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Kandla Port Renamed as Deendayal Port

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port. Ports in India are generally named after...

Book ‘Minimally Invasive GI Cancer Surgery’

The Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has released two books titled ‘Minimally Invasive GI Cancer Surgery’ authored by renowned laparoscopic surgeon, Dr....

India’s First Aviation University

Indian government has established the first aviation university at Fursatganj in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district. The central university was planned as an autonomous body...

World’s Oldest Man Dies Recently

113 year old, world’s oldest man Israel Kristal has passed away. He lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp. Last year Guinness World...

Women Hackathon for Smart Cities

 Visakhapatnam hosted the first women Hackathon for smart cities in India in August 2017. Students from Tech Foundation and US Consulate General Hyderabad organised the...

‘Blue Whale’ Game in News

The Blue Whale Game also "Blue Whale Challenge", is an Internet "game" that is claimed to exist in several countries. The game allegedly consists of...

Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), previously known as Ecological Debt Day (EDD), is the calculated illustrative calendar date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the...

National Nutrition Week

The National Nutrition Week will be observed throughout the country from 1st to 7th September. The theme of the National Nutrition Week for 2017 is...

Train with Solar Power Generation on Roof Top

The Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) Broad Gauge Train with Solar Power generation on roof top of its coaches has been dedicated to the...

American Woman Conquers K2

Vanessa O’Brien has become the first American woman to summit K2, the world’s second highest mountain at 8,611 meters. The mountain is located at Pakistan’s...

Eid al-Adha Dates Announced

Eid al-Adha also called the "Sacrifice Feast", is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the...

Grand Mosque in Mecca

Saudi Binladin Group will restart work on the $26.6 billion expansion of the Grand Mosque in Mecca. The Great Mosque of Mecca also called the...