France lift second World Cup after winning classic final 4-2 [16 Jul 2018]
France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades.
Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major [16 Jul 2018]
Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3).
India inaugurates largest visa centre in Bangladesh [15 Jul 2018]
The new integrated state-of-the-art Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC) spread in an 18,500 square feet commercial area at Jamuna Future Park in Dhaka will replace all the existing centres.
Angelique Kerber wins Wimbledon 2018 [15 Jul 2018]
Angelique Kerber blew away Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3, ending the American’s imperious run in this tournament to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion. Kerber is the first German woman to win Wimbledon singles since Steffi Graf in 1996
President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated four members for Rajya Sabha [14 Jul 2018]
President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated farmer leader Ram Shakal, professor and author Rakesh Sinha, sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra and dancer Sonal Mansingh to the Rajya Sabha.
India become world’s 6th largest economy [13 Jul 2018]
India has beaten four big economies to secure its position as the world's sixth largest economy, pipping France this year as per World Bank report. The country will likely beat the United Kingdom by the end of this year if the GDP growth continues its 7% plus trajectory. In 2014, India was at the 10th spot, behind the United States, China, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdon, France, Brazil, Italy, and Russia. With a consistent GDP 7% plus growth, except in the financial year 2017-18, India left behind France, Brazil, Italy, and Russia.
Hima Das scripts history [12 Jul 2018]
Hima Das scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under - 20 Athletics Championships. She won India’s first-ever gold as she posted time of 51.46 seconds in 400 metres in women’s final at IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships.
DC Raina appointed as Advocate General of Jammu and Kashmir [11 Jul 2018]
Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday appointed senior advocate DC Raina as advocate general of Jammu and Kashmir.
Justice A.K. Goel is appointed as the Chairman of NGT [06 Jul 2018]
Supreme Court ex-judge Justice A.K. Goel is appointmented as the Chairman of National Green Tribunal.The post of the NGT chairperson had been lying vacant for over six months, since the retirement of justice Swatanter Kumar on 20 December last year.
Tata project bags Bharat Net’s Rs. 3,057 cr. project [06 Jul 2018]
Tata Projects announced that it has bagged a Rs. 3,057 crore optical fibre cable network project in Chhattisgarh from Bharat Net. The project, which will benefit about 2.6 crore people of the state, involves the laying of optical fibre network that follows ring architecture with Internet Protocol-Multi Protocol Label Switching (IP-MPLS) technology.