J&K Arogya Gram Yojana Launched

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences launched ‘Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana’.

India’s Ebola Action Plan

India has put in place the same surveillance-tracking systems for checking the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which has succeeded in Nigeria

India Elected to UNHRC

India was re-elected to the UN’s main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

Project Report on “DRISHTI” Submitted

The Government constituted a High Powered Committee (HPC) on “DRISHTI” -(Driving Information System for Holistic Tax Initiatives) in February 2014.

Steel Research & Technology Mission of India

Ministry of Steel will set up a “Steel Research & Technology Mission of India” (SRTMI) to promote collaborative research programmes in steel sector.

Merger of National Spot Exchange Limited

To ensure speedy recovery of dues for investors and others hit by Rs 5,600-crore “fraud” at the National Spot Exchange Ltd, the government ordered merger of the scam-hit firm with its holding

Australia Parliament Lifts Face Veil Ban

Australia’s Parliament House lifted a ban on face veils including burqas and niqabs.

Government Deregulate Diesel Price

Central Government deregulated the diesel and formalised the price formula for natural gas. Presently, India regulates diesel prices to protect the poor and curb inflation.

Hurricane Gonzalo Hit Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo slammed directly into Bermuda, knocking out most of the electricity there as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with pounding surf,

National Air Quality Index Launched

India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health.

‘Make In India’ Programme

Make in India is a great political pitch, it is an international marketing campaigning slogan coined by the Prime Minister of India,

Prime Minister Inaugurates Shramev Jayate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched labour-reform initiatives under the name of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate scheme.

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against

Latest Space Missions of India

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has submitted a plan for 58 space missions to be undertaken as a part of 12th Five Year Plan, 2012-17.

Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Literature Prize

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2014 is awarded to the French author Patrick Modiano

Cyclonic Hudhud Intensifies

Authorities in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh stocked shelters with rations and planned mass evacuations as the states stepped up their preparedness for a powerful cyclone that is likely to hit the southeastern