Minister

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

June 1, 2017

With new projects in the pipeline and increasing support of the people, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping is making consistent progress in India, says Gadkari. The minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping in India, Nitin Gadkari, talks to Bi...

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Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

November 5, 2016

After rolling ratifications of the Paris Climate Agreement by nations, the accord finally entered into a legal force on November 4, thus binding the governments, who have agreed to control the global temperature rise, to adhere to their promised contributions

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Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

October 19, 2016

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by the Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, proposed a four-tier GST bill structure and rates on the first day of the GST meeting that is scheduled to run from October 18-20.

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Military storm brewing over the subcontinent

Military storm brewing over the subcontinent

October 3, 2016

Amid global concerns, hostilities between India and Pakistan-arch rivals with nuclear capabilities - is further escalating after India's audacious military strike on September 23 across the Line of Control (LoC) that destroyed 40 terror training camps located in Pakistan.

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Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

August 3, 2016

Thousands of jobless Indians are grounded in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs to the fall in oil prices that hit the Gulf region and its economic activities this year. The Indian government is working to evacuate its people who are being denied both their pays and passports b...

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Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for girl child

Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for girl child

July 16, 2016

Ladli scheme was launched in India in 2008 for the upliftment of the girl child and the Aam Aadmi Party government (AAP) in New Delhi, the Indian capital, now seeks to revamp the scheme with some liberalisations for the beneficiaries.

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A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

June 30, 2016

The Union Cabinet in India accepted the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations to increase salaries and pensions for 4.7 million employees and 5.3 million pensioners in the country, which could boost the Indian economy. Demand for housing, automobiles and consumer durables is...

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Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

June 24, 2016

More than 24,000 children with special needs have been enrolled in government schools in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (North) and the state government is also making efforts to convert all existing schools differently-abled friendly.

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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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Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

Remembering the Heroes awarded with the Victoria Cross

June 22, 2016

United Kingdom introduced new digital archives which unfold the stories of six Indian soldiers who were dignified with the Victoria Cross award for their bravery during World War I.

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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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Blue Bulls, Monkeys and Wild Boars killed in India

Blue Bulls, Monkeys and Wild Boars killed in India

June 16, 2016

Supreme Court barges in a fight of principles and outlook that exploded in India after around 200 Blue Bulls (Nilgai) were killed in the Indian state of Bihar raising issues between the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change and animal activists in the country.

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