CII GOA TO ORGANISE SEMINAR ON SHIP BUILDING ON AUGUST 13
PANAJI Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Goa will hold a seminar on ship building titled “Making Goa a Hub for Shipbuilding & Ancillary Industry” in the city on August 31. According to a statement here on Monday, the focus at the conference will be to discuss and deliberate the various issues in the shipbuilding industry and channelize the opportunities for local industry to…READ more..
INNOVATIONS, ENTERPRISE KEY TO INDIA’S DEVELOPMENT: MODI
AGENCIES|MUMBAI Innovation is the “buzz-word” of the 21st century and any society which does not innovate will stagnate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday. He said innovations, along with enterprise, shall be the foundation for making India a developed economy and pave the way for a long-term sustainable, technology-led economic growth of the country. Modi was addressing the 56th annual…READ more..
PM MODI TO ADDRESS IIT-BOMBAY CONVOCATION CEREMONY TODAY
AGENCIES|MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Mumbai on Saturday to take part in the IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony. The PM will deliver the convocation address at the 56th annual convocation of the institute. After the convocation, the prime minister will inaugurate the new building of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering, and Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering at…READ more..
GIM TO HOST 14th DALAI LAMA
PANAJI Goa Institute of Management (GIM), one of the premier B-schools, is celebrating 25 glorious years of imparting knowledge to the country’s future corporate leaders. To kick off the year-long celebrations the management institute will be hosting his holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama on the occasion of GIM Day. Dalai Lama will deliver the keynote address on the topic – Today’s Relevance…READ more..
1,000 ‘WAR ROCKETS’ OF TIPU SULTAN FOUND IN KARNATAKA FORT
AGENCIES| BENGALURU Over 1,000 “war rockets” of the 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore state, Tipu Sultan, were found in an abandoned open well at Bidanooru Fort in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district, said an official on Saturday. “Excavation of the open well in the fort at Nagara near Shivamogga led to unearthing of over 1,000 corroded rockets that were stored…READ more..
IT POLICY WILL DIGITALLY EMPOWER GOA: CM
PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said the IT policy approved by his government would play a crucial role in making the state digitally-empowered. “In continuation with our Prime Minister’s call for digital India, Goa is very proud that we are going into a new era of information technology by unveiling the IT policy and ensuring that Goa enters the…READ more..
NASA FUNDING PROJECT TO TURN ASTEROIDS INTO SPACESHIPS: REPORT
AGENCIES|WASHINGTON NASA has recently announced it would give funds to a California-based 3D printing company for finding ways to turn asteroids into giant, autonomous spacecrafts, which could fly to outposts in space, the media reported. Made In Space’s project, known as RAMA (Reconstituting Asteroids into Mechanical Automata), could one day enable space colonization by helping make off-Earth manufacturing efficient and economically…READ more..
GOA GOVERNOR ADMINISTERS PLEDGE TO STUDENTS, ASKS NOT TO BREAK MARRIAGE OVER TRIVIAL ISSUES
PANAJI Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday administered pledge to 9,000 passing out students of Goa University not to break-up marriages over trial issues, keep off from drugs, save women in distress and not to send parents to old age home. She administered the pledge during her address at the 30th annual convocation of Goa University, during which the nine thousand…READ more..
PRESIDENT KOVIND ARRIVES IN GOA; ADDRESSES GOA UNI CONVOCATION
BAMBOLIM The President of India Ram Nath Kovind today arrived in the state and addressed the 30th Annual Convocation of Goa University. President Kovind will later attend a civic reception which will be hosted by the State Government in his honour. The President is on a two-day visit to Goa and will also be visiting the Basilica of Bom Jesus in…READ more..
PRESIDENT RAM NATH KOVIND TO ADDRESS GOA UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION ON SATURDAY
PANAJI President Ram Nath Kovind will address the annual convocation of Goa University on Saturday as part of his two-day visit to the state, a senior official informed today. “Kovind will arrive in the state on Saturday morning and immediately head to Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium at Dona Paula to attend Goa University’s annual convocation ceremony,” T S Sawant,…READ more..