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Backgrounder: Inspiring Stories – Women Transforming India Awards, 2017

Women Transforming India Awards was launched by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, to recognize the transformational impact of work undertaken by women across India’s villages, towns and cities. The campaign this year, to promote equal opportunity of women, has received an overwhelming 3000 entries from across the country. An…

CSIR-CLRI’s Initiatives For Enabling Indian Leather Industry

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, a constituent laboratory of the CSIR, established in 1948 is entering into its 70th year. Year-long activities and programmes have been planned to commemorate 70 years of service in enabling leather through an academy-industry-research partnership forged from the very beginning. CSIR-CLRI nurtures the skilled manpower required for the sector at the…

London Grenfell Tower fire: Death toll rises to 30; fears it could climb over 100

The death toll in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower here nearly doubled to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to “triple figures”, even as Scotland Yard launched a criminal investigation into the cause of one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. The investigation team will be drawn together…

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India beat Bangladesh to face Pak in finals

Rohit Sharma makes a brilliant century(123*) and Virat Kohli unbeaten on 96 as India chase down Bangladesh’s total with ease to set up final with Pakistan. Bangladesh 264 – 7 (50.0 overs) India 265 – 1 (40.1 overs) India cruised to victory over Bangladesh just as the polls predicted and they now make their way…

Stephen’s first cut-off out: English, Economics cut-off at 98.5%

St. Stephen’s College released its first list today for undergraduate courses with the highest cut-off of 98.5 per cent set for English and Economics. To be eligible for interview for English honours, students who studied commerce need 98.5 per cent, those with science 98 per cent and those with humanities 97.5 per cent in their…

Prakash Javadekar felicitates National Science Talents

Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar felicitates National Science Talents of the Year 2016-17 in New Delhi today. The winners were awarded with mementoes and certificates by the Minister. Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) jointly with Vigyan Prasar – an autonomous institution under Department of Science & Technology and National Council of Education and Research…

Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates Second Edition of National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga

Kundan Kumar The second edition of National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga was inaugurated by Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shri Shripad Yesso Naik at National Media Centre in New Delhi today. The conference was organized by Ministry of AYUSH in association with the Press Information Bureau (PIB), M/o Information & Broadcasting; and…

INSV TARINI Maiden Visit to Mauritius

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini entered Port Louis harbour, Mauritius at 1300 hrs  today on her maiden visit to the island nation since induction in the Indian Navy in Feb 17. Tarini is the sister Vessel of Indian Navy’s first sailing Vessel INSV Mhadei, that has numerous accomplishments to her name. INSV Tariniis 55 feet…

PM presents Urga Kanjur to Jampa Donor, Buda Balzheivich Badmayev, Head Priest, Datsan Gunzechoinei Buddhist Temple, St Petersburg

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today presented over 100 volumes of Urga Kanjur to Jampa Donor, Buda Balzheivich Badmayev, Head Priest, Datsan Gunzechoinei Buddhist Temple, St Petersburg. The Urga edition of the Tibetan Kanjur was unknown till 1955 when Prof. Raghu Vira brought to India its complete set of 104 volumes with a volume…