Daily News Updates

Joblessness rises to 5-year high

September 28, 2016

According to the latest annual household survey on employment conducted by Labour Bureau, jobless economic growth continues to haunt India’s youth, with the country’s unemployment rate rising to a five-year high of five per cent in 2015-16.

WEF ranks India as 39th most competitive economy

September 28, 2016

World Economic Forum (WEF) has released the Global Competitiveness Report for the year 2016-17.

India to invest $2 billion in Sri Lanka over 3-4 years

September 28, 2016

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during a recent meeting on the Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA), said that India will invest $2 billion in Sri Lanka in the next three-four years. The Minister also called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to discuss the terms of the agreement.

Invisible foe in air kills 600,000 in a year

September 28, 2016

According to a study conducted by WHO, air pollution could have killed at least 600,000 Indians in 2012.

PMO puts the brakes on rail tariff regulator plan

September 27, 2016

The PMO has asked the Railways Ministry to follow the legislative route to set up an independent regulator for freight and passenger tariffs rather than push it through an executive order.

PM Modi dedicates seven new home-grown plant species to the nation

September 27, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated seven new indigenously developed varieties of plants to the nation to mark the 75th anniversary of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Health Ministry receives detailed report on Scrub Typhus from HP Govt

September 27, 2016

In view of the rising number of cases and reported deaths due to of Scrub Typhus in Himachal Pradesh, Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare had sought a detailed report from the State Government.

AFTER WTO SHOCK,CENTRE SET TO SUBSIDISE HOME,FOREIGN SOLAR POWER PROJECTS

September 28, 2016

After losing a case to the US at the World Trade Organization for favouring local manufacturers in its solar power programme, India is finalising a scheme to subsidise both domestic and foreign companies that will manufacture in the country, without running contrary to the WTO rules.

INDUS WATERS TREATY

September 27, 2016

In a bid to find out ways to “punish” Pakistan without actually waging a war, India is reportedly considering to review its position on the Indus Waters Treaty.

INDIA WON’T BENEFIT FROM DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND:MASS UNEMPLOYMENT, UNREST LOOMS AHEAD

September 27, 2016

In four years, India will have the world’s largest population of working people. When nations reach a high ratio of such people, they are expected to earn something called a demographic dividend

WELCOME STEPS TO OVERHAUL THE BUDGET

September 24, 2016

The government has decided to carry out three kinds of changes in the Union Budget

CALIBRATED RESPONSES:THE WAY FORWARD FOR DEFEATING PROXY WAR

September 23, 2016

The terror attack on an army camp in Uri, Kashmir, has once again put the spotlight on Pakistan-sponsored terrorism. Four suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists stormed the army camp, killing 18 jawans and injuring at least 30 before being eliminated themselves.

TEN YEARS AND WAITING

September 23, 2016

September 22, 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s judgement in the Prakash Singh case. The verdict was aimed at propelling police reform. The judgement was intended — but perhaps not expected — to kick-start police reform.

THE SBI MERGER:IS BIGGER ALWAYS BETTER?

September 21, 2016

State bank of India, the country’s largest lender, in August 2016, approved the merger of its operations with five of its associate banks

JPSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) invites application for the post of 04 Professor (BIT) Backlog.

JPSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) invites application for the post of 04 Professor (BIT) Backlog.

CGPSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) invites Online Application for 40 Civil Judge (Entry Level)

TNPSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Tamil Nadu PSC invites application for the post of 16 Sub-Inspector & Foreman for Direct recruitment.

Kerala PSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) invites application for the post of 211 Lower Division Clerk, Field Assistant & Various Vacancies.

Mizoram PSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Mizoram PSC invites application for the post of 02 Stenographer

UPSC Recruitment 2016

September 17, 2016

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites Application for the post of 66 Medical Officer, Foreman & Various Vacancies.