BSNL & MTNL Merger Soon

The much-awaited merger of telecom PSUs, BSNL and MTNL, is likely to take place by July next year as the two companies look at synergising operations by offering services as a single

Govt Clears Stake Sale in CIL, ONGC, NHPC

In a meeting of the CCEA, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the disinvestment proposals of ONGC, Coal India and NHPC have been cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for NE Region

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister gave its approval for implementing a Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for the North-Eastern Region (NER).

4 Nations Labour Ministers Meeting

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar met his counterparts from United States of America

PM Modi’s Recent Visit to Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Japan from 30 August – 3 September 2014. He held the Annual Summit meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

India Signs Trade in Services & Trade Agreement

India has signed the free trade agreement (FTA) in services and investments with 10-member Asean, paving the way for freer movement of professionals and further opening opportunities for investments. 

Kamal Bawa gets 2014 Midori Prize

Indian scientist Kamal Bawa, a distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, has won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity

PM Dedicates Karanpura Thermal Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 765 kv Ranchi-Dharmjaygarh-Sipat Transmission Line connecting the Eastern and Western parts of the country.

Programme ‘Digital India’ Approved

The government announced a special programme to transform India into a digitally empowered society.

Committee Setup to Restructure FCI

The Government has decided to set up a High Level Committee (HLC) of distinguished persons and experts to recommend restructuring of (Food Corporation of India)

Leila Patel won Top Researcher Award of S.Africa

Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the African country’s one of the top women researcher in the annual Women in Science Awards

K V Thomas is new PAC Chairman

Senior Congress leader K V Thomas took over as the new Chairman of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee.

Latest DRDO Awards

DRDO AWARDS for the year 2013 for outstanding contribution in various areas of technology will be given away by the Prime Minister on 20th August 2014

Dhoni & Team India Fined by ICC

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was docked 60 percent of his match fees while his teammates were handed a 30 percent fine for being guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate

EPFO Sets up Central Intelligence Analysis Unit

To centrally monitor compliance with regard to provident fund deposits as well as subscriber complaints, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has constituted a Central Analysis Intelligence Unit (CAIU).

Federer Wins 300th Masters Match

Roger Federer became the first man to win 300 matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 in Cincinnati.