Revisiting & Revitalising The PPP Model Of Infrastructure Development

31/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Investment Models |Read more

Report By Dr. V.Kelkar KEY RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE REPORT 1. Revisiting PPPs: Achievements and Challenge Contracts need to focus more on service delive ...

New Anti Terrorism Law Of China

31/12/2015 | International Affairs | China |Read more

China has adopted its first counter-terrorism law that grants overarching powers to security agencies amid criticism from the U.S. over privacy and fr ...

Jallikattu Festival

30/12/2015 | Social Issues | Culture |Read more

Political parties of Tamil Nadu are seeking revival of Jallikattu festival. In May 2014, the Supreme Court banned this sport citing animal welfare iss ...

Spacex Falcon 9

30/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

SpaceX, the company run and founded by Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, has successfully completed a vertical take-off and vertical landing (VTVL) with ...

RBI Links Lending Rates To Loan Tenor

23/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The Reserve Bank of India released the final guidelines on computing interest rates on advances based on the marginal cost of funds. The guidelines co ...

MSME Amendment Bill, 2015

23/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2015 are to: Enhance the existing limit for investment in plant and ...

UN Security Council Agrees On Syria Plan

22/12/2015 | International Affairs | Syria |Read more

After four years of war, more than 2.4 lakh deaths, displacement of half of the population make Syria still a divided nation. A variety of actors lock ...

Environment Degradation and Health

22/12/2015 | Environment | Reports |Read more

There is direct link between environmental degradation and the health of Indians. Every poison we put out into the environment comes right back at us, ...

Revised Model Text For The Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty

20/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector |Read more

The Cabinet approved the revised model text for the Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which will replace the existing Indian Model BIT, a move ...

Visit of Shinzo Abe to India

19/12/2015 | India and the world | Indo Japan |Read more

The friendship between India and Japan has a long history rooted in spiritual affinity and strong cultural and civilization ties. The modern nation st ...

World Bank Report - Climate and Poverty

17/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Poverty |Read more

Climate change can put more than 100 million people back into poverty in next fifteen years, especially Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia. The world B ...

Human Development Report, 2015

16/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Human Development |Read more

Human development index is released by UNDP (United Nation Development Programme). This report has four parameters: HDI, IHDI, GII and MPI. The report ...

New Fdi Reforms Hurting Make In India

15/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector |Read more

in a bid to boost up investment and speed growth goi has eased foreign direct investment (fdi) norms for 15 sectors in november including defense, con ...

Saudi Women Votes for the First Time

15/12/2015 | International Affairs | Elections |Read more

Saudi Arabian women voted for the first time on Saturday in local council elections and also stood as candidates. This is considered as historic step ...

NGT Shows Red Light To Diesel Vehicles

14/12/2015 | Environment | Environment |Read more

In order to curb pollution in New Delhi, National Green Tribunal issued an interim order that new diesel-run vehicles will not be registered in Delhi ...

Government Slaps Anti-Dumping Duty On Stainless Steel

14/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

Centre imposedanti-dumping duty ranging from five to 57 per cent on import of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel for five years. This duty h ...

Venezuela Election: End of Chavism

13/12/2015 | International Affairs | South America |Read more

In recently held election in Venezuela, ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (USPV) has defeated by opposition party Democratic Unity Roundtable ...

Anti Dengue Vaccine

13/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Health |Read more

At a time when India is struggling with rising number of dengue cases with each passing year, the Mexican government has approved the world's firs ...

Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015

13/12/2015 | Indian Polity | Panchayati Raj |Read more

The Supreme Court has upheld the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 which mandates that only those having minimum educational qualifications ...

World’s First Biologically Powered Chip Created

12/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Information Technology |Read more

For the first time, scientists have developed an electronic chip made of both biological and solid-state components. It could lead to a new generation ...

India adds 112 sq. km. to Mangrove Cover

12/12/2015 | Environment | Biodiversity |Read more

According to the latest report of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), India has recorded a net increase of 112 sq. km. of mangroves forest. The earlier ...

ROHINI

11/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

In order to bring all relevant information regarding health insurance policies at one place, IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory Development Authority) has an ...

Straddle and paired options contracts

7/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) started new specialized contracts, named ‘straddle and paired options’, in its currency derivatives segmen ...

RBI comes in rescue as rupee falls

5/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector |Read more

The rupee fell to almost 67 a dollar until Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) intervened. Rupee has fallen 5.464 per cent against the US dollar, 4.446 per c ...

Accessible India Campaign

5/12/2015 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

For Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) universal accessibility is critical for enabling them to gain access for equal opportunity and live independently ...

India State of Forest Report 2015

5/12/2015 | Geography | Soil and Vegetation |Read more

India’s total forest cover increased by 5,081 sq km between 2013 and 2015. As per this report, total tree and forest cover of the country stands ...

Proton Therapy

4/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Health |Read more

Proton therapy has shown its many qualities and has become a really favorable treatment option for patients with certain types of cancer, showing cons ...

Forest Development tax

3/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

Forest development tax is state levied tax on forest produce like grass, amla, bark, lac, honey, silk cocoons and bamboo etc. In Karnataka it is levie ...

Global Solar Alliance

2/12/2015 | International Affairs | Renewable Energy |Read more

India’s prime minister has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with the French president, François Hollande, a ...

Gujarat’s controversial Labour Laws Bill gets Presidential assent

2/12/2015 | Indian Polity | States |Read more

President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to the contentious Labour Laws Bill of Gujarat, which has provisions to ban strikes in public utility serv ...

IMF Names Yuan Global Reserve Currency

1/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector |Read more

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that China’s Yuan (or renminbi) will become a world reserve currency, a reliable and well-used f ...