average temperature, India, climate change, policy, latest updates

Climate Change: Rise in Average Temperatures

Average Temperature during last ten years (2007 to 2016) was 26.10 0C. Rise in the average temperature was 0.510C during this period. Spatial pattern of trend in mean annual temperature anomalies, for the period 1902-2012, suggests significant positive (increasing) trend (0.50 C in general with few pockets of 1.00 C) over most parts of the […]

NDMC, Smart City

NDMC Smart City projects given timelines

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been asked by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs to ensure completion of smart city projects ahead of time so as to lead by example in smart city making across the country. Timelines for the same have been fixed at a two hour review of implementation of NDMC’s […]

India, ISRO, GSLV, South Asia Satellite

GSLV Successfully Launches South Asia Satellite

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) today (May 05, 2017). Today’s launch of GSLV was its eleventh and took place from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota, the spaceport of India. […]

Indian Railways,facilities, booking, services onboard, food

Summer travel with Indian Railways to become smooth!

In an endeavor to provide smooth travel experience to the railway travelers, Indian Railways have taken various initiatives for improved passenger experience. Considering the peak season during summers, Indian Railways is poised to offer convenient travel to the passengers without upsetting their plans. To ensure optimal utilization of available accommodation, following initiatives have been undertaken […]

Namta Gupta, India, Bullet train, Japan China rivalry, India Japan relations, Shinkansen bullet train technology

High Speed Railway Cooperation between India and France

Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today held meeting with the Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of France, Alain Vidalies. The two of them were accompanied by their respective delegation and recalled the long-standing technical cooperation between French National Railways and the Indian Railways (IR) and reaffirmed their […]

Cynercrime, Ravishankar Prasad, India, G20 digital ministers meeting, 2017

India for better international cooperation against ‘bloodless wars’

India supports better international cooperation in cyber security to fight against growing cybercrime and cyber terrorism said Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Electronics & IT and Law and Justice. Noting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s description “that cyber attacks are akin to a bloodless war”, he called for G20 countries to actively cooperate in combating […]