Canada and the European Union will host the world’s first 2-Day female foreign ministers’ meeting in September 2018 in Canada. The announcement was made by the Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. Female Foreign ministers from about 30 countries will be invited to the gathering, which is aimed at deepening. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the tenth edition of Defence Expo at Mahabalipuram in Tamilnadu. PM Modi highlighted the changes since 2014 that have given a boost to defence production in the country. He assured his fellow citizens that the govt is making every effort to best equip the Armed Forces for. . . . .
An international conference on ‘Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership’ started in Kathmandu, Nepal. The three-day event is being organized by the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage and Govt of Nepal. The basic objective of the conference is to bring together. . . . .
The crucial dialogue between the three leading democratic powers (viz. India, Japan and the USA) of the Indo-Pacific region was held in New Delhi. It comes a fortnight ahead of the summit between US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida. The India-Japan-US trilateral was launched in. . . . .
The grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2018 (Software Edition) will be held on March 30 and 31 at 28 nodal centres across the country. Twenty-six teams have shortlisted for the event which will try to find solutions for seven software problems related to the HUA ministry. Around 1,300 teams would find solutions. . . . .
The Ministry of Mines has organized the 3rd National Conclave on Mines & Minerals in New Delhi. The event was inaugurated by the Minister of Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar. Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) has agreed to partner in the event. A portal on Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna. . . . .
World Water Forum, the world's biggest water-related event organized by the World Water Council, opened in the Brazilian capital city of Brasilia.The event was attended by Brazil President Michel Temer who advocated increased access to water and said his administration is preparing a new law to modernize the country's regulation. . . . .
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar inaugurated the First India-Japan Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction in New Delhi. The two-day workshop is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs, National Disaster Management Authority and Government of Japan. The Vice Minister for Policy Coordination in. . . . .
The three-day annual Krishi Unnati Mela will begin in New Delhi today with a focus on doubling the farmers' income. The objective of the fair is to create awareness among farmers about the latest agriculture-related technological developments. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the farmers and agri-scientists.. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the 105th session of the Indian Science Congress, at Manipur University in Imphal. Imphal is the second city in the North-East to host this prestigious event. Prime Minister hailed this as a testimony to the resurgent spirit of the North East. Union. . . . .
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today inaugurated the two-day Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, IACP in New Delhi. The Conference is mainly focused on holding discussions about the growing interest of various terrorist or organized groups and radical elements in exploiting. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate National Legislators Conference on the theme ‘We For Development’. The motive of the conference is to bring MPs and MLAs on a single platform where ideas and plans for development can be exchanged. Role of public representatives in development and optimum use. . . . .
The fourth India-Europe 29 Business Forum (IE29BF) took place in New Delhi. The Forum was created for the first time in 2014 by Ministry of External Affairs and Federation of Indian Chambers and Commerce (FICCI) to provide an institutionalized platform for promoting business exchanges between India and the twenty-nine countries. . . . .
The Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang has arrived in India on a three-day visit. He is scheduled to hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Strengthening cooperation in the key areas of defence and trade will be high on the agenda.The two sides are likely to sign memorandums of understanding. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jordan's King, Abdullah II held bilateral talks at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. The whole gamut of relations between the two nations was discussed with a special focus on strategic, economic and cultural ties. After the talks, India and Jordan inked 12 Agreements and MoUs:: These. . . . .
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated Online General Provident Fund(GPF) Module at "42nd Civil Accounts Day 2018" at DRDO. The Union Government initiated a major reform in Public Financial Management in 1976. The Audit and Accounts functions were separated by relieving the Comptroller and Auditor General of his. . . . .
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani today attended the 27th Technological Conference of Indian Jute Industries' Research Association on Shaping the Future of Jute in Kolkata. Addressing the function, Smriti Irani said the promotion of geotextiles in the northeast is the priority of the government. She also hailed. . . . .
The two-day international conference on Sustainable Biofuels was held in New Delhi. It was jointly being organized by Department of Biotechnology and Biofuture platform. It also provided a common platform to experts and delegates from 19 countries including representatives from mission innovation member countries in Sustainable. . . . .
The two-day 21st National Conference on e-Governance began at HICC on 26th February 2018. The Conference was organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, along with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India in association. . . . .
India will host the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit on 11th March, which will be attended by French President Emmanuel Macron and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. It will be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by leaders from over 50 member countries. During the. . . . .