• Daily News Updates Of 27th April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 66 Views

    International News

    • The Eleventh Indo-Mongolia joint training Exercise, ‘Nomadic Elephant – 2016’ to promote military associations between India and Mongolia has commenced in Mongolia. The exercise will culminate on 08 May 2016.

    National News

    • Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have decided to open the foundation programme which will be named on Indian Mathematician Shrinivas Ramanuj.They have decided to name the foundation after watching a film “The man who knew infinity” which was based on Shri Nivas Ramanuj.
    • First Mother’s Milk Bank has opened in Delhi-NCR on 26th April, 2016.

    Sports News

    • Shreya Iyer,the first woman bike racer who has participated  for TVS Racing in the fourth coming season of the National rally championship for two-wheelers.
    • The International Cycling Union has banned Belgian rider Femke Van Den Driessche for six years for using a hidden motor at the cyclo-cross world championships.
    • Mohun Bagan and India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua was declared winner of the ‘Indian Player of the Year’ award by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI) on 26th April,2016
    • Olympic games will start from 5th August to 21 August and 10500 athelets from 206 were particiapting in this game. The Olympic torch started from Greece on 21st April, 2016 and it will reach to Brazil.

     

    Business News

    • Su-Kam Power System on 26th April, 2016 announced the introduction of a solar light that also incorporates a lithium ion battery, which means that the street light does not need to the grid, and can also function during power outages.
    • On 26th April, 2016, Job Portal Monster has launched #MakeinIndiaWork initiative under which it will use its database to gather source funds for entrepreneurial ventures with an aim to boost statr up programme in India.
    • Mumbai based Bharat Forge Ltd. will supply titanium forgings for Boeing 777X, a news series of aircraft in the Boeing 777 family which is under development.
    • On 26th April, 2016, DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest bank has launched first mobile-only bank in India,targeting five million retail customers.
    • The Income tax department will now add interest to a delayed refund made on excess  TDS deductions. The Centre Board Of Direct Taxes has issued a directive on this regard on 26th April, 2016.

    Awards, Arts and Culture

    • To celebrate the life of veteran dancer mrinalini Sarabhai, who passed away this January, an event is held at Indian Habitat Centre on April, 29 at 7pm.

    Science And Technology

    • ISRO’s PSLV C-32 carrying navigation satellite IRNSS-1F lifting off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on 28th April, 2016 .The satellite IRNSS-1G (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1G) is part of a constellation of seven satellites in order to provide accurate position information service to users across the country and the region.

     

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  • Daily News Updates Of 26th April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 56 Views

    International News

    • Papa Wemba, one of Africa’s greatest music stars, died. Papa Wemba was well known as the “king of Congolese rumba”. He was 66.  

    National News

    • On25th April, 2016 -The Institute Of Technology(IITs)have been asked teach to sanskrit for facilitating the study of Science and Technology as reflected in its literature.
    • Pakistan Foreign secretary  Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry will meet India’s Foreign secretary S.Jaishankar for bilateral talks with their delegations on the sidelines of the Afghan donor “Heart of Asia’s” Conference to be held on 26th April,2016.

    Sports News

    • Dattu Bhokanal has qualified for the Rio Olympics in men’s single sculls event on 25th April, 2016.
    • India will be hosting the 2018 commonwealth judo championships in Jaipur, besides organising the Asian cadet and Asian junior judo championships in september in kerala in 2016.
    • London, Leicester City star Riyad mahrez was on 24th April, 2016 named as the winner of English football’s Player of the year prize, voted for by his fellow professionals.
    • Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan started off his campaign at the ISSF World by winning a silver medal in Men’s Skeet tournament. It is India’s first medal in skeet in the World Cup.
    • World’s fifth-ranked, Spaniard Rafael Nadal, defeated Japan’s Kei Nishikori to win his 9th Barcelona Open title. With this win, he has equaled Guillermo Vilas’ record of 49 career clay-court titles

    Business News

    • The Minister of Information and Broadcasting will launch an eight-hour talk show “Zara Muskara Do” – the “do” pun in the title to mark two years of the NDA government- on may 26th to showcase the government’s success stories.
    • Chairperson and Managing director of mineral exploration corporation limited and managing director of BGML Dr. Gopal Dhawan has been appointed 20th chairperson of indian geological corporation (IGC) for 2016-17on 25th april 2016.

