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S-400 Triumf Deal is Reiteration of India’s Strategic Autonomy

India and Russia having a long history of mutual trust and mutual benefit reaffirmed their commitment to enhance military technical cooperation as well as Moscow’s place as India’s biggest and most important defence partner by concluding the $5.43 billion (₹40300 crore) contract for five S-400 ‘Triumf’ missile systems, after the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian Pres...

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National Police Memorial Dedicated to the Nation

National Police Memorial was dedicated to the nation, in recognition of the sacrifices made by police personnel since Independence, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 October, the Police Commemoration Day 2018, and addressing the police personnel he said, “Peace prevalent in nation is possible only due to your services”. PM Modi tweeted: “Cops are doing great service to the nation” and “Tribu...

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Global Hunger Index 2018 Categorises India as Serious

Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2018 that tracks the state of hunger worldwide and spotlights those places where action to address hunger is most urgently needed, published jointly by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe on 10 October 2018, reveals a distressing gap between the current rate of progress in the fight against hunger and under-nutrition and the rate of progress needed to eliminate hunger...

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Convocation of National Board of Examinations

19th Convocation of National Board of Examinations was addressed by the Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu on September 21, 2018, where, 306 Doctors received Gold Medals in their respective specialty, 61 Medical Teachers were honoured for their exemplary work in the field of modern medicine and 20,534 degrees were conferred to Post Graduates Doctors.

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Atal Innovation Mission & IBM India – Internship Programme

NITI Aayog's  Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) & IBM India designed first-of-its kind Industry-tailored Student Internship Programme to equip students with the skills for new collar careers in areas like artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things, cyber-security, cloud-computing and block-chain has been announced on Thursday 11 October 2018, which will see 38 students receive ...

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2018 Seoul Peace Prize awarded to Modi for Modinomics, Modi Doctrine & Act East Policy

Crediting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'Modinomics', 'Modi Doctrine' and 'Act East Policy', Seoul Peace Prize Committee has conferred him the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world's fastest growin...

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Nobel Peace Prize for Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad

Nobel Peace Prize 2018 has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their effort to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict as per announcement by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Nobel Committee on Friday October 5, 2018 in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The Prize will be presented in Oslo on Dec 10, the anniversary of the death of Swedish ...

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Physics Nobel won by Three Laser Scientists

Nobel Prize for Physics 2018, for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision instruments for everything used from eye surgery to micro-machining, has been won on Tuesday October 2, 2018 by three scientists including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years. Arthur Ashkin of the U.S. won one half of the nine million Swedish kronor (about $1.0...

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The 4th BIMSTEC Summit for Peaceful, Prosperous & Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region

 “Our collective wisdom, thought & vision on the goal of Peaceful, Prosperous & Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region is eloquently captured in the 4th BIMSTEC Summit Declaration”, said K P Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal, the Current Chair of the BIMSTEC addressing the closing session of the 4th edition of BIMSTEC summit held in Kathmandu on August 30 & 31, 2018 under the theme: 'Tow...

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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Awarded to William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 has been jointly won by two American economists: William D. Nordhaus, “for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis” and Paul M. Romer, “for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis”, as announced on October 8, 2018 by the Royal Sw...

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