National AYUSH Mission Launched

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for launching of the National AYUSH Mission (NAM) with its core and flexible components.

President’s Visit to Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee paid a visit to Vietnam from 14-17 September 2014.

Axis Bank Joins ETC Implementation Plan

Indian Highways Management Company Limited (IHMCL), a NHAI promoted company and Axis Bank has signed an agreement for provision

Russia Test Bulava Nuclear Missile

Russia carried out a successful test of its new Bulava intercontinental nuclear missile and will perform two more test launches in October and November.

India Emerge as Top Cotton Producer

India will be the world’s No. 1 cotton grower this year, ousting China from the top spot for the first time in over 30 years.

Ebola Becoming Serious: WHO

According to WHO, the number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them. WHO has renewed a call for

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)