The day is celebrated annually to mark the enactment of the Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944.
Night Frogs belong to the Nyctibatrachus genus endemic to the Western Ghats and represent an ancient group of frogs that diversified on the Indian landmass approximately 70 to 80 million years ago.
Union Government is keeping a close watch on companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents, and stringent action will be taken against those engaging in unethical practices.
Canada’s government has announced that it would be spending around 28 million to resettle Yazidi refugees facing persecution at the hands of the Islamic state group.
The report said that more than 50 per cent of India's Internet users will use digital payments by 2020, when the size of digital payments industry in the country will be 500 billion dollars.
A court in Pretoria recently ruled against President Jacob Zuma’s decision to withdraw South Africa’s membership from the International Criminal Court.
The Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced this measure in view of growing instances of sexual crimes against children.
Donald Trump’s administration has revoked Obama’s order to public schools that allowed transgender students to use washrooms that matched with their chosen gender identity.
The MoU will provide an opportunity to Indian aviation security authorities to share the expertise of their Australian counterparts and enhance the overall aviation security environment in India.
Award-winning poets included Jnan Pujari (Assamese), Anjali Basumatary (Bodo), Sitanath Acharya (Sanskrit) and Kamal Vora (Gujarati) among others.
The introduction of Antyodaya Express trains is considered as a major step by the Indian Railways towards providing better amenities to passengers.
India, Uganda are ready to boost their bilateral ties by extending their cooperation in different fields, including Space, atomic energy and vocational training.
As per the tiger census data released in 2015, Uttarakhand with 340 tigers has the second highest tiger population in the country after Karnataka.
The power from the project shall be exported from Dhalkebar in Nepal to Muzaffarpur in India.
Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar met Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and discussed how both the countries should make special efforts to counter-terrorism together.
The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) administers the scheme under the direction of Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
According to the Chairman of ISRO, India has the capability of developing its own space station, it just needs sufficient funds and time.
The India-Greece Air Services Agreement was prepared with an objective to improve the air connectivity between the two countries.
EPFO subscribers will not have to submit documents like marriage invitation cards for withdrawal from their PF accounts.
Once fully functional, the coastal surveillance project is expected to boost India’s maritime security.
Sarkar has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004. He has also served as the Head of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs and Relations, and the Sports Division at Sahara India Pariwar.
Nitinbhai Patel has announced a slew of measures to improve social and economic infrastructure in the State.
Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland. He will be succeeding TR Zeliang, who resigned from the post following widespread protests in the state over 33 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies.
The model-turned-actor, Milind Soman became the only contestant to complete the heavy endurance race, Ultraman barefoot.
Justice Sapre, who will head the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 13 August 2014.
About 40% of key informants indicate that internally displaced people now intend to return home within the next three months.
FRBM act is set to be reviewed as mentioned in the finance minister’s budget speech. Questions like how it should be done and what are the problems and solutions of it are discussed in this piece of writing.
The restrictions on the number of guests to be invited were put with an aim to limit wastage of food and essential commodities in such ceremonies.
Set to chase 245, India had all but lost its way after a flurry of wickets. However, stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur kept her cool to score the nine runs required off the last over from pace bowler Marcia Letsoala.
Once fully implemented, the Goods and Services Tax is expected to boost the investment potential of India.