Page-4 of GKToday Archives: August, 2017

Uttar Pradesh government launches Startup Yatra programme from Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath, the Uttar Pradesh chief Minister, has launched the Startup Yatra programme in Lucknow on August 30, 2017. Beside this, the government has also launch a mobile application and a call centre for startups. As per programme, the state ..

India and Canadawill jointly issue postage stamps with Diwali as theme

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently informed that India and Canada have mutually agreed to jointly issue a set of two Commemorative Postage Stamps on the theme Diwali. The joint stamps will be released on ..

H Purushotham current Chairman & Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)

The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) is the technology transfer and commercialization arm of the Union Ministry of Science & Technology. Its primary objective is to help develop and promote technologies developed at various national R&D institutions. Recently, it is ..

The world’s first IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank opened in Kazakhstan

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched the world’s first IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) bank at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant (UMP) in Oskemen, Kazakhstan. The $150 million facility will help ensure a steady supply of low enriched uranium ..

Jasleen Kaur Josan becomes 2nd Indian women and first Sikh women to be selected by NASA for Mars Expedition happening in 2030

After Kalpana Chawla, Jasleen Kaur Josan has become the 2nd Indian Women and first Sikh women to be selected by NASA for the Mars Expedition happening in 2030. The Orion Mission will be the first man mission to Mars, which ..

The 2017 International Day against Nuclear Tests (IDANT) observed on 29 August

The International Day against Nuclear Tests (IDANT) is observed every year on August 29 to raise public awareness about the effects of global nuclear weapon tests or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation as one of ..