According to a recent report released by UNICEF on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, India is amongst the riskiest countries for newborns. About the report It is the first time that the UN group has ranked countries on the basis of their newborn mortality rate Each year, some 2.6 million […]
The biennial Joint Indo-Lanka Maritime Fleet Exercise – SLINEX 2017 is scheduled to be conducted from September 7-to-14. The focus of SLINEX 2017 will be on fleet work, seamanship, communication, replenishment at sea as well as helicopter operations. Approx, a complement of 368 Sri Lanka Navy personnel comprising 43 naval […]
The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech on-line as it allowed the arrest of a person for posting offensive content. Section 66A of the information Technology Act, introduced in 2000, has been declared unconstitutional. Describing the law […]
India will host the 46th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank in New Delhi in 2013.
Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was the Chief Guest at the 2012 Republic Day parade. The 99th Indian Science Congress was held in Bhubaneshwar. Jerry Yang, Yahoo Inc’s co-founder, has resigned following opposition from the shareholders. He had co-founded the company in 1995. Yahoo Inc. has named Scott […]
Journalism PUBLIC SERVICE – Los Angeles Times BREAKING NEWS REPORTING – No Award INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING – Paige St. John of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune EXPLANATORY REPORTING – Mark Johnson, Kathleen, Gallagher, Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar and Alison Sherwood of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel LOCAL REPORTING – Frank Main, Mark Konkol and […]
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Mitali Madhusmita’s Sena Medal, the first to be awarded for gallantry to a woman Army officer, in the history of Indian military.
Sachin Tendulkar’s genius made way for another evening of celebrations as the cricketing fraternity got together to honour him with the Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year award. Lifetime Award for Jimmy Former India all-rounder and man-of-the-match in the 1983 World Cup semifinal and final, Mohinder Amarnath, was felicitated with […]
IndiaPay is India’s first indigenous payment gateway and is scheduled to be launched in mid-2011. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the owner of IndiaPay and will make its first move by cutting charges levied to merchant establishments by half, compared with what MasterCard and Visa charge. IndiaPay’s […]