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India upholds Net Neutrality whereas US repeals Network Neutrality

Net Neutrality, which means that telecom and Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet equally, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, site, platform, or application; has been approved by the Telecom Commission (TC): the highest decision-making body in the Department of Telecom, on Wednesday July 11, 2018Continue Reading...

Higher Education Commission of India for Improving Academic Standards & Quality of Higher Education

Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) will focus on improving academic standards and the quality of Higher Education as per the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill 2018 prepared by the Ministry of HRD aims at reforming the regulatory systems that provide for more autonomy and facilitate holistic growth of the education sys...

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India-U.S. ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue for Signing of COMCASA

Inaugural India-U.S. ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue, the new dialogue format that was decided by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U. S. President Donald Trump in their first meeting in Washington DC in June 2017, has paved the way for signing of COMCASA, Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement, meant to provide a legal framework for the transfer o...

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MOVE: Global Mobility Summit 2018

India is on the move, in terms of its economy, reforms, cities and towns, infrastructure, goods, youth and so are our lives on the move, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating - MOVE: India’s 1st Global Mobility Summit on September 7, 2018 in New Delhi and added that mobility is a key driver of the economy; it can boost economic growth and create employm...

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President Emphasises Defence &Tech Relations in Czech Republic

Special carve-out for Indian skilled workers and business executives to work and live in the Czech Republic on a long-term basis that will come into effect in October 2018 and will initially be limited to 500 visas a year, was welcomed by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind during his state visit to the Czech Republic from September 6 to 9, 2018 and he thanked President Miloš Zeman and Government o...

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More than 3400 Test Practice Centres Inaugurated for Higher Education Entrance Examinations

National Testing Agency, a premier testing organization, set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)), in order to bring efficiency, transparency and qualitative difference in competitive examination process for Higher Education, has been mandated to conduct Entrance Tests for Higher Educational Institutions that include JEE (Main), NEET (UG), UGC-NET, CMAT and GPAT examinations....

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Economic Diplomacy is a Priority for Indian Foreign Service

Indian Foreign Service - 2017 batch held its valedictory function on Thursday May 31, 2018, where External Affairs Minister of India Smt Sushma Swaraj was the Chief Guest. President Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressing the officer-trainees, when they called on him on Wednesday June 6, 2018 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, said that they are joining the Indian Foreign Service at an exciting tim...

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Rotary Actuated Dodecahedron for study of Delicate Sea Creatures

Delicate Sea Creatures can now be safely trapped inside a folding polyhedral enclosure without causing them any harm by using an Origami-inspired sampler developed by researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study according to a research published on July 18, 2018 in Science Robot...

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Gopalkrishna Gandhi to get 24th Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award

Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award, instituted to commemorate the lasting contribution made by late Rajiv Gandhi former Indian Prime Minister to promote peace, communal harmony and fight against violence and carries a citation and cash award of ₹10 lakh, will be awarded in its 24th edition this year in 2018 to Gopalkrishna Gandhi, for his outstanding contribution ...

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G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting to Bridge Digital Divide

“Digitalization changes all parts of our economy, politics and society and brings the world closer together”, said Christian Hirte, German Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, in support of G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting in Salta, in the north-west of Argentina, held on August 23 & 24, 2018 with an agenda focused on <...

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