The third Scorpene-class submarine ‘Karanj’ was launched at Mazagon Dock. Karanj is the third of the six Scorpene-class submarines being built by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) under the P-75I project. Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, was the chief guest on the occasion. The submarine has. . . . .
India has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with a total wealth of USD 8,230 billion, while the United States topped the chart. According to a report by New World Wealth, the United States is the wealthiest country in the world as the total wealth held in 2017 amounted to USD 64,584 billion, followed. . . . .
Asian Development Bank will give a loan of USD 250 million to the Indian government for construction of all-weather roads in five states under the Prime Minister’s rural road development scheme. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $250 million loan to finance the construction. . . . .
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today inaugurated a multi-storeyed 300 bedded Sarai for patients at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research. Singh also presented wheel chairs at the inauguration ceremony of the Sarai at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and. . . . .
The Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) headed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced that five members of parliament (MPs) selected for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards. Among those selected is Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi, Manipur’s governor. . . . .
A three-day international bird festival will be held at the Dudhwa National Park here from February 9 with nearly 200 leading ornithologists expected to attend. "The purpose behind the international bird festival is to promote eco-tourism in Dudhwa and to give it a distinct international identity besides highlighting its. . . . .