To provide world-class treatment at affordable prices, Union Government plans has approved setting up four medical device parks at Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Gujarat Government has given its nod to construct the world’s first Compressed natural gas (CNG) port terminal at Bhavnagar.
Gujarat based scientist Dhruv Prajapati has discovered 2 new species of spiders. He named one of them Marengo sachintendulkar, after Sachin and the other one as ‘Indomarengo chavarapater’ after Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, a crusader in spreading awareness about education in Kerala.
Due to concerns over its shrinking size, the Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).
Eco-Sensitive Zones are areas within 10 kms around Protected Areas, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. ESZs are notified by the MoEFCC, Government of India under Environment Protection Act 1986.
Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a first-of-its-kind global conference on Sanskrit language was conducted at New Delhi.
The event was organised by the NGO Samskrita Bharati and co-partnered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
Google celebrated the 30th anniversary of fall of the ‘Berlin Wall’ (November 9, 1989) with a doodle.
The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
New Zealand parliament has passed a new law called “The Zero Carbon” that aims to tackle climate change by setting a net-zero target for almost all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Italy becomes the first country in world that has made it mandatory for school students in every grade to study climate change and sustainability.
Palaeontologists in Poland recently unearthed the jaws and teeth of a monstrous ‘pliosaur’, an ancient marine reptile with a bite more powerful than that of Tyrannosaurus rex.
Pliosaurs, the biggest of the Jurassic period's ocean predators, lived around 150 million years ago.
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) celebrated the 10th anniversary of Public Transport Day’s initiative on November 1st, 2019.
This year's theme is ‘Better transport for a better life’.