Current Affairs

After BrahMos row, China tells India to focus on border peace

Fri 26 Aug 2016

China on Thursday urged India to do more to reinforce peace and stability along the border, following reports that New Delhi was deploying advanced cruise missiles in the eastern sector.


Talks only on Pak. vacating PoK, terror: India

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Hardening its position on talks, New Delhi has sent another letter to Islamabad outlining the need for talks on its “core concern” of battling terror emanating from Pakistan that targets


Pharmacies show restraint in selling anti-TB drugs: Study

Fri 26 Aug 2016

For a country that consumes the most antibiotics in the world, a pattern largely fuelled by the ready availability of even prescription drugs over the counter, Indian pharmacies have shown restraint


Jury trial for Parsi divorces ‘undeserved luxury’: High Court

Fri 26 Aug 2016

“No faith could possibly demand that its adherents be made to wait endlessly for their cases to be decided”


Strange cave in Wyoming yields ice age insights

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Palaeontologists digging at the bottom of a strange cave in northern Wyoming say they have uncovered a trove of animal bones from the last ice age this summer and have enough funding to head back at


Star system next door may host habitable planet

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Just over four light years away from Earth, a planet orbits its cool red-dwarf star called Proxima Centauri, the sun’s closest star neighbour.


Quality norms, smart cities to top agenda in India-US talks

Fri 26 Aug 2016

India and the U.S. will focus on measures to improve the quality of goods and services, develop smart cities as well as promote entrepreneurship and innovation during the forthcoming bilateral Strateg


Banks to issue Masala bonds, RBI opens currency markets

Fri 26 Aug 2016

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced a raft of measures to boost investor participation and market liquidity in both the corporate bond and currency markets.


‘Students can access answer sheet under RTI’

Fri 19 Aug 2016

The Supreme Court has asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to “scrupulously” follow its 2011 judgment that it is a student’s “fundamental and legitimate right” to access his answer sheets


73% of Law Ministry budget goes for poll work

Fri 19 Aug 2016

: Almost 73 per cent of the Rs. 5,011 crore budgetary allocation to the Ministry of Law and Justice for the current financial year has been earmarked for election-related expenses.