After decades of wait, the Indian Army has finally received its first batch of bullet-proof helmets.
The European Union’s competition watchdog has fined Google a record 2.42 billion euro for breaching the anti-trust rules by illegally favouring its shopping service. The European Commission regulates EU competition rules.
Kaushik Basu has taken over as president of the International Economic Association (IEA). Basu will serve a three-year term as the President.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has constituted a special seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the state units.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come out with draft regulations for organic food products to ensure the authenticity of organic foods.
The United States is set to declare China as one among the world’s worst offenders on human trafficking in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first foreign leader to have a White House dinner after the US President Donald Trump assumed power.
ISRO’s satellite-based chips are set to alert people at unmanned rail crossings.
The World Bank has cleared a USD 250-million loan to aid the Skill India mission. The loan amount would be used for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling.
The HRD ministry has constituted a new nine-member panel headed by space scientist K Kasturirangan to frame a new National Education Policy (NEP).