Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar

The sixth two-day Heart of Asia (HoA) conference was held in Amritsar. The meeting was inaugurated by president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani and Prime...

WTO Ministerial Decision on Fisheries Subsidies: Highlights

WTO members wrapped up their 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires on 13 December with a commitment from members to secure a deal...

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...

ASEAN Regional Forum HDUCI Meet

The 20th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) – Heads of Defence Universities / Colleges / Institutions Meet (HDUCIM) concluded in New Delhi. The participating nations reinforced...

BRICS High Representatives on Security Meeting

BRICS High Representatives responsible for security held their sixth meeting in New Delhi. It was presided over by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. The delegation...

Outcomes of 10th WTO Ministerial Conference

WTO members concluded their Tenth Ministerial Conference in Nairobi on 19 December by securing an historic agreement on a series of trade initiatives. The “Nairobi...

WTO Aid for Trade Global Review 2017

Global Review 2017 of Aid for Trade, “Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness and Connectivity For Sustainable Development” was held at the WTO in Geneva in July...

6th International Tourism Mart

The 6th International Tourism Mart (ITM) was held in Guwahati, Assam. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the North Eastern States...

International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), a premier semiconductor research laboratory of DRDO organised the 19th International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD 2017)...

BRICS Ministers of Foreign Ministers Meet in China

The Foreign Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, met in June 2017 in Beijing, China. The Ministers commend the fruitful cooperation forged...

World Sustainable Development Summit

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi. The theme of the summit is...

Incredible India Tourism Investment Summit

“Incredible India Tourism Investment Summit (IITIS) - 2016” is being organized by the Ministry of Tourism in New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan from September 21...

3rd World Trauma Congress

The Health Minister of India Mr. J P Nadda inaugurated the third World Trauma Congress in New Delhi. The Health Minister stated that it was...

CAPAM Biennial Conference Held

An Indian delegation led by the Secretary, DARPG Mr.C Viswanath visited Malaysia from August 17-20, 2016 to attend the Meeting of General Members of...

Business and Climate Change Summit 2017

The Business & Climate Summit is the leading annual forum for businesses, investors and policymakers on climate action. It is where business and governments...

First Assembly of ‘International Solar Alliance’

The Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi. The same event also marked the inauguration...

India and Marrakesh Climate Conference

The main thrust of COP 22 was to develop rules for operationalizing the Paris agreement and advance work on Pre-2020 actions. India, led by...

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...

UN World Conference on Tourism and Culture

Indian Culture Minster Dr. Mahesh Sharma led the Indian delegation to the second UN World Tourism Organization/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, with...

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...

National Conference of Investigating Agencies

The 1st National Conference of Investigating Agencies was held in New Delhi. The two-day Conference was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath...

1st BRICS Trade Fair Took Place

The 1st BRICS Trade Fair was organized at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from 12-14 October 2016. The BRICS Trade Fair was completely an interactive...

BIRAC Innovators Meet

BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) is organizing the 5th Innovators Meet on 22-23 September 2016 in New Delhi. The theme of the meet would...

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...

Aqua Goa Mega Fish Festival

Union Minister for Agriculture inaugurated the Aqua Goa Mega Fish Festival, 2017, organized at SAG Campal Ground, Panaji, Goa. India is second largest fish producer...

105th Indian Science Congress

Osmania University (Hyderabad) will host the 105th edition of the Indian Science Congress during January 3-7, 2018. Achyuta Samanta is the General President of the...

Third G20 Framework Working Group Meet

The third G20 Framework Working Group (FWG) meeting was held at Varanasi. The two-day meeting, that took place under the G20 German presidency, was co-hosted by...

India Hosts 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics

Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Culture and Tourism announced that 8th edition of the greatest carnival of Theatre in the World will take place...

WTO Aid for Trade Global Review

The sixth Aid for Trade Global Review was heldat the WTO on 11-13 July 2017. The Aid for Trade initiative was launched in 2005...

17th NAM Summit in Venezuela

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. Venezuela’s Margarita Island is...

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...

BRICS Summit 2017

China has released the theme and the cooperation priorities of the 2017 BRICS Summit which is scheduled to begin in September 2017. The summit will...

Meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education

The 64th Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held under the Chairmanship of Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar. The House...

Fifth Ministerial Meeting of Colombo Process

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh attended the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Colombo Process, a regional meeting on labour mobility, in...

6th BRICS SOM Meet

The 6th BRICS Science & Technology Senior Official Meeting (SOM) was organized at Jaipur. Purpose of the Meet was to provide an overarching vision and...

