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Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

June 28, 2016

A recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report on energy and air pollution, ‘World energy outlook’ (WEO), estimated that air pollution causes 6.5 million premature deaths across the world in a year, with India alone being the contributor of 1.6 million premature deaths, al...

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India became 35th member of Missile Technology Control Regime

India became 35th member of Missile Technology Control Regime

June 27, 2016

India has just become officially the 35th member nation of the Missile Technology Regime (MTCR), the development came after its bid to become the member of national supplies group (NSG) was opposed by China.

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India Couture Week 2016 begins on July 20 in New Delhi

India Couture Week 2016 begins on July 20 in New Delhi

June 27, 2016

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) is back with the annual platform for couture, India Couture Week (ICW), yet again with an edition of glamour and glitz that will begin in New Delhi on July 20, 2016.

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Anil Kumble to coach the National Indian Cricket team

Anil Kumble to coach the National Indian Cricket team

June 24, 2016

Former India cricket team captain Anil Kumble was selected as India’s head coach by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on June 22, 2016, for the next 12 months.

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British voters choose to exit the European Union

British voters choose to exit the European Union

June 24, 2016

After a tight and rough race, British voters have chosen to exit the European Union, in the “Brexit” referendum organised on June 23. It triggered a wave of uncertainty and volatility on the world markets, including Indian ones. The Sensex and the Indian rupee fell sharply. I...

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Red carpet for foreign funds

Red carpet for foreign funds

June 21, 2016

The Government of India announced liberalisation of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) system by easing norms for a couple of important sectors including defence, food retail, aviation and pharmaceuticals.

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Another violent wave in Bangladesh

Another violent wave in Bangladesh

June 20, 2016

Bangladesh is captured in an upsurge of violence against the religious minorities, following a series of attacks on secular bloggers, activists and intellectuals, that began last year. The recent execution of a Hindu priest, however, has triggered new absurdity in the country.

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“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

“Brexit” or “Bremain”? Will Britain stay in the European Union?

June 18, 2016

The Brexit votes will be conducted in the United Kingdom on June 23, where the citizens, including a nearly 3 million diaspora population of Indian origin residing in the UK, will voice their opinion whether the country should 'Remain' or 'Exit' Europe. This tight race will also ...

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Obesity and diabetes

Obesity and diabetes

June 17, 2016

According to the Global Nutrition Report 2016, the number of overweight people who are also prone to diabetes are increasing in India.

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Man versus Wildlife in India

Man versus Wildlife in India

June 17, 2016

Accidents on railway tracks are not uncommon. Cases of many people getting injured or even dying are reported regularly. But, this time it is Elephants who have been wounded and killed by train collisions and with the expansion of modern high-speed railways and urbanisation in In...

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Increasing vegetarianism in India

Increasing vegetarianism in India

June 10, 2016

According to a survey, the percentage of meat eaters in India is expected to decline as the benefits of vegetarianism are getting popular in the country.

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Indian PM Modi’s fruitful trip to Doha

Indian PM Modi’s fruitful trip to Doha

June 8, 2016

Larsen & Toubro won a contract to construct the stadium for Qatar’s 2022 world cup worth 135 million dollar.

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