Sat Sep 18 14:35:36 IST 2021
The Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli announced that he has decided to step down as the T20 captain.
Sat Sep 18 11:57:07 IST 2021
The SDG Advocates of the UN Secretary-General are the strong public figures who can use their platform and voices to bring to life the vision of a better world and also call for action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Fri Sep 17 18:29:58 IST 2021
Shefali Juneja from India has become the first woman Chairperson of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation Security Committee.
Fri Sep 17 17:58:13 IST 2021
Prime Minister of Somalia Mohammed Hussein Roble, while commenting on his suspension by the President, said that he will not abide by the President’s order and accused the President of twisting the constitutional provisions.
Fri Sep 17 16:11:45 IST 2021
In his address, the Power Minister R K Singh informed that India has set an ambitious target of 175 GW capacity of Renewable Energy by 2022 and 450 GW of Renewable Energy by 2030.
Fri Sep 17 14:38:22 IST 2021
The state-owned BHEL informed that the company has successfully commissioned India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant. It added that with its unique state-of-the-art design, the project is an engineering marvel, created by BHEL.
Fri Sep 17 12:02:42 IST 2021
PM Modi addresses SCO Summit 2021: Prime Minister Modi at SCO Summit assured that India is committed to increasing its connectivity with Central Asia. He added that landlocked central Asian countries can benefit immensely by connecting with India's vast market.
Fri Sep 17 11:01:58 IST 2021
BRICS Young Scientist Forum: In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, BRICS Scientific ministries have joined hands to support collaborative research in multiple areas.
Thu Sep 16 18:00:00 IST 2021
The President of the US Joe Biden has announced a new defence pact between the US, UK and Australia ahead of the QUAD summit in the US.
Thu Sep 16 17:02:48 IST 2021
Rebecca Grynspan, the former Vice-President of Costa Rica, will serve as the Secretary-General of UNCTAD for the period of four years. She succeeded Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, who was also the first Kenyan to head the UN trade agency from 2013 to 2021.
Thu Sep 16 13:30:49 IST 2021
The new Defence Office Complexes in Delhi inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi will be able to accommodate around 7,000 officials from the Defence Ministry and the Armed Forces, including the Navy, Army and the Air Force.
Thu Sep 16 12:12:59 IST 2021
The UNCTAD report has noted that India’s GDP growth rate is expected to grow at 7.2% in 2021. In 2022, even with a slower growth rate of 6.7%, the country will still be the fastest-growing major economy.
Thu Sep 16 10:51:33 IST 2021
World Ozone Day 2021: The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is the reminder of the Spring of 1975 when the scientists in Antarctica had detected an appalling drop in the Ozone. Check details of the Montreal Agreement and what role it plays to protect the Ozone Layer?
Wed Sep 15 17:30:30 IST 2021
Tamil Nadu has passed a bill that makes any form of encroachment of religious institutions' properties a non-bailable offence.
Wed Sep 15 16:27:10 IST 2021
The approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme has a budgetary provision of Rs. 26,058 crores- Rs. 25,938 crores for the auto sector and Rs. 120 crores for the drone industry.
Wed Sep 15 15:09:48 IST 2021
The bill seeking the amendment of the Tamil Nadu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act, 1959, has been passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly. The amendment makes the encroachment of properties belonging to religious institutions a cognizable and non-bailable offence.
Wed Sep 15 12:54:37 IST 2021
The suspension of North Korea by IOC means that the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games. North Korea had failed to send a team to the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Wed Sep 15 12:30:39 IST 2021
International Day of Democracy 2021: The International Day of Democracy is celebrated by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to encourage governments around the world to strengthen democracy which is built on equal treatment, inclusion, and participation.
Wed Sep 15 10:27:30 IST 2021
Happy Engineers Day 2021: Engineer’s Day in India is celebrated every year to honour Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya on his birthday anniversary. M Visvesvaraya was a civic engineer, economist, educationist and scholar who is known for his significant contributions in the field of engineering.
Tue Sep 14 17:19:44 IST 2021
The US President Joe Biden will host the first-ever in-person Quad summit in the United States on September 24. Prime Minister Modi will also visit the US for the summit.
Tue Sep 14 16:42:05 IST 2021
The Central Government has released the amount for four states- Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana to subsidize the machinery that is required for in-situ management of the crop residue during 2021-22.
Tue Sep 14 15:53:53 IST 2021
As per ISRO Chief, more than 40 space industries and startups are in consultation with ISRO for support related to various domains of space activity such as launch vehicles, development of satellites, and development of applications.
Tue Sep 14 13:51:29 IST 2021
The UPI-PayNow linkage will enable the customers of each of the two fast payment systems to make quick, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal basis without any need to get onboarded on the other payment system.
Tue Sep 14 12:52:56 IST 2021
Quad Summit 2021: In the upcoming summit, the Quad leaders will focus on deepening the ties and advancing practical cooperation in areas such as combating the Coronavirus pandemic, addressing the climate crisis, and promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Tue Sep 14 10:54:19 IST 2021
For Afghanistan, around $200 million of the new money through the United Nations has been earmarked for the UN World Food Programme, which has found that 93% of 1,600 Afghans, that it surveyed in August and September 2021 have not been getting enough food.
Mon Sep 13 18:12:58 IST 2021
The Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) of Agenda 2030 Partnership will provide both India and the United States an opportunity to renew the collaborations on climate change while also addressing the financial aspects.
Mon Sep 13 17:33:22 IST 2021
The world's largest plant in Iceland capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air will be able to suck up to 4,000 tons of CO2 per year. The amount of carbon captured by the plant will be equal to the annual emissions from about 790 cars.
Mon Sep 13 15:23:40 IST 2021
While stating that the fall of Kabul to the Taliban in August 2021 may have a serious bearing on India’s security situation, the ground forces and their intelligence set up have been asked to update both their tactics, strategy.