National Convention on Digital Initiatives Held

National Convention on Digital Initiatives was held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. 700 Vice Chancellors from across the Country and Heads of IISc/IITs/IIMs/NITs/IIITs participated in...

Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference: Outcomes

The Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) took place from 10 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was chaired by Minister Susana Malcorra...

Aviation Sector Meet ‘WINGS 2017’ Held

India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets and currently the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world. It is projected to...

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank 3rd Annual Meeting

India will host the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of AIIB at Mumbai on 25th and 26th June 2018. The Theme of...

6th International Geriatric Orthopaedic Conference

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 6th International Geriatric Orthopaedic Society of India Conference at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences,...

G20 Summit Adopts ‘Hangzhou Action Plan’

The 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit was the eleventh meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20). It was held on 4–5 September 2016 in the...

Outcomes of Cancun Declaration Point Wise

On 3 December, countries adopted the Cancun Declaration, named after the Mexican city where the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to...

1st BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, under the BRICS framework, is hosting a five day event where a group of...

India-CLMV Business Conclave Held

The 4th India – CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) Business Conclave was held in Jaipur. Trade with the CLMV countries grew from USD...

Habitat III Conference Adopts New Urban Agenda

A major conference on the future of the world’s cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations...

BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs Meet

In pursuance to the decisions taken at the BIMSTEC Leaders’ Retreat held in Goa, India, on 16 October 2016, the first meeting of National...

11th WTO Ministerial Conference

WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) will take place from 11 to 14 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The dates were endorsed at WTO’s...

World Conservation Congress 2016

Heads of state, policymakers and environmentalists will meet at Hawaii islands for the world's largest gathering aimed at forging a path forward on the...

National Biodiversity Congress

“A conference on “Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development” was held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, as part of the National Biodiversity Congress in February. The issues discussed...

Biodiversity Conference Adopts Cancun Declaration

More than 190 countries at a major United Nations conference in Mexico have pledged to step up efforts to integrate biodiversity into the policies...

Meeting of Heads of BIRCS ECAs

The 2nd Meeting of Heads of Export Credit Agencies of BRICS (BRICS ECAs) was held at New Delhi on October 13, 2016. The meeting was...

Islamabad SAARC Summit Postponed

SAARC Summit which was going to be held in Islamabad in Pakistan, has been postponed as four countries out of eight member grouping deciding...

New Delhi Declaration on Education

In the 4th meeting of BRICS Education Ministers recently held at New Delhi on 30th September, 2016, BRICS member countries have signed New Delhi...

First International Sikh Conclave

Three-day international Sikh conclave will be held in Patna Sahib from September 22. Eminent people including scholars, artists, businessmen, politicians from India and countries like...

22nd World Petroleum Congress

The 22nd World Petroleum Congress was held in İstanbul (Turkey) on 9-13 July, 2017. World Petroleum Council conducts the triennial World Petroleum Congress, covering all...

Agrobiodiversity Congress Adopts Delhi Declaration

The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress held in New Delhi from 6th to 9th November, 2016 was attended by 900 participants from 60 countries. Throughout the...

Conference of Asian Harmonization Working Party

Smt. Anupriya Patel, MoS (Health & Family Welfare) recently inaugurated the 22nd conference of Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) at New Delhi. The five day...

BRICS Media Forum Meet Held: Outcomes

The inaugural session of the BRICS Media Forum has been held in the Chinese capital, Beijing (Cai Mingzhao). The BRICS media forum is the result...

Indian Seed Congress

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated the Indian Seed Congress – 2017, in Kolkata. The theme of Seed Congress...

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,...

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,...

BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet

Vizag in Andhra Pradesh will host the third BRICS Urbanisation Forum meet on 14 September. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the...

Conference of Society of Nuclear Medicine

49th Annual Conference of the Society of Nuclear Medicine – India SNMICON was held in New Delhi. Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the...

International Smart Grid Action Network

The Ministry of Power, Government of India is hosting the 13th Executive Committee (ExCo) Meeting of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) at...

‘New India 2022’ Conference

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This was the 48th such Conference to...

SCO Heads Meeting on Prevention of Emergency

9th Meeting of Heads of Governments of SCO dealing with the prevention and elimination of emergency situation was held recently in Cholpon- Ata in Kyrgyz...

Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness

Indian Prime Minister Modi in his video message to the 2nd edition of 'Samvad- Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness' said that the 'dialogue is...

