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2018 American evangelist Billy Graham—whose large-scale preaching missions, known as crusades, and friendship with numerous U.S. presidents brought him to international prominence—died at age 99. 1995 American businessman and adventurer Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon. It was the first of his many aviation records. 1972 U.S. President Richard M. Nixon paid a state...
Delhi, Dec. 28 Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar today virtually hoisted the international blue flags in 8 beaches across the country.India secured the International Blue Flag Certification for these beaches on 6th October 2020, when an International Jury comprising of member organizations UNEP, UNWTO, UNESCO, IUCN, ILS, FEE etc. announced the award at Copenhagen, Denmark....
Delhi, Dec. 22 In the run up to the India International Science Festival 2020, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi participated in the Vigyan Yatra on December 21. The Director of CSIR-IGIB, Dr. Anurag Agrawal, kicked off the online program with a reminder of Article 5A(h) of the Indian Constitution which states that it is the duty...
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Delhi, Dec. 19 - The 51st International Film Festival of India announces the selection of Indian Panorama films for the year 2020. The selected films will be showcased on the big screen for all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films, during the 8 days film festival in Goa, from 16th-24th January 2021. Selected from a wide pool of...
Shimla, Dec. 4 Keekli Bureau 2000 Surinamese politician Henck Arron, who helped Suriname gain its independence (1975) from the Netherlands and served as prime minister (1973–80) until being overthrown by the military, died at age 64. 1996 The unmanned space vehicle Mars Pathfinder was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in order to explore the surface of Mars. 1980 Several months after the death of drummer...
Delhi, Dec. 3 In an initiative expected to result in a win-win outcome, reputed Technical Institutes across the country including IITs, NITs and other AICTE approved Engineering Colleges, have associated with the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to adopt nearby stretches of the National Highway on voluntary basis. The adopted stretches will be used as a field of study...
Delhi, Nov. 26   India and Finland today signeda MOU for developing cooperation between two countries in the field of Environment protection and biodiversity conservation.   The MoU is a platform to further advance Indian and Finnish partnership and support, exchange best practices in areas like prevention of Air and water pollution; Waste management; Promotion of circular economy, low-carbon solutions and sustainable management of...
New, Delhi, Oct. 21 India is fast expanding its supercomputer facilities and developing the capacity to manufacture its own supercomputers in the country. The National Super Computing Mission (NSM) is rapidly boosting high power computing in the country through its various phases to meet the increasing computational demands of academia, researchers, MSMEs, and startups in areas like oil exploration, flood prediction...
Delhi, Oct. 13 Several premier academic institutions in India will soon partner in indigenous assembling and manufacturing to establish supercomputing infrastructure in the country and make the facilities available at an affordable cost. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeITY) signed a total of 13 MoUs with the premier academic and R&D institutions of India for establishing...
New Delhi, Oct. 13 Dust can reduce the effect of nuclear weapons. This has been proved by a woman scientist who came back to science after a hiatus of one year. Such a break is common among Indian women who prioritise family over their career due to various circumstances, which are usually typical to the gender. The Women Scientist Scheme (WOS...
कुलदीप वर्मा, कीकली रिपोर्टर, 12 मई, 2019, शिमला इंटर स्कूल ब्वायज़ रीले प्रतियोगिता में मिल्ट्री स्कूल चायल ने मारी बाजी, गर्ल्स रीले में चैप्सली स्कूल ने झटका पहला स्थान । कंवर रत्नजीत सिंह मैमोरियल ट्रॉफी पर क्षितिज का रहा कब्जा । राजधानी के चैप्सली स्कूल के वार्षिक खेल दिवस में होनहार खिलाड़ियों का खेल जज्बा निखर कर सामने आया । भराड़ी पुलिस...
Ritanjali Hastir, Associate Editor, 2nd November, 2017, Shimla Nothing is more fascinating and satisfying for a parent than seeing their little child who has just been out of the cradle performing on the stage. Such pleasure was experienced by the proud parents of SHEMROCK SmartKids, Shimla as they performed during their Annual Concert at Gaiety Theater Shimla, here today. The day...