India Joined Australia Group Export Control Regime

India became the 43rd member of the Australia Group (AG), the cooperative and voluntary group of countries working to counter the spread of materials, equipment and technologies that...

Global Index of Talent Competitiveness

India was ranked 81st among 118 countries in 2017 Global index of talent competitiveness (GTI) list. India has improved its position from 92nd last year. The index measures...

First International Dam Safety Conference held in Kovalam

The first International Dam Safety Conference-2018 was held in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) from January 23-24, 2018. It was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and was presided over by...

India International Science Festival 2018

The fourth edition of the India International Science Festival will be held in Lucknow. The decision to hold the Festival in Lucknow was taken at the first preparatory meeting...

Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative to strengthen cybersecurity ecosystem in India in line Government’s vision for a ‘Digital India’. It...

Om Prakash Rawat appointed New Chief Election Commissioner

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Election commissioner Om Prakash Rawat (64) as new Chief Election Commissioner. He will succeed Achal Kumar Joti who has retired from post. President...

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Award

Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust in Odisha has won prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Award for Innovation in Tourism Enterprise at 14th UNWTO Awards ceremony held in Madrid, Spain....

2018 : National Year of Millets

Government has approved 2018 as National Year of Millets to boost production of the nutrient-rich millets and the sunrise agri industry involved in it. Earlier in November 2017, India...

India International Garment Fair (IIGF) inaugurated

The 60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) was inaugurated on the 17th of January by Minister of State for Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta, at Pragati Maidan, New...

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2017 Released

The Annual Status of Education Report 2017 carried out by NGO Pratham was released in New Delhi. Most 14-18-year-olds are in the formal education system with only 14.4% not...