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    World celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2015.

    The whole world celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2015 - a day designated by the UN to raise awareness about environmental issues. United Nations Environment Programme (U.N.E.P) celebrates the World Environment Day every year on 5th June. The theme of World Environment Day 2015 is 'Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi planted a Kadam tree at 7RCR on the occasion of World Environment Day to create awareness for environment.

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    World No Tobacco Day award 2015.

    Uttarakhand’s Medical, Health and Family Welfare Ministery Surendra Singh Negi was conferred with the World No Tobacco Day Award 2015 by the World Health Organziation (W.H.O). Health minister has been awarded by W.H.O for initiating campaign against tobacco products and narcotics in the state. He was one of the six awardees from the who South-East Asia Region.

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    Forbes list of world's 60 largest telecommunication companies.

    Three Indian companies, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (M.T.N.L) has found place in the Forbes list of world's 60 largest telecommunications companies. Besides this Vodafone which has a big business in India has been placed in the category of British company and is ranked fourth in the list. Bharti Airtel has been ranked 28th in the list. The third Indian company M.T.N.L is ranked 56th. China's state-owned telecommunications service provider company China Mobile is ranked first in the list, while second and third place has been acquired by America's Verizon Communications and AT&T respectively.

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    Department of Post signed deal with C.M.S infosystem.

    The Department of Post (DoP) of India Post has signed a deal with C.M.S Info Systems, a cash management and payments solutions company, to personalize over 15 million debit cards for its savings account holders. The deal, valued at Rs.30 crore, was estimated to be completed in three years. At present, the DoP covers a base of around 100 million account holders in India and is in the midst of a phased deployment of A.T.Ms across the country to serve its customers better. India Post has given C.M.S Info Systems a contract to supply RuPay card.

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    Agreement between A.I.F.F and F.F.F

    The All India Football Federation (A.I.F.F) entered into an agreement with the French Football Federation (F.F.F) to seek technical expertise for further development of the sport in the country. A.I.F.F President Praful Patel signed an agreement with the F.F.F to begin the partnership. The A.I.F.F had earlier signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Japan Football Association and the German Football Association to improve the poor football standards in the country.

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    Inderjeet Singh won Gold medal.

    Inderjeet Singh won gold medal in men's shot put event in the 21st Asian Athletics Championships. The 21st Asian Athletics Championships is being held from 3rd June to 7th June 2015 at Wuhan, China. Inderjeet heaved the iron ball to a new championship record of 20.41 meter, which he achieved in his fourth attempt.

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    Jindal Power Plant awarded with National Gold and Silver award.

    Jindal Power Limited (J.P.L), the sponsor company of 2400 MW power plant in Tamnar, Chattisgarh has been awarded with National Gold and Silver medal of Ministry of Power for completing the power plant in a record time. Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal honoured the company by presenting it the award.

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    India and U.S signed new Defence Framewrok Pact.

    India and the US signed a new strategically important 10-year defence framework pact (2015 Framework for the India-US Defence Relationship) envisaging joint development and manufacture of defence equipment and technology including jet engines, aircraft carrier design and construction. Both sides also finalized two project agreements for hi-tech mobile power source and next generation protective suits for chemical and biological warfare. The framework agreement was inked by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and visiting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter.

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    India and Belarus enhance bilateral co-operation.

    India and Belarus enhance bilateral co - operation.

    These include 

    1) Agreement on Textiles. 

    2) Protocol to amend the agreement between two countries to avoid double taxation. 

    3) MOU between Prasar Bharati and National State TV and Radio Company of Belarus Broadcasting Corporation. 

    The State University of Belarus will confer President Pranab Mukherjee the Professor Honoris Causa degree at a function tonight.

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    P. Kunhikrishnan was appointed director of S.D.S.C.

    P. Kunhikrishnan was appointed as the Director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (S.D.S.C) with immediate effect. He succeeded M.Y.S. Prasad, who superannuated in May 2015. Before the present appointment, he was the Deputy Director at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (V.S.S.C).

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