Muslim Couples Permitted To Adopt Child

Adoption is such a system, when ‘biological parents’ of a child are unable to give proper bringing up then some other couple adopts the child. The adopted child receives the legal and social acceptance of that ‘adoptive parents’ as its


26 February 2014 agriculture and food processing industries minister shri sharad pawar announced the establishment of rani lakshmi bai central agricultural university at jhansi. The university will have jurisdiction over the bundelkhand region, covering seven districts in Utter-Pradesh and six

INS Sindhurakshak Tragedy

INS Sindhurakshak was a Russian-made Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy. Commissioned on 24 December 1997, it was the ninth of the ten Kilo-class submarines in the Indian Navy. The submarine suffered a minor fire incident in 2010 and

Bengaluru International Airport Renamed as Kempegowda International Airport

On 18th July 2013, the Union Government approved the long pending proposal of Government of Karnataka to rename the Bengaluru International airport after Kempe Gowda I, the founder of Bangalore. It is to be noted that on 27th February 2009,

Himachal Pradesh declared first smoke-free state in India

On 2nd July, 2013 Himachal Pradesh was declared the first “smoke-free” State in the country in compliance with Section 4 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 2003. The State has achieved 85.42 per cent compliance with the

Lakulish Yoga University: India’s First Private Yoga University

On 23rd May 2013 Gujarat’s Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Lakulish Yoga University in Ahmedabad. It is claimed to be the first ever such private sector self-financed institution in the country. Lakulish Yoga University, in a lotus-shaped building, has

2014 : Year of Exchanges between India & China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang who came to India on a three-day state visit on 19 May, 2013 has declared 2014 as the year of exchanges between the two countries in order to enhance friendship and understanding. He made this declaration

Chinese Premier Visit: 8 Agreements/MoUs inked between India & China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made his first foreign visit to India on 19 May 2013 in a bid to resolve border disputes and to stimulate economic relations. On 20 May 2013 eight agreements were signed after delegation-level talks between Prime

Cabinet approved creation of the National Skill Development Agency

On 9 May 2013, the Union Cabinet of India gave its approval for constituting an autonomous body called the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA). The new agency will be created by subsuming the Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development

Siddaramaiah Elected 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka

On 10th May, 2013 Congress leader K Siddaramaiah has been elected as Karnataka’s new chief minister. He was elected as Chief Minister, after the Congress adopted secret balloting route to select the new chief minister. He will be sworn in