Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on establishing a liquid, flexible and global LNG Market. The MoC will promote bilateral relationship between India and Japan in the energy sector. It will contribute Read More …

Birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh

The crux from PIB: The Prime Minister of India today attended the inauguration of the birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh at IARI at Pusa in New Delhi.  The Prime Minister visited an exhibition on the theme “technology and rural life.” The exhibition showcases good practices and applications, as well Read More …

Childhood Obesity is a “Global Epidemic”

With increasing evidence that childhood obesity is a “global epidemic” affecting even the poorer nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on how trained professionals can better identify youngsters in need of help. India has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China. Read More …

Skill Development Programme in Higher Education

Rajasthan has become the first state to incorporate skill development programme in the higher education. The programme was launched by the state’s Higher Education Minister Kiran Maheshwari and Vice Chancellor of IGNOU Prof Ravindra Kumar on 10 October 2017 in Jaipur. The state’s Department of College Education in collaboration with Read More …

Algae-based footwear developed by scientists

Scientists have developed algae-based, renewable flip-flops that could be an environment friendly alternative to petroleum-based slippers-the go-to footwear in countries like India and China. Three billion petroleum-based flip-flops are produced worldwide each year, eventually ending up as non-biodegradable trash in landfills, rivers and oceans around the globe. These are the Read More …

Nobel Prize in Economics 2017

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was awarded to Richard H. Thaler ”for his contributions to behavioural economics.” Dr. Thaler (72) has incorporated psychologically realistic assumptions into analyses of economic decision-making, a media release by Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. By exploring Read More …