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…

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…

From an Idea to the Finest Reality : Indian Institute of Science

  A story about the finest Education Institute of India from its establishment to current status, a worth read and share !! Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) is truly the…

Centre – State financial relation & Special Category Status: Decoded

  Author: Suchak Patel  In any Federal structure, well defined state central financial relation between state and centre is necessary for the smooth working of whole political system. As a…

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…

Canister Based Launch of Agni V : Explained

  Explained by: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) India is planning for Canister-based…

Recommendations of Tax Administration Reform Commission

  A panel headed by Parthasarathi Shome on Monday recommended abolishing the post of revenue secretary as part of needed reforms in the tax administration. It also said the Central Board of Direct Taxes and…

Working of Tsunami Warning System

  The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) is established after the deadly Tsunami on 26 December, 2004 at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Sciences (INCOIS – ESSO), autonomous…