New norms for recruitment, promotion of college teachers

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has brought out a new set of regulations to alter the conditions for recruitment and promotion of college and university teachers ...

National Dam Safety Authority

The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal for introduction of the Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in Parliament. ...

Local Government

? the Constitution underwent with most significant transformation with the passage of the 73rd (mandating The creation of panchayats) and the 74th (creation of municipalities) Constitutional Amendments. ...

Renewable Energy

According to government India would overshoot its target of installing 175 gigawatts of capacity from renewable energy sources by 2022 ...

Oil Buyers Club

With oil producers’ cartel OPEC playing havoc with prices, India discussed with China the possibility of forming an ‘oil buyers club’ that can negotiate better terms with sellers as well as getting more U.S. crude oil to Asia to cut dominance of the oil block. ...

Ethics first

Transplantation of human organs is today a mature programme in many States, making it possible for people with kidney, liver, heart and lung failure to extend their lives. ...

Remove copters: Maldives

External Affairs Minister held a high-power meeting to discuss a deadline set by the Maldives for India to withdraw its helicopters gifted to the island nation. ...

Sand Extraction Banned

The Dakshina Kannada District Sand Monitoring Committee has banned sand extraction from rivers in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) areas ...

India to host first BIMSTEC war games

India will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group focussing on counter-terrorism in September. ...

Artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem

The NITI Aayog has published an ambitious discussion paper on kickstarting the artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem in India ...