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Ban Ki-moon Pays Respect to Mahatma Gandhi

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Ban Ki-moon Pays Respect to Mahatma Gandhi

Ban Ki-moon Pays Respect to Mahatma Gandhi “Peace begins with respect for others,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message for the International Day of Non-violence, observed on 2 October. Every year on the International Day of Non-violence, Mr. Ban said, we recommit ourselves to the cause of peace, as exemplified by the life [...]

New Report Reveals Human Rights Violations in Pakistan

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New Report Reveals Human Rights Violations in Pakistan

New Report Reveals Human Rights Violations in Pakistan The Pakistani government should overhaul its police system that enables and even encourages serious human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday. Successive Pakistani governments have for decades failed to reform an under-resourced and under-equipped police force or hold abusive police to account. [...]

RMN Foundation Project

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RMN Foundation Project

To Office of the Commissioner of Income Tax (E) New Delhi October 1, 2016 Dear Commissioner, Please let me introduce myself as a government award-winning journalist. Besides working at senior editorial positions with India’s leading media companies, I had been writing an edit-page column for The Financial Express newspaper. Nowadays, I’m running my own global [...]

India Mulls Right to Clean Air for Every Citizen

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India Mulls Right to Clean Air for Every Citizen

Every citizen has a right to clean air and clean source of energy, and the day may not be far when there may be a public demand to bring in a legislation for right to clean air on the same lines as we have a law for Right to Education, Food Security, etc. This was [...]

Swachhta Abhiyan Touching People’s Lives: Narendra Modi

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Swachhta Abhiyan Touching People’s Lives: Narendra Modi

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that the government’s Swachhta Abhiyan (cleanliness campaign) is touching people’s lives. He said that while no one likes dirt or dirty surroundings, the habit of cleanliness takes some effort to develop. Modi was delivering the inaugural address at INDOSAN – the India Sanitation Conference – in New Delhi today. [...]

Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir Situation in Cabinet Meeting

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Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir Situation in Cabinet Meeting

Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir Situation in Cabinet Meeting Close on the heels of India’s claims today that Indian Army has conducted various attacks against Pakistan-supported terrorists, Pakistan has decided to chalk out its future course of action. Pakistan’s Prime Minister (PM) Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has convened a meeting of the Federal Cabinet Friday to discuss [...]

War-Like Situation Develops Between India and Pakistan

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War-Like Situation Develops Between India and Pakistan

India’s Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) has reported increasing infiltration by terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). However, DGMO Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh said today that Indian Army has conducted various attacks against Pakistan-supported terrorists. “Based on specific inputs that some terrorist teams had positioned themselves at launch [...]

NASA, China Join Hands for Aeronautics Research

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NASA, China Join Hands for Aeronautics Research

NASA and the Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on aeronautics research that will advance air transportation automation for U.S. and Chinese aviation operations in China. The details of the agreement were discussed during NASA Administrator Charles Bolden’s visit to China in August, when he met with officials from [...]

India Releases Cooking Gas for Burning Kashmir

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India Releases Cooking Gas for Burning Kashmir

India Releases Cooking Gas for Burning Kashmir India today launched a gas connection scheme for the people of Kashmir who have been facing an unprecedented violence for the past over two months. Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, the chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) along with a slew of other politicians launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana [...]

India to Ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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India to Ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

India Decides to Ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change The Union Cabinet of India chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to ratify the Paris Agreement (on Climate Change) on 2nd October 2016, the day of Gandhi Jayanti. Paris Agreement was adopted by 185 nations last year on 12th December 2015 [...]

How India Is Losing the Diplomatic Battle on Kashmir

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How India Is Losing the Diplomatic Battle on Kashmir

Pakistan says it will soon consult all the members of the United Nations Security Council and seek ways to implement the UN resolutions on the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). By Rakesh Raman While India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is delivering loud speeches to avenge the killings of Indian soldiers in Uri attack, Pakistan is systematically [...]

India to Host BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

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India to Host BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, under the BRICS framework, is hosting a five-day event where a group of about 50 young scientists / researchers from BRICS countries are meeting in Bengaluru from 26-30th September, 2016. It would be organized and coordinated by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru. [...]

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