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Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

October 7, 2016

Soon after India confirmed its intention to contribute towards climate change mitigation, the United Nations recognised 1,000 rural Indian women internationally on September 28, by honouring them with the ‘United Nations Momentum for Change Climate Change Award’, for their in...

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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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Zee Mundo introduced in the US Spanish market

Zee Mundo introduced in the US Spanish market

September 20, 2016

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE), one of India's leading television media and entertainment companies, launched a Spanish-language Bollywood movie channel, 'Zee Mundo’ targeting Hispanics audiences in the US.

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Kerala tourism garners global attention

Kerala tourism garners global attention

September 14, 2016

While Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is set to open gates on the World Tourism Day (September 27), international recognition for Kerala tourism is rapidly growing as the state bags another coveted and prestigious award from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative mark...

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ISRO tests engine that lands India among space technology giants

ISRO tests engine that lands India among space technology giants

August 30, 2016

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully tested two ‘scramjet’ engines this weekend, making India the fourth country in the world to showcase the engine technology.

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India world’s third largest home for tech start-ups, according to ASSOCHAM

India world’s third largest home for tech start-ups, according to ASSOCHAM

August 24, 2016

A recent study by The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM) has established India as the third largest hub for tech start-ups in the world, with recommendations to strengthen and ameliorate the eco-system for the entrepreneurs of the country. ASSOCHAM conducted a ...

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Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

August 22, 2016

The current #Deputy Governor of the #Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Urjit Patel, will become the 24th Governor of the Indian central bank on 4th September this year. He succeeds #Raghuram Rajan. His appointment will end two months’ speculation about Raghuram Rajan’s successor.

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Indian economy may escalate by 7.8 pc in 2017

Indian economy may escalate by 7.8 pc in 2017

July 21, 2016

According to a recent report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Indian economy may grow by 7.4 pc in the current fiscal period and by 7.8 pc in 2017, despite the challenges.

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India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

July 18, 2016

India’s turn to host the G20 summit is scheduled for 2019 but the country is now proposing to take up the presidency of the meet in 2018 as it would be having its general election polls in 2019.

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Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

June 30, 2016

In a fast growing Indian tourism market, plane is more and more popular but still used by a minority, as most Indians still prefer to travel by bus or train and stay with their friends or relatives, for expenses to remain reasonable, as per the last National Sample Survey Organis...

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India continues to break space technology barriers

India continues to break space technology barriers

June 23, 2016

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) set a new record with the launch of 20 satellites in 26 minutes on June 23, 2016.

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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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