    Awards, Arts and Culture  

    • Bollywood Actor Ranveer Singh has feted with Master Dinanath mangeshkar Award by the legendary singer Asha Bhosle on 24th April, 2016.This award was given for his performance  in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani.
    • Airport authority of india (AAI) received golden pecockaward 2016 by cultural minister of dubai Mr. Shekh nahyan on 25th april 2016.

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  • Daily News Updates Of 25th April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 55 Views

    International News

    • Solar Impulse-2, around-the world solar powered flight that began in Abu Dhabi on march 9,2015, completed its most dangerous lag on 23rd April, 2016, crossing the Pacific ocean to glide into Mountain View, California.
    • On 24th April,2016 Nepal observed the first anniversary of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of around 9,000 people last year. Several people gathered at the Durbar Square in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu and released the balloons in the sky.

     National News

    • Punjab Chief Minister on 24th April,2016 has offered all support and cooperation to Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation(BMSF) for conversion of the martyr’s house at his birthplace Banga in Faisalabad district into a world class Memorial.
    • Rajendra Kumar, an IAS officer of 1989 batch has been appointed as additional charge of DSSSB on 24th April,2016.
    • Indian railway has decided to set up automatic coach washing plants at 10 major depots to save water required for cleaning trains.

    Sports News

    • Actor Salman khan has, been appointed as goodwill ambassador of India’s Olympics Association on 24thApril, 2016.
    • Monica has, won Steel plant sports board with 9-1 score over Andra Pradesh in a Pod-D match in the Hockey India senior women’s national championship on 24 April, 16.
    • Rafael Nadal has won Barcelona title a week after, his Monte carlo Masters triumph on 24th April, 16.
    • Valentino Rossi won the Spanish Moto grandpix from pole position on 24th April,2016.

    Business News

    • The Department of Telecom has notified guidelines for liberalization of spectrum, allocated without auctions to telecom companies.
    • An exhibition by photographer Ahmed Firoz titled Stagealive is on till 30th April,2016 at the India Habitat centre. Delhi.
    • With rising internet and smartphones penetration in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities, e-commerce is expected to cross $100 billion by 2020.
    • Smart Automobile CEO Annette Winker, has introduced the new model of model of Smart forfur and forwo at the Mercedes store ahead of AutoChina 2016 exhibition in Beijing on 24thApril, 2016.
    • Reliance Industries has bought crude oil from Iran after a six-year break and is looking to strike a long-term fixed quantity deal, post lifting of sanctions.
    • State-run BSNL today said various energy conservation measures adopted by it have resulted in a cumulative saving of Rs. 613 crore from April 2008 to March 2016.

    Science and Technology

    • On 24th April 2016, NASA has awarded a $67 million contract to Washington-based Aerojet Rocket dyne to develop an advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) system for deep-space missions.
    • ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said that the space agency will test its reusable launch vehicle in May. Called RLV-TD, the vehicle will be released from a height of over 70 kilometer for its re-entry into the atmosphere.

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  • Daily News Updates of 23rd April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 66 Views

    International news

    • Barack Obama and Michelle Obama were greeted by Queen Elizabeth-II and Prince Philip after landing in a helicopter at the Windsor castle for a private lunch on 22nd April, 2016.
    • An 18-carat solid gold toilet seat is set to be installed at a Guggenheim U.S museum bathroom and the piece of art will not just be viewing but could be used too.
    • The first significant step to put the Paris Climate Agreement into practice has taken place on 22nd April,2016. A total of 175 countries including India have signed the agreement at the U.N. The goal of this climate agreement is to keep temperatures below 2 degree Celsius by 2030.
    • Major general Chrishantha de Silva was appointed as the new Sri Lankan Army chief by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.

