The nation’s largest container port JNPT in Navi Mumbai is planning to host an edible oil refinery to maximise revenue and ensure captive cargo.
Diwali celebration with jawans of the Indian Army and ITBP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with jawans of the Indian Army and ITBP, at Harsil, one of the remotest border posts in Uttarakhand.
Grand Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya set world record
Grand Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya set a world record by lighting over 3 lakh earthen lamps or diyas. These diyas were lit on the banks of holy river Sarayu at Deepotsava in Uttar Pradesh.
The historic city of Faizabad will now be known as Ayodhya.
GPS Mapping of Government Schools and Personnel Location System launched
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has launched GPS Mapping of Government Schools and Personnel Location System.
Replica of first permanently crewed space station unveiled
China has unveiled a replica of its first permanently crewed space station, which would replace the international community’s orbiting laboratory, ISS.
US sanctions for buying Iranian oil exempted
The United States exempted eight countries, including India from the US sanctions for buying Iranian oil. These include China, Japan, Italy, Greece, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.
Ozone layer is finally healing from damage
A United Nations, UN report has said Earth’s protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants.
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
India seeks greater market access in China
India has sought greater market access for areas like agriculture products, pharmaceuticals, IT services and tourism in China.
Border Area Development Programme
The Centre has released over 113 crore rupees to six border states [Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand]as part of its plan to ameliorate the problems of people living in these isolated locations.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award – Ram [by the Press Council of India PCI]
India Vs West Indies T20 Series
India beat West Indies by 71 runs in 2nd T20 and take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Breaks world record for most centuries in T20 Cricket
Rohit Sharma surpassed Virat Kohli to become India’s highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals and also hit most number of centuries – 4 – in the shortest format.
China Open Masters Badminton tournament
The China Open Masters Badminton tournament started in Fuzhou, China.
Asian Shotgun Championship
In the 8th Asian Shotgun Championship in Kuwait, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa has won a gold with a world record score in the men’s skeet final.
He became the first Indian skeet shooter to win a continental or world level event.