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Shah Rukh Khan conferred with honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London

The Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan has been conferred with Honorary Doctorate from University of Law, London. Earlier, he received two honorary doctorates from The University of Edinburgh and The University of Bedfordshire. Over the years, he has established himself as a successful actor, film producer, television host, philanthropist and an entrepreneur. He has ..

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) ties up with IIT Delhi to collaborate on standardization and conformity assessment

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has tied up with IIT Delhi to collaborate in the field of standardisation and conformity assessment. Under the MoU, the two have agreed to set-up a Centre of Excellence in the field of Standardisation, Testing and Conformity Assessment with the BIS branding at IIT-Delhi campus. Both have also agreed ..

GRSE becomes first Indian Shipyard to deliver 100 warships

The Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) has become the first Indian shipyard to build and deliver 100 warships to the Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and Mauritius Coast Guard. The 100th Warship “IN LCU L-56” was formally handed over to the Indian Navy. The GRSE is one of India’s leading shipyards, located ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport designated as India’s best aviation hub by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019

According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards, New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been designated as the best Indian airport but ranks 59th globally. The other Indian airports in the list were Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 64, the Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport at 66, and Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport ..

Y V Reddy authors book “Indian Fiscal Federalism”

The book titled “Indian Fiscal Federalism” has been authored by former RBI Governor Dr. Y V Reddy and co-authored by Dr. G R Reddy. The authors noted that the Niti Aayog should ideally be the focal point for all transfers from the Centre and states outside the recommendations of the Finance Commission.

India: PM kicks off election campaign with promise of New India

Indian PM has kicked-off his election campaign with a promise of ‘New India’. The Indian Prime Minister is enjoying a wave of renewed popularity after a recent face-off with Pakistan. The 68-year old leader has vowed to bring more economic growth and a prosperous society for all sections of the Indian population. All the three ..

Indian Navy’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility inaugurated by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba

The Indian Navy’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility (NBCTF) has been inaugurated by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba at INS Shivaji in Lonavala near Pune. The NBCTF, christened “Abhedya”, impenetrable in Sanskrit, will help train personnel of naval ships fitted with nuclear, biological and chemical detection and protection systems. The facility will ..

Haku Shah, renowned Indian artist, passes away

Haku Shah (85), the renowned Indian artist, has passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on March 21, 2019. He was best known for his themes of tribal and folk art. Born on 26th March 1934, Shah did his Masters in Fine Art under renowned artists like K G Subrahmanyam. A large part of his work was ..