Mamata Banerjee takes oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal
- Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee (61-years) has sworn-in as the chief minister of West Bengal for second successive five-year term.
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Sunil Bharti Mittal receives this year’s Harvard Alumni award
- Founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal has received this year’s Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award.
Marathi literary critic R G Jadhav passes away
- Noted Marathi critic and litterateur R G Jadhav (83-years)passed away at his residence here this morning following prolonged illness.
Indian-American Students Sweep National Geographic Bee Contest
- Indian-American Rishi Nair (12-years) a sixth grader from Florida took top honors at the 28th annual National Geographic Bee held at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington.
HDFC among world’s top 10 consumer financial services company
- The mortgage lender HDFC ltd has been ranked among the world’s top ten biggest and most powerful companies in the consumer financial services sector on a Forbes list.
Arunachal tiger reserve bags biodiversity award
- Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke Tiger Reserve of East Kameng district has received the ‘India Biodiversity Award 2016‘ in one of its four categories.
Telangana survey enters Limca Book
- The Intensive Household Survey by the Telangana government conducted on August 19, 2014, has entered the Limca Book of Records as the most intensive household survey by a State.
Sonia Lather storms into final of World Boxing C’ship
- Sonia Lather advanced to final of AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship at Astana in Kazakhstan.
Para athlete Saroha wins gold in record breaking performance
- Indian para athlete Amit Kumar Saroha from Haryana won the gold medal in men’s club throw (F-51) at the recently concluded 2016 French Open Athletics Championship in Paris.
Sanjay Bangar named head coach, Abhay Sharma to be fielding coach for Zimbabwe tour
- Sanjay Bangar (43-years) the former India and Railways all rounder, has been appointed head coach for the team’s tour to Zimbabwe.