Saina Nehwal became the national champion for the third time by defeating PV Sindhu in world Level Ranking in the women's singles final of Senior National Badminton Championships, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Saina played nationals thrice winning the title each time.
The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) hosted the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 to empower Indian youth with skill training an employability.
The NEA was instituted by MSDE in 2016 to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. This year finally 15 winners across defines categories,. . . . .
Curtains raised for International Children’s Film Festival in Hyderabad
The 20th International Children’s Film Festival got off to a colourful start here on Wednesday with 280 children from 14 schools presenting dance forms from across the country.
Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) and the Government. . . . .
Union minister Smriti Irani flagged off a ‘digital rath’ as part of an initiative to accelerate adoption of cashless payments among merchants in various cities.
The Digital Rath is aimed at driving behavioural change and spreading awareness on the importance of digital payments. The initiative would also extend to. . . . .
India slipped to 7th rank in Business Optimism rankings
India has slipped to the 7th position this quarter in business optimism ranking in Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) survey. Last quarter, India was ranked second in the survey.
The survey said that India's biggest growth constraints. . . . .
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India today said that linkage of 12-digit Aadhaar number to insurance policies mandatory requirement under the prevention of money laundering rules for existing and new policies.
“The Authority clarifies that linkage of Aadhaar number to Insurance Policies is. . . . .
Priti Patel, Britain’s first Indian-origin cabinet minister resigned as International Development Secretary.Hers was the second cabinet resignation within the period of a week, after Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigned over sexual harassment allegations
Mary Kom golden punch in Asian Championship
Mary Kom won gold at the Asian Championships. She scored a 5-0 win over Kim Hyang Hi of North Korea in Ho Ch Minh City, Vietnam.
Venue: Ho Ch Minh City, Vietnam.
Fact sheet: Mary was nominated to be a member of the Rajya Sabha by the Indian President in April. . . . .
Prince Charles has invited PM Modi for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in 2018 in the UK. Britain's Prince Charles arrived in the national capital on Wednesday on a two-day visit during.
The visit is a part of their 10-day tour of four nations - Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and India.
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