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Raisina Dialogue – 2020

1. What is Raisina dialogue? Raisina dialogue is a multilateral conference organized in New Delhi annually by India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Observer Research Foundation. This dialogue is organized on the lines of Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore. The name “Raisina Dialogue” comes from Raisina Hill, an elevation in New Delhi that is home ..

Chile agree to hold referendum on new Constitution

On 15 Nov, Chilean political parties agreed to hold a referendum next April to replace the country’s dictatorship-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who want the country’s social and economic model overhauled.  The referendum will ask Voters will be asked whether they approve the idea of a new constitution and whether current lawmakers should ..

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Visits Sashakt Divyang

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visited “Sashakt Divyang-A Unique Mega Event with Exclusive Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)” organised by Ladli foundation trust on 12 Nov. Many organisations and private institutions participated in job fair to provide suitable jobs to Divyangjans with an aim to provide equal opportunities and ..

Andhra Pradesh government launches online platform SMARTPORT

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a new online platform – SMARTPORT – as part of implementing the Ease of Doing Business Reforms related to trade and export promotion in all ports in the state. The new initiative will be covered under the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act and tracked through a single-desk portal to ..

Sarunas Paunksnis authors book “Dark Fear, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neo-liberal India”

The book “Dark Fear, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neo-liberal India” has been authored by Sarunas Paunksnis. The book analyses the wide array of films made in the early 21st century to offer a philosophical and psychoanalytical critique of the transforming cinematic imaginary – from the pre-1990s feudal family ideal to the contemporary construction ..

International Day of Democracy 2019

The International Day of Democracy 2019 was observed on September 15. The day is celebrated to promote the tenets of democracy. 2019: Theme The theme of the world democracy day 2019 is “Participation”. Active participation of people is a key for the democracy to succeed. Article 21 (3) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “The ..

United States withdrawn from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

The United States has officially withdrawn from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia. The INF Treaty is a Cold War-era missile treaty that was signed by then US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. The treaty banned both countries from deploying land-launched cruise missiles in the 500- to 5,500-km range. ..

PM chairs 30th interaction through ‘PRAGATI’ Platform

On 31st July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the thirtieth interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. About PRAGATI PRAGATI is a multi-purpose and multi-modal platform aimed at addressing grievances of the common man. It also aims at simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important Union government programmes and projects ..