India Japan sign Civil Nuclear Deal

Six years after the negotiations began, India and Japan finally signed signed the historic civilian nuclear deal during the annual bilateral summit held in Tokyo. Negotiations which began in 2010 during the UPA government were stuck on India’s non-NPT status as Japan sought assurances that the deal would be used for peaceful purposes. Further, India did not fit into Japan’s ‘Hikaku San Gensoku’ or three non-nuclear principles. These principles adopted in a resolution by Japanese parliament Continue Reading

500, 1000 Rupee notes to be discontinued from 9 November

In a move to curtail Black money, terrorist financing, fake currency Prime Minister Modi has declared 500, 1000 notes to be considered as Illegal for any transaction beginning midnight  9 November. Important Points from PM’s Speech: From midnight of November 8, 2016, Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 will cease to be legal tender. Government hospitals, international airports, bus ticket window, train ticket window will continue use of these notes till 11 Continue Reading

Chandrabhaga river of Odisha

After KS Valdiya chaired Expert Panel recently confirmed the existence of the mythical Saraswati river in India’s North-West, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur now claim they have found evidence of the ‘lost’ river of Odisha – Chandrabhaga. Facts from Report: The ancient river of Chandrabhaga is believed to have existed at a distance of about two km from the 13th century Sun Temple at Konark, a Unesco World Continue Reading

C V Raman: The first Indian to win Nobel Prize in Science

One of the most prominent Indian scientists in history, C.V. Raman was the first Indian person to win the Nobel Prize in science in 1930 for his illustrious discovery, now commonly known as the “Raman Effect”. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India on 7 November 1888. He was a brilliant student from the beginning and was inquisitive about ever-thing. He passed his Continue Reading

Drugs seized in Udaipur

Recently, there has been a big news regarding drugs worth Rs 5,000 (some reports 10,000) Crore being seized in a factory located Kaladwas, Udaipur. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has confiscated 23.5 tonnes of banned drugs, Mandrax. On Friday night, following the raid, the Udaipur factory was covered with a tent and soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF) were deployed to keep guard. Over the next three days, the DRI Continue Reading