The U.S. President Donald recently triggered a new controversy by suggesting that the November Presidential elections be delayed due to the COVID19 pandemic.
Foreign Minister of Nepal recently said that the 1947 agreement among India, Nepal, and the United Kingdom that deals with the military service of Gorkha soldiers has become redundant.
The government has set up a panel headed by the department of economic affairs (DEA) secretary Tarun Bajaj to select four new members for the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
New analysis from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows that millions of people in India above the international poverty line cannot afford a healthy or nutritious diet.
Early marriage and early pregnancy play a central role in many of the problems associated with women.
The Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has launched four schemes of department of Pharmaceuticals for promotion of domestic manufacturing of bulk drugs and medical devices parks in the country .
Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd. (SIIPL) has conducted a clinical trial of a recombinant BCG vaccine candidate, VPM1002.
According to the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) 2020, released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, India has ranked third among the top 10 countries that have gained in forest areas in the last decade.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set stringent conditions for commercial groundwater use, asking authorities to be tightfisted in granting permits, initiating swift punitive action in case of breaches and mandating third-party compliance audit of businesses every year.
With the covid-19 pandemic having halted the progress of several public health programmes, a study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned that India may miss the national target to end AIDS by 2030.
Rajasthan Governor returned the fresh proposal by the state Cabinet – seeking to convene a session of the Assembly on 31 July which has raised fresh legal questions on the powers of the Governor.
Forest Experts believe close to 60 big cats are present in the Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR).
The government has come up with Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020, which seems to dilute 2006 notification.
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology, and Earth sciences spoke at an event to celebrate the Foundation Day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES).
New Delhi is unlikely to alter its engagement with the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) despite a host of offensive measures announced recently to reduce its trade and investment links with China.
A recent report, ‘Taking the Temperature’, by the British Council in association with FICCI and Art X, spoke of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the creative economy.
Calls for a westward shift in India’s foreign policy appear misplaced as engagement with Russia and China still does matter.
The Union Environment Ministry has released the detailed report of Tiger Census on the eve of Global Tiger Day to be celebrated on July 29th.
The Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) has approached the Supreme Court of India to win back its 6 MLAs, who have joined the ruling party in Rajasthan.
Four months into FY 2020-21, the Centre has finally managed to pay States the compensation due to them for the previous year under the GST regime. Lower GST revenues have translated into delayed and pending compensation payments to states.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has set up a committee to look into the possibility of including “pre-packs” under the current insolvency regime to offer faster insolvency resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), while maintaining business continuity and thereby preserving asset value and jobs.
On the occasion of “World Hepatitis Day”, 2nd Empathy e-Conclave was organised by Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in collaboration with Airport Authority of India (AAI) for creating awareness among the parliamentarians.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic distress has considerably impacted the South Asian Migrant workers in the Gulf region.
Air pollution was, is and will remain the greatest risk to human life as per the Air Quality Life Index estimation.
India Report on Digital Education 2020 was recently launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
In the backdrop of setbacks, especially in the neighbourhood, there are talks that there is the need for India to reconsider its diplomacy’s trajectory.
The Haryana Forest Department has recently begun aerial seeding across the state on a pilot basis, starting with the Aravalli region.
The Union government recently launched the Green-Ag Project in Mizoram, to reduce emissions from agriculture and ensure sustainable agricultural practices.
The five Rafale fighter jets that landed in India will resurrect the Number 17 Golden Arrows squadron of the Indian Air Force.
With the rapid transition towards the digital world, it is high time India becomes self sufficient in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.
Indian PM delivered a message at the initiation of ITER assembly meeting.
The UN Human Rights Committee has declared protesting to be a fundamental human right under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
COVID-19 made us realise the role of the global public health infrastructure and need to abide by agreed rules.
There has been growing interest in cryptocurrencies since Bitcoin captured the imagination of people.
Scientists believe that the loss of biodiversity, and wildlife trade, have strong linkages with the emergence of epidemics.
The union cabinet recently approved the new National Education Policy, making way for large scale, transformational reforms in both school and higher education sectors.
The controversy surrounding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput took a new turn as the actor’s father filed an FIR for abetment of suicide.
NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched AIM iCREST – an Incubator Capabilities enhancement program for a Robust Ecosystem focused on creating high performing Startups.
Global electronics giants (such as Samsung, Pegatron, etc) are in final stages of negotiations to benefit from the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for making mobile phones and certain other specified electronic components.
Some telecom players are facing an existential crisis due to brutal competition and the government demanding unpaid AGR dues. At the same time, internet companies like Facebook and Google are lining up to invest in the telecom sector.
India’s gold demand declined by a staggering 70 per cent in the three months to June, hitting the lowest quarterly figure in 11 years due to the closure of retail shops and factories following the Covid-induced nationwide lockdown during most of the period.
Indian PM along with his Mauritius counterpart inaugurated the New Supreme Court building in Mauritius through video conferencing.
The CEO's of Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook are testifying before the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
A report titled ‘Eradicating modern slavery’ was released by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and Walk Free foundation on World Day against Trafficking in persons.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and University of Nairobi researchers have used metamaterials to improve detection of defects in large structures by Guided Wave Ultrasound.
Recently, a key meeting of India’s Ministry of Defence discussed the issue of adding Australia to the trilateral Malabar naval exercise with Japan and the United States in the Bay of Bengal.
Recently Zoram Mega Park was inaugurated in Mizoram.
The deteriorating condition of the agriculture sector in the country demands a reset in order to reinstill the lost vigour and capability.
A European Space Agency and NASA’s solar orbiter has delivered the closest photos ever taken of the sun's surface.
A report (nearly a decade ago) by the US House Intelligence Committee flagging issues posed by Chinese telecom companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE, has now turned into a full-scale duel between the two global technology powerhouses, threatening to draw in the entire world.