Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan took over the additional charge of Environment Ministry, filling the seat left vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave.
Arunachal Pradesh's Anshu Jamsenpa became the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest for the fourth time.
Coca-Cola India is one of India’s leading beverage companies which, along with its bottling partners, has a strong network of over 2.6 million retail outlets.
The Day was attended by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue Herbie Hancock in Cuba.
The 23 Vachana volumes are edited by renowned literary scholar late M M Kalburgi and translated by more than 200 people. The Vachana was commissioned by the Bengaluru-based Basava Samithi at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore of which, the Karnataka Government contributed Rs 1 crore.
The Third Review Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Convention held in April 2013 in the Hague, the Netherlands, adopted a political declaration that confirms the unequivocal commitment of the States Parties to the global chemical weapons ban.
On 26 April 2017, Kaur broke the Guinness World Record for javelin with a throw of 5 m 12 in her final competition at the Trusts Stadium in Waitakere, west Auckland.
ISRO is going to launch five communication satellites by the end of 2017 to improve the communication system in India.
The ban on full covering of the faces will not be implemented on health workers who are working to protect themselves against infectious diseases.
A successful actor, businessman and a philanthropist, Khan is also a brilliant speaker.
Vinu Chakravarthy was the one who introduced iconic actress Silk Smitha to the silver screen in the 1980 movie Vandi Chakkaram.
The year 2017 marks the halfway point in the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). The GVAP was endorsed by 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012.
Uma Bharti has launched a new water conservation programme to address the decline in ground water level in UP and MP’s Bundelkhand region.
The theme for the 2017 World Press Freedom Day is “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies“.
President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award to well-known Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh to honour his immense contribution to Bengali literature.
Using Paytm mobile wallets, consumers can purchase 24K 999.9 purity gold online and store it in MMTC—PAMP’s secure vaults free of charge.
The law bans "prospection, exploration, exploitation, extraction or processing of metallic minerals in El Salvador."
This year, ILO’s campaign focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data.
The Indian cultural centre in Egypt organised a seminar to strengthen and deepen ties between the two nations.
B S Sandhu, a 1984-batch IPS officer has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Haryana, replacing current chief K P Singh.
Bhubaneswar became the first Indian city to win the Pierre L'Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017 instituted by the American Planning Association.
He rose to prominence in the 1980s with his comedy films Melvin and Howard, Swing Shift, Something Wild.
Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Council (MSEFC) portal will facilitate implementation of delayed payment provisions of the MSMED Act 2006.
The Puducherry government has decided to give free electricity supply to small and other classes of farmers.
The station goes in line with the great strides made by the Emirate of Dubai to turn itself into a hub for renewable energy as part of the Dubai 2020 Vision. The Vision plans make the emirate the smartest and the most sustainable in the world.
NASA scientists discover 'Iceball' planet through microlensing. The new planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life because its star is so is so faint.
Agni-III’s first user successful trial was carried out on 21 September 2012.
Simultaneously, PM Narendra Modi also launched the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad routes.
On the other hand, the International Olympic Committee also announced the composition of 26 commissions for the year 2017. The composition of the IOC commissions for 2017 has seen a 70 per cent increase in female participation since September 2013.
BCCI was disseminated in ICC’s recent vote on a new revenue sharing model and change in governance structure.