IGI Airport of Delhi retains world number 1 position.
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has retained the world’s number 1 position for the second consecutive year in 25-40 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category.
The rankings were announced by the Airports Council International (ACI).
India signed $3.1 billion deals for Apache and Chinook helicopters with US
Indian Defence Ministry has issued an order worth Rs 22,000 crores for purchase of helicopters, CH-47 Chinook and AH-64 Apache, which will be inducted in the forces soon.
Defence ministry already issued an order for puchase of 15 chinook helicopter and 21 Apache helicopters., which will soon be inducted in the forces.
5th Lamitye Military exercise comes to end.
7th joint military exercise between India and Seychelles military forces came to a close on 28-feb-2016 at victoria mahe island in seychella.
It was conducted aim to improved interprosporaty of both Armis.
This edition of joint military drill, will be concluding phase of the drill.
Mahesh Kumar single committee constituted for considering ST status to six communities of Assam.
0nion Government on 29 February 2016 constituted a committee to consider Scheduled Tribe status to six Communities of Assam.
The committee will be headed by Special Secretary (Internal Security) Ministry of Home Affairs, Mahesh Kumar Singla.
Hashim Thaci elected as Kosovo President
He succeeded Atifete Jahjaga as head of state after winning the required simple majority in voting held in Pristina.
He was a guerrilla leader during a conflict that led to Kosovo, a mainly ethnic Albanian province declaring independence from Serbia.
Zee Media to acquire 80 percent stake in India Today companies.
Zee Media Corporation will acquire up to 80 per cent stake in India Today group’s loss-making e-commerce and TV shopping entities — Today Merchandise and Today Retail Network Pvt Ltd — for Rs 166 crore in staggered payments over the next four years.
The investment will be made in tranches.
H L Dattu , former chief justice of India joins NHRC as Chairperson.
He is the 7th Chairperson of the NHRC.
His appointment announced under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, by the President on the recommendation of the high powered committee headed by the Prime Minister for the tenure of 5 years.
The committee had cleared the name of Justice Dattu for the post last week.
The post was lying vacant form the last 8 months after the retirement of Justice K G Balakrishnan.
Randeep Hooda honored with Achievement award in Austrailia
Randeep Hooda, the Bollywood actor was felicitated by Melbourne based South Asian community members at a function in Australia.
On the occasion, the 39-year-old actor, also shared his memories of the time he spent as an international student in the country.
Rozle Prezelj elected as Chairman of IAAF Athletes’s Commission.
Slovenian high-jumper Rozle Prezelj on 27 February 2016 was elected the Chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission in Monaco.
Prezelj took over as Chairman of the commission from Frank Fredericks with immediate effect.
Armaan Ebrahim wins FMSCI motorsports Man of the Year Trophy
The ceremony was organized by Federtion of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMCSI).
Armaan walked away with the glittering ‘Raymond Gautam Singhania Rolling Trophy’ and a cash prize of Rs 2,00,000 for his performance in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia Series.
Bahadur Singh Rana wins Gold in 50 KM Race Walk in National Championship
Olympian Basant Bahadur Singh Rana clinched the gold medal in men’s 50km race walk event on the second and final day of the National Championships in Jaipur.
It was the 3rd edition of National Race Walking Championships.
Rahul Sachdev wins first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016
The tournament was organized by Billiards and Snooker Association of Aurangabad and had no relation with Cue Sports India.
Rahul defeated Pushpender Singh of Railways in the final with 5-3 Score.