India Blue beat Sri Lanka Board President XI by 95 runs in the final of the BCCI’s Challenger Trophy Men’s Under-19 one-day tournament on Saturday.The Challenger Trophy was a selection trial tournament for the ICC Under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand from January 13 to February 3. The 15-member Indian team and other. . . . .
India has been awarded a certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The award was given to the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) which works under the Ministry. The award was given to WCCB. . . . .
India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] under Category “B” at the 30th session of the Assembly of the IMO held in London on 01 December 2017. The 30th Session of the IMO Assembly is being held at IMO Headquarters London from 27 November to 06 December 2017. In 1959. . . . .
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 18th edition of the Hornbill Festival at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama, Nagaland.Hornbill Festival also called as the ‘Festival of Festivals’ in Nagaland is tourism. Hornbill Festival was started on 1st December 1963 and was inaugurated by the then President Dr S Radhakrishnan.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Attended Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit at Sochi in Russia. she said that terrorism cannot and should not be associated with any religion as she urged the international community to enhance cooperation to combat the scourge which is a "crime against the entire humanity".
India's veteran Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan on Friday i.e., 1/12/2017 won a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championships at Altenberg, Germany. The defending Asian champion retained his title with a time of 55.60 seconds. Shiva was followed by Lien Te-An, Taiwan (56.12 seconds) and Kim Dong-Kyu,. . . . .