All India Radio New Summary

All India Radio New Summary   US will deepen its strategic partnership with India 20 US designated foreign terrorist organisations are active in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the highest concentration in any region anywhere in the world. For its part, Pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror. After a “comprehensive review”, …

All India Radio New Summary

All India Radio New Summary Street Light National Programme has illuminated 50 thousand Kilometres Street Lighting National programme has illuminated 50 thousand Kilometres of the Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the country. With this milestone, Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government company has become the world’s largest street light …

All India Radio New Summary

All India Radio New Summary National Human Rights Commission issued a notice regarding Rohingya immigrants The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Home Ministry regarding reported deportation of illegal Rohingya immigrants from Myanmar. