Friday 27 January 2017


TODAYS -SPECIAL-DAILY-National-International-NEWS-IN-ENGLISH -28-01-2017
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Celebrated on January 27, 2017
The 72 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, was observed on January 27, 2017 by United Nation. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on November 1, 2005 as an international memorial day to

Shri Radha Mohan Singh announces the setting up of KVKs in Mungeli and Bemtara of Chhattisgarh under 12th Plan  Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister inaugurates Krishi Samridhi-Rashtriya Krishi Mela in Raipur . Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the regular organization of agriculture fairs in large nos. across the country has
Surya Namaskar Yajna Recognised in US Congress
The annual “Surya Namaskar Yajna” or “Health for Humanity Yogathon” has been recognized in the US House of Representative on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.  Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has organized the “Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon” from January 14 to January 29 to mark
Supreme Court Says No To Nationwide Ban On Cow Slaughter, Each State May Decide On Its Own The Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which sought a nationwide ban on cow slaughter.  Rejecting the plea on Friday the apex court said it was up to the states to decide.   "One state may ban slaughter, the other may not... We will not interfere in state laws."
GM mosquito trials to control dengue, chikungunya launched Outdoor caged trials to demonstrate the efficiency of genetically modified mosquitoes to suppress wild female Aedes aegypti mosquito populations that transmit dengue, chikungunya and Zika were launched on January 23 in Dawalwadi, Badnapur, in Maharashtra’s Jalna district. Based on the results of the trials, which use the Release of
ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III 
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic engine designated as C25, on January 25, 2017 for 50 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu. The cryogenic engine has been developed for use in the Upper Stage of
Two Scientists from National Geophysical Research Institute Named for 2016 National Geoscience Award  Dr. A Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad has been selected for the 2016 National Geoscience Award in recognition of his work in the field of geo-environmental studies in Applied Geosciences.  Besides, Dr. N. Purnachandra
NASA Sounding Rocket Successfully Launches into Alaskan Night An experiment to measure nitric oxide in the polar sky was successfully launched on a NASA sounding rocket at 8:45 a.m. EST, Jan. 27, 2017, from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska. The Polar Night Nitric Oxide experiment or PolarNOx was launched on a Black Brant IX sounding rocket to an altitude of nearly 176 miles.
President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Banwarilal Purohit to discharge functions as Governor of Meghalaya President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Banwarilal Purohit, the Governor of Assam to execute the functions of the Governor of Meghalaya after accepting the resignation of V. Shanmuganathan, as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. President Mukherjee also
Computer Scientist Vijay Bhatkar Named Nalanda University’s New Chancellor New Delhi: Nalanda University’s third chancellor will be Vijay Bhatkar, a well-known computer scientist who is currently chair of IIT Delhi’s board of governors and president of RSS-affiliated outfit Vigyan Bharati, which promotes ‘swadeshi’ science.  The university’s newly-constituted governing board
Ashok Amritraj appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UN in India Award-winning Hollywood film producer and Wimbledon tennis player, Ashok Amritraj has been appointed the United Nations in India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Chairman and CEO of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group, Mr. Amritraj is the first Ambassador for the UN in India.  An
Jacqueline Fernandez becomes the newest brand ambassador for Mixed Martial Arts league Jacqueline Fernandez has been announced as the brand ambassador of Goa Pirates for the Super Fight League (SFL), a mixed martial arts (MMA) league.Jacqueline along with her brothers,
Adani Gas Ropes in RJ Dhvanit as Brand Ambassador,  Adani Gas has launched an integrated marketing campaign ‘Ahmedabad Load Na Lo for its PNG services in Ahmedabad. Conceptualized by ONE Advertising & Communication, the campaign tries to promote its PNG business using a brand ambassador RJ Dhvanit. Framed as “wake-up call” to citizens of Ahmedabad, the line addresses the
Goku from Dragon Ball Z Is A 2020 Tokyo Olympics Ambassador Dragon Ball Z fans have a lot to celebrate, years after the cartoon changed out lives, Goku is back and this time as the brand ambassador of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Tokyo Olympics committee has made the decision and announced that the famous Japanese character, Goku will be an ambassador of the event. The
Karnataka Bank Signs MoU with Tirth Agro Technology ...
Mangaluru based private sector bank Karnataka Bank Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the leading agricultural equipment/implements manufacturer Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd, Rajkot, on January 25, 2017 in to finance farmers for agri mechanisation.
SBI Launches Wealth Management Product “SBI Exclusif” in Kochi
The State Bank of India has launched a new wealth management product named “SBI Exclusif” in Kochi, Kerala. Later it will be rolled out in other cities of the state during the course of the year. The product was launched by Chief General Manager, SBI, Kerala Circle, S Venkataraman on January 24,

