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Indian Army deploys Pinaka, Smerch rocket system near China border

The Indian Army has deployed Pinaka weapons system and Smerch Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems (MRLS) at a forward position near the China border to be prepared to counter any threat coming from across on the Line of More..

Georissa Mawsmaiensis: New Snail species discovered in Meghalaya cave

A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October More..

India successfully flight-tests indigenously developed aerial target ABHYAS off Odisha coast

India on October 22, 2021, successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT), ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chand More..

Sandra Mason elected as the first-ever president of Barbados

Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate.

The 72-year-old Mason will r More..

52nd IFFI: Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo to be conferred with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award

Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, has announced that the renowned film directors Martin Scorsese and Istvan Szabo will be honoured with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the More..

Earth Heroes Awards 2021: Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation wins Earth Guardian Award

NatWest Group India, the global capability center of the NatWest Group, on October 20, 2021, announced the winners of the 11th edition of the NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards.

The theme for Earth Heroes Awa More..

FIFA men's rankings October 2021: Belgium retains top rank, Brazil ranked 2nd

Belgium has retained top rank in FIFA Men's rankings October 2021 with a total of 1832.33 points, followed by Brazil at second rank with 1820.36 points. 

Defending World Champions France has moved up the FIFA men's rankings list to t More..

Reserve Bank of India fines Paytm Payments Bank, Western union

The Reserve of Bank (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 1 crore on the Paytm Payments Bank Limited (PPBL) and Rs. 27.78 lakh on the Western Union Financial Services for non-compliance with certain directions.


Microsoft AI Innovate: Tech-giant launches new programme to empower AI startups in India

Tech giant Microsoft on October 20, 2021, launched a new initiative Microsoft AI Innovate for nurturing and scaling startups that have been leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) in India.


South Korea test launches its first domestically made space rocket

South Korea has test-launched its first domestically produced space rocket on October 21, 2021. The event was described by the officials as a significant step in the country’s pursuit of a satellite launch programme. More..

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