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2 NASA astronauts successfully conduct first spacewalk of year

NASA astronauts

Two NASA astronauts have successfully conducted the first spacewalk of the year, replacing a degraded robotic “hand” outside the International Space Station (ISS). Expedition 54 flight engineers Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle spent seven hours and 24 minutes yesterday working outside the orbiting laboratory.

Their primary task was to swap… Read More

Significant achievements of Ministry of Textiles in 2017

Ministry of Textiles

First Mega International trade event-“Textiles India 2017”

The first ever mega international trade event for the textile sector was organized in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 30 June, 2017 – 2 July, 2017 to showcase the incredible strength and range of India’s textile and handicrafts industry. The event recorded participation from more than … Read More

Year End Review: Department of Space

Department of Space

Following are the highlights of the activities of the Department of Space during the year 2017:

Ø  In this calendar year i.e. 2017, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched 104 satellites, in a single launch, onboard PSLV-C37 on February 15, 2017 and 31 satellites, in a single launch, on-board PSLV-C38 on June 23, 2017. These satellites… Read More

REC World Headquarters Building Project Awarded by GRIHA Council


REC World Headquarters building project in Gurugram has been presented with the ‘Winner of the Year’ award during the 9th GRIHA summit (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) on 19th December 2017 at New Delhi. REC won the award in Integrated Water Management and Energy Management category.

The REC World Headquarters building is being… Read More

NLCIL bags Prestigious Industry Excellence Award 2017


NLCIL has been once again bestowed with ‘IEI Industry Excellence Award’ instituted by The Institution of Engineers (India), for its best performance and excellence in engineering operation for the year 2017 under category ‘A’ i.e, organization having turnover of Rs 5000 Crore and above.

The award was presented to NLCIL in the 32nd Indian Engineering… Read More

AAI organized Workshop on Vigilance at Bhopal Airport

AAI organized Workshop

A two-day workshop was organized by Corporate Vigilance Department of Airports Authority of India at Bhopal Airport from 14th-15th December, 2017.  The workshop was inaugurated by Sh. Suresh N. Borkar, GM, Vigilance and around 63 executives and non-executives from various airports of Western Region of AAI participated.

The topic of the workshop was … Read More