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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is being promoted by the United Nations and is observed annually on 3rd December, since 1992. The Day is observed to promote understanding of disability issues, for the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of social, economic, cultural and political life.   The theme for ..

Military Research & Development of Iran

Iran had one of the world’s strongest and most well-armed militaries in the world under the Shah of Persia. Funded by unlimited oil wealth, Iran shopped the top end of American and Western defense hardware. However, since the fall of Shah and the Persian revolution, Iran has been under sanctions for West, causing difficulties with ..

Infrastructure development in Kerala

Kerala is one of the most prosperous and well-developed states in India. Kerala relies on a network of well-developed roads and waterways to establish connectivity with the various parts of the state. This enables the rapid movement of goods and personnel throughout the state and to the other parts of the country. However, in the ..

New Government Panel recommends relief measures for middle class and corporate

An Indian Governmental Panel was tasked with overhauling the 60-year old Income Tax Act has given several recommendations which can bring significant relief to the taxpayers and the corporates of India. What was the Panel about? The Indian Government had formed a panel on financial reforms which was headed by the Central Board of Direct ..

Exhibition on Atomic Energy organized by DAE

A 2-day exhibition is being organized by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in New Delhi. The exhibition will leverage DAE spin-off technologies for non-power applications for public viewing. What is happening? The DAE exhibition will cover technologies which were developed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Raja Ramanna Center for Advance ..

Anshula Kant : World Bank’s New MD and CFO

The World Bank Group has declared that Anshula Kant has been appointed as the next MD and CFO. Who is Anshula Kant? Ms. Kant who holds an Honours degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College and a post-graduate degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics has more than 35 years of expertise ..