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2019 edition of International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed every year on 21st of September to commemorate and  strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme for Year 2019 “Climate Action for Peace” is to draw attention to the importance of combating climate change as a way to protect and ..

2019 edition of International Day of Charity

The International Day of Charity is observed every year on 5th of September to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable, philanthropic and volunteer organizations for their own purposes on the local, national, regional and international level.

2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ)

The World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed every year on July 17 to promote international criminal justice and as a way of supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) . The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to support justice as well as promote victims’ rights. It ..

Mole introduced by CSIR-NPL

On 2019 World Meterology Day, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) has recently introduced redefined International System of Units for the country. The redefined systems are Kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI unit of temperature), Mole (SI unit of amount of substance), and Ampere (SI unit of current). ..

Antibiogramoscope: Device to Test Antibiotic Resistance

Anna University has discovered Antibiogramoscope device which tests antibiotic resistance in just 6 hours. This project is jointly supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Department of Science and Technology (DST). Antibiogramoscope has cleared its validation test at NABL Accredited Microbiological lab in Coimbatore. About National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) ..

Union Cabinet approves hike of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for raw jute

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Raw Jute for 2018-19 season. The MSP for Fair Average Quality of Raw Jute has been increased to Rs 3700 per quintal for 2018-19 season from Rs 3500 per quintal in 2017-18 season. The MSP of Raw ..

2017 International Youth Day (IYD) is being celebrated

The International Youth Day (IYD) is observed every year on August 12 to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The 2017 theme is “Youth Building Peace”, which recognizes the contributions of young people to preventing conflict, supporting inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.