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President of India Releases Book: Citizen and Society

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President of India Releases Book: Citizen and Society

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, released a book ‘Citizen and Society’ written by Vice President Mohd. Hamid Ansari today (September 23, 2016) at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking on the occasion, the President complimented Hamid Ansari for bringing out the volume, which is a [...]

How India Plans to Control Its Population Growth

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How India Plans to Control Its Population Growth

How India Plans to Control Its Population Growth As increasing population has become a major threat to India’s economic development, the government has decided to take a few steps to control the population growth. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today it will launch “Mission Parivar Vikas” in 145 high focus districts having [...]

Coca-Cola University to Train Kirana Store Operators in India

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Coca-Cola University to Train Kirana Store Operators in India

Coca-Cola University (CCU), which runs skill training programs for traditional trade (kirana store) retailers, announced Thursday that it aims to train 350,000 people in India by December 2017. The training will be in the areas of grocery, convenience store retailing and in food services. The training module will be a mix of classroom training and [...]

Summit to Focus on Investment Climate in North India

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Summit to Focus on Investment Climate in North India

India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said today that the Indian government is focussed to spend on infrastructure in a big way to create smooth logistics experience for industries. Addressing the inaugural session of the Invest North Summit she said the interaction between industry and government is essential. [ Also Visit: Tech-Wise Knowledge [...]

Pakistan Raises Kashmir Issue Forcefully at UN Event

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Pakistan Raises Kashmir Issue Forcefully at UN Event

Pakistan told the UN General Assembly that it will share a dossier containing evidence of the gross and systematic violations of human rights committed by Indian forces in the occupied Kashmir. By Rakesh Raman Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took a forceful stand on Kashmir in the UN General Assembly on Wednesday and urged the [...]

Arun Jaitley Opens Tourism Investors Summit in India

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Arun Jaitley Opens Tourism Investors Summit in India

India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated Wednesday the “Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS)-2016” organized by the Ministry of Tourism. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s message was read at the event and a special film on “Investments in Tourism Sector in India” was shown. Arun Jaitley also released a compendium on Indian tourism [...]

Startup Scheme for Troubled Kashmir Proposed

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Startup Scheme for Troubled Kashmir Proposed

Startup Scheme for Troubled Kashmir Proposed While the unrest in Kashmir has reached alarming levels, India’s leading industry body CII has suggested the local government to help youth start small businesses as a measure to restore normalcy in the state. A CII members’ delegation led by Rahul Sahai, vice chairman, CII J&K (Jammu & Kashmir) [...]

India Plans Holistic Development of Islands

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India Plans Holistic Development of Islands

India Plans Holistic Development of Islands The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday chaired a meeting to review the steps towards holistic development of islands. The Prime Minister was given a presentation on the vision for holistic development, which involved inputs from the NITI Aayog, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and other senior [...]

Loss in Exports Leading to Job Losses in India: Study

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Loss in Exports Leading to Job Losses in India: Study

According to a leading industry association in India, sharp drop in merchandise exports has mainly contributed to a loss of 70,000 jobs during the second quarter of 2015. It has reinforced a crucial point that the employment generation has to be led by the domestic demand in the wake of subdued global demand, an ASSOCHAM [...]

Pakistan Asks Muslim Countries to Support Kashmiris

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Pakistan Asks Muslim Countries to Support Kashmiris

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has urged the Organisation of Islamic Coopertaion and other Muslim countries to raise voice for their Kashmiri brothers and sisters. By Rakesh Raman Pakistan is leaving no stone unturned to internationalize the burning Kashmir issue as local Kashmiris are facing the wrath of Indian security forces which are hell-bent [...]

Is it a Struggle for Freedom or Terrorism in Kashmir?

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Is it a Struggle for Freedom or Terrorism in Kashmir?

Pakistan has launched a major diplomatic offensive against India and it has already taken the Kashmir issue successfully to the United Nations. By Rakesh Raman Pakistan has responded sharply to Indian government’s repeated assertions that the trouble in Kashmir is because of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and Kashmir is an integral part of India. Pakistan said today [...]

Was Pakistan Involved in Kashmir Attack on Indian Army?

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Was Pakistan Involved in Kashmir Attack on Indian Army?

Although successive Indian governments have not been able to solve the troubling Kashmir issue, they always blame Pakistan for the violence in Kashmir, which is a disputed territory between India and Pakistan. By Rakesh Raman Pakistan on Sunday rejected the Indian allegations of involvement in an attack on Indian security forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir’s Uri [...]