A joint operational doctrine for the army, the navy and the air force to effectively deal with India's security challenges was released on 25 April 2017. The doctrine will serve as a cornerstone for application of military power in a synergised manner, besides ensuring efficiency and optimum utilisation of resources.

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Nasa successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, super pressure balloon from New Zealand, that will help detect cosmic rays from beyond our galaxy as they penetrate the Earth's atmosphere.

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The United Nations secretary-general and high-ranking government officials from dozens of countries were meeting on 25 April 2017 in Geneva to drum up funds for war-torn Yemen, considered one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises.

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Goods and Service Tax (GST) will not fuel inflation in India unlike in other countries as India is moving from multiple taxes which had cascading effect to a single tax regime, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhiya said.

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The Supreme Court feels that India's reputation and its extradition requests suffer because it has not ratified the UN convention against torture.

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India continues to remain an economic bright spot despite some bold but disruptive reforms, according to a recent survey.

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