C N R Rao gets Japans highest civilian award[20/06/2015]
Eminent scientist and recipient of Bharat Ratna C N R Rao was today conferred Japan's highest civilian award for promoting academic interchange and mutual understanding in science and technology between the two countries. He was presented with the 'Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star' and certificate by Japanese Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi in the presence of senior officials of the Department of Science and Technology, which Rao has helped shape up over the years.
Archana Ramasundaram to head NCRB[18/06/2015]
Archana Ramasundaram, a 1980-batch IPS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, has been posted as Director, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), New Delhi. The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet on 17th June 2015 approved her posting to the NCRB.
Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim elected as the President of the Republic of Mauritius[10/06/2015]
Dr. Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim, is a Mauritian Biodiversity Scientist who elected as President of the Republic of Mauritius.
Shri R.C. Tayal Special DG CRPF appointed as DG NSG[10/06/2015]
Shri R.C. Tayal, IPS, Special DG, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been appointed as Director General, National Security Guard (NSG) from the date of assumption of charge of the post.
ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission[09/06/2015]
Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 was presented to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the Science and Engineering category during the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference held at Toronto in Canada during May 20-24, 2015.
K V Chowdary is new CVC and Vijai Singh is new CIC[09/06/2015]
The Modi government on Monday appointed former chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes K. V. Chowdary as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and Information Commissioner (IC)Vijai Singh as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), filling two vacancies that are key to the institutional framework for accountability.
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland win the French Open Mens Single[08/06/2015]
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland became the oldest winner of the French Open Mens Single title by defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
Serena Williams of USA win the French Open[07/06/2015]
Serena Williams of USA win the French Open Women Single title by defeating Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic, her 20th grand slam trophy.
Northern Railway rolls out first rail coach lit by solar panels[04/06/2015]
The Delhi division of the Northern Railway on 3rd June 2015 rolled out a non-AC coach lit by solar panels installed on its roof. Officials said this is the first time across railways that a solar photovoltaic system for power requirements of light and fan in a broad gauge coach has been provided. The coach, on an experimental basis, was attached to the high speed self propelled-accident relief motive unit, on which Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu travelled from Delhi Cantt. to New Delhi railway station.