India, Pakistan to extend pact on nuclear mishaps

India and Pakistan on 20 February 2017 extended their bilateral pact, dealing with reducing the risk of nuclear weapon-related accidents, for a period of five years.

India is world’s largest arms importer

India was the world’s largest importer of major arms in the last five years and its overseas procurement was far greater than that of China and Pakistan, a Stockholm-based think-tank said.

SC seeks report on Yamuna pollution

After 22 years of Supreme Court monitoring and spending around Rs 4,439 crore, Yamuna continues to stink like a sewer in Delhi.

India emerges 12th largest holder of US govt securities

India became the 12th largest holder of US government securities at the end of 2016, with exposure worth $118.2 billion. With holdings worth $1.09 trillion, Japan remained the largest holder of these securities followed by neighbouring China with exposure to the tune of $1.06 trillion.