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Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas launches Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has recently launched Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi to encourage the spirit of innovation at the community level. The aim of the initiative is to encourage the spirit of innovation through solution-driven design thinking to serve society. The ACIC is a ..

Plastic bag ban approved in New York budget

A statewide ban on single use plastics has been approved in Manhattan starting from 2021. However, the single use plastics provided by the Supermarkets and other stores will banned from March 1 2020. They are allowed to charge 5 cents for paper bags. the 2 cents of the charge will be going to the local ..

India ranked as 9th most valuable nation brand in world

India has been ranked as the 9th most valuable nation brand in the world, according to UK-based consultancy Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2018 report. Despite, India lost one spot to rank, its brand value increased by 5% to $2,159 billion. The US topped the list with a brand value of $25,899 billion, an increase of ..

2018 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 to highlight the role of intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs, and copyright, in spurring innovation and creativity. The 2018 theme is “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity”.

Union Government signs loan agreement with World Bank for nurturing innovation

The Ministry of Finance has signed a loan agreement for IBRD credit of $125 million (equivalent) with the World Bank for the ‘Innovate in India for Inclusiveness Project in New Delhi on April 24, 2018. The purpose of the project are to nurture indigenous innovation, foster local product development and accelerate the commercialisation process by ..

India ranked 53rd among 60 countries in 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI).

India has been ranked 53rd among 60 countries in the 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI). The list is topped by Norway, followed by Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland. The Fletcher School at Tufts University, in partnership with Mastercard, presented the Digital Evolution Index (DEI) 2017. The Index is a comprehensive research that tracks the progress ..