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Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy launched in Delhi: Highlights

Delhi government has launched a new electric vehicle policy that aims to boost the economy, creating jobs and reduce air pollution in the national capital. The government is aiming for registration of 5 lakh new EVs in the state in the next five years. What are the salient features of the EV Policy of Delhi? ..

Business Line Changemaker Awards 2020 held in New Delhi

During the Business Line Changemaker Awards 2020 at New Delhi, Indian athlete Dutee Chand was awarded Changemaker of the year jointly with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for bringing extensive change in society. Dutee Chand is India’s fastest female sprinter with the national record of 11.22 seconds in 100-m dash. At present, she is training ..

Delhi Cloud Region

Google had announced plans to open a Cloud Region in Delhi. This is to be the second such establishment in India.  About Cloud Regions Cloud regions are real life geographical locations where the resources for the cloud services are located. In case of Google, Cloud regions are composed of several zones. The resources can be ..

Delhi tops added-fat consumption

As per the survey conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research-National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR-NIN), Delhi topped the seven metro cities in added-fat consumption levels. At 44.4 gram per person daily, Delhi is in the top closely followed by Ahmedabad. The survey also revealed that men consume more fat than women. The survey is conducted ..

AAP wins Delhi assembly elections

Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi party won 62 seats out of the total 70 seats in the Delhi assembly elections. Arvind Kejriwal is set to become the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third time. The Bharatiya Janata Party got the remaining 8 seats. Aam Aadmi party (AAP) MLAs chose Arvind Kejriwal as the leader ..

World Archery lifts suspension of Archery Association of India

On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, the World Archery has conditionally lifted the suspension of the Archery Association of India, ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Archery Association of India had been suspended since August 5th, 2019, following two fractions of the Association conducting separate elections in New Delhi and Chandigarh simultaneously on 9th June last ..

Sri Lanka topped WBTi ranking, India at 78th Place

Sri Lanka has been ranked first among 97 countries on breastfeeding rate as per the new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) was launched in the year 2004 by the experts at the Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India, based in Delhi. 120 countries across the world ..

Maharashtra Dominates 3rd Edition of Khelo India Youth Games

The Team of Maharashtra dominated the Khelo India Youth Games by clinching the overall trophy for the second time with a huge haul of 256 medals, including 78 gold and 77 silver. Maharashtra improves upon its last year’s performance when it topped the table with 228 medals. The trophy was presented to Maharashtra by the ..