Visa-on-Arrival Facility Extended to South Korea

Government has extended tourist visa-on-arrival facility to citizens of South Korea, in an effort to increase people-to-people contact with that country.

RK Dhowan is New Navy Chief

The Government has appointed Admiral RK Dhowan PVSM AVSM YSM ADC as the Chief of the Naval Staff.

61st National Film Awards

The 61st National Film Awards for the year 2013 were announced today. The National Awards for films, which were started as an annual incentive by the Government of India , for the making of

Vijay Seshadri Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems “3 Sections.“

Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2013 to Gulzar

Veteran film lyricist, director, screen writer, producer and poet Shri Gulzar has been conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013.

Army Test-Fires BrahMos Missile

Army  successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan.

Hungary Re-elects PM Viktor Orban

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party has won parliamentary elections and narrowly secured a new two-thirds majority.

Sun Pharma to Buy Ranbaxy

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries announced that it will fully acquire Ranbaxy Laboratories in an all-stock transaction deal valued at USD 3.2 billion.

Combination Regulations Amended

The Competition Commission of India has tightened its rules to ensure that companies do not escape its scrutiny through innovative structuring of mergers and acquisitions.

Competition Commission Imposes Fine on Google

The Competition Commission of India(CCI)has imposed a fine of Rs. 1 Crore upon Google for failure to comply with the directions given by the Director General(DG)seeking information and documents.

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