The World Trade Organization and the global trading system are facing serious challenges in terms of unilateral measures and countermeasures by some members, deadlock in important areas of negotiations and the ongoing impasse in the appointment of members of the Appellate Body of WTO’s dispute settlement mechanism.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Submission of India's second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards the fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention.
India and Japan signed the Exchange of Notes and Loan Agreements between Dr.C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA, New Delhi. The development assistance loan is for the following three projects:
August 15, 2018, two days before all Indians awaiting to celebrate the independence day, Kerala, I call it United States of Travancore or maybe it was called once upon a time, Malayalees like to call it as "Gods Own Country" not sure in what perspective but then again being born in Trivandrum the capital city of Kerala I am also proud to claim that to the outside world. Every Malayalee across the world would have had a shock hearing the devasting news most of Kerala in water except Kollam and Trivandrum.
വനിത ശിശുവികസന വകുപ്പ് 'ഉജ്ജ്വല ബാല്യം- 2018 ' പുരസ്കാരം നല്കുന്നു. കല, കായികം, സാഹിത്യം, ശാസ്ത്രം, സാമൂഹികം എന്നീ മേഖലകളില് ഏതെങ്കിലും ഒന്നില് കഴിവ് തെളിയിച്ച അഞ്ചിനും പതിനെട്ടിനും ഇടയില് പ്രായമുള്ള കുട്ടികളില് നിന്ന് അപേക്ഷ ക്ഷണിച്ചു. ജില്ലാ കലക്ടര് ചെയര്മാനായ ജില്ലാതല സെലക്ഷന് കമ്മിറ്റി തിരഞ്ഞെടുക്കുന്ന ഒരുകുട്ടിക്ക് 25,000 രൂപയും ട്രോഫിയും പ്രശസ്തി പത്രവും അടങ്ങുന്ന പുരസ്കാരം ചില്ഡ്രന്സ് ഫെസ്റ്റിനോടനുബന്ധിച്ച് വിതരണം ചെയ്യും.
The Government of Australia has decided to recommence the Adoption Programme with India, as per Hague Convention on Inter-Country Adoption. The adoptions from India had earlier been put on hold by the Government of Australia eight years ago, on the reported charges of trafficking of children for Inter-country adoption by some of the recognized Indian placement agencies (the Adoption agencies mandated to place children in Inter-country adoption at that point of time).
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Youth Day, observed on 12 August:
India, one of the nine members of the Antarctican treaty has been exploring scientific research in as many fields from Geology to Oceanography to Metereology etc., for almost 40 years.
The government of India, after a serious debate within the scientific community, is now planning to shift focus and explore research activities in the Arctic, realizing the need after facing serious effects of global warming, the world over.
National Center for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in 1998 is being re-named as National Center for Polar and Ocean Research.
The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, today co-chaired 8th session of India-Oman Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) along with Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy of Oman, Dr Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy. Addressing the Joint Commission Suresh Prabhu invited Omani companies to build on their success in India and make investments to benefit from ‘Make in India’ and ‘Invest India’ programmes which are aimed to encourage manufacturing.
The trade war between US and China seems to be heading into a prolonged trade giving no hints of any quick relief in the trade war. Both countries have inflicted higher tariffs on 34 billion worth of goods from each country.
"Friday"- dawn the implementation of new tariffs by the US on Chinese goods, China reciprocating with new tariffs on US goods triggering a lengthy trade war.
Further, US president Trump is eyeing on the fresh round of tariffs on 500 billion worth of Chinese goods, which could lead to further escalation of the trade war.
The Chinese government put forward new tax rules to restrict the tax evasion in the film industry. The illegal payment taxes in the film industry which involves the fake agreement with an unreasonable payment to avoid the tax. It also used in the making of the films to reduce the costs of production.
The new planning was made after some investigation for tax evasion and by finding out the famous celebrities who charged by signing the fake agreements.
The recent events that unfolded in Maldives gave an idea of the problems India will face, as China gains control of the neighbours. The Maldives depending on China over India at the time of crisis points to the lack of interest India has shown to them.The fight for power between India and China has never escalated so quickly before and the time has come for India to have a better relations with its neighbours like Pakistan,Nepal, Sri Lanka,China and others.
