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India Ranks 158th in Human Capital Score

India Ranks 158th in Human Capital Score

 “Measuring human capital: a systematic analysis of 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016”, an unprecedented scientific study conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the request of the World Bank and published on 24 September 2018 in journal The Lancet, find...

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ASHA & Anganwadi Workers Interact with & Meet Prime Minister

ASHA & Anganwadi Workers Interact with & Meet Prime Minister

Team of 3 As: ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist)  workers, Anganwadi workers and ANMs (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife), from across the country had an opportunity to interact with Prime Minister through video conferencing on September 11, 201...

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India & Cyprus MoUs on Combating Money Laundering & Environment Cooperation

 “Youth, Technology and Ideas: Shaping the Contours of the 21st Century” was  the theme of address delivered by President of India Ram Nath Kovind at University of Cyprus September 4, 2018, where he said that pursuit of excellence should inspire minds of future generations.

India and Cyprus also signed two MoUs on ...

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Institutions of Eminence to Propel Competition in Education Sector

Institutions of Eminence (IoE) status has been conferred on following Six Higher Education Institutions, including 3 from Public Sector and 3 from Private Sector, by the Government as announced on Monday July 09, 2018 by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar, who said, “The selection of institutions of eminence will not only improve the quality of education but also prope...

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India-Seychelles Strategic Convergence is Reinforced Resolve to Secure Their Oceanic Space

India and Seychelles agreed to work together on Assumption Island project based on each other's rights and signed multiple MoUs in the fields of data sharing, culture, information technology and education on June 25, 2018, during six-day visit to India of President of Seychelles, Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, from June 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India is offering USD 100 milli...

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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...

India Now has 37 World Heritage UNESCO Inscriptions

Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai declared as a World Heritage Property by UNESCO on June 30, 2018 as per decision taken at 42nd session of World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain from 24 June to 4 July 2018. India’s 37th World UNESCO Heritage Site, include the Victorian buildings, which are amongst the finest and ...

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India has shown Impressive Gains in Reduction of Maternal Mortality

Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) has significantly declined in India as nearly one thousand fewer women now die of pregnancy related complications each month in the country according to the recently released Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin - 2016, India has shown impressive gains in reduction of Maternal Mortality with 22% reduction in since 2013. MMR of India has declin...

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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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