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India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

September 27, 2016

Though India was earlier reluctant to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement any time soon, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25, 2016, announced that the country will ratify the accord on October 2 this year.

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Movie review: Pink

Movie review: Pink

September 20, 2016

While the Indian film space is gradually getting used to a diverse set of subjects, sometimes uneasy social commentaries like Pink come as a much-needed guidebook underlining issues such as prejudices against women and their degree of freedom in the patriarchal Indian society.

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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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New Delhi’s numerous hit-and-run cases

New Delhi’s numerous hit-and-run cases

August 13, 2016

Delhi has been a major hotspot for accidents, especially in the recent past. A lot of people lose their lives as the city is increasingly turning a blind eye towards the victims. Witnessing the seriousness of the situation, the government will soon provide incentives for saving a...

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5 things to do in Udaipur

5 things to do in Udaipur

August 11, 2016

Udaipur, fondly known as the city of lakes, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan in North-West India. The former capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar is a delight for history, architecture, nature and food lovers. Not only tourists, but the place is also a...

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Elite clubs of Kolkata

Elite clubs of Kolkata

July 18, 2016

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, an eastern state in India, once known as Calcutta, has a lively club culture that traces its roots to the colonial era. Raj era (what the colonial era is  referred to as locally) clubs in Kolkata remain as preferred spaces for leisure, import...

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Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

June 30, 2016

As monsoon proceeded towards its commencement in April this year, there was a relief from mosquitoes causing dengue and malaria, but the city seems to be under the web of dengue fever yet again as the monsoon showers drench the city.

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New Delhi to get monsoon showers in two days

New Delhi to get monsoon showers in two days

June 28, 2016

After a long spell of hot and humid weather, Delhiites enjoyed a fresh spell of rains on Tuesday morning bringing a bit of relief. Thanks to these episodic showers, the temperature in the Indian capital dropped to 28 degrees celsius, against 39.6 degrees previously, turning the w...

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Environmental issues in New Delhi

Environmental issues in New Delhi

June 6, 2016

To address the environmental issues prevailing in the capital like trafficking of wildlife, reduced forest cover, increasing pollution and more, the city of New Delhi decided to try to walk on the green road.

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Anti-government sect ‘Netaji’ eviction provokes a huge controversy

Anti-government sect ‘Netaji’ eviction provokes a huge controversy

June 5, 2016

A huge political controversy has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after 26 people were killed and hundreds were arrested in Mathura, where violence broke when the police tried to dismiss the sectarian illegal occupants in a land owned by the government.

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Europe India Foundation for Excellence

Europe India Foundation for Excellence

June 2, 2016

As Modi government completed two years in office, one of his pet schemes, Skill India, was in focus here in Paris as UNESCO hosted a Global Skill Development Meet, attended by delegations from various countries around the world. The meet was organised by the Europe India Foundati...

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Increasing labour costs

Increasing labour costs

May 18, 2016

According to a study, the increasing labour costs in India will be a hindrance in India’s cost competitiveness that is forecasted to reduce from 44 pc to 30 pc by 2030. Growing labour costs will dent India’s cost competitiveness in manufacturing vis-à- vis Europe and is esti...

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