8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress

Union Power Minister  Piyush Goyal, addressed a distinguished gathering of delegates attending the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress in New Delhi. Theme of...

South Asian Speakers Summit

The two-day South Asian Speakers Summit was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The speakers discussed achieving sustainable goals,...

Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit

Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari represented India in the 1st Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit in Jakarta. Commemorating the 20th Anniversary...

Conference on National Academic Depository

A National Conference for awareness on National Academic Depository was held in New Delhi. The securities depositories in the country have already made dematerialization of...

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...

‘Border Protection Grid’ in News

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) States, in Kolkata. He highlighted the concept of...

Goa Maritime Symposium

The first ever Goa Maritime Symposium was conducted by the Naval War College. Divided into four sub-themes, the symposium conducted over two days evaluated Strengthening...

Global Conference to Strengthen Arbitration

The first ever Global Conference to Strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India gets underway in New Delhi. The three daylong conference titled, “National Initiative On...

International Conference on Sports Medicine

The First International Conference on Sports Medicine and Sports Sciences SAICON 2017, organized by Sports Authority of India was inaugurated in New Delhi by the...

BRICS Summit Adopts Goa Declaration

BRICS leaders adopted the Goa Declaration at eight BRICS Summit and an action plan on its implementation. The BRICS leaders have reiterated in their joint...

National Conference on Crowd Management

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) jointly with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has organised a two-day national-level conference on ‘Crowd Management’...

Codex Alimentarius Commission Meet: Outcomes

The Codex Alimentarius Commission is a joint intergovernmental body of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO with 187...

International Summit on Medical Value Travel

Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is now organizing the second edition of ‘Advantage Health Care India 2016 (AHCI 2016)’, an International...

International Buddhist Conference

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, inaugurated a three-day international Buddhist conference in Nalanda district in Bihar. The Indian government is sponsoring the conference, titled...

Donors Pledge to Protect Heritage Sites

In Donors’ Conference on Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage, world donors pledged more than $75 million to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war destruction...

18th World Congress of Criminology

The 18th edition of World Congress of Criminology would be held in India this year in Sonipat of Haryana. O P Jindal Global University (JGU)...

Meet on Elimination of Malaria in South-East Asia

Union Minister of Health attended the High Level Roundtable on “Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in the South-East Asia Region”. India has reduced its new...

5th International Tourism Mart Organised

The 5th International Tourism was organized by the Union Ministry of Tourism in association with the North Eastern States and the State of West...

National Workshop on Fiscal Decentralization

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj is organizing a two-day National Workshop on “Fiscal Decentralisation and the Role of State Finance Commissions” beginning 18.01.16. In the...

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

India is hosting the first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017 in October this year. The Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of organizing the...

7th Clean Energy Ministerial Meet (CEM7)

Union Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan led the Indian delegation at the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) and the Inaugural Mission...

G20 Meet: Full Explanation of Outcomes

The Group of Twenty (G20) is the central forum for international cooperation on financial and economic issues. The G20 countries account for more than...

Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism: Latest Developments

Pursuant to the announcement made by Indian Prime Minister at the Nuclear Security Summit held in 2016, Ministry of External Affairs in coordination with...

Science Conclave Inaugurated in Assam

Assam State Science & Technology Councils two days annual conclave has been inaugurated in Guwahati city. It has been organised by Assam Science Technology &...

Outcomes of 14th UNCTAD Ministerial Conference

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is a subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly, established in 1964 to promote...

Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017

India is hosting the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in 2017, one of the world’s largest conference on Cyber Space and related...

India International Seafood Show

India International Seafood Show (IISS) was held at Vishakhapatnam. It was organised by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and Seafood Exporters Association of...

BRICS Wellness Workshop

The Ministry of AYUSH, in collaboration with Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), is organizing a two days BRICS Wellness Workshop at...

SAARC Statistical Organisation Heads’ Meet

Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D.V. Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the 8th Meeting of Heads of SAARC Statistical Organizations (SAARCSTAT) in New Delhi. The three-day...

Annual Maritime Power Conference Organised

The National Maritime Foundation (NMF) conducted its Annual Maritime Power Conference-2017 at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) Auditorium, Development Enclave, New...

Conference of Power Ministers of States: Outcomes

The Conference of Power and New & Renewable Energy Ministers of States and UTs was held recently. It was chaired by the Union Minister...

National Skill Development Mission Meet

The first meeting of the Governing Council of the National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) was held under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The...

India at Montreal Protocol Meet

The 28th meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol officially opens in Kigali, with more than 1000 delegates from different countries and organisations are...