Artpark-IISc Join Hands with Google to Launch AI-Powered Project Vaani 

Artpark-IISc Join Hands with Google to Launch AI-Powered Project Vaani  ARTPARK (Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Robotics Technology Park), a not-for-profit organisation backed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has collaborated with Google Inc. to launch ‘Project Vaani’, a pan-India inclusive language data initiative for open-sourcing datasets at ‘Google for India 2022’ event held in New Delhi. This will amplify … Read more

Book on Chipko Movement Wins Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Prize 2022

On 1st December 2022 the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2022 was awarded to ‘The Chipko Movement: A People’s Movement’(Published by Permanent Black), a book on the popular forest conservation campaign Chipko Movement written by a historian and an activist Shekhar Pathak. The book, ‘The Chipko Movement: A People’s Movement’, has been translated from Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry. The 2022 was the 5th edition of … Read more

Ex Agni Warrior 2022 between Armed Forces of Singapore & India Concludes at Maharashtra

The 12th edition of Agni Warrior (XAW) 2022, a bilateral exercise between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) & Indian Army (IA) was held at Field Firing Ranges, Devlali in Maharashtra from November 13 – 30, 2022. The closing event was witnessed by Wong Wie Kuen, High Commissioner of Singapore to India & Lieutenant General S Harimohan Iyer, Commandant, School of Artillery … Read more

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia Launches Digi Yatra for 3 Airports in India

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia Launches Digi Yatra for 3 Airports in India Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) launched ‘Digi Yatra’ from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi (Delhi) for three airports in India, namely New Delhi, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), and Bengaluru (Karnataka). Digi Yatra was designed to use Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) to achieve contactless, seamless passenger processing at airports. Key … Read more

Samanvay 2022: Annual Joint HADR exercise of Indian Air Force

The Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise “Samanvay 2022,” organized by the Indian Air Force (IAF), is being held at the Air Force Station in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, from November 28 to 30, 2022. On November 29, 2022, the capability demonstration activities scheduled during the exercise welcomed Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh as … Read more

1st edition of Austra Hind 2022: India-Australia Joint Military Exercise begins in MFFR, Rajasthan

On November 28, 2022, the 1st edition of Austra Hind 2022, a joint military bilateral training exercise between the armies of India and Australia, was initiated at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges (MFFR) in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The exercise will culminate on December 11, 2022. MFFR, located in the desert near the Pakistan border, is the Indian … Read more

Indore Plans India’s First Retail Municipal Bond for Solar Plant

The Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) in Madhya Pradesh (MP) is planning to issue India’s first municipal green bond (local government bond), aimed at retail investors, with the revenues going toward funding a solar power plant.It plans to sell 10-year bond in December 2022 in order to raise up to Rs. 2.6 billion (USD 31.8 million).Note: Indore in MP is … Read more

India-Malaysia Joint Military Exercise Harimau Shakti – 2022 Commences at Pulai, Kluang, Malaysia

On 28th November 2022‘Harimau Shakti -2022’, the annual joint military exercise between India and Malaysia, commenced on 28th November 2022, at Pulai, Kluang, Malaysia. the exercise will culminate on 12th December 2022.  Harimau Shakti has been held between the Indian and Malaysian Army since 2012. The joint exercise will enhance the level of defence co-operation … Read more

UK PM Rishi Sunak & his wife Akshata Murty are listed on the “Asian Rich List 2022”

United Kingdom (UK)’s Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty, daughter of  N R Narayana Murthy co-founder of  Indian IT (Information technology) major Infosys, were listed on the ‘Asian Rich List 2022’, which profiles the richest 101 Asians in the UK.They were included in the Asian Rich List for the first time and are ranked 17th … Read more