ASTROSAT-Indian Space Observatory

30/9/2015 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

Astrosat is launched by Indian Space Research Orgnaisation (ISRO)from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Prades ...

“Leveraging Urbanization in South Asia: Managing Spatial Transformation for Prosperity and Livability”-WB report

29/9/2015 | Social Issues | Urbanisation |Read more

As per the report, released by World Bank, despite progress South Asia has failed to capitalize on urbanization. The region’s share of global GD ...

Government clears IAF Integrated Air Command & Control System

29/9/2015 | Security Issues | Space |Read more

The union government has cleared a proposal for a nearly Rs 8,000-crore project for IAF's Integrated Air Command and Control System (IACCS). The p ...

National Health Profile (NHP) 2015

29/9/2015 | Social Issues | Health |Read more

Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2015 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CB ...

Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) gets cabinet approval

26/9/2015 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC). The centre will be established as a socie ...

Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme for the Persons with Disabilities

25/9/2015 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

The Trust Fund for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under the Department of Empowerment of People with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justi ...

UNGA adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

25/9/2015 | International Affairs | UNO |Read more

The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly has formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global G ...

Mars Orbiter Mission completes one year

24/9/2015 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

MOM was in news recently as the spacecraft has successfully completed one year around the Red planet. During the entire one year, the spacecraft had a ...

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) launched

23/9/2015 | Geography | Minerals |Read more

This is a new programme meant to provide for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining related operations, using the funds generated by Distr ...

Vice-President’s Cambodia and Laos Visit

23/9/2015 | India and the world | South East Asia |Read more

Indian Vice-President went to Cambodia for a four-day official visit. The two countries signed two MoUs— on tourism, and on the Mekong-Ganga Coo ...

Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) launched

22/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

TheRs.45,000-crore Integrated Power Development Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister. The purpose of the scheme is to strengthening power transmi ...

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban mission (SPMRM) approved

22/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Rural Development |Read more

Union Cabinet approved the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) with an outlay of Rs. 5142.08 crores. About the Mission Aim:- To transform ru ...

UNSC reforms: documents based negotiations on the anvil

17/9/2015 | International Affairs | United Nations |Read more

The UN General Assembly has adopted the path of text-based negotiations for carrying out Security Council reforms and, for this purpose, adopted a neg ...

Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme approved

16/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme has been approved by govt. Modalities of the scheme are as follows: The gold bonds will be issued by the Reserve Bank of I ...

National Offshore Wind Energy Policy

16/9/2015 | Environment | Renewable Energy |Read more

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been autho ...

21st Law Commission of India approved by the cabinet

15/9/2015 | Indian Polity | Legal issues |Read more

Tenure: For period of 3 years with effect from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2018. Law Commission will consist of:- A full-time Chairperson. Four full ...

South Asian Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point Meeting held in New Delhi

15/9/2015 | International Affairs | Summits |Read more

Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point Meeting and Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) Expert Group Consultation, South Asia under the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Progr ...

Indradhanush- a plan to revamp state-run banks

14/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The Indian government has launched a sweeping action plan to revamp state-run banks, offering their management teams the promise of performance incent ...

Gold Monetization Schemes (GMS) gets cabinet approval

14/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for introduction of Gold Monetization Schemes (GMS), as announced in the Union ...

Smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)

11/9/2015 | Governance Issues | Government Projects |Read more

The ministry of urban development has come out with a Smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) model to enable seamless travel by different metros a ...

One Rank One Pension

8/9/2015 | Indian Polity | Defence |Read more

The Centre’s decision to fulfill ex-servicemen’s long-pending demand for One Rank, One Pension (OROP) received a less than enthusiastic ac ...

W20

8/9/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings |Read more

World's 20 largest economies, including India, have launched W20 — an engagement grouping of women leaders — to push for gender-inclus ...

India UAE Sign Pacts

7/9/2015 | India and the world | India - UAE |Read more

India and the United Arab Emirates have signed a set of pacts to take forward engagement in the field of telecommunication and tourism while reviewing ...

SWARUPA, THE CLONED CALF

6/9/2015 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology |Read more

With the demand for milk in India projected to reach 200 million tons (MT) by 2021-22, the country's premier dairy research institute is looking a ...

India Readies to Host Africa Summit

6/9/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings |Read more

India is preparing to showcase its biggest diplomatic outreach event, the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit next month, with the Narendra Modi government ...

Sehat - Telemedicine initiative

3/9/2015 | Science Affairs | Information Technology |Read more

Sehat is short form of Social Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine. Sehat is a pan-India health initiative in line with its Digital India vision laun ...

India Energy Security Scenarios 2047

3/9/2015 | Security Issues | Energy |Read more

NITI Aayog launched the second version of the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 calculator (IESS 2047), an open source web based tool. The first ve ...

Census 2011 - Religious Communities

3/9/2015 | Social Issues | religion |Read more

The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India today released the data on Population by Religious Communities of Census 2011. The distribution i ...

Payment Banks

3/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System |Read more

Recently Reserve Bank of India has given in principle approval for 11 entities to set up payments banks. The move has been touted as a harbinger of a ...

Okhla bird sanctuary

3/9/2015 | Environment | Biodiversity |Read more

Okhla bird sanctuary was in news recently as union government has issued the final notification demarcating the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around the bi ...

Report on the future of tropical deforestation

3/9/2015 | Environment | Reports |Read more

The Center for Global Development (CGD), Washington has released a report on the future of tropical deforestation from 2016 - 2050 with and without ca ...

Web portal Vidya Lakshmi

1/9/2015 | Social Issues | Education |Read more

The web portal has been launched by Government of India launched for students seeking educational loan. Vidya Lakshmi portal is a first of its kind po ...

GSAT-6

1/9/2015 | Science Affairs | Space |Read more

India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6 onboard the GSLV-D6 rocket having an indigenous cryogenic engine. This is the second ti ...

Report on Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements

1/9/2015 | Social Issues | Status of Children |Read more

The Law Commission of India submitted the 259th report titled “Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements” to the Union Law Minist ...

Religion Based Count

1/9/2015 | Social Issues | religion |Read more

Four years after census figures on religion were compiled; the Central Government has released the data, still keeping with it the caste count, in a m ...

India-Kyrgyzstan

1/9/2015 | India and the world | India central Asia |Read more

Voicing grave concern over the rising trend of extremism and terrorism worldwide, India and Kyrgyzstan have signed four agreements, including one to b ...

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