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Feb 22, 2018
In beleaguered Yavatmal, one farmer's organic practice could provide a way forward for districtAt this farm in Yavatmal, there are a variety of crops to be grown all year round, thus ensuring long-term employment for labourers | #FirstCulture
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Will FM Arun Jatley give requisite push to resolve stressed assets issue?The trend in the stressed assets reveals that major stressed sectors are infrastructure, iron and steel, textiles, aviation and mining.
Jan 23, 2018
HTC Vive extends partnership with World Economic Forum to drive its initiative for VR and AR technologyHTC Vive will continue to design and create experiences to foster the use of VR/AR technologies to educate and empower humanity, the company said.
Jan 15, 2018
WEF ranks India 30th on global manufacturing index; says human capital, resources main challengesIn terms of scale of production, India has been ranked 9th, while for complexity it is at 48th place.
Jan 09, 2018
Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI reportThe benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.
Jan 08, 2018
Govt reduced energy subsidies by over Rs 82,000 cr in 3 years, but discoms remain largest beneficiariesEnergy subsidies reduced by over Rs 82,000 crore between 2013-14 and 2015-16, a drop of 38 percent, but subsidies given to electricity transmission and distribution companies rose by over 60 percent
Jan 07, 2018
UNESCO announces its full support for Terre-policy centre's Smart Campus Cloud NetworkUnesco's Knowledge Societies Programme will now work closely with SCCN to empower and enable the youth in the universities and colleges.
Dec 11, 2017
India, China, Russia call for global action against terrorism: Full text of Sushma Swaraj's address at 15th RIC meetIndia, Russia and China jointly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while calling for effective implementation of existing international commitments to counter terrorism following the 15th Russia-India-China Foreign Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi
Nov 24, 2017
Scientists re-confirm possibility of large earthquakes in the HimalayasThe study is based on data collected from 70 continuous and three episodic GPS stations in different parts of country over a period of two decades from 1996 to 2015.
Nov 09, 2017
Need 'all- encompassing approach' to tackle air pollution in Delhi, says top UN officialTackling environmental pollution, such as the haze that has enveloped Delhi, calls for an "all- encompassing approach" over and above measures such as a ban on firecrackers and controlling the volume of vehicles on the roads, a top UN official said on Thursday.