Category Archives: International

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…

Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): How it Works ??

  The SDR is an international reserve asset, created by the IMF in 1969 to supplement its member countries’ official reserves. Its value is based on a basket of four…

Project ‘Mausam’ by Ministry of Culture

  Secretary, Ministry of Culture Shri Ravindra Singh on 20th June, 2014 presented ‘Mausam’, a Ministry of Culture project to an international audience at the 38th session of the World…

Israel & India : Through the lens of history

  India and Israel established full diplomatic relations in 1992 and since then the bilateral relationship between the two countries has blossomed at the economic, military, agricultural and political levels….

Philippines & US sign security Pact

  The U.S. and Philippines signed a defence pact to promote peace and security in the region. The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement will give American millitary temporary access to selected…

Delhi has the worst air quality – WHO

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released its 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) database revealed that thirteen of the dirtiest 20 cities were Indian. Delhi tops…

Boko Haram: All you want to know

  The mass abduction of almost 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram has captured the attention of the nation, taken social media by storm and…

India’s Ballistic Missile Defence System

  India successfully test-fired new interceptor missile capable of neutralising any incoming long-range missile at higher altitude. The interceptor, positioned at launch pad-IV of Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100…

Global Information Technology Report 2014

  World Economic Forum (WEF) released 13th Edition of the Global Information Technology Report 2014 on 14 April 2014 in New York. India was ranked 83 among 148 economies in…

India honors – not Dishonors – Patent Laws

  Article is written by Nirupama Rao for  The Hill’s Congress blog   India has experienced transformational economic growth over the past two decades. Thanks in large measure to reforms that…