World’s First Floating Nuclear Power Station
Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station to meet its growing electricity needs.
The ship holds two 35 Megawatt Nuclear Reactors that can produce enough electricity to power a a town of 20, 000 residents.
It will be primarily used to power oil rigs as Russia pushes further north into the Arctic to drill for oil and gas and needs electricity in far-flung locations.
Shoplifters won Palmed’ Or 2018
The Japanese Family Drama Shoplifters has received a coveted award for the best film, Palmed’Or, at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Drama has been flagged as a modest masterpiece from a veteran Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-da that centers on a small-time thief who takes a young girl home to his family.
The drama is known to be as the “Highest Prize” awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Jagriti Yatra won Charity Award in the UK
Jagriti Yatra, Indian Charity Organization has won an Award in London.
This organization organizes train journeys to understand and build India of smaller towns and villages.
It was among the series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for their impact on their communities at the Asian Voice Charity Awards.
It organizes 15 days train journey, covering 800 Km for 400 change-makers across India every year.
Netherlands Prime Minister soon to visit India
Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte is going to visit India on May 24 and 25 with an aim to boost economic and political cooperation between the two countries.
This is Rutte’s second visit to India since June 2015 but the first after being re-elected as Prime Minister in 2017.
Netherlands is the 5th Largest Investor in India with a cumulative investment of $23 Billion from 2000 to Dec 2017.
Anil Kumar Jha appointed as CMD of Coal India Ltd.
Anil Kumar Jha has been appointed as the Chairman-Cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Coal India Limited.
Anil Kumar is presently the CMD of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd.
Anil Kumar will replace the acting Chairman Suresh Kumar, an IAS Officer who has been holding the post of Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Coal Ltd.
CIL is the State-Owned Coal Mining Company headquartered in Kolkata.