India ratifies I.L.O. conventions No. 138 & 182 on Child Labour – read about it.

Ratification of core ILO Conventions No. on 138 and 182 on Child Labour “It is a historic moment for India as we are going to take another giant step to affirm our commitment for a child labour free India by ratifying the two Core Conventions of International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions 138 regarding admission of …

President of India receives 2018 edition of the QS world University Rankings

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the 2018 edition of the QS World University Rankings brought out by the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI) today (June 9, 2017) at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. President urged EPSI to continue the efforts they are making in the education sector. He also said …

Popularizing Yoga ahead of “International Yoga day” [21st June] by Ministry of Ayush

Government of India, has initiated a Yoga Awareness Drive through Mascots and Flash Mobs (YogMob) prior to International Yoga Day (21st June) to increase popularity of Yoga especially among the youth. The mascots Provide an eye-catching way of helping boost the awareness of International Day Of Yoga . Connecting with families by providing added entertainment …

SATH program launched by NITI Aayog

Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments. The program addresses the need expressed by many states for technical support from NITI . Vision : To initiate transformation in the education and health sectors. Aim: To identify and build three future …

Election to the Office of President of India, 2017 (15th Presidential Election).

The term of office of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, is ending on 24th July, 2017. As per Article 62 of the Constitution, an election to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of office of the outgoing President is required to be completed before the expiration of the term. The …

The morality of taming the Wall Street Bull

Source : The morality of taming the Wall Street Bull https://theindianeconomist.com/the-morality-of-taming-the-wall-street-bull/ By Dr Kalyan C. Kankanala The Wall Street Bull is charging; charging angrily and aggressively. The natural response of an ordinary, prudent person would be to take flight. But that doesn’t hold true for the Fearless Girl, who stands up to the Bull with no sign …

How India and Pakistan divided classical music

How India and Pakistan divided classical music http://theindianeconomist.com/how-india-and-pakistan-divided-classical-music/ : By Laksmi Subramanian At the end of September 2016, the Indian motion picture producer’s association, India’s largest organisation related to entertainment, announced a ban on all Pakistani artists. In retaliation, Pakistan authorities imposed a complete ban on airing Indian content on all its TV channels, including Bollywood movies. This cultural war, triggered by …