National Geoscience Awards 2018

The President of India presented the National Geoscience Awards in New Delhi for the year 2017. Following are the categories and award winners: Mineral Discovery...

Four Countries to Graduate From ‘Least-Developed’ Status

Four countries could soon “graduate” from the ranks of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations, a United Nations expert committee announced recently. Bhutan, Kiribati,...

Davos Declaration and Concept of Baukultur

In January 2018, European Ministers of Culture met in Davos, Switzerland, to adopt a Declaration promoting the concept of a high-quality Baukultur in Europe....

Trade Facilitation Agreement Marks First Anniversary

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) marked its first anniversary since its entry into force on 22 February 2017 with WTO members making significant strides...

‘Industrial Way Forward Agreement’ on Nuclear Reactor

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite de France (EDF) of France have on March 10, 2018 signed an Industrial Way Forward...

IAS Prelims 2019 Preparation

IAS Prelims 2019 also known as Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2019 will be held in the month of May or June 2019. Actual date...

Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Health Sector

Recently, Union Government has announced the Ayushman Bharat programme. National Health Protection scheme --code-named Ayushman Bharat -- is aimed at making path breaking interventions to...

Digital Gender Atlas of India

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy launched the Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girls’ Education in India. The tool,...

112 First Ladies of India Honoured

The Minister of Women and Child Development, felicitated 112 exceptional women achievers in New Delhi. The initiative is in the spirit of Beti Bachao Beti...

Blockchain Technology in News

The Indian government is getting more serious about using blockchain technology into the growing digital economy of the country. Blockchain technology has emerged as the...