earth

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts talk to Earth The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on August 18, 2017 launched a satellite that will enable astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) talk to Ear ... Read More

Published : 18 hrs ago

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Morning News Digest, 20 August 2017

Venezuela’s new constituent assembly takes parliament's powers Venezuela's controversial new constituent assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of assuming the powers of the opposition-led parliament. The move has been rejected by parliam ... Read More

Published : 19 hrs ago

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19 August 2017

Japan launches Michibiki No. 3 satellite for better GPS system

Japan launches Michibiki No. 3 satellite for better GPS system Japan launched the Michibiki No. 3 satellite of its new quasi-zenith satellites on August 19, 2017 to improve the global positioning system (GPS) navigation services in the country. The s ... Read More

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Evening News Digest, 19 August 2017

Nagesh Kukunoor appointed Chairman of Technical Committee of IFFI 2017 The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has reconstituted the Steering and Technical Committee for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 to be held in Nove ... Read More

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United Nations observes World Humanitarian Day

United Nations observes World Humanitarian Day The United Nations (UN) observes the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) every year on August 19, 2017 to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Morning News Digest, 19 August 2017

Manimahesh Yatra gets underway in Chamba district The historical annual Manimahesh Yatra began in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. As part of the Yatra, pilgrims in large number from different parts of the country offer prayers to God Shiva and ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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18 August 2017

Modern apples originated in Kazakhstan: study

Modern apples originated in Kazakhstan: study The modern fresh and plump apples originated in a mountainous region of Kazakhstan, according to a study made by researcher at Boyce Thompson Institute in the US. The study reveals a surprising two-way jo ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Evening News Digest, 18 August 2017

Navika Sagar Parikrama to commence in Sept '17 Navika Sagar Parikrama, the first ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew, is scheduled to commence in early September 2017. They will begin their voyage from Goa on an Indian-bui ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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