2 Key Awards

Environmental scientist Hans Joachim Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

1. Environmental scientist Hans Joachim Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, an environmental scientist has received Blue Planet Prize for establishing a new field of science, Earth System Analysis, and introducing most influential concepts including the notion of tipping elements in the climate system. This is the world’s most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science. Read more

National News-Daily Digest: 3 Key Updates

National News-Daily Digest

1. Arunachal Assembly approves Kamle as 23rd district

The Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Orgaisation of Districts) Amendment Bill 2017 was passed to create a new district named ‘Kamle’. Kamle is the 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh. It has been created by bifurcating the present Upper and Lower Subansiri districts. It has six administrative units (three each from Upper Subansiri and Lower Subansiri). Read more

Jaipur and Srinagar Airports rated Best Airports in the World in 2-5 million Passenger category in ACI-ASQ Survey

Jaipur and Srinagar Airports rated Best Airports

The Jaipur and Srinagar Airport have been ranked  First and the Second rank respectively in the category of 2-5 million passengers in ACI-ASQ Survey.  The Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards recognize the airports which have achieved the highest passenger satisfaction ratings in the ASQ Survey. ASQ survey is the world’s benchmark measure of airport excellence. Read more

Economic News-Daily Digest: 4 Key Updates

Economic News

1. MCX launches India’s first commodity options in gold

India’s first commodity options in gold were launched by the Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX). It is a first of its kind product which provides buyers the right to buy or sell the underlying asset, but no obligation, at a specified price at the expiry. Read more

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