New fault in Indian Ocean may trigger quakes in future

15/1/2017 | Geography | Disasters |Read more

According to Scientists, A new plate boundary may be forming on the floor of the Indian Ocean as a result of the largest earthquake that shook the And ...

Right to Education Act, 2009

15/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education |Read more

The NITI Aayog has called for a review of the provisions of the Right To Education Act that stipulate that children who don’t perform well cannot be h ...

WHO(World health organization) report on Polio in South East Asian Region

15/1/2017 | Social Issues | Health |Read more

Amid a global shortage of injectable inactivated polio vaccines (IPV), a new inoculation regimen, employed by governments in the South-East Asian regi ...

Green tribunal orders on micro beads

14/1/2017 | Environment | Pollution |Read more

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to test cosmetic products containing microbeads after a plea sought ban on their use on the ground ...

Whistle-blower Protection Act, 2014

14/1/2017 | Indian Polity | Governance |Read more

The Supreme Court has refused to examine a petition alleging dilution in the Whistleblower Protection Act and seeking interim measures to protect whis ...

Measles-rubella vaccine

14/1/2017 | Science Affairs | Health |Read more

Measles-rubella vaccine (MR) vaccine is all set to be introduced from February, 2017 in five states and Union territories as a part of the basket of p ...

Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

13/1/2017 | Governance Issues | Skill Development |Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the sidelines of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, has announced a scheme to skill Indian youth seeking jo ...

Air pollution a national problem

13/1/2017 | Environment | Pollution |Read more

A Greenpeace report shows 90% of cities studied had pollution levels over prescribed standards. Highlights of the report: Delhi’s toxic air may be mak ...

NASA’s missions to explore the earliest remnants of the solar system

13/1/2017 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

NASA announced two new missions set to explore the earliest remnants of the solar system: asteroid 16 Psyche and Jupiter's Trojan asteroids. Lucy laun ...

Anti-avoidance tax rule GAAR to kick in from April 2017

12/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

The tax department has clarified that tax anti-avoidance rule GAAR, which was originally to be implemented from April 1, 2014, will now come into effe ...