World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day is an international day, which is marked on 4th February to increase awareness of cancer, and to encourage its prevention, early detection, and treatment. The estimated number of deaths due to cancer in 2018 was 9.5 million, which amounts to a whopping 26,000 deaths a day.
20th Bharat Rang Mahotsav inaugurated in New Delhi
The Minister of State for Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated the 21-day-long nationwide theatre spectacle Bharat Rang Mahotsav at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi. The 20th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav (BRM), the international theatre festival of India, is organized by National School of Drama (NSD), one of the prominent training institutions in the world.
Assam CM Sonowal inaugurates 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the 2nd ASEAN-Inda Youth Summit in Guwahati and underlined the need for mutual cooperation among the ASEAN countries for strengthening the multilateral relations of the region.
Delhi to host international symposium on creativity, freedom
At a time when the digital sphere has pervaded almost all spheres of life, and when nearly everything creative has been commodified, an symposium on “Creativity and Freedom” will take place in New Delhi.
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Indian Online Companies rank 11th for overseas expansion: Singapore and Hong Kong top list
Singapore and Hong Kong are the number one countries when it comes to online companies doing business abroad. India fell just outside the top ten (Ranked 11th) but still ahead of the UK and US.
Rohit Sharma 14th Indian to appear in 200 ODIs
Rohit Sharma became the 14th Indian to play 200 one-day internationals when he walked out to toss with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson in the fourth match of the five-ODI series in Hamilton.
Hockey midfielder Navjot Kaur completes 150 international matches
Indian women’s hockey team midfielder Navjot Kaur, who climbed the ranks in the national team with significant performances, completed the milestone of playing 150 international matches. The Kurukshetra-born player achieved the feat during her side’s match against Ireland in India’s tour of Spain.