Category Archives: National Updates

Start ups ecosystem in India

The country is witnessing a start-up revolution and to harness the potential of India’s innovators and entrepreneurs a vibrant financial ecosystem is essential.

Amritsar’s Partition museum

A permanent museum dedicated to the Partition of India in 1947 – to be called Yadgar-e-Taqseem or Memories of Partition – will be opened in Amritsar in early 2017, to […]

Accessible India campaign

Accessible India, Empowered India”,is a scheme aimed at ease of access for persons with disabilities in government buildings and public transport.

States get more time to spend funds under PMKSY

The Agriculture Ministry has extended by a month the deadline for States to utilise funds under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) for implementation of micro irrigation projects.

New militant tactics in Kashmir

Signalling a new insurgent strategy, at least three small militant groups have continued to engage the Army after surprise attacks on security forces, by retreating into heavily forested ranges of […]

Draft notification for BS-V and BS-VI norms

The Ministry of Road Transport & highways has issued a draft notification for implementation of BS-V and BS-VI norms for the automobile sector, covering the four wheeler category.