Daily News Updates

Cabinet approves India’s negotiating position adopted at Kigali conference

December 02, 2016

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating position adopted by the Government of India at the recent Meeting of Parties (MoP) to the Montreal Protocol of the Vienna Convention for Protection of Ozone Layer that took place in October, 2016, in Kigali,

National anthem must be played before screening of films: Supreme Court

December 02, 2016

The Supreme Court has ordered all cinema halls across the country to play the national anthem before the screening of films and that all present must “stand up in respect” till the anthem ended

Airlines seek stay on levy, HC issues notice

December 02, 2016

The Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Centre, the Airports Authority of India and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation as the Federation of Indian Airlines (FAI) sought a stay on the government’s notification on levy of Rs.7,5000 to Rs.8,500 per flight

Afghanistan, India hope to corner Pakistan

December 02, 2016

In the wake of the brazen Nagrota attack, India and Afghanistan are planning to seek to isolate Pakistan on terror at the upcoming two-day Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar

Trade costs of India remain high: UN body

December 02, 2016

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said, in its recently released Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2016, that international and intra-regional trade costs of India remained higher compared with the trade costs of best-performing economies in Asia and the Pacific, although a declining trend has been observed since 2009.

Even nil vacancies won’t cut backlog: Report

December 01, 2016

A study ordered by the Supreme Court shows that more judges in the High Courts, or even filling all the vacancies in them, does not necessarily end pendency.

Son has no legal right in parents’ house, can stay at their mercy: HC

December 01, 2016

In a significant move, the Delhi High Court has ruled that a son cannot claim a right to live in the self-acquired house of his parents and can do so only at their mercy.

INDIA’S MISSING GIRL CHILDREN

December 02, 2016

The demographic transition in India has brought along an ugly unintended consequence – a historically strong preference for sons over daughters in these societies has strengthened with the decline in fertility.

LONG ROAD TO GENDER EQUALITY IN INDIA

December 01, 2016

Gender Budgeting has become a powerful tool for gender mainstreaming. Over the past two decades, women’s empowerment has been increasingly recognized as a crucial factor for any country’s holistic and sustainable development.

FOR MODI’S SMART-CITY VISION TO BECOME A REALITY, INDIA NEEDS SMART VILLAGES FIRST

November 29, 2016

It is now widely agreed that development of rural India holds the key to the nation’s sustainable economic growth

A CHANGE CALLED NEHA

November 28, 2016

The Government of India is now scheduled to launch the National e-Health Authority (NeHA). A regulatory body, tasked with overseeing the digitisation of health information, NeHA holds great promise

RBI SHOWS INTEREST IN NO-INTEREST BANKING. WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

November 28, 2016

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed opening of ‘Islamic window’ in conventional banks for ‘gradual’ introduction of Sharia-compliant or interest-free banking in the country. Both the Centre and RBI are exploring the possibility of introduction of Islamic banking for long to ensure financial inclusion of those sections of the society that remain excluded due to religious reasons.

RESTORE THE CEASEFIRE

November 25, 2016

THE November 2003 ceasefire agreement was a landmark in the strained bilateral relations between India and Pakistan. It came after a long cycle of violence along the 725-kilometre-long Line of Control (LoC) which divides Jammu and Kashmir into two parts.

BENEFITTING FROM CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

November 24, 2016

Since 2013, the ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiative has become the centrepiece of China’s economic diplomacy. The essence of OBOR is to promote regional and cross-continental connectivity between China and Eurasia.

CGPSC Recruitment 2016

October 21, 2016

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) invites Online Application for 180 Assistant Professor. Apply Online before 23 November 2016.

HPSSC Recruitment 2016

October 21, 2016

Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) invites Application for the post of 2405 Junior Engineer, Junior Office Assistant, Pump Operator & Various Vacancies on contract basis. Apply Online before 17 November 2016.

SPSC Recruitment 2016

October 21, 2016

Sikkim Public Service Commission invites Application for the post of 27 temporary regular basis. Apply before 10 November 2016.

KPSC Recruitment 2016

October 21, 2016

Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) invites Application for the post of 1353 Female Supervisors, Statistical Inspector, Sub Registrar & V November 2016.

RPSC Recruitment 2016

October 21, 2016

Rajasthan PSC invites application for the post of Sub Inspector Combined Competitive Exam 2016 (SI/ Platoon Commander) in 330 Vacancies. Apply Online before 06 November 2016.

SPSC Recruitment

October 21, 2016

Sikkim Public Service Commission invites Application for the post of 10 Firemen Emergency Services Department on Regular basis. Apply before 05 November 2016.

GPSC Recruitment

October 21, 2016

Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) invites application for the posts of 05 Officer, General State Service Class Development Department. Apply Online before 03 November 2016.