Institutions-And-Organisations

Panel submits report on Tiruvannamalai project

Road widening may not affect flora and fauna, NGT told


Report faults sedition law, curbs on NGOs

Speaking of India’s record, Amnesty International said, “Human rights activists and journalists faced intimidation and attacks from both state and non-state actors.”


Report faults sedition law, curbs on NGOs

Speaking of India’s record, Amnesty International said, “Human rights activists and journalists faced intimidation and attacks from both state and non-state actors.”


India to pitch global services accord to WTO chief Azevedo

India will make a presentation on Thursday to World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo and India Inc. on New Delhi’s proposal for a global pact to boost services trade.


Pakistan ‘negligent’ on water dispute with India: Report

A report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has held Pakistan responsible for its negligence in conducting a sound analysis of water issues with India.


WTO pact set to lift world trade by $1 tn. in Trump era

A trade accord that will boost global exports by $1 trillion should come into force within two weeks, the head of the World Trade Organization said, just as the rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump clouds the outlook for global trade.


An economy for the 99%

It‟s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few


Julian Assange: Scapegoat or villain?

If Assange must be criticised, it is for not giving enough bang for the buck for his whistle-blowers. He must ensure that his data troves are systematically organised


NITI Aayog to soon set up panel on poverty line

NITI Aayog, the government’s premier think-tank, will soon set up an expert committee to arrive at a new poverty line, according to an official. “We have said that we needed an expert committee to loo


What’s cooking in the BSF?

For those like Tej Bahadur Yadav, social media is turning out be a bubble of efficient governance where Official India is responsive


India opposed to inclusion of ‘new issues’ in WTO

Ahead of a special meeting of trade ministers on the sidelines of the forthcoming World Economic Forum at Davos, India opposed attempts by some developed nations to introduce ‘new issues’


TRAI issues paper on net-neutrality

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Wednesday issued a consultation paper on the issue of net-neutrality as it looked to formulate “final views on policy or regulatory interventions” on the s


Still frowning upon intermarriages

A survey in two diverse areas shows that the desire to stop other people from having inter-caste or inter-religious marriages is not as uncommon as we might like to think


Tribal development remains poor, says Ministry report

The tribal population in India lags behind other social groups on various social parameters, such as child mortality and infant mortality and women’s health, says the latest annual report of the Minis


India journeys from multilateral to bilateral

bric by bric:India’s attempts to introduce Pakistan-specific anti-terror strictures into the the BRICS declaration at the Goa summit came a cropper.


China open to India joining economic corridor

All-weather partners:Pakistani personnel on a ship carrying containers at the Gwadar port earlier this year.— PHOTO: AFPAAMIR QURESHI  


Forbes India GDP data sparks debate

IMF estimates India’s 2016 GDP to be far lower than the Rs.153 trillion assumed in the report


Nomura’s India growth indicator slumps to 20-yr low

Data indicate that while demonetisation has triggered a slowdown, the full impact may be seen only in December


States need to buck up

Policies for water, sanitation and hygiene need to be strengthened, particularly at the State level.


BRICS roots for affordable medicines

Public health targets should be placed above trade deals, says J.P. Nadda