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21 August 2017

Evening News Digest, 21 August 2017

12-year-old Indian-origin TV star crowned Child Genius in UK Rahul Doshi, a 12-year-old Indian-origin boy, has won the ‘Child Genius’ show broadcast, a popular television quiz competition, on Channel 4 of the United Kingdom (UK). He beat ... Read More

Published : 16 hrs ago

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Morning News Digest, 21 August 2017

Big Ben's historic Ayrton Light to be switched off For the first time in 70 years, the historic lamp atop the Elizabeth Tower that houses the UK’s iconic Great Bell, known as Big Ben, will be switched off temporarily as it needs to be fully di ... Read More

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20 August 2017

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 : 2 days 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

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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

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19 August 2017

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

Published : 3 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 : 3 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 : 4 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 : 4 days ago

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Morning News Digest, 18 August 2017

Procedure and mechanism for Strategic Disinvestment approved The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of Department of Investment and public Asset Management (DIPAM) to set up an Alternative Mechanism for accelerati ... Read More

Published : 4 days ago

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