Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023 [23 Jan 2023]
Government of India under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has instituted Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar to recognize and honour the invaluable contribution and selfless service rendered by individuals and organizations in India in the field of disaster management. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority and Lunglei Fire Station, Mizoram, selected in the Institutional Category for Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023.
Mukesh Ambani ranks 2nd on world’s top CEOs list [20 Jan 2023]
Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has ranked second on Brand Finance’s list of the world’s top CEOs. "Brand Finance's Brand Guardianship Index 2023 saw the rise of Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang, and Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries Ltd to 1st and 2nd position respectively. The Brand Guardianship Index, released annually by brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance, celebrates CEOs who balance the needs of commercial success with long-term brand building and personal reputation management.
Argentina become the FIFA World Cup Champion [18 Jan 2023]
Argentina become the FIFA World Cup Championship 2022 by defeating France in a spectacular match. Lionel Massi wins the Silver Boot as well Golden ball as the second-highest goal scorer and player of the tournament. Kylian Mbappé (France) wins the Golden boot as the highest goal scorer.
17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention 2023 [06 Jan 2023]
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is the flagship event of the Government of India. It provides an important platform to engage and connect with overseas Indians and to enable the diaspora to interact with each other. The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organized in partnership with the Madhya Pradesh Government from 08-10 January 2023 in Indore. The theme of this PBD Convention is "Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal”. Over 3,500 diaspora members from nearly 70 different countries have registered for the PBD Convention. PBD Convention will have three segments. On 08 January 2023, the inauguration of the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. H.E. Ms. Zaneta Mascarenhas, Member of Parliament of Australia, will be the Guest of Honour at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
Cabinet approves National Green Hydrogen Mission [04 Jan 2023]
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved National Green Hydrogen Mission. The initial outlay for the Mission will be Rs.19,744 crore, including an outlay of Rs.17,490 crore for the SIGHT programme, Rs.1,466 crore for pilot projects, Rs.400 crore for R&D, and Rs. 388 crores towards other Mission components. MNRE will formulate the scheme guidelines for the implementation of the respective components.
Shri Ajit Kumar Saxena joins as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of MOIL [31 Dec 2022]
Shri Ajit Kumar Saxena assumes charge as Chairman-Cum-Managing Director of MOIL Limited. Prior to this assignment, Shri Saxena held the position of Director (Operations) at RINL-Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant. He has 36 years of experience in the Steel Sector with wide experience in technical, operational, and project management areas. He started his career as a Management Trainee (Technical) at Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in 1986 and thereafter, held various positions during his long tenure at SAIL such as Chief General Manager, Mills, IISCO, Burnpur, and General Manager, Bhilai Steel Plant, etc.
UIDAI HQ Building wins top Green Building Award [22 Dec 2022]
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Headquarter in New Delhi has won the prestigious GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022, a top national level Green Building Award.GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) is a national rating system for green buildings in India. UIDAI HQ has been declared a winner among the existing highest-rated building category. UIDAI believes in and promotes the idea of recycling and reusing to reduce carbon footprint. It has been harnessing solar power to meet a portion of its energy consumption. It is recycling and reuses water and has been adhering to sustainable waste management practices.
India's Sargam Koushal wins Mrs World 2022 [19 Dec 2022]
Sargam Koushal was named Mrs. World 2022, besting contestants from 63 countries to bring the title back to India after 21 years. Mrs. World 2021 Shaylyn Ford of the US presented the crown to Mumbai-based Koushal at a ceremony held at Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino on Saturday evening. Mrs. Polynesia was named the first runner-up, followed by Mrs. Canada as the second runner-up.
NMDC wins IEI Industry Excellence Award 2022 [16 Dec 2022]
National Miner NMDC won the coveted IEI (Institution of Engineers, India) Industry Excellence Award 2022 on Friday 16th December 2022 in Chennai. The largest producer of iron ore in the country was felicitated at the 37th Indian Engineering Congress for its outstanding performance and high level of business excellence. On behalf of NMDC, Shri N R K Prasad, CGM (IE & MS), received the award from Dr. K Ponmudy, Minister for Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu.
9th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo 2022 [08 Dec 2022]
9th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo 2022 is being organized in Goa from 8 to 11 December with the objective of providing a global platform for all the stakeholders, including industry leaders, practitioners, traditional healers, educationists, students, medicine manufacturers, growers of medicinal plants and marketing strategists, for networking and engaging in intellectual exchange to strengthen the Ayurveda sector, envision its future, and facilitate interaction between professionals and consumers to boost Ayurveda commerce. The market size of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy) sector in the country has grown from USD 3 billion in 2014 to over USD 18 billion now, clocking a phenomenal growth of six times. During 2014-2020, the AYUSH industry grew 17 percent year-on-year while the Ayurveda market is predicted to grow at 15 percent CAGR from 2021-2026. Over 4500 participants from all over the world including 400 foreign delegates from 53 countries are participating in the 9th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo. The Arogya Expo is set to witness the participation of more than 215 companies, leading Ayurveda brands, medicine manufacturers and Ayurveda-related educational and Research & Development institutions.