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2019 Military World Games started in Wuhan

The 7th edition of Military World Games (MWG-2019) is being held from October 18–27 in Wuhan, China with theme ‘Military Glory and Peace’. It is for the first time that China is hosting the MWG, which is also known as Military Olympics.  In it, more than 10,000 military officials from over 140 counties, including India ..

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India ranked 82nd in 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)

India has been ranked 82nd among the 128 countries in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI), which is surveyed by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34% people helped a stranger, 24% donated money and 19% volunteered or donated their time. The United States stood ..

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“Sam Enterprise Group” signs secretive deal with government of Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island

A Chinese company “Sam Enterprise Group” has signed a secretive deal with the  government of the Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island for up to 75 years but the status of the lease remains unclear since it is a non-binding agreement. The deal was signed just a few days after the Solomon Islands ..

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UAE announces establishment of 1st graduate-level, research-based AI university in world

UAE announced the establishment of the first graduate-level, research-based AI university  – Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence( MBZUAI) – in the world. The MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses and governments to advance the artificial intelligence field. The University is named after Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ..

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129th death anniversary of mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah

The 129th death anniversary of the mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah is observed in Bangladesh on October 17, 2019. The devotees of Lalon from across the country and the world have congregated at the shrine to participate in the 3-day-long programme which is being organised by the Lalon academy and the culture ministry of Bangladesh. ..

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