Brussels Summit

28/10/2015 | International Affairs | Europe

European Union and Balkan leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed a 17-point plan to cooperate on managing the flows of refugees making their way thro ...

Gold Monetisation Scheme- Guidelines

26/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed banks to fix their own interest rates on gold deposits under the Gold Monetisation Scheme. In this regard RBI ...

RBI issues direction on implementation of Gold Monetisation Scheme

25/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

The Reserve Bank of India today issued a Direction to all Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding Regional Rural Banks) on implementation of theGold Mon ...

Government approval for induction of women into the Fighter branch of Indian Air Force

25/10/2015 | Security Issues | Defence

The Ministry of Defence has allowed the Indian Air Force to induct women as fighter pilots. This makes it first of the three services to have women in ...

Indian Police Foundation (IPF) and Indian Police Institute (IPI) inaugurated

23/10/2015 | Security Issues | Internal Security

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute in Delhi. Objectives Embarking a cultur ...

UN releases report-“The World’s Women 2015”

22/10/2015 | Social Issues | Gender issues

The report, World’s Women 2015, is released by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of theUnited Nations. The report is published every ...

UNESCO report-Gender and Education for All (EFA) 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

22/10/2015 | Social Issues | Gender issues

The Gender and EFA 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges report is produced in partnership with the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative ...

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project-India Myanmar

20/10/2015 | India and the world | Myanmar

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project was in news as GOI has approved the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 2904.04 crores rupees for the transpo ...

Green India Mission (GIM)

19/10/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

Green India Mission (GIM) was in news recently as union govt. has approved Perspective Plans & Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) submitted by four Stat ...

Supreme Court strikes down NJAC

19/10/2015 | Indian Polity | Judiciary

The Supreme Court has struck down the constitution's 99th amendment and the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) Act as unconstitutiona ...

RBI formed Financial Inclusion Fund

19/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial Inclusion

The fund has been established, as a single entity (fund) by merging Financial Inclusion Fund (FIF) and Financial Inclusion Technology Fund (FITF), wit ...

Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS)

12/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Human Development

The Union Cabinet has given its nod for formation of Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS). ISDS will be a Group A Service of the technical cadre of ...

India’s First Community Reserve for Dolphins

12/10/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

India's first community reserve to protect the endangered dolphins will be set up in the state of West Bengal. The dolphin reserve is proposed to ...

V20 Group launched

12/10/2015 | International Affairs | International Institutions

During the annual meeting of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Lima (Peru) finance ministers from 20 of countries most vulnerable to ...

BRICS nations to check human trafficking, migrant smuggling

12/10/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have issued a Joint Declaration to combat and prevent organised human trafficking and migrant smuggling, ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement signed

12/10/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

The agreement was signed by United States (US), Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries which include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mex ...

Kisan (C(K)rop Insurance using Space technology And geoiNformatics) project launched

12/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

This project will use satellite, drone-based imaging and other geospatial technology to get accurate data on crop yields and to access damage from nat ...

World Bank: extreme poverty to fall below 10% of world population

12/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

As per the recently launched report by WB the number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10% of the world&r ...

National Watershed Management project Neeranchal gets approval

12/10/2015 | Geography | Hydrology

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister, has given its approval to implement the World Bank assisted National ...

Angela Merkel’s visit to India

12/10/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Germany

German Chancellor’s visit to India saw the formation of the India-Germany Climate. Angela Markel was in India for third Indo-German Inter-govern ...

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

6/10/2015 | Social Issues | Education

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was launched by Human Resource Development ministry for educational institutions. Developed by a team ...

Pakistan proposes 4-point Peace Initiative with India

6/10/2015 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

Addressing the UN General Assembly Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed a new four-point "peace initiative"with India. Sharif's ...

Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) Policy, 2015

5/10/2015 | Geography | Transport

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping launched the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) ...

Monetary Policy Committee and public debt management agency

5/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Monetary Policy

The government will soon decide the structure of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which will fix the benchmark interest rate of the RBI and set in ...

BeiDou Navigation System (BDS)

5/10/2015 | Science Affairs | Space

BeiDou Navigation System (BDS) was in news recently as china has launched 20th new generation satellite into space as part of the system. With the lau ...

India pledges 33-35% cut in carbon intensity by 2030

5/10/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

India has promised to make its economy more energy efficient and cut the carbon produced per unit of GDP growth by 33-35 per cent by 2030 from 2005 le ...

First India-US-Japan trilateral meeting

5/10/2015 | India and the world | Asia

First India-US-Japan trilateral meeting was held in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting. The countries called for freedom of ...

Global Competitiveness Index 2015

5/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Growth Indicators

Global Competitiveness Index 2015 was published in Global Competitiveness Report of World Economic Forum (WEF). Top 10 countries are: Switzerland, Sin ...

Socio Economic and Caste Census

1/10/2015 | Social Issues | Caste system

The government has released the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 for Rural India, the first such data since 1932, which paints a grim pictu ...

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