India ratifies ILO conventions

India on 13 June 2017 ratified two key ILO conventions on child labour, according to a statement issued by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva.

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Test of ATGM Nag

The Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag was successfully flight tested in the desert ranges of Rajasthan.

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First time survey on services sector

Aimed at getting accounting data from service establishments on the lines of that provided by the manufacturing sector,

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The Forbes list 2017 of Celebrities

Indian superstars Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among Forbes' annual list of the highest-earning entertainers in the world.

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Vijay Mallya gets bail in extradition case

Vijay Mallya, the embattled tycoon who is wanted in India on loan defaults to several banks, claimed that he has “enough evidence” to plead his case as a UK court granted him bail until 4 December.

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Fuel from carbon dioxide

Scientists have developed a plant that uses carbon dioxide in the air to produce renewable fuels and chemicals, an advance that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels.

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Panama forges ties with China

Panama established formal diplomatic ties with China and broke with Taiwan in a major victory for Beijing that bolsters its claims of sovereignty over what it regards as a renegade island.

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