Govt. launches Startup India portal and mobile app
- Govt. has launched the Startup India portal (http://startupindia.gov.in) and mobile application.
- It was launched by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek in New Delhi as an integral component of the Action Plan of the Startup India.
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4th Nuclear Security Summit begins in Washington,USA
- The fourth edition of Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) began in Washington, United States, aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism around the globe.
- The agenda of the summit is to prepare action plans for safeguarding nuclear material and facilities and preventing nuclear terrorism.
Partial Liquor ban across Bihar
- Bihar Government has banned the sale of country-made liquor and spiced liquor throughout the state in the first phase.
German Bank to provide loan assistance of Rs. 3,750 crores for metro system of Nagpur
- German Government’s Development Bank KfW will provide a loan assistance of about 3,750 crore rupees for the modern and sustainable metro system for Nagpur city.
Vietnam s parliament elects first female speaker
- Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) has elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as the country`s first female house speaker.
Renowned Iraqi-British Architect ZahaHadid passes away
- Renowned Iraqi-born British architect ZahaHadid (65 years) passed away due to heart attack.
- She was the first female winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2004, also known as the Nobel for architecture.
First 3D map of Zika virus will help develop treatments and vaccines
- Scientists from the Purdue University in Indiana in United States have achieved a breakthrough by revealing the first 3D map of the Zika virus structure.