India, Germany sign MOU to promote sustainable urban development
India and Germany on February 23, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an ‘Implementation Agreement in Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities in India’ in New Delhi.

The agreement was signed between Union Ministr More..

World Leaders failed to respond to Human Rights violation: Amnesty report
Human Rights group Amnesty International has released its annual report for the year 2017-18 that documents the state of the world’s human rights.

The report covers 159 countries. It highlights the suffering endured by many, be it thro More..

NITI Aayog to soon launch special cell for women entrepreneurs
NITI Aayog would be launching a special cell called ‘Women Entrepreneurial and Innovation Cell’ next month to support women entrepreneurs and give a boost to their initiatives.

The move follows the successful conclusion of the Global E More..

Petro: Venezuela becomes first country to launch virtual currency
Venezuela become first sovereign country to officially launch its own cryptocurrency called Petro backed by oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves to circumvent US-led financial sanctions. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed that the pre-min More..

India to host first International Solar Alliance summit
India is going to host first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit in March 2018 in New Delhi. It will be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by leaders from over 50 member countries. It will include French President Emmanuel Macr More..

India offers $1 million aid to Tonga
India has contributed $1 million aid Tonga for rehabilitation efforts after island was hit by Tropical Cyclone Gita which had caused massive destruction across the pacific ocean archipelago.

India will provide $500,000 for immediate re More..

MoUs worth Rs 4.28 lakh crore inked at UP Investors Summit
The Uttar Pradesh government signed 1,045 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) amounting to proposed investments worth Rs 4.28 lakh crore at UP Investors Summit 2018 in Lucknow.

The summit was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi More..

N Gopalaswami Committee to select top 20 educational institutes of eminence
Government  has constituted Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) to select 20 Institutions of Eminence from among 104 institutions (public or private) that have applied for the status.

The committee will be headed by former Chief Elec More..

Northeast’s first regional Centre for Agriculture with Israeli collaboration to come up in Mizoram
Northeast India’s first regional Centre for Agriculture with collaboration of Israel will be inaugurated in Mizoram in March 2018. It will be first such centre in North East region of India being established with Israeli collaboration.


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