    National news

    • Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said on 22nd April,2016 those who voluntarily give up the LPG cylinder subsidy under the government’s Give It Up scheme can ask for it after a year.
    • India has signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank(ADB) for $50billion to promote power generation capacity in Assam on 22nd April, 2016.

    Sports news

    • The Indian boys beat Chinese Taipei 2-0 in a positional match in the Asia. Oceania World Junior tennis (WJT) under-14 tournament in Nonthaburi, Thailand, on 23rd April, 2016.

    Business news

    • The country’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $333.7 million to reach a fresh life-time high of $360.250 billion in week of April 15, the Reserve Bank Of India said on 22nd April,2016.
    • Union Minister for Power and Energy sector Mr. Piyush Goyal has said on 22nd April,2016 that India will set up the help desks across the country as well as in the U.K, the U.S, Japan and Australia to handhold the investors through laws and regulations .
    • The Department of Telecommunications has amended the unified license on 22nd April,2016, which is required to offer mobile technology services in India in order to allow termination of calls on an internet protocol (IP)-based network.This would allow consumers to dial phone numbers from online voice service providers such as Whatsapp and Skype.
    • The Department of Telecommunications wireless planning and coordination Wing has issued a notification to amend guidelines for liberalization spectrum in 800MHz and 1800MHz bands.
    • By 2017, India is going to be the second largest market for smartphones. And in 2018, its annual growth is expected to be risen by 23 percent.
    • The Government has launched a single window government-to-business(G2B) portal (www.ebiz.com) on 22nd April, Eleven central government services have been brought under this portal.
    • Bentley on 22nd April, 2016 has introduced its first SUV- Bentayga, in Indian market with prices from Rs.3.85crore. The luxury SUV is powered by a 6 litres turbo charged petrol engine delivering 600 bhp.

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  • Daily News Updates Of 22nd April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 60 Views

    International News

    Pakistan’s Army Chief Raheel Sharif on 21st April, 16 dismissed 12 serving Army officers, including Lieutenant general, for corruption related offenses.

    Chinese president’s Xi Jinping has taken the title of Commander-in chief of the joint battle command of people’s the liberation Army (PLA).

    Adele has been named as Britain’s richest female musician with 85million pounds on 21st April, 2016.

    Edward Snowden has filed a Norway lawsuit over Ossiestsky award on 21st aprikl,2016 inorder to seek guarantee that Norway will not extradite him to the U.S if he visits to receive an award.

    Prince, Singer and Superstar died at 57 in home Paisley Park estate Minnesota on 21st April,2016.

    National news

    Uttrakhand High court on 21st April, 2016 has set aside the president’s rule and made a democratic state again.

    Maharashtra water crisis: Section 144 imposed in Ahmednagar district.he district becomes the third in the State after Latur and Parbhani districts (in parched Marathwada) to impose the punitive section.

    Prime Minister NarendraModi on May 1 will launch Rs. 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies.The scheme is called PradhanMantriUjjwalaYojana and Mr. Modi will be launching it on May 1 at Ballia in Uttar Pradesh and Dahod in Gujarat on May 15.The ‘Give-it-Up’ campaign seeking the well-heeled to voluntarily surrender cooking gas subsidies for one year was launched in January, 2015.

    Sports

    The Olympic event is scheduled to Start 5th Aug, 16 in Rio, Brazil.

    Business

    The U.K government is ready to take a minority Stake of as much as 25 percent in Tata Steel’s Uk business to support the sales on 21st April, 2016.

    Awards, Magazines

    RBI governor RaghuramRajan, tennis star SaniaMirza, actress Priyanka Chopra, Google CEO SundarPichaianf founders of Flipkart, Binnybansal and SachinBansal have been name by Time magzinein its list of the 100 most Influential people in the world on 21st April, 2016.

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  • Daily News Updates of 21st April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 54 Views

    International News

    By 2018,Panama will adopt tax reporting standards as the country come under harsh spot light.

    Queen Elizabeth has celebrated her 90th birthday on 20th April,2016 .

    National News

    P.M Narendra Modi inaugurated his wax statue from 7-race course P.M’s house on 20th April,2016

    On this year 2016, world Yoga day will be celebrated in Chandigarh on 21st june, 2016

    Navy has granted permanent commission to seven women officers and has formalized plans for granting permanent commissions in eight branches from 2017.

