Different types of Majority provisions in Constitution

  Explained by: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) I know for a starter…

Methodology for Coal Block Auction approved

  The Government has approved the methodology for auction by competitive bidding of the coal blocks. The methodology provides for auctioning the fully explored coal blocks and also provides for…

Managing Epidemics and Natural Calamities

  An epidemic is a sudden increase in the number of cases of a disease above what is normally expected in the population of a specific area. A pandemic is…

Human Development Report 2014 takes the temperature on humanity

  Although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Nearly 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are…

El-Nino, La-Nino and their Effects

  By: Mohit Diwan   What is El-Nino? El Nino means The Little Boy and is often called “a warm event”. El Nino is an oscillation of the ocean-atmosphere system in…

Income Through Launching of Satellite

  The Government is generating income through various satellite launch missions by providing services, on commercial basis, through Antrix Corporation Limited (Antrix), the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation…

Status of Indigenous Research and Development

  Government is vigorously pursuing indigenous Research and Development (R&D) in various areas of Science and Technology (S&T) in the country. This has resulted a strong independent base in R&D…

India, the First Nation to ratify Marrakesh Treaty

  India becomes the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty. Ratification of the Treaty will facilitate import of accessible format copies from the member states by the Indian authorized…

Summary of Economic Survey 2013-14

  The Economic Survey 2013-14, presented in the Lok Sabha by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, has noted that as India had a large trade deficit in the first…

Railway Budget 2014 -15 : Summary

  In his maiden budget, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the bulk of future railway projects will be financed through public-private partnerships and his ministry would seek cabinet approval for allowing foreign direct…