The landmark Paris Agreement, signed by nearly every nation on Earth except the U.S., aims to keep the world’s temperature from rising to dangerous, climate-shifting levels of 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
However, even a 1-degree rise could increase the likelihood of extreme weather —including floods, droughts, and heat waves — in the U.S. and around the world, a new study said.
Jeff Bezos has become synonymous with his company, Amazon, the online book retailer turned global e-commerce juggernaut he founded in Seattle in 1994. Mr. Bezos still runs Amazon, ranked the world's fourth-largest information technology company by revenue. In addition to retail and tech, Amazon has also ventured into the streaming game, with a number of original shows in development.
How rare is the event? Even without the supermoon, it's the first blue moon total lunar eclipse in the U.S. since March 1866, less than a year after the Civil War ended, according to EarthSky.org.
A blue moon — which occurs about every 2½ years — is another term for the second full moon in a single calendar month. January's first full moon occurred Jan. 1.
Though the exact moment of this full moon is 8:37 a.m. ET Jan. 31, the moon will appear plenty full for a day or two before and after that.
However, the moon doesn't actually appear blue.
മെഗാ സ്റ്റാർ മമ്മൂട്ടി രാഷ്ട്രീയ കുപ്പായം അണിയാൻ പോകുന്നു . വെറുമൊരു രാഷ്ട്രീയക്കാരനല്ല മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി യായി തന്നെ അഭിനയിക്കും എന്നാണ് റിപ്പോർട്ടുകൾ വരുന്നത് . സന്തോഷ് വിശ്വനാഥു സംവിധാനം ചെയ്യുന്ന പുതിയ ചിത്രത്തിലാണ് 27 വർഷത്തിന് ശേഷം മമ്മൂട്ടി രാഷ്ട്രീയക്കാരന്റ കുപ്പായം അണിയുന്നത് .
Pinarayi Vijayan’s cabinet team of three ministers E.Chandrashekaran, Revenue, K.Raju, Forest, and M.M.Mani, Electricity visited Neelakurinji Reserve near Munnar in Idukki district, have made a collective and a categorical statement that the settlers who possess legal documents to prove their claim on the land i9n the Neelakuranji reserve will not be evicted.
Family Vacations to rejunevate from fatigue, a journey to away from routine brings cheers, energizing the family with memories. but some takes a journey on to face to face with annihilation. Ockhi has left many families bereaved, with bleach future to many survivors, leaving tears forever.
Kerala government has declared a holiday to the schools and the professional colleges in the entire state tomorrow the 1st December 2017 in lieu of heavy rains.Cyclonic storm is expected to be heavy, may have severe aftermath in the southern districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.The wind is expected to blow at about 75 kilometers, hence fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea for fishing.As of now, the cyclonic storm Ockhi is 60 kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram.Five people have been killed by the storm so far.
President Donald Trump's first meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday was long on proclamations of friendship and short on confrontation over delicate policy issues.
The duo touted ties between India and the United States during a series of events, with both heralding the military cooperation between the United States and India. Though a largely controversy free visit, the focus on military cooperation with India thrusts the new President into the delicate world of India-Pakistan relations.
A quick-thinking man caught a baby thrown from the "ninth or the tenth floor" window of a building by a desperate woman after a huge fire engulfed the 24-storey residential tower block in London.
The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 01:16 local time. About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats when the blaze ripped through the building.
A female model and body builder of repute in Iran was arrested after she published revealing photos of herself online.“One of the female bodybuilders who recently published nude photographs on social networks has been arrested,” a news agency reported.
But in Iran, “nude” can refer to women who are not wearing headscarves or are showing parts of their arms and legs.She had previously been warned about posting selfies that were considered “unIslamic”.
The bodybuilder was sent to prison because she wasn’t able to post bail of 2 million rials ($82).
In a bizarre incident a BMW was traced by the British Police after it was lost in a parking garage by a concert-goes six months earlier.