Telangana became first state to make gender education compulsory at graduate level.
- Bilingual textbook titled Towards a World of Equals introduced in this regard.
- The book was introduced on a pilot basis in engineering colleges affiliated to the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-Hyderabad).
Union Railway minister inaugurates implementation of E-enabled Track management Syste (TMS).
- Suresh Prabhu inaugurated implementation of E-enabled TMS and Mobile Application of TMS on Indian Railway at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi.
- Database and application servers are established in CRIS Data Center at Delhi.
- Required infrastructure like Netbooks/mini laptops along with requisite Internet connectivity/mobile data cards provided to all Junior and Senior Engineers.
Constro exhibition 2016 edition will be held in Pune.
- 2016 edition of the Constro exhibition will be held in Pune from January 14-17 and will focus on the Smart City concept.
Binney Bansal is new CEO of Flipkart
Flipkart announced the promotion of current Chief Operating Officer Binny Bansal to the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
He will replace Sachin Bansal,who will now take on the newly-created role of Executive Chairman.
Before co-founding Flipkart, Binny was previously employed with Amazon for 9 months.
Prior to joining Amazon, he was rejected by Google twice. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) signed MoU with Andhra Pradesh Government.
The MoU envisages investment of around 38500 crore rupees to take up various projects at Visakhapatnam.
The deal was signed during the 22nd CII Partnership Summit & 1st Sunrise AP Investment Meet, which is being held in Visakhapatnam.
Illumina, Bill Gates & Jeff Bezos launches startup GRAIL for development of blood-based cancer test
The startup was launched in association with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo’s venture fund Bezos Expeditions and Arch Venture Partners.
Harikrishna Devsare Ballsahitya Award 2015 : Balkrishna Garg
Veteran hindi poet Balkrishna Garg was on 8 January 2016 conferred with the 2015 Harikrishna Devsare Baalsahitya Award in New Delhi.
He received the award for his Baa Geet, which is a collection of poems for children.
The award was presented by Sahitya Akademi President Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari and National Book Trust (NBT) Chairman Baldeo Bhai Sharma.
Barcelona superstar Lionel messi won Ballon d’Or award for best player of the world for 5th time.
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Ashish Saraf appointed as vice president of Airbus Group.
Saraf will look over the Group’s existing Make in India initiatives and conceive new ones for all the businesses of Airbus Group India.
Ashish Saraf holds an extensive experience in offsets, industrial relations, greenfield start-up development and strategic partnerships.
Kullu Folk Dance get place in Guinness Book of World Records.
Around 20000 dancers participated in colorful folk dance (Nati) at Kullu Dussehra festival on October 26 last year.
In the Nati, 10,000 men and women attired in traditional Kullu dress performed at Dhalpur Ground during Kullu Dussehra festival on October 26 last year