May, 2016

Duke University discover a potential new class of small-molecule

Researchers from Duke University discover a potential new class of small-molecule drugs that simultaneously block key targets in the treatment of pain.

India and Morocco launch

India and Morocco launch India-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Rabat, Morocco. The chamber is jointly launched by visiting Vice-President Mr. Hamid Ansari and Moroccan PM Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane.

Govt. Doctors extend retire age

PM Mr. Narendra Modi approves a proposal of the Health Ministry to increase the age of retirement of government doctors to 65 years. The order will affect both Central and State government hospitals.

NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory

For the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captures a stunning view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth.

China successfully launches three satellites

China successfully launches three satellites namely Ziyuan III 02 satellite and two NewSat satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province.

A.R. Rahman is honoured with Japan’s Fukoka Prize 2016

Indian music composer Mr. A.R. Rahman is honoured with Japan’s Fukuoka Prize 2016 for his outstanding contribution towards creating, preserving and showcasing South Asian traditional fusion music.

CEAT Cricket Awards 2016

CEAT Cricket Awards 2016 are conferred on the players in a function of 20th edition of CEAT awards at Mumbai. Virat Kohli is named CEAT T20 Player of the Year.

England Captain Alstair Cook becomes the youngest cricketer to score 10,000

England cricket captain Alstair Cook becomes the youngest cricketer to score 10,000 Test runs. He achieves the feat on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street.

Rodrigo elected Philippine president

Mr. Rodrigo Digong Duterte is officially declared to be the president-elect by parliament of Philippine. He won a landslie victory in presidential election in May 2016.

Kalpana Chawla Chair

The Ministry of Railways and PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh sign MoU to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways at the University.