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Sushma Swaraj meets President of European Commission in Brussels

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had met  European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels yesterday. During the meeting, both the leaders exchanged their views on the advancements made on the understandings reached during the last India-EU Summit in 2017. 

Union Government signs Collaboration Agreement with Google for Flood Forecasting

The Union Government's Central Water Commission (CWC) which is India’s apex technical organization in the field of Water Resources has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Google for flood forecasting. This collaboration will help in the effective flood management in India. Google will utilize its high-resolution Digital Elevation Model (DEM) to generate flood inundation maps with the forecast inputs of CWC. 

Sushma Swaraj on a seven-day tour of four European countries to strengthen trade ties

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj left on Sunday for a seven-day tour of the four European countries - Italy, France, Luxembourg, and Belgium. This tour aimed at strengthening India's strategic engagement and trade ties with these countries.

Mumbai has the "most beautiful" railway stations in India

The Railway Ministry declared Chandrapur and Ballarpur railway stations in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra as the most beautiful railway stations in the country on Thursday. Both these stations will be awarded by the Railway Ministry.

Chennai Super Kings: The Ultimate Kings of IPL 2018

The Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2018 against the SunRisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the high-voltage clash at the overcrowded Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. All credit goes to Shane Watson's unbeaten 117 runs off 57 balls, that ultimately turned the match in favor of the CSK. It was an astounding comeback by the team after serving two years of the ban.

IPL 2018:Kings XI Punjab won by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad, all credit goes to Chris Gayle's stupendous batting

The team of Kings XI Punjab marked a remarkable win by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad in yesterday's match in Mohali. All credit goes to Chris Gayle for scoring 104-runs off 63-balls leading to the victory of its team by 15-runs. It was Gayle’s sixth century in the overall IPL seasons. After this match, Chris Gayle became the first player who has scored a century in the IPL 2018.

India positioned at third, grabs a total of 66 medals in the CWG 2018

Including 26 gold medals in its medal tally, India has earned the third position in the Commonwealth Games 2018 held in Gold Coast, Australia. With a total of 66 medals, it has surpassed its medal tally of Glagow Commonwealth Games 2014 by 2 medals. On the final day of the Games, Saina Nehwal claimed her victory by winning a gold medal in an all-Indian final of women's singles in badminton against P V Sindhu, who won a silver medal. Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won a  silver medal in the finals of the women's doubles in squash. The phenomenal Indian shuttler, Kidambi Srikanth also won a silver medal in the finals of the men's singles. Table tennis player, Manika Batra created history by winning the first ever women's singles table tennis gold for India. India is really proud of its 200-strong athletics, who  performed brilliantly throughout the tournament and ranked it on the third position. The total medal count of India comes to 66 with a total of 26 gold medals, 20 silver medals and 20 bronze medals. 

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to meet heads of 13 Public Sector Banks

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal is going to meet the heads of 13 public sector banks in New Delhi in order to resolve various issues which are concerning them. It will be the first meeting of its kind after the annual financial result of 2017-2018. As per media reports, most of the banks have posted a loss in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and almost all banks have reported an increase in non-performing assets ( as per the February 12 guidelines of the RBI).

CBSE to conduct CTET exam in 20 languages

 The Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedkar has asked the CBSE on Tuesday to conduct Central Teacher Eligibility Test in all Indian languages as per earlier schedule. As per media reports, the CBSE had decided to remove 17 languages but now the examination will be held in all 20 languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bangla, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.

Leakage of sulphuric acid detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

A leakage of sulphuric acid was detected in the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday. This leak was stated by the officials of this plant as "minor". A special team was formed to investigate the matter after the spotting of the leak has confirmed the news. However, the condition is under control and no threats are identified.

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