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National Safety Week observed

The National Safety Week (NSW) was observed from March 4 to 10 to raise safety awareness among people. It was observed by the National Safety Council (NSC) of India. It seeks to prevent and lessen the loss of human life and tackle financial losses to the family by availing them of safety, health and environment-related… Read More »

13th Economic Co-operation Organisation summit held in Islamabad

The 13th edition of Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) summit was held in Islamabad, Pakistan. The purpose of the summit is to increase cooperation in areas such as trade, tourism, energy, economic growth and productivity. The ECO is a Eurasian political and economic intergovernmental organization formed in 1985 by Pakistan, Iran and Turkey. It now also… Read More »

MP Veerendra Kumar awarded Moortidevi award 2016

Noted Malayalam author and journalist M P Veerendra Kumar was awarded 30th edition of Moortidevi award 2016 by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization. He was awarded for his Malayalam travelogue “Hymavathabhoovil”, which dwells upon ancient trails of Indian culture, myth, literature and people strewn in the plains, valleys and mountains of India. It also highlights environmental… Read More »

Former Puducherry Minister M Chandrakasu passes away

Former Puducherry Minister M Chandrakasu passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was 67. He had represented Nedungad constituency in the outlying enclave of Karaikal for six terms. He had served as Agriculture Minister in the All India N R Congress (AINRC) government formed by N Rangasamy in 2011.