Daily News Updates

Jaitley releases National Trade Facilitation Action Plan

July 24, 2017

The National Trade Facilitation Action Plan (NTFAP) has been released.

NGT directs Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh to submit guidelines on forest fire

July 24, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh governments to submit the national forest fire prevention and control guidelines.

India performs miserably in war on inequality

July 24, 2017

The index and the inequality report was recently released by the international NGO Oxfam and Development Finance International.

Government mulls insurance cover for digital transaction frauds

July 24, 2017

The government is “very seriously” considering the recommendations of the Chandrababu Naidu committee on digital payment security, including insurance cover for the victims of fraudulent digital transactions.

India, Japan civil nuclear deal comes into force

July 24, 2017

The India-Japan Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy entered into force on July 20, 2017 with the exchange of diplomatic notes between Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary and H.E. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan to India.

Untrained teachers get 2 years to qualify

July 24, 2017

The Lok Sabha has passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill.

Cabinet approves revision of Indian Community Welfare Fund guidelines

July 22, 2017

The Union Cabinet has approved revision of the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) guidelines.

The challenge of a small farmer economy

July 22, 2017

Summary: Though agriculture now accounts for less than 15% of gross domestic product (GDP), it is still the main source of livelihood for nearly half our population. Agriculture is still the core of our food security

Maharashtra becomes first state to enact law against social boycott

July 21, 2017

Summary: Declaring social boycott a crime, Maharashtra has become the first Indian state to introduce judicial legislation aimed at preventing extra-judicial courts and caste panchayats from committing atrocities. As the title suggests, the purpose of this law is to prevent and punish the continuing community-driven practice of social boycotts.

The birth of the new Nuclear Prohibition Treaty

July 20, 2017

Summary: In July 2017, the United Nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which bans and makes it illegal to possess, use, produce, transfer, acquire, stockpile or deploy nuclear weapons.

Vibrant Democracy, dormant Parliament

July 20, 2017

Summary: As an institution, Parliament is central to the very idea of democracy and was assigned a pivotal role in our Constitution by the founding fathers of the republic.

How e-NAM, derivatives markets linkages can benefit farmers

July 14, 2017

Summary: At a time when policymakers are focussed on cleaning up the government’s balance-sheet, agrarian distress seems to throw the carefully crafted budgetary discipline off-balance. Farmers, in state after state, have been demanding relief.

India needs strong, directly elected mayors

July 13, 2017

Summary: Recently, the Maharashtra cabinet approved a proposal for direct election of the village sarpanch, the head of the gram panchayat. An ordinance to this effect is in the pipeline. With this, the debate surrounding the direct election of mayors in urban areas has once again come to the fore.

Internal insecurity

July 13, 2017

Summary: The internal security situation of the country has not shown any marked improvement in the last few years. In the recent past, a growing number of incidents have led to increased visibility of the deteriorating internal security situation as well as signal, what could well be seminal changes in India’s approach to its security mechanism.

CGPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) invites Online Application for 05 Lecturer & Librarian in Village Industries Department.

TSPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) invites application for the post of 546 Lecturer in Residential Degree Colleges(women). Apply Online before 24 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for the post of 03 Assistan Commissioner. Apply Online before 28 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for t Automobile Engineer. Apply Online before 21 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for the post of 13 Assistant Professor.

SSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invites applications for the post of Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL), 2017 in different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.

SPSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Sikkim Public Service Commission invites Application for the post of Nepali Translator