Task Force on Employment and Exports

In a bid to provide a “major” thrust to job creation by enhancing India’s exports, the NITI Aayog has set up a task force to be headed by its...

Up to 18,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar violence : IMO

As per data released recently by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), about 18,000 Rohingya Muslims are estimated to have crossed into Bangladesh in the last week seeking to...

Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched two new free contraceptives Antara and Chayya in 10 states under Mission ParivarVikas, a central family planning initiative. These 10...

India, Myanmar sign 11 MoUs in range of sectors

India and Myanmar have signed 11 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation. The MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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...

Undersea line from Iran to port Cheap Gas

A 1300 km undersea pipeline from Iran, avoiding Pakistani waters, has been proposed to port cheap gas. It is said that this pipeline can bring natural gas from the...

India to flag worry on pace of services talks at RCEP

At the forthcoming ministerial-level meeting on the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) involving 16 Asia-Pacific nations, India has decided to raise concerns regarding the ‘slow’ pace of negotiations on...

DIKSHA Portal : National Teachers Portal

The government has launched Diksha Portal “diksha.gov.in” – National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers. Through this portal, all teachers across the nation will be equipped with advanced digital technology.Key facts: DIKSHA...

No move to fix national minimum wage at Rs. 18,000/month

Seeking to clear the air, the labor ministry has clarified that the Centre has not fixed Rs 18,000 as national minimum monthly wage under the Code on Wages Bill....

NITI Aayog has launched the National Nutrition Strategy

The recently published NFHS-4 results reflect some progress, with a decline in the overall levels of under nutrition in both women and children. However, the pace of decline is...