In the early days of its launch, just 24 staff in the old Victoria Embankment headquarters of the Metropolitan Police dealt with around hundred calls a day.
Germany has passed a controversial law under which it would fine social media websites such as Facebook and Google if they fail to remove hate speech or unlawful content within 24 hours.
The tournament was held in Russia as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
As a Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Lam is expected to unify the Chinese-ruled city as public resentment swells at Beijing's growing interference in its affairs.
Pachnanda owns the rare distinction of serving in all the major central paramilitary forces and organisations including the CRPF, the CISF.
Venugopal will succeed Mukul Rohatgi, who chose to return to private practice after a three-year term as the Attorney General of India, country's top law position.
With effect from 1 July 2017, GST is expected to completely transform the Indirect Taxation landscape in the country involving both the Central and State levies.
China has unearthed the mummified remains of a middle-aged man on a less frequented section of the ancient Silk Road on the edge of China's Qinghai-Tibet plateau.
As per the United Nations, co-operatives' open membership model affords access to wealth creation and poverty elimination.
Jyoti has also served as the state Vigilance Commissioner and worked in various capacities in his cadre including as Chairman of the Kandla Port Trust between 1999 and 2004.
Narendra Kumar Sinha, a 1980-batch IAS officer from Bihar has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, succeeding Ajay Mittal.
Under the Mission, the government launched a programme named Innovate in India (i3) that will witness an investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million as a loan from World Bank.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in India.
Flooding and muddy roads in the region can severely limit humanitarian access to remote areas for several weeks, just as the needs of children and families are sharply on the rise because of heightened insecurity across the region.
After 1 July 2017, the linking will become mandatory and the Union Government will declare a date after which the PAN which is not linked to Aadhaar will become invalid.
Through this web application, the State Legal Services Authorities and District Legal Services Authorities can feed the data for each individual prison inmate.
The survey was designed to generate various estimates on the operational and economic characteristics of the unincorporated non-agricultural enterprises in industry sectors of manufacturing, trading and other services.
Three Neolithic skull fragments that were discovered show evidence of a unique type of post-mortem skull modification at the site.
The Delhi Development Authority's much-awaited new housing scheme that includes construction and delivery of around 13000 houses has been launched.
The funds held by Indians in Swiss banks stood at CHF 6.5 billion (Rs 23000 crore) at 2006-end, but has now come down to nearly one-tenth of that level in about a decade.
Sharma’s score in the exam, which primarily measures verbal reasoning ability, puts him in the top one per cent of the nation in terms of IQ level.
Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies will be converging at the upcoming 12th G20 Summit on 7-8 July at Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany.
With support from the small ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), May's legislative programme was approved by 323 votes in favour.
The paper demonstrates the importance of recognizing education as a core lever for ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere.
When the clock ticks 12 tonight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the new tax regime unifying the country's USD 2 trillion economy and 1.3 billion people into a common market.
India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has re-entered the top ten of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings for the first time in ten months.
The GR says that the woman farmers will be given priority in the scheme. It also says that the farmers, who have more than Rs 1.5 lakh debt, will get the benefit of loan waiver after they pay their remaining amount of debt along with interest.
The day was proclaimed on 14 June 2016 by the resolution of United Nations General Assembly to mark the anniversary of the 'State of the Tropics Report'.
In addition, PM Modi also released the coin and postal stamp in the honour of Jain saint and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandra on his 150th birth anniversary at Abhay Ghat.
Prior to this appointment, Kumar was a Secretary in the Union Shipping ministry. He is a 1981 batch IAS Officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.