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India wins bronze medal at women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey

India won bronze medal at women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey held in Bangkok, Thailand by defeating South Korea by 3-0 goals. For India two goals were scored by Ritu, while ..

Shiva Keshavan wins gold medal at Asian Luge Championships

India’s seasoned Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan has won gold medal at Asian Luge Championships held at Nagano in Japan. He finished the 2 heat race with a time of 1 ..

Arctic heatwave could break records this year

Scientists have raised concerns over record-breaking heatwave at the North Pole due to rise in temperature up to 20 degrees higher than average. The unseasonably warm weather patterns in the ..

Japan drags India to WTO on MIP imposed on steel imports

Japan has dragged India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against certain measures taken by India on imports of 173 iron and steel products. India had imposed minimum import price ..

RBI opens banking ombudsman office in Dehradun

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has opened a banking ombudsman office in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It is the third ombudsman office in North India after Kanpur and Chandigarh. With this, ..

Dharamshala vegetable market becomes first cashless market in Himachal Pradesh

The Dharamshala vegetable market has become the first cashless market in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It has swipe machine facility to allow farmers and horticulturalists of the area to ..

Karnataka Government removes night shift restrictions for women

Karnataka Government has removed restrictions on allowing women to work in night shifts in all sectors in a bid to provide equal opportunities for women. As a follow up to ..

Maharashtra, first state to launch 24×7 helpline for forests

The Maharashtra forest department is going to launch a state-wide 24×7 helpline for registering complaints or getting information about issues related to forests and wildlife from January 6, 2017. With ..

India’s longest Expressway connecting Lucknow and Agra open for public

India’s longest expressway connecting Agra and Lucknow was thrown open for public after inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in November 2016. It is six-lane greenfield expressway having ..

Nepal to import additional 240 MW power from India

India has agreed to export to Nepal an additional 240 MW of electricity in a bid to lessen the power shortage of the Himalayan nation. In this regard agreement was ..