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Last Astronaut to Walk on Moon Dies

Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon died at the age of 82. Cernan was the second man to walk in...

Highest Printing of Currency Notes in India

The RBI Note Mudran Printing Press in Mysuru has broken all its past record by printing highest number of currency notes in December. 10.9...

International Days: January Month

January 1 New Year's Day January 04 World Braille Day January 09 Pravasi Bhartiya Divas/NRI Day (India) January 11 International Parity at Work Day January 12 National Youth...

World’s First Atlas for the Blind

The National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) of Kolkata, has come up with an Atlas for the blind, which is mass-reproduced and released...

Submarine Day

Indian Navy’s submarine arm will complete 50 years on December 8, 2017. Submarine Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth of the submarine...

Solo Non-Stop Circumnavigation of World

Thomas Coville of France completed an astonishing solo non-stop circumnavigation of the World on his 31m maxi trimaran. The record was once famously owned by...

Guinness Record by Kuchipudi Dancers

Andhra Pradesh’s classical dance ‘Kuchipudi’ found a place in the Guinness World Records when a record 6,117 dancers came together to present a show...

World’s Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

73-meter Christmas tree, claimed to have broken previous records, was unveiled in Colombo, Srilanka on Christmas. The tree located on a sea facing beach has...

Total Area Sown Under Rabi Crops

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 23rd December, 2016 stands at 554.91 lakh...

India Becomes Yaws Free Country

India has become the world’s first country free from yaws in 2016. India became the first country under the WHO 2012 Neglected Tropical Diseases...

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

The Prime Minister =Narendra Modi attended the 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav' in Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus, Varanasi. The 8 days cultural extravaganza was organised by the...

‘Surreal’ is 2016 Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary named surreal its Word of the Year 2016, the honour given to the word or term with the sharpest spike in look-ups...

New Central Service Created

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Cadre review and formation of a new service in the name of Índian Enterprise Development...

List of Chiefs of Banks in India

S.S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Nachiket M. Mor, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India(RBI) Mrs. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India(SBI) Dr....