India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council

30/11/2015 | International Affairs | International Institutions |Read more

India has been re-elected unopposed to the Council of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] under Category “B” at the 29th session ...

Emission of Greenhouse Gases: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) report, 2015

29/11/2015 | Environment | Reports |Read more

According to a report released by the ministry of statistics and programmer implementation, India emitted 1,146 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 20 ...

LRSAM Successfully Flight-Tested

28/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM), jointly designed and developed by Israel Aerospace Industries and DRDO, has been successfully tested from a ...

Anti-Submarine Warship Kadmatt

27/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

INS Kadmatt is the second of four anti-submarine warfare corvettes built for the Indian Navy by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers of Kolkata ...

In-Principle Approval to NPCI

27/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

The Reserve Bank of India has decided to grant ‘in principle’ approval to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to function as ...

N-capable Prithvi II Missile

27/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, aspart of a user tria ...

State of The Global Climate Report 2015

26/11/2015 | Environment | Climate |Read more

Climate change made 2011-2015 the warmest five-year period on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) state of the gl ...

India, Singapore enter into Strategic Tie-Up

25/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo Singapore |Read more

Recent visit of India’s PM to Singapore focused mainly on two pact- strategic partnership and defense cooperation. The strategic partnership pac ...

Dhanush ballistic missile

25/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship INS Subhadra off the Odish ...

Zero TB Cities project

24/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Health |Read more

This project was formed in 2014 with the aims to bring the global tuberculosis epidemic to an end by fighting the disease at the community level in hi ...

Bhavishya

23/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has launched a web based Pension Sanction and Payment Tracking System “ BHAVISHYA&rdqu ...

ASEAN 27th Summit

23/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits |Read more

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was proclaimed a community through a declaration signed by the ASEAN leaders at its 27th Summit. It ...

The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters Report, 1995 - 2015

23/11/2015 | Environment | Disasters |Read more

A new report issued today by the UN, “The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters”, shows that over the last twenty years, 90% of major di ...

Regenerating bones through Nanoparticles

23/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Nanotechnology |Read more

A recent study by scientists at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru suggests that ‘3D scaffolds’ of graphene composites can ...

Campaign to free Haryana from TB

22/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Health |Read more

According to recent report, India is at rank one in term of total number of deaths due to TB. This disease causes the highest numbers of death in worl ...

India’s Supersonic interceptor missile AAD

22/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

India test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The interceptor, known as ...

‘e-lala’ portal

22/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

With an aim of promoting interests of 5.77 crore small businesses, an online portal 'e-lala' was launched to promote business-to-business and ...

Permanent Commission to Women Navy Officers

21/11/2015 | Social Issues | Gender issues |Read more

The Supreme Court suspended the operation of the Delhi High Court order which directed the navy to give permanent commission to all women officers ser ...

Seventh Pay Commission

20/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

The seventh Pay Commission, headed by Justice AK Mathur, has submitted its report to the union finance ministry. The recommendations, once cleared by ...

Global Gender Gap Report

20/11/2015 | Social Issues | Gender issues |Read more

India has improved its ranking to 108th position among 145 countries in the global gender gap index prepared by the World Economic Forum. India rank i ...

Interest Subvention Scheme for Exporters

19/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector |Read more

Interest Rate Subvention Scheme on pre-shipment and post-shipment schemes has been approved by the Cabinet Committee. It will be implemented with retr ...

Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur

19/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Rural Development |Read more

Chip maker Intel has launched Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur , an initiative that is aimed at creating a blueprint for State-sponsored rural India digital cam ...

Housing for All Mission – Urban Poor

19/11/2015 | Geography | Urbanisation |Read more

Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has approved construction of 2,28,204 houses for urban poor in five states of Andhra Pradesh, Tela ...

CCTNS project

19/11/2015 | Security Issues | Internal Security |Read more

Availability of relevant and timely information is of utmost importance in conduct of business by Police, particularly in investigation of crime and i ...

Enable Makeathon

19/11/2015 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

The union ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has partnered with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for Enable Makeathon. What ...

Aditya mission

18/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its Aditya-1 satellite for the Sun in three years, he satellite was originally planned ...

Tianhe-2 - Most Powerful Supercomputer

18/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Information Technology |Read more

In TOP 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer or Milky Way 2 has maintained its position as ...

APEC Summit – 2015

18/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits |Read more

Leaders of APEC, met in Manila under the theme of ‘Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World,’ determined to take action to fu ...

Bonds denominated in Rupees

17/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

Indian companies have raised debt funds overseas for decades, including through bond offerings. But these have been borrowings in dollar or other curr ...

G20

17/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits |Read more

G20 leaders , including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday vowed to conduct joint action against growing global terrorism as well as choking terr ...

AMRIT outlet

16/11/2015 | Social Issues | Health |Read more

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda recently inaugurated the Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment ( ...

New Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS)

16/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

India is changing its accounting standards from Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to Indian Accounting Standards (Ind-AS) from April 201 ...

SOP to operationalise Coastal Shipping Accord

15/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo-Bangaldesh |Read more

India and Bangladesh signed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in New Delhi to operationalize the “Agreement on Coastal Shipping” sign ...

NGT directs collection of ‘green tax’

13/11/2015 | Environment | Environment |Read more

In a bid to curb health hazards originating from bursting of firecrackers, the Pune Bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed civic bodies to ...

