Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh co-chaired the Japan – India Defence Ministerial Meeting with Defence Minister of JapanMr Takeshi lwaya in Tokyo today. The dialogue discussed various issues of mutual concern including ways to further strengthen the existing bilateral co-operative arrangements and adopt new initiatives towards achieving peace and securityRead More

KVIC Launches ‘Terracotta Grinder’

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launched a first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. This machine will grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making. Earlier the wasted pottery items were ground in normal khal-musal (mortar and pestle) and its fine powder was mixed with the normalRead More

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant becomes the fastest Indian Wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals

Young Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 21-year-old wicket-keeper batsman on Sunday claimed his 50th victim in his 11th Test while Dhoni had taken 15 Tests to touch the milestone. Pant took an easyRead More

COP14

India becomes the President of COP14 for next two years

Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Shri Prakash Javadekar and Executive Secretary, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Mr.IbrahimThiaw on 2nd September 2019 jointly inaugurated the 12- day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. Read More

IIM Indore

IIM Indore will offer a voluntary course on Sanskrit

The Indian Institute of Management will offer a voluntary course on Sanskrit to its students and faculty members. This move, based on popular demand, will be in addition to ongoing yoga classes, with an aim to promote “Indian ethos”. IIM Indore offers language electives in the second year for itsRead More

Foreign investors pull out Rs 5,920 crore from India in August 2019

Foreign investors pulled out a net amount of Rs 5,920 crore from the Indian capital markets in August 2019. This has happened even as the government announced for the revocation of enhanced super-rich tax on foreign and domestic equity investors imposed in this year’s Budget. As per the latest depositoriesRead More

5 new Governors appointed by President of India

The President of India has appointed five new Governors in various states of India i.e. Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharastra and Rajasthan. Himachal Pradesh: Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He has replaced Kalraj Mishra, who has been appointed as the new Governor ofRead More

Mukund Naravane

Lt. Gen. Mukund Naravane takes over as Vice-Chief of the Army Staff

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as vice-Chief of the Indian Army. He has succeeded Lt. Gen. D. Anbu who retired from service on August 31. He is the most probable candidate for the Army chief’s post when incumbent Gen. Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.Read More