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  • 24-Jul-2017
  • USS Gerald R Ford:World's most advanced aircraft carrier

    American President Donald Trump commissioned the world's most advanced aircarft carrier USS Gerald R Fold aircraft carrier at Virginia.The ship is named after the 38th Presidentof America, Gerald Ford. 

  • Scientists discover potential anti-Zika drug

    Researchers from Spain has identified the potential of a molecule effective for Zika Virus.The name of the molecule is Novobiocin

     

  • 22-Jul-2017
  • Union Government launches new scheme PMVVY

    Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana is scheme started by the Union Government for the welfare of Senior Citizens.It is scheme for senior citizens of age 60 years and above.The scheme is purely operated by LIC of India.

  • Right to Free and Compulsory Education amedment  bill passed

    LokSabha gave approval to a bill to amend the act Right to Free Education and Compulsory Education.According to the amendment of 2017 ,the teachers who have  not acquired minimum qualifications must acquire it before March 2019.

  • 30-Jun-2017
  • ADB allows USD 10mn for development projects in India

    ADB allows 10bn for less developed states in India.ADB's President Takihiko Nakao said ADB stands to meet immediate development needs upto USD 5bn dollar over the five year period for less development states.

     

  • 26-Jun-2017
  • HRD ministry constitutes K Kasturirangan Panel for National education Policy

    HRD ministry has constituted a new nine member panel for framing National Education Policy.

  • 23-Jun-2017
  • Government announces 30 new smart cities

    Government has announced 30 new smart cities under the Smart City Mission.It has been anounced by Union Minister for Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Allievation.The Smart City programme is a flagship scheme of Union Government that will cover 100 cities and its duration is five years.

  • 02-Jun-2017
  • Nirupama Rao appointed public policy fellow to top US think-tank

    Former Indian Ambassador to US Nirupama Rao has been appointed as a public policy fellow to a Washington-based think-tank where she will work on a project on the Sino-India ties. Rao will be affiliated with the Wilson Centre's Asia programme.

  • 01-Jun-2017
  • India, Germany sign 12 agreements

    India and Germany inked twelve memoranda of understanding and agreements following bilateral delegation-level talks presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel.The agreements inked included nine joint declarations of intent (JDIs) and three memoranda of understanding. The agreements include collaboration in the field of digitalization, skill development, and cooperation in cyber policy.

  • Arun Jaitley inaugurates Telangana solar plant

    Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated a grid-connected solar power plant of 16 MW capacity at the Ordinance Factory in Telangana’s Medak district. He also dedicated a 9 MW capacity windmill project installed at Dammur in Karnataka at a cost of Rs 53 crore by Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a defence PSU.

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