The Geographical Indication (GI) Registry and Intellectual Property India on Tuesday presented the Geographical Indication Tag status to BanglarRasogolla of West Bengal and Mamallapuram stone sculptures of Tamil Nadu. Sculptures from Mamallapuram were known to be carved in stone with characteristics of intricate designing. . . . .
World observed November 14 as World Diabetes Day. Theme: The theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future. The campaign will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or be living with diabetes to the essential diabetes medicines. . . . .
India's emissions of the air pollutant sulphur dioxide increased by 50 percent since 2007, while China fell by 75 percent, claims a study which found that India is yet to implement emission controls like its neighbour. The study led by researchers at the University of Maryland in the US suggests that India is becoming,. . . . .
The Ministry of Women and Child Development will celebrate the Child Rights Week (Hausla 2017) from 16th to 20th November 2017. The country celebrates the Children’s Day on 14th November and the International Child Rights Day is celebrated on 20th November every year. The period between the two important events will be celebrated. . . . .
Dubai police officers set a Guinness World Record by pulling the world's largest passenger airliner Airbus A380 for a distance of 100 metres. 56 police officers dragged The plane which weighs 3.02 lakh kg to break the previous record set by 100 people who pulled a 2.18-lakh kg aeroplane at Hong Kong International Airport in 2011.
No charges on RTGS and NEFT transactions for HDFC bank customers Private lender HDFC Bank has made online transactions through RTGS and NEFT free of cost from November 1, with an aim to promote a digital economy. On the other hand, various charges for cheque-related transactions as well as request for additional leaves. . . . .
Paradise papers leaked by ICIJ Secret financial data has been leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The financial data on how big corporates and ultra-rich individuals moved money to and from 19 tax havens to evade taxes. Who got this data? It obtained by German newspaper. . . . .
. Latest findings of Climate Science Report points out human-induced climate change. Climate Science Special Report Highlights: The United States government released a major scientific report that says climate change is “extremely likely” to be caused by human activity and will get worse without major cuts. . . . .
*918 Kg Khichdi enters into Guinness records* India set the world record by cooking about 918 kg khichdi dish at the World Food India event in Delhi The dish was prepared using multigrains like rice, pulses, coarse cereals and vegetables. A team led by renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor cooked khichdi. . . . .
from endearing words like ‘Abba’ and ’Anna’ to Indian delicacies like ‘gulab jamun’ and ‘vada’ can now be found in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). As per the latest list of inclusions, 70 new Indian words from Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Hindi and Gujarati languages have been added to the dictionary. The. . . . .
‘Ananta Volume 1 – Maestros of India,’ the official submission of The Art of Living Foundation has been accepted for the upcoming 60th Grammy Awards as a ‘World Music Album’ and one of the tracks, Guru Stotra, composed by Pt. VikkuVinayakram featuring 3 successive generations, SelvaganeshVinayakram and SwaminathanSelvaganesh. . . . .