Who was appointed as CEO of Adani Power?

The Board of Directors of Adani Power Limited (APL), a subsidiary of Adani Group, approved the appointment of Shersingh B Khyalia as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adani Powers with effect from 11th January 2022. Shersingh B Khyalia is a Chartered Accountant, who has served as the Managing Director in Gujarat Power Corporation and brings with him over 32 years of rich … Read more

India’s first heli-hub in Gurugram

The Haryana government Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala announced that Gurugram will get India’s first heli-hub with all aviation facilities. The heli-hub will be the first of its kind in India to have all facilities at one place for helicopters. The place where the Heli-Hub is proposed to be built in Gurugram would be near the metro facility along with easy … Read more

Sea Dragon 22 exercise began

India and its partners in the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad along with Canada and South Korea are participating in the multinational anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise Sea Dragon 2022 began on January 5 along with the navies at Guam in the Western Pacific. The exercise will involve more than 270 hours of in-flight training and activities ranging from tracking simulated targets to tracking a US … Read more

Odisha CM inaugurated Odisha’s longest bridge ‘T-setu’ in Cuttack

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the state’s longest bridge, ‘T-Setu’, built over the Mahanadi River in Cuttack District, Odisha. The bridge in the shape of the English alphabet ‘T’ was constructed at a cost of Rs 111 crore. This ‘T’ shaped bridge which spans 3.4 kilometre long and 7.5 metre wide bridge. will cut the distance between Badamba and Banki … Read more

India successfully tests surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’ off Odisha coast

‘Pralay’ is a 350-500 km short-range, surface-to-surface missile with a payload capacity of 500-1,000 kg. It is powered with the solid propellant rocket motor and other new technologies. India on 22 December (Wednesday) successfully conducted the maiden flight test of the indigenously-developed, surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’ off the Odisha coast in Balasore. The solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by … Read more

ISRO signed 6 agreements with 4 countries for launching foreign satellites

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed six agreements with four countries for launching foreign satellites during 2021-23. Its commercial arm New Space India Ltd inked the pacts for launching the satellites by India’s mainstay rocket PSLV. About 132 million Euros would be earned through the launching of these foreign satellites on a commercial basis. … Read more

Haiderpur wetland in Uttar Pradesh is new Ramsar site

India has designated the Haiderpur wetland, which is about 10 km from Bijnor, as the country’s 47th Ramsar site and 2,463rd Ramsar site internationally. The Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change posted the information on Twitter on 9 December. Uttar Pradesh is now 9 Ramsar site wetlands. The wetland has also been identified under Namami Gange, a … Read more

Olaf Scholz sworn in as Germany’s new center-left chancellor

The German Bundestag elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor on 8 December morning, as Angela Merkel bows out from the political stage. The morning vote by Germany’s lower legislative chamber — held by secret ballot and without debate — was seen as a formality. He promised he would do all he could to work towards a new start for Germany. As … Read more