India and WIPO Pact on Technology Centres

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have inked an agreement to set up Technology and Innovation...

INSA Young Scientist Award Winners List

Vikram Vishal, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B) has won the prestigious Indian...

Heena Sidhu Wins Bronze Medal

Heena Sidhu won the air pistol bronze at the 48th Grand Prix of Liberation international shooting competition in Pilsen. In women’s 50m rifle prone, Tejaswini...

NASA’s New Frontiers Program in News

The New Frontiers program is a series of space exploration missions being conducted by NASA with the purpose of researching several of the Solar...

Mona Barthel Clinched Title

Germany’s Mona Barthel clinched the WTA Prague clay-court tennis title after beating Czech's Kristyna Pliskova in three sets. Barthel, a qualifier, defeated Pliskova 2-6, 7-5, 6-2...

Entire Assam Declared “Disturbed Area”

The Centre has declared the entire State of Assam a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for three more months, citing...

India’s First ‘Village of Books’

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated India’s first ‘village of books’ in village of Bhilar in Satara district. This project was undertaken by the Marathi...

Indian Social Science Research Council Gets New Head

The Union government has appointed Braj Bihari Kumar as Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). He replaces eminent academic S.K. Thorat,...

India-U.K. Agree to Cooperate on Deportation

India and the United Kingdom gas agreed cooperate with each other to ensure the smooth return of Indians overstaying there. Both sides reached the agreement...

Exim Bank Commits Credit to Asian Countries

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will be providing lines of credit worth more than $15 billion to Asian countries over the next three...