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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...

World’s Largest Solar Park in India

Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 5,932.32 acres (24.0072 km2) in Panyam mandal of Kurnool...

First DNA Bank for Wildlife

Scientists at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly are in the process of collecting DNA samples of all wild animals to set...

Guinness World Record in Marathon

A 21-year-old student in the U.K. has broken a Guinness World Record by running the fastest half marathon dressed as a musical instrument. He bettered...

Worldwide Mozilla Innovation Challenge

An IIT Bombay (IIT-B) project facilitating broadband access in rural India has won a worldwide Mozilla innovation challenge. As part of the prize, the premier...

Peggy Whitson Makes Spacewalk Record

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set a new spacewalking record for women in space as she and fellow NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough ventured outside the...

India’s Second Tallest Flag Post

Kolhapur city in Maharashtra get a 300-foot-high flag post to fly the tricolour, which is the second tallest in the country. The post was installed...

China Nominates Tai Chi for UNESCO Heritage

China has nominated Tai Chi, a form of ancient martial art, for inclusion in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. China attempted to get...

World Cartoon Day

5th May, 2017 was observed as World Cartoon Day. More than three decades ago on May 5, the first colour cartoon ‘The Yellow Kid’ was published. History: In...

Dhola-Sadia Bridge is Longest Bridge of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the Dhola- Sadia bridge in Assam to the nation. The length of the bridge is 9.16 kilometres and this...

Book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’ Released

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’ from Prof. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata, West...

First Indian Woman To Scale Mount Everest 4 Times

Arunachal Pradesh’s Anshu Jamsenpa made history by becoming the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest for the fourth time. Ms Jamsenpa scaled the...

Indian Climbed 8516 Meter High Mt Lhotse

Indian climber Debasish Biswas and a woman climber from New Zealand successfully climbed 8516 meter high Mt Lhotse. Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in...

Time’s Top 100 Most Influential People List

2017 LIST Pioneers 1. Samantha Bee 2. Chance the Rapper 3. Constance Wu 4. Gavin Grimm 5. Kirsten Green 6. Bob Ferguson 7. Ivanka Trump 8. Demis Hassabis 9. Barbara Lynch 10. Hamdi Ulukaya 11. Jared...