Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tarakarama Stadium of Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on January 3, 2017. The theme for the five-day event is ‘Science and Technology for National Development’. The Congress would conclude on January 7, 2017.
According to HSBC Expat survey 2016, India ranks third among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates. Switzerland topped the list to offer highest average salary of about $188,275 a year to expats while Hong Kong was listed third.
China has launched its first freight train to London. The train will travel for about 18 days and more than 12,000 km before reaching its destination in Britain.
John Berger, the Booker-prize-winning novelist and visionary writer died of illness on Pioneering Art Critic, John Berger Dies at 90January 2, 2017 in Paris at the age of 90.
- 03 January 2017