Uttar Pradesh

Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Mohammed Shahid, Indian hockey player and ace dribbler, dies at 56

Mohammed Shahid, Indian hockey player and ace dribbler, dies at 56

July 22, 2016

Former Indian hockey team captain and Olympic gold medallist, Mohammad Shahid, passed away on July 20, 2016. Shahid was 56 years old and lost his life to a severe liver condition and kidney failure.

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Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

June 29, 2016

India witnessed an increase of 500 tigers in April 2016 but things seem to be a little topsy-turvy with the death of about 74 tigers in the country.

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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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Growing Pollution in New Delhi

Growing Pollution in New Delhi

June 7, 2016

According to a research, air pollution in New Delhi is relatively high as compared to other parts in the country and reduces life expectancy of the people by around six years.

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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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Abhishek Mishra

Abhishek Mishra

May 25, 2016

“Highest Figures among States in India” Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM) has already managed to train 300,000 people in a span of three years. Overcoming the initial hiccups of infrastructure and content, the state is now moving ahead step by step, says Mishra....

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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

May 8, 2016

With Cannes Film Festival just around the corner, there’s buzz all around as to who’s making it to Cannes – be it the movies or celebrities. Cinema enthusiastic Indians in particular keep a track of all the latest updates about any sort of Indian presence at the renowned f...

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Upgrading the agricultural sector

Upgrading the agricultural sector

April 15, 2016

On April 14, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an electronic trading platform, the National Agriculture Marker (e-NAM) for the farmers in India to sell their produce. On the 125th anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Indian jurist, economist, politician and social...

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India’s conservation effort

India’s conservation effort

April 14, 2016

The number of wild tigers in the world has increased to 3,890 in April 2016 from 3,200 in 2010, making it an increase of almost 22 pc. India is at the forefront of this conservation effort of this endangered species. The tiger population in the world has increased to almost 3,890...

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Overseas Citizens of India

Overseas Citizens of India

March 14, 2016

The Ambassador of India to France, Mohan Kumar, made a three-day visit in Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies, to strengthen some very promising economic and cultural ties between the island and India. He also paid tribute, invited by GOPIO Guadeloupe, to the Indian workers who...

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