     

    Bussiness

    Mr. S.balaji Arun kumar, an IRTS officer of 1997 batch appointed as Deputy Chairman at Kolkata Port Trust on 4th April,2016.

    Arun Kumar Rath has been appointed as chief executive officer of Durgapur Steel plant, SAIL on 24th march 2016.

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL)  has successfully commissioned its fifth 500 mw set at Chandarpur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra.

    CPMDI, a mini Ratna company got the best MOU rating for 2014-2015.

    Sports News

    BCCI  has appointed media professional Rahul Johri as its first CEO.

    Science and Technology

    The British company’s camera based system i.e. HAWK-Eye technology will be used to detect weather the ball has crossed the goal-line at European Championship in 2016. This technique was already used in tennis and cricket at the world cup final 2014.

    Arts and Culture

    Rod Daniel, the filmmaker who directed a young Michael J Fox in the 1985 fantasy-comedy “Teen Wolf” has died on 20th April,2016. He was 73 years old.

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  • Daily News Updates of 20th April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 61 Views

    International News

    • China has described its ties with India toward setting up a military hotline on border security on 19 April, 16.

    National News

    • The government is working on the formation of Katoch committee in order to reduce import of bulk drugs.
    • M Narendra modi inaugurated shri Mata Vaishnodevi super specialty hospital in Katra, J&K on l9th April, 16.
    • Union govt. has allotted Rs 800 cr to cleanup Bangalore’s polluted lakes.

    Sports News

    • Novak Djokovic won the Laureus world sportsman of The year award for the second straight year & third time overall, in Berlin on 19th April, 16.
    • Serena Williams also bagged the women’s top honor for a third time as tennis.
    • India’s Durga Thakur has been assigned to International outdoor umpire by the International Hockey Federation.
    • Pakistan cricket board appointed former test player Mushtaq Ahmed as the new coach of National cricket Academy on 19 April, 16

     

     Business

    • Multilateral funding Agency ,Asian Development Bank(ADB)  has approved a project loan of $300 million for up gradation 400 km of major district in up on 19th April, 16.
    • Tata Trusts and Jain Irrigation Systems (JlSL) have signed an agreement to work towards importing agriculture extension, research & development on 19th April, 16.
    • IDBI has launched Stand-up India Scheme in New Delhi on 19th April, 16.

    Awards

    • World’s leading news agency Reuters & The New York Times jointly got the Pultizer Peace foe breaking news photography in U.s on 19th April 16.

     

     

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  • Daily News Updates of 19th April

    May 5 • April 2016 • 62 Views

    International News

    • Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj visited Moscow to attend Russian-Indian-China trilateral  meeting on  18th  April 2016.
    • Defense minister Manohar Porikar visited to china on 18th April 2016.
    • China has banned child Stars in reality Shows.

    National News

    • The centre government on 18th April 2016 told the Supreme Court that Delhi cannot have a state Human Right commission of its own as it is a Union Territory and not a state.

    Sports

    • India Plans to Promote make in India at Rio Olympic games 2016.

    Business

    • Sebi Proposed new norms to allow depositors to distribute all securities market related cash benefit. It will help to bring Indian markets as per with most of the developed market.
    • Government has cleared 170 Stalled Project in April 2016.
    • Export Shrank 15.9% in 2015-16 to $ 2 61.13bn.
    • TRAI [Telecom Regulatory Authority of India] stuck to its Point that the entire system available in 7ooMHz band Should be auctioned in the upcoming sale

    Arts and Culture

    • Karishma Kapur appointed as brand ambassador of Sesa hair oil.
    • Short film on Thevar freedom fighter was released on 17th April 2016.
    • In order to keep alive the memory of choreographer & actor Zohra sehgal, her daughter Kiran sehgal has organized festival of the arts at the India International centre on 16th April 2016 The event ends on 17th April 2016.

     

    Science and technology

    • Us-scientists have designed a low energy nuclear reaction imaging technique to detect the Present of nuclear material.

     

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