Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mandi and Sindhudurg found to be the Cleanest Districts in India

The Minister, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar,  released the ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India, revealing Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) and Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) as the cleanest districts in India. A total of … Continue reading

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Alka Sirohi appointed as UPSC chairman

Former IAS officer Alka Sirohi has been appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), in place of Deepak Gupta who demits office on 20th September 2016. President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Sirohi to perform the duties of the … Continue reading

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GSLV Successfully Launches India’s Weather Satellite INSAT-3DR

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched the country’s weather satellite INSAT-3DR, into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The achieved orbit is very close to the intended one. The launch took place … Continue reading

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