Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh co-chaired the Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting with Defence Minister of JapanMr Takeshi lwaya in Tokyo today. The dialogue discussed various issues of mutual concern including ways to further strengthen the existing bilateral co-operative arrangements and adopt new initiatives towards achieving peace and security
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launched a first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. This machine will grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making. Earlier the wasted pottery items were ground in normal khal-musal (mortar and pestle) and its fine powder was mixed with the normal
Chandrayaan-2’s lander Vikram detached itself from atop the main spacecraft on 2nd September 2019 afternoon as planned, as it got ready to descend to the moon’s southern surface over the next four days. The lander carries small six-wheeled rover Pragyan within it; once they reach the lunar surface, the rover
Young Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 21-year-old wicket-keeper batsman on Sunday claimed his 50th victim in his 11th Test while Dhoni had taken 15 Tests to touch the milestone. Pant took an easy
Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Shri Prakash Javadekar and Executive Secretary, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Mr.IbrahimThiaw on 2nd September 2019 jointly inaugurated the 12- day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
The Indian Institute of Management will offer a voluntary course on Sanskrit to its students and faculty members. This move, based on popular demand, will be in addition to ongoing yoga classes, with an aim to promote “Indian ethos”. IIM Indore offers language electives in the second year for its
Foreign investors pulled out a net amount of Rs 5,920 crore from the Indian capital markets in August 2019. This has happened even as the government announced for the revocation of enhanced super-rich tax on foreign and domestic equity investors imposed in this year’s Budget. As per the latest depositories
The President of India has appointed five new Governors in various states of India i.e. Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharastra and Rajasthan. Himachal Pradesh: Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He has replaced Kalraj Mishra, who has been appointed as the new Governor of
Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues have fallen to a six-month low of ₹98,202 crore in August 2019. But the Average collections of GST in this financial year are still above ₹1.02 lakh crore. The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of August 2019 is ₹98,202 crore out
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as vice-Chief of the Indian Army. He has succeeded Lt. Gen. D. Anbu who retired from service on August 31. He is the most probable candidate for the Army chief’s post when incumbent Gen. Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.