Sunday, 10 January 2016

Todays news

# Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi visited Pathankot airbase; IAF personnel admitted to the lapses in the security
# Indian Navy to present a guideline document on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) during Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) in Bangladesh; IONS 2016 is held at " Dhaka "
Theme of IONS 2016 is "Fostering Partnership in IOR: Charting course for Maritime Cooperative Engagement"
# Scientists at the CIRB, Hisar claimed to have successfully produced a cloned buffalo offspirng "Cirb Gaurav"; CIRB becomes world's thrid and India's second institute to produce cloned buffalo

# India - Japan Coast Guard Exercise in Bay of Bengal (Jan 15-16)

# Jammu & Kashmir: BJP and Congress leaders meet Ms. Mehbooba Mufti; government formation gathers pace
# Odisha: Forest department has began the annual bird census in Chilika, the largest winter resort for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent
# Rajasthan: 23rd International Camel Festival - 2016 at Bikaner
# Telangana: becomes the first state to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level

# Preparations apace in Tamil Nadu for the conduct of jallikattu
# Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalithaa extended financial aid to two budding shooting and fencing championships (R. Rithik - Shooting [Rs. 4 lakh incentive]; C. A. Bhavani - fencing [Rs. 25 lakh every year for five years])
# Election Commission to train officials for Assembly poll
# Union Government is considering launching of shipping service between Chennai and Kanyakumari: MoS for Tourism, Mr. Mahesh Sharma
# State Arcaeological Department has taken up a programme for strengthening the conservation of the excavation site at Utkottai Maligaimedu village, Gangaikondacholapuram, where the famous Chola ruler Rajendra Chola I had constructed his palace

# US deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over South Korea, a show of force following North Korea's nuclear test

# Reliance to set up Rs. 5000 crore naval shipbuilding unit near Vizag, Andhra Pradesh

# Switerland's Stan Wawarinka won Chennai Open 2016; it is his fourth Chennai Open win overall
# Oliver Marach and Fabrice Martin won the Men's Doubles in Chennai Open 2016
# Chennai Open to continue till 2019
# Railways team by defeating Kerala in both the Men's and Women's team won senior National Volleyball Championship held at Bengaluru; third place bagged by Tamil Nadu in both categories
# Anthony Amalraj and Manika Batra clinched the Men's and Women's crown of the Senio National Table Tennis Championship held at Hyderabad'
# Milos Raonic (Canada) won the Men's Singles in Brisbane International Tennis 2016

# Book "Maru Bharat Saru Bharat", written by Jain Acharya Ratnasundersuriswarji Maharaj was released by Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi