Naval Commander’s conference to begin at New Delhi
The first edition of this year’s Bi-annual Naval Commander’s Conference is scheduled from 08 to 11 May 18. During the conference, Navy will review its new Mission-Based Deploymentsphilosophy aimed at ensuring peace and stability in the region. The new deployment philosophy, in furtherance of the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of Security and Growth for All in the Region(SAGAR), aims at sustained, peaceful and yet responsive presence of Indian Naval ships in critical areas and choke points.
California Surpasses UK To Become World’s 5th Largest Economy
US state California’s economy surpassed that of the UK to become the world’s fifth largest, according to new federal data released. With a GDP of $2.7 trillion, California is now only behind the US, China, Japan, and Germany. The UK and India are next on the list, followed by France, Brazil, and Italy respectively. Despite having a population of only 40 million compared with the UK’s 65 million people, California’s gross domestic product of $2.7tn has overtaken the UK’s $2.6tn.
Air Force formally inducts Dakota DC-3 aircraft; Parshuram back in service after 4 decades
Dakota DC-3 aircraft of 1940’s vintage named as ‘Parshuram’ ones again joined Indian Air Force more than four decades after the fleet was phased out following an illustrious service record. Notably, the Dakota DC-3 VP 905 aircraft was formally inducted at a grand ceremony held at Hindan air force station. The vintage aircraft was accepted by Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal B S Dhanoa from the Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar in February this year. The ceremony also included the representatives from the OEM, dignitaries from the High Commission of the UK and the proud veterans of the IAF who have operated this magnificent flying machine.
Google setting up a lab, in association with A.P. Skill Development Corporation. at VVIT
Google Inc, USA has funded a Google Code Lab at Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology, Nambur.
VVIT Chairman V. Vidya Sagar said that Google Inc had invested Rs. 2 lakh for setting up a lab, in association with A.P. Skill Development Corporation.
Representatives of Google visited the State last year to finalise plans regarding the Google Developers Code Lab in which students can work on emerging and innovative technologies.
Fintech Valley launches Startup Market Connect
Fintech Valley Vizag, an initiative of Government of Andhra Pradesh, has conducted a demo day in Mumbai as part of Startup Market Connect programme to enable startups to showcase their solutions to leading corporates in banking and financial industry