Socio Economic Survey on Drinking Water and Sanitation

The 76th Round of Socio-Economic Survey on “Drinking water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition” and “Survey of Persons with Disabilities” will be launched by...

India-UN Development Partnership Fund

Recently there was a first anniversary of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund. The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a dedicated facility within the United Nations...

WTO Setup Panel on Alleged Export Subsidies by India

Recently, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed to a request from the United States for the establishment of a dispute panel to examine...

European Union Film Festival in India

The 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will be held in New Delhi in June 2018 at the Siri Fort Auditorium. The EU, which...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna

‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices...

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...