New Anti Terrorism Law Of China

31/12/2015 | International Affairs | China

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 ...

Revisiting & Revitalising The PPP Model Of Infrastructure Development

31/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Investment Models

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

Jallikattu Festival

30/12/2015 | Culture of India | Festivals

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

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

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

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 | countries

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 and Ecology | Ecology

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

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

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

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

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

Saudi Women Votes for the First Time

15/12/2015 | International Affairs | Asia

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 ...

New Fdi Reforms Hurting Make In India

15/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

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 ...

Government Slaps Anti-Dumping Duty On Stainless Steel

14/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Industry

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 ...

NGT Shows Red Light To Diesel Vehicles

14/12/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Environmental Legislations

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 ...

Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015

13/12/2015 | Indian Polity | Panchayati Raj

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

Anti Dengue Vaccine

13/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Health

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 ...

Venezuela Election: End of Chavism

13/12/2015 | International Affairs | South America

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

India adds 112 sq. km. to Mangrove Cover

12/12/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

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 ...

World’s First Biologically Powered Chip Created

12/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Information Technology

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 ...


11/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

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

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

Accessible India Campaign

5/12/2015 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

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

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 ...

RBI comes in rescue as rupee falls

5/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

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 ...

Proton Therapy

4/12/2015 | Science Affairs | Health

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

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 | Environment and Ecology | Renewable Energy

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

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

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

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