Mathematician Yves Meyer has been awarded the Abel Prize for 2017

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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer of the Ecole normale superieure Paris-Saclay, France, for his “pivotal role in the development of mathematical theory of wavelets.” The theory of wavelets that he started and made fundamental contributions to finds wide-ranging applications from image processing […]

David warner was honoured with the prestigious Allan Border Medal

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Australia’s David warner was honoured with the prestigious Allan Border Medal for the player of the year in a ceremony on January 23, 2017. Winning this honour of the cricket Australia, Warner became just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medal after Ricky ponting, shane Watson and Michael Clark. Warner gained 269 votes […]

Punjab Agricultural University has developed the country’s first genetically-modified varieties of cotton

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Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana has announced that it has developed the country’s first genetically-modified varieties of cotton –  the seeds of which could be reused by farmers with no commercial restrictions, resulting in savings on repeat purchases every season. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has identified three Bt cotton varieties – PAU […]

The Cabinet has given the go-ahead to the merger plan of SBI and its five associates

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The Cabinet has given the go-ahead to the merger plan of SBI and its five associates, a step aimed at strengthening the banking sector through consolidation of public banks. The associate banks which will be merged with SBI are State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Travancore […]