Current Events

India plans Visa-less 15-nation Travel

Government of India is planning to propose a system that allows the business travellers to do short business trips to 15 other countries within the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free-trade agreement as part of efforts to boost regional commercial ties. The visa documentation is proposed to be cut short by providing a Business Travel Card, […]


General Elections in Singapore 2015

On 11 September, General Elections were held on Singapore for election of members of parliament (Parlimen Singapura). This was first time when all seats in Singapore were contested. The People’s Action Party (PAP) emerged winner with a win over 82 seats. It is interesting to note that every five years, there is an election in […]

India’s Second Largest Mobile Hub to Come in Tirupati

India’s three domestically bred mobile handset makers viz. Micromax, Karbonn and Celkon have signed up agreements with the Andhra Pradesh government to set up their units in an industrial park coming up near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. These three companies will invest Rs. 750 Crore there. Prior to this, Taiwan based Foxconn, the world’s largest […]

Proposed NHAI International

The Government has decided to set up a separate body NHAI International to venture into the road building business outside India. NHAI-International will have offices in several countries and will work as contractor mostly in the neighbour countries such as Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal as well as Iran. The NHAI –International is an excellent idea […]

New DOPT rules for Group A and B Officials above 50

The NDA Government has strengthened the review process to compulsorily retire senior group A and B officials on account of “being no longer useful to the general administration” or “doubtful integrity and reputation”. According to PM led DoPT guidelines: The Performance of Group A and B officials who have completed 50 years and junior officers […]