China has signed agreements with Sudan, its close ally in Africa to build 600-megawatt atomic reactor, the first such project in the African country, official media reported on Thursday.Two framework deals have been signed by state-owned China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) with Sudan on nuclear power development, including building a 600-megawatt atomic reactor, official media China Daily reported.
Cabinet approves first-ever national capital goods policy to increase production of capital goods to 7,50,000 crore rupees by year 2025; Policy also envisages creation of direct and indirect employment from the current 8.4 million to 30 million; Cabinet also approves five railway infrastructure projects worth over 10,000 crore rupees.
A large number of programmes mark the two years of Modi government at the Centre today; PM Modi to address a public rally at Saharanpur to launch the 'Vikas Parv' outreach programme to spread awareness among masses about welfare measures of the government.
The rally to celebrate the second anniversary of the Union government will be a historic one, with BJP
The Union HRD Minister, Smt Smriti Zubin Iani launched the multilingual knowledge portal www.bharatvani.in at Lucknow today. While launching the app the Minister said that under the Prime Minister Shri Modi’s Digital India Mission, Bharatavani App will perform the task of bringing about digital revolution in the county. The Government’s mission is to showcase the Indian culture and heritage to the world through the medium of technology.
As per recent study conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), chemical additive Potassium bromate (KbrO3) widely prevalent in bread and refined flour is carcinogenic. The test was conducted by CSE’s Pollution Monitoring Laboratory. It has found that 84% of the samples were found to be laced with carcinogenic and thyroid triggering chemicals, such as Potassium Bromate and Potassium Iodate. These chemicals content
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has decided to test an Air-breathing Propulsion System after successful test of Reusable launch Vehicle- Technology Demonstration (RLV-TD). The testing of air-breathing propulsion system aims to capitalize on the oxygen in the atmosphere instead of liquefied oxygen while in flight. ISRO is evolving and testing various technologies to bring down the cost of launch vehicles and the air-breathing
The World Bank has launched Pandemic Emergency Finance Facility (FEP) to help countries and health agencies fight deadly disease outbreaks. FEP is a financing mechanism designed to quickly mobilize funds to tackle global disease outbreaks and create a new insurance market for pandemic risk. It was unveiled at the G-7 Finance Ministers Summit held in Ise-Shima, Japan. Japanese Government has committed to donate $50 million
LONDON (AP) — Satires set in financial-crisis Ireland and the high-end art world share this year's Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction, whose rewards include a bottle of champagne and a pig.
Paul Murray's "The Mark of the Void" and Hannah Rothschild's "The Improbability of Love" were named the award's first joint winners on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Salvatore Girone, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen off Kerala, to return to Italy, as the Centre didn't object to it.
The other co-accused in the case, Massimiliano Latorre, is already in Italy after being allowed by the Supreme Court in September 2014 to return to recuperate from a stroke. Recently, the court extended
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today granted ex-post facto approval to the proposal of M/s Yes Bank Ltd. for increase in the foreign investment limit to 74% from the existing foreign equity of 41.87% without any sub-limits, for investment by way of issue of non-equity shares and/or other permissible instruments to eligible non-resident investors.
There’s A Serious Dearth Of Original Hindi Writing In The Fields Of Banking And Finance, And Reserve Bank Of India Governor Raghuram Rajan Wants To Change That By Handing Out Handsome Cash Rewards To As Many As Three Academics Who Are Up To The JobIn a statement, RBI said it will award three new cash prizes worth ₹1.25 lakh each to promote “excellent writing in the field of banking in Hindi.” RBI will release further details, such as whether the awards will be handed out annually, later.