AGRI UDAAN is a unique platform for scale up stage innovators, entrepreneurs and startups in the Food & Agribusiness sectors to showcase their products/ services and to receive valuable inputs from mentors, incubators, R&D institutions, Agribusiness industries and investorsRead More
India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd., was inaugurated near Hyderabad on Thursday.Read More
The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar or NISAR is the latest collaborative project between the two big agencies; collaboratively, they are to launch an earth monitoring satellite scheduled for launching in 2021.Read More
PLA Colonel Ren Guoqiang said China had shown utmost goodwill and sought to communicate with India through diplomatic channels, however, goodwill has its principles and restraint has its bottom line.Read More
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM is New Air Officer-in-charge Administration (AOA) of Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat AVSM VM has taken over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration of Indian Air Force at Air Headquarters (VB), New Delhi on 01 Aug 2017.Read More
The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed in Rajya Sabha, on Thursday.
Speaking to ANI on the same, Human Resource Development (HRD) Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said that five Indian IIT proposals were presented, out of which four have received permission.
He added that IIT Allahabad, IIT Jabalpur, IIT Gwalior and IIIT Kancheepuram have received permission.Read More
04 August 2017 Current Affairs: Maharashtra Government launched two online portals MahaDBT and MahaVASTU to streamline the process of direct benefit transfer (DBT).
It is the first state in the country to launch such a system that will provide direct benefits with Aadhaar authentication.Read More
Sanjaya Baru, who was media advisor to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has been named new secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). He will replace A. Didar Singh.Read More
The panel, under the chairmanship of former law secretary T K Viswanathan, would suggest measures for improvement in PIT (Prohibition of Insider Trading) norms, PFTUP (Prohibition of Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices) regulations and mainly related to ‘trading plans’ and handling of ‘unpublished price sensitive information’ during takeovers.Read More
The Lok Sabha has passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by voice vote. It will replace the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.The bill seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 to insert provisions for handling cases related to stressed assets or non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks. Stressed assets (NPAs) are loans defaultedRead More
Trade ministers from BRICS countries pledged to rise against protectionism and safeguard the multilateral trade system after concluding their annual meeting in Shanghai Wednesday.
The member countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, are also members of the WTO, playing a major part in global economic governance, according to a statement released after the meeting.
Ministers agreed to firmly oppose protectionism and pledged to annul any protective measures,
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed two crucial Bills extending the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime to Jammu & Kashmir.
The lower house passed the Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir), Bill, 2017 and the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir), Bill, 2017 after a brief discussion.Read More
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