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26 July 2017

RDEL launches first two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti

RDEL launches first two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) launched the first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat. The ships are part of a five ship project being constr ... Read More

Published : 13 hrs ago

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Evening News Digest, 26 July 2017

Indian Super League gets official status The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) approved the recommendations of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to replace Federation Cup with IMG-Reliance promoted Indian Super League (ISL). The Competitions ... Read More

Published : 14 hrs ago

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Afternoon News Digest, 26 July 2017

Nation celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas Kargil Vijay Diwas is being observed across the nation on July 26, 2017. The Day is celebrated as the anniversary of India's victory in the Kargil conflict with Pakistan, which ended on July 26, 1999. The Day is ... Read More

Published : 18 hrs ago

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India-China: Dokalam and Other Border Disputes

India-China: Dokalam and Other Border Disputes The two nuclear-powered Asian giants, India and China are at loggerheads, in one of the longest standoff since 1962 war, over the status of Dokalam plateau area – the region where the border of Bhu ... Read More

Published : 19 hrs ago

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Morning News Digest, 26 July 2017

Renowned scientist Professor Yash Pal passes away Veteran scientist, administrator and popular science communicator, Professor Yash Pal died in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on July 24, 2017. He was 90. He made significant contributions to the field of scien ... Read More

Published : 19 hrs ago

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25 July 2017

Centre mulls LPG-like subsidy transfer for PDS foodgrains

Centre mulls LPG-like subsidy transfer for PDS foodgrains The Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is working on a pilot to emulate the direct cooking gas (LPG) subsidy transfer scheme model for public distribution system ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Evening News Digest, 25 July 2017

High Altitude Cloud Observatory set up near Munnar, Kerala A high altitude cloud physics observatory has been established at Munnar (Kerala), in Western Ghats, the region which is gateway for the monsoon of India. High altitude cloud physics observa ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Afternoon News Digest, 25 July 2017

Mobile App for Road Maintenance “Aarambh” launched The Union Government on July 24, 2017 launched the Mobile app for road maintenance called “Aarambh”. The app was launched by Union Minister for Panchayati Raj, Rural Developm ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Morning News Digest, 25 July 2017

‘World’s oldest emoji discovered’ on pottery Archaeologists have discovered what may be the world’s oldest emoji — a smiley face painted on a 3,700-year-old piece of pottery. During an excavation at an ancient city whos ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Researchers from Spain develop ‘anti-Zika drug’

Researchers from Spain develop ‘anti-Zika drug’ Researchers from a southeastern Spanish university announced the discovery of a molecule that could be used as a potential drug to fight the effects of a Zika virus infection. The compound, ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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