Railway Minister inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 Railway Stations
Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 stations on the Konkan Railway on 21 May 2017.

The provision has been made possible through a tie-up between India More..





Harsh Vardhan takes charge of Environment Ministry
Union Minister of Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan took over the additional charge of Environment Ministry on 22 May 2017.
Harsh Vardhan filled the seat left vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave, More..





NASA names bacterium found on ISS after APJ Abdul Kalam
A team of scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in May 2017 named a new organism after A P J Abdul Kalam, a former President of India.

The new organism is a bacteriu More..





Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu launches high speed Tejas Express
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on 22 May 2017 launched high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express,  a premium luxury train that will run from Mumbai to Goa.

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Jacqueline Fernandez wins UK Humanitarian Award
Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez was on 19 May 2017 awarded with the International Humanitarian Award in Editor's Choice category of Asian Voice Charity Awards. The award recognises the work of charity organisations More..





N'Golo Kante named English Premier League's Player of the Year
French midfielder N'Golo Kante on 21 May 2017 was named the Player of the Year by English Premier League.

Kante saw off competition from teammates Eden Hazard and Cesar Azpilicueta, Tottenham Hotspu More..





US President calls for complete isolation of Iran
The President of United States of America, Donald Trump called for an international isolation of Iran, which according to him was fuelling ‘sectarian conflict and terror’ and urged all the Muslim nations to deny sanctuar More..





Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to lift Federation Cup
The Bengaluru FC on 21 May 2017 defeated Mohun Bagan 2-0 to lift the Federation Cup at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.

After both sides played out a 0-0 draw in regulation time, it took two strikes More..





GST Council fixes 4-tier tax slab for services
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on 19 May 2017 finalised a four-tier structure for taxation of services in line with the tax slab for goods. This four-tier tax slab includes- 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.
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Astronomers create the largest map of Universe ever!
Astronomers using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have created the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe based entirely on th More..





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