Finland held the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi

Finland held the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Lappi Areena, Rovaniemi, Finland. The dignitaries from the 8 Arctic States had approved the work completed under the 2-year Finnish...

India and China need to demarcate LAC

The Dokalam standoff and the subsequent clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh has made it necessary for takeaways and ironing out of issues by the militaries on...

India to set up agriculture institute in Malawi

India signed an agreement with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS) for setting up the India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) in...

1st Conference of International Solar Alliance

Heads of 23 nations and 10 ministerial representatives will participate in New Delhi for first conference of International Solar Alliance. The Summit will be co-hosted by president Ram Nath...

India raised customs duty on all goods imported from Pakistan

India increased customs duty on all goods originating from or imported from Pakistan to 200 per cent with immediate effect. It is not very clear whether this will affect...

4th BIMSTEC Summit

The 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit was held for 2 days in Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepal is the current chair of the...

Global Entrepreneurship Index 2018

India has moved up one place to the 68th spot on the Global Entrepreneurship Index of 2018, which is topped by the US. India is in 68th position in the...

FAO Council approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh announced Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Council’s approval to India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets...

SAFER : an initiative launched by WHO to reduce harmful use of alcohol

The World Health Organization (WHO) released SAFER, a new initiative to support governments in taking practical steps to accelerate progress on health, beat noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) . It...

India ranked 6th in global RTI rating

According to the RTI rating by Access Info Europe and the Centre for Law and Democracy, India ranked at 6th position out of 123 countries, after a downfall of...

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