Aadhaar payments system linked to 119 banks The ministry of electronics and information technology said 119 banks had been connected with the Aadhaar-enabled payments system and 338.7 million transactions had taken place. “Aadhaar is becoming a powerful instrument to bridge the digital divide,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister for law and information technology. The government will
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow arrives home Gambia's President Adama Barrow has returned to the country to assume power - days after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh left to go into exile. President Barrow's plane touched down at Banjul airport where jubilant crowds waited to welcome him. Mr Barrow, who has been in neighbouring Senegal, won elections in December.
add add Dr G N Rao inducted to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Hyderabad, Jan 27 (PTI) Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). He would be honoured at the induction ceremony in Los
Jaitley gives away Time India awards VISAKHAPATNAM: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday gave away Time India awards here at the inaugural of the CII Partnership Summit. He presented the Time India best innovator award to Mahindra & Mahindra and global manufacturer award to Bharat Forge Ltd. Time Inc Vice-Chairman Norman Pearlstine and Senior Partner from McKinsey & Company
AIFF launches professional league- women footballers Eying to make the sport professional for female footballers, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday launched the first-ever Indian Women’s League (IWL) to be held at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi from January 28 till February 14. The inaugural edition of the IWL will feature six teams — Jeppiar (Puducherry), Eastern
Nagaland gets bronze in Nat’l Youth Boxing C’ship Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): Nagaland participated and won a bronze medal at the 1st Youth National Boxing Competition held at New Delhi from January 16 to 22. Tenzingtseda Bhutia won the lone bronze medal for the state in the +91-kg category. Bhutia is also selected to attend the prestigious India camp to represent India outside the
Six wickets in six balls; Australian bowls perfect over We have seen Yuvraj Singh’s six sixes in that magical night at Johannesburg in 2007. Now, at a local game in Australia, a bowler has got six wickets in as many balls.  Aled Carey achieved the feat playing for his team Golden Point Cricket Club in the Ballarat Cricket Association fourth-team fixture match. The opposition, East Ballarat were 40/2
Amandeep Drall clinches maiden title of season AHMEDABAD: Amandeep Drall carded one over 73 on the final day to emerge victorious in the 2nd Leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club here on Friday. Smriti Mehra finished runner-up with a total score of 218, followed by Gaurika Bishnoi in third place. The Rs 6,00,000 event culminated on Friday.
Mattek-Sands, Safarova win 2nd Aussie Open doubles title MELBOURNE: American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova enhanced their reputation as the dominant duo in women's doubles by winning the Australian Open title for the second time. The second-seeded pair had to scramble from behind to eventually overwhelm Czech Andrea Hlavackova and China's Peng Shuai 6-7

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pens another six books The books written in Bengali include 'Notebandi', 'Manusher Joy 2016' (Victory of People 2016), 'Singur Joyi' (Victorious in Singur) and 'Byaktitwo' (Personality). Revealing her little-known creative side, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is out with a collection of books and poetries which reflect her thoughts on
Trump signs orders to keep Islamic radicals out of US WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump today signed an executive order which establishes new vetting measures to limit the flow of refugees and "keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the US". "I'm establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. We don't want them here," Trump said
Trump signs order promising 'great rebuilding' of military WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump today signed an executive order that will lead to "a great rebuilding" of the armed forces as he vowed to develop new aircrafts, naval ships and resources for the military. "I'm signing an executive action to begin a great rebuilding of the Armed Services of the United States, developing a plan for new
Andhra Pradesh Launches Rs 100 cr fund of funds for Fintech Startups
The Andhra Pradesh under Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has announced Rs 100-crore fund of funds on January 25, 2017 to invest in Fintech startups. Fintech is being seen as a promising space to generate job, thus the state has initiated an industry-academia-government partnership to tap and refine

Reliance Group and Dassault’s joint venture gets CCI approval New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday approved a joint venture between Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group and French aircraft manufacturer, Dassault Aviation SA. The fair trade regulator announced its approval in a posting on the microblogging site Twitter. “CCI approves setting up of a joint venture
India Ranks 79th in the 2016 Corruption Perception Index
India has been ranked at 79th spot out of 176 countries in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for the year 2016 released on January 25, 2017 by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI). New Zealand and Denmark jointly shared the first position as the least corrupt
Perry Mason actress Barbara Hale passes away at age 94 Los Angeles: Barbara Hale, a movie actress who found her most famous role on television as steadfast secretary Della Street in the long-running 'Perry Mason' series, has died. She was 94. Hale was surrounded by family when she died Thursday at her Los Angeles area home, said Jaqueline Stander, an agent for Hale's son, actor William
John Hurt, Star Of The Elephant Man, Passes Away at 77 Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt, Oscar-nominated for his star turn in The Elephant Man and his supporting role in Midnight Express, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a representative said on Saturday. He was 77.Hurt, who had starred in more than 200 films and television series over a career spanning six decades,

HPCL, GAIL sign pact with AP for Rs 40K crore petrochem project
Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd(HPCL) and GAIL India Ltd signed a pact with Andhra Pradesh for setting up a Rs 40,000 crore petrochemical plant in the state. The 50:50 joint venture will set up a 1.5 million tons Ethylene Derivatives plant. The plant will produce a wide range of petrochemical raw
Telangana signs MoU for aero skill academy  The Telangana government has signed a memorandum of agreement with French firm Aerocampus Aquitaine, known for aircraft maintenance skill training, to create a world-class aero skill academy.The project deliverables include identifying skill gaps, designing courses and enabling European Aviation Safety Agency and Directorate General of Civil
CWC Signs MoU with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru to Support Their Dam Safety Capacity Building
Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and

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