Aung San Suu Kyi wins Myanmar Elections

12/11/2015 | International Affairs | Myanmar |Read more

Myanmar’s election commission said on Friday that the party of the Nobel Peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi had won 348 seats in Parliament, gi ...

World Giving Index

11/11/2015 | Social Issues | Indexes |Read more

India is at number 106 in the list of 145 generous nations put on The Charities Aid Foundation’s World Giving Index. India is last among the eig ...

Largest Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel Samarth

11/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

Coast Guard’s latestandlargest offshore patrol vessel, Samarthhas been commissioned atVasco Da Gama,Goa. It is thefirst in a series of six 105m ...

Cyclone Megh strikes Yemeni Island

11/11/2015 | Geography | Cyclones |Read more

A second extremely rare and powerful tropical cyclone has hit Yemen's Socotra island in the space of a week. Megh was "several times worse th ...

UNESCO rejects Kosovo’s bid for membership

10/11/2015 | International Affairs | kosovo |Read more

The United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO, narrowly rejected Kosovo's bid for membership Monday after Kosovo failed to receive the support of two ...

UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

10/11/2015 | International Affairs | International Institutions |Read more

India has maintained its robust record of winning elections as it has been re-elected to theUN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)for the ...

Army Cloud, Data Centre & Digi-Locker for the Indian Army

9/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar recently inaugurated the Central Data Centre, Army Cloud and Digi-Locker for the Indian Army. Such initiati ...

Rajasthan government launches the Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015

8/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture |Read more

With the aim to promote agro-processing industries and agri-marketing related activities in the State, Government of Rajasthan has launched a new Raja ...

E-Pathshala, Saransh, Shaala Siddhi Portals/ Mobile APPS

8/11/2015 | Social Issues | Education |Read more

The Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on 7 November 2015 launched the e-Pathshala, Saaransh and National Programme on School Stan ...

Uniform Guidelines on Internet Banking for Cooperative Banks

7/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5 November 2015 issued revised and uniform guidelines on Internet Banking for all licensed cooperative banks including ...

CCEA hikes MSP for major Rabi crops

7/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture |Read more

Centre hiked the support price to farmers for masoor andgram dals sharply by Rs 250 a quintal each to boost production in the ongoing rabi season and ...

3-D printing method to make embryonic stem cells

7/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology |Read more

Researchers from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and Drexel University in Philadelphia developed a method to 3D-print the “building blocks ...

Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

The Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) headed by Dr T K Viswanathan submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance. The Report of the BLRC ...

Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

The Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) headed by Dr T K Viswanathan submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance. The Report of the BLRC ...

Global Prosperity Index: 2015

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Indexes |Read more

India ranked 99 out of 142 countries on a prosperity index, climbing three places from last year. The rankings, produced by a London-based think tank, ...

UDAY- Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

Union Cabinet has given its nod to Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna (UDAY) to ease the financial crunch facing power distribution companies, or discoms, w ...

Global Financial Secrecy Index: 2015

4/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The 2015 Global Financial Secrecy index was recently released by the Tax Justice Network (TJN). This highlights places around the world that provide s ...

Committee to Simplify the Provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961

3/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

The Government of India has constituted a Committee, headed by Justice R.V. Easwar (Retd.), with a view to simplify the provisions of the Income Tax A ...

2015 United Nations Asia-Pacific Disaster Report

3/11/2015 | Environment | Reports |Read more

Major highlights of the report:- The Asia Pacific region is the most disaster-prone part of the world. The region’s disasters, 40 percent of the ...

Government unveils revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) 2015

3/11/2015 | Geography | Transport |Read more

Aim of the Policy To provide a conducive environment and a level playing field to various aviation sub-sectors, i.e Airlines, Airports, Cargo, Mainten ...

Ease of Doing Business Report-2016

3/11/2015 | International Affairs | Reports |Read more

Released by World Bank annually. Ranking of country in this list is based on index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 10 indicators e ...

BRICS nations signed Moscow Declaration

3/11/2015 | India and the world | Multilateral Issues |Read more

BRICS countries(Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) haveagreed for co-investment of resources for supporting multilateral R&D Projects ...

India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS)-III

3/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo Africa |Read more

3rd India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS) concluded in Delhi recently. It witnessed the participation of 54 African nations, involving around 40 heads of ...

“Why Children Commit Offences” Report

2/11/2015 | Social Issues | Status of Children |Read more

A report titled ‘Why Children Commit Offences’ released by Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) states that “The ...

“Why Children Commit Offences” Report

2/11/2015 | Social Issues | Status of Children |Read more

A report titled ‘Why Children Commit Offences’ released by Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) states that “The ...

Ban On Fishing To Protect Olive Ridley Sea Turtles

2/11/2015 | Environment | Wildlife |Read more

With the nesting season of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles nearing, Odisha Forest department has imposed a seven-month fishing ban from today alon ...

Ground Zero Summit, 2015

1/11/2015 | Security Issues | Summits |Read more

The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the Asia’s foremost Information Security Conference:Ground Zero Summit2015 with a th ...

Networking the Networks

1/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Money laundering |Read more

International groups combating money laundering rackets funding terror activities and organised crime syndicates will come together for brainstorming ...

BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Kochi

1/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence |Read more

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, with a strike-range of over 290 kilometres, was test-fired from the navy's newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi s ...

Alternate Train Accommodation Scheme – “VIKALP”

1/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Transport |Read more

Railway passengers who are in waiting list quiet often face the problem of non confirmation of birth. Indian Railways has launched new Alternate Train ...

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