India lost 220 languages out of 1,100 languages: According to the survey of Vadodara-based Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, India has lost about 20 percent of its languages in the last 50 years.
Tamil Nadu to get 100mW of electricity from Kudankulam: Union Power minister Jyotiraditya Scindia states that Tamil Nadu will get an additional 100MW of electricity from unit 1 of the Kudankulam power plant.
First indigenous aircraft carrier ‘INS Vikrant’ will soon launch in India- A historic step, the launch of Air Defence Ship, the largest military ship and first aircraft carrier to be built in Kochi in India.
Tourists from 11 countries can now take the facility of VoA (visa-on-arrival) at four additional airports in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.
RBI revealed new measures to overcome fluctuations in Rupee: The Reserve Bank of India has announced out-of-turn auctions of Rs 22,000 crore worth government bonds every Monday to introduce its third round of measures to make rupee scarce.
Obama to honour Bill Clinton: US President Barack Obama will impart the country’s highest civilian honour on his forerunner Bill Clinton and celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey.
IT industry hikes service tax rates: IT industry with Finance Ministry’s high-level committee has increased issue of service tax refunds and interpretation on tax deducted at source (TDS) on softwares.
www.data.gov.in gives access to 3,500 data banks: General public can now access over 3,500 government data banks on a single website ( www.data.gov.in)having a wealth of information.
Nintendo litigates videogame hacking website: Nintendo, a videogame giant stated that it has filed a lawsuit against a US website with a business model built on hacking into the company’s videogame hardware.
BSNL lacks with Rs 132.79 crore losses on telegram service: A big giant in telecom sector, BSNL that closed telegram service on July 15, suffered a loss of Rs 132.79 crore in 2012-13 for the service.