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R Seshasayee appointed as non-executive Chairman of Infosys

June 6, 2015No comments<p>India’s second largest software services firm, Infosys has appointed R Seshasayee as non-executive chairman.<p>He will replace KV …

Infosys

India’s first green police station inaugurated at New Delhi’s Maurice Nagar

June 6, 20151 Comment<p>India’s first green police station was inaugurated on the occasion of World Environment Day at Maurice Nagar in north Delhi.<p>It …

Delhi Police

Legendary Telugu writer Dasaradhi Rangacharya passes away

• Dasaradhi was on 24 August 1928 in Khammam District erstwhile Hyderabad State now in Telangna.• <b><br>Hyderabad liberation Struggle:</b> He had actively …

Telugu

Cyclonic Storm Ashobaa: First Tropical storm of the season

June 9, 20151 Comment<p>Cyclonic storm <b>Ashobaa</b> in Arabian Sea is the first tropical storm of the pre-monsoon season in the Indian seas.<p>The cyclonic storm …

Weather

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant undocked at Cochin

June 11, 2015No comments<p>India’s first indigenously-built largest aircraft carrier INS Vikrant was successfully undocked at Cochin Shipyard Limited …

Military

Nek Chand Saini, creator of Chandigarh’s Rock Garden passes away

June 12, 2015No comments<p>Nek Chand Saini, creator of Chandigarh’s iconic Rock Garden passed away on 11 June 2015 in Chandigarh. He was 90.<p>He was born …

India

Three day Singhey Khababs Sindhu festival kicks off in Ladakh

June 13, 2015No comments<p>Three day long tourism promotional Ladakh Singhey Khababs Sindhu (also known as Sindhu Darshan) Festival has begun in Jammu …

India

14 June: World Blood Donor day

June 14, 2015No comments<p>World Blood Donor Day is being observed across the world on 14 June to raise the public awareness about the need for safe …

World Health Organization

China launches freight train service connecting Europe by linking Harbin and Hamburg

June 13, 20151 Comment<p>China has launched a freight train service between its northeastern city of Harbin and Europe. The 9,820-km-long distance rail …

China

Philae comet lander wakes up from hibernation on Comet 67P

June 14, 2015No comments<p>Philae comet lander has taken on the surface of Comet 67P (Churyumov-Gerasimenko) from seven-month hibernation.<p>It was …

Space

FDI in services sector grows by 46% in 2014-15 fiscal

June 15, 2015No comments<p>Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the services sector grew by over 46 per cent to 3.25 billion dollars in 2014-15 …

Economic Development

Book on 20th century Dogri literature by Dr. Vijay Seth released

June 17, 2015No comments<p>A comprehensive book in Dogri language on the Dogri literature of 20th century entitled ‘<i>Beehmi Sadi Da Dogri Da Gadya</i> …

Himachal Pradesh

Maharashtra Government gives nod to IT & ITES policy 2015

June 17, 20151 Comment<p>Maharashtra Government has given nod to new Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) …

India

US bans Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs)/ Trans fats by 2018

June 17, 2015No comments<p>United States (US) has announced to curb and eliminate majority of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) commonly called …

Nutrition

Critically endangered Sangai deer found in Manipur to be translocated

June 18, 2015No comments<p>Manipur State Forest Department has decided to translocate a section of critically endangered species of Brow Antlered …

Wildlife

India ranked 143 out of 162 countries on 2015 Global Peace Index

June 18, 2015No comments<p>As per recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2015, India was placed at <b>143th rank</b> out 162 countries.<p>The report …

Top 10

CCEA gives nod for inclusion of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh in National Dairy Plan-I

June 18, 20151 Comment<p>Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval for inclusion of Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand …

India

ASCI launches ASCIonline mobile app to curb misleading advertisements

June 19, 2015No comments<p>Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) has launched ASCIonline, a mobile application in a bid to address misleading …

Advertising Industry

World’s First Electric Passenger aircraft BX1E manufactured in China

June 19, 2015No comments<p>The world’s first electric passenger aircraft named BX1E was manufactured in China.<p>The aircraft was designed by Shenyang …

Aviation

ISRO’s GAGAN to provide navigational support to Indian Railways

June 19, 2015No comments<p>ISRO has announced to provide navigational support to Indian Railways through GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) …

Indian Railways

Galaxy named as CR7 after footballer Cristiano Ronaldo

June 20, 2015No comments<p>Astronomers have named a newly discovered galaxy as CR7 (COSMOS Redshift 7) after Portuguese footballer Cristiano …

Soccer

C.N.R. Rao conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’

June 19, 20151 Comment<p>Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee <b>C.N.R. Rao</b> was conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award the <i>Order of the Rising</i> …

India

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 20, 20151 Comment<p>Every year June 20 is observed as World Refugee Day to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. The …

United Nations

Historian-writer Ramachandra Guha selected for Japan’s Fukuoka Prize

June 20, 20152 Comments<p>Eminent Historian-writer Ramachandra Guha has been selected for Japan’s Fukuoka Prize 2015 in n the Academic category.<p>Apart …

London School of Economics

Former Indian women hockey captain Shashi Bala passes away

June 22, 2015No comments<p>Former Indian women hockey team captain Shashi Bala passed away on 21 June 2015. She was 45.<p>Shashi was killed in a car …

Ice Hockey

Humans driving Earth to sixth mass extinction: Study

June 20, 20151 Comment<p>As per recently published study in the journal Science Advances, humans are driving Earth to sixth mass extinction.<p>The study …

Extinction

Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam selected for ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award 2015

June 22, 2015No comments<p>One of the foremost south Indian classical vocalists, Sanjay Subrahmanyam has been selected for the ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award …

Tamil Nadu

India sets two Guinness world records on International Yoga Day

June 22, 2015No comments<p>India has set two Guinness world records (GWR) in Rajpath yoga event held on the eve of first International Yoga Day led by …

World Records

China opens Nathu La border post as 2nd route for Kailash-Mansarovar yatra

June 22, 2015No comments<p>China has opened 2nd land border crossing in Tibet via Nathu La, Sikkim to allow the Indian pilgrims for Kailash-Mansarovar …

Border Crossings

James Horner, Oscar-winning Titanic composer passes away

June 23, 2015No comments<p>James Horner, the two-time Oscar-winning composer died in plane crash in California, United States. He was 61.<p>In 1997, Horner …

James Cameron