India Youth Development Index and Report 2017

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore released India Youth Development Index (IYDI) and Report 2017 to track the trends in Youth Development across the...

India’s 1st Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit

India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was organised at Dantewada in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. The summit is part of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit being held in India. The event...

APEC summit held in Vietnam

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit was held in Da Nang, Vietnam. The theme of summit was ‘Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future’. Leaders of 21 Pacific...

Pankaj Advani won 17th World Billiards Championship title

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won 2017 IBSF World Billiards Championship held at Doha. In the final match, he defeated Mike Russell of England 6-2 to defend the 150-up...

World Pneumonia Day: 12 November 2017

World Pneumonia Day is annually held on November 12 to raise awareness of pneumonia, promote prevention and treatment, and generate action to fight the illness. News, messages, and events...

Railways launched Project Saksham

The Indian Railways has launched Project Saksham, country’s largest time-bound “upskilling” exercise for its employees to boost their efficiency. Project Saksham aims to upgrade the skillsets of 13 lakh-strong...

Home ministry sets two new divisions to check radicalization

The Union Home Ministry has formed two new divisions to exclusively deal with emerging security challenges such as radicalization and cyber crime. The two divisions called Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Radicalisation...

Proxy voting rights to 25 million NRIs

The government has decided to give proxy voting rights to over 25 million non-resident Indians (NRIs) spread across the world, Attorney general KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court. An...

National Rural Drinking Water Programme

The Union Cabinet approved continuation and restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). The programme will cover all the Rural Population across the country. The purpose of continuation...

India , first to partner with Facebook on disaster response

India is the first country to partner with social networking site Facebook on disaster response, Union minister Kiren Rijiju announced at the inaugural meeting of the ‘India Disaster Response...