The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the acquisition of Polar Research Vessel (Ice-breaker, Research cum Supply Vessel)
Defence projects worth Rs. 80,000 crore were cleared by the government. The decisions were taken following a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council, chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.
China launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in order to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe
EU leaders have named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus to coordinate the bloc’s fight against Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa.
Government of India has decided to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31, as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ or the National Integration Day.