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BioTechnology Innovation Organization in News

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017 was held at the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego in June, 2017. The BIO International Convention is...

106th Session of International Labour Conference

The member States of the ILO meet at the International Labour Conference, held every year in Geneva, Switzerland, in the month of June. Each member...

Mission Innovation and Clean Energy Ministerial Meet

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative designed to accelerate the pace of innovation and make clean energy widely affordable. Led by the public...

India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference

The ‘India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference’ hosted by Ministry of External Affairs, India, was held in Suva, Fiji in May 2017. Prime Minister of India,...

India Mobile Congress in News

The Union Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha announced India Mobile Congress 2017 (IMC 2017), country’s first & the biggest platform to bring together...

3rd RCEP Inter-sessional Ministerial Meet: Outcomes

Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation to the 3rd RCEP Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting in May 2017 in Hanoi in...

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial forum for information exchange, discussion of latest developments, knowledge and partnership-building across sectors, with...

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

A high level Indian delegation headed by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju is participating in the Global Platform for Disaster...

China’s One Belt One Road Summit

OBOR is an ambitious China’s ambitious development strategy and framework that aims to boost its connectivity and trade that will that will connect Asia,...

Inaugural Meet of WTO Committee on Trade Facilitation

WTO members gathered on 16 May for the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Trade Facilitation, the body responsible for overseeing implementation of the...

G7 Finance Ministers Meet: Outcomes and Highlights

G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors held their meeting at Bari in Italy. In the meeting, they reiterated their commitment to use all policy tools -...

Vienna Energy Forum Meet

Indian Union Minister Power Mr.Piyush Goyal visited Austria from May 10-11, 2017 to participate in the Vienna Energy Forum, which was organized jointly by...

UN Ocean Conference in New York

The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources...

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development Meet

The Fourth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, organized by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), was held in Bangkok...

New Doctrine of “SAMADHAN’ Launched

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh carried out a review of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation in the ten LWE affected States. The meeting was...

Outcomes of 30th ASEAN Summit

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration...

National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Meet

The 2nd meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) will be held in New Delhi on the theme ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable...

UNESCO Launches Policy Guide on Holocaust and Genocide Prevention

The United Nations educational and cultural agency has launched a first-ever policy guide for education on the Holocaust and, more broadly, genocide and mass...

India Tops Bomb Blasts List: Report

According to the report by National Bomb Data Centre (NBDC), India witnessed the maximum bombings in the world last year, even more than war-torn...

Power Finance Corporation Gets New MD

Rajeev Sharma has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC). Sharma succeeds M K Goel who retired on...

RBI Oversight Committee Gets New Chairman

Former chief vigilance commissioner Pradeep Kumar has been appointed as the chairman of newly re-constituted RBI's Oversight Committee. RBI has expanded its Oversight Committee by adding...

National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Tourism in October 2015 to provide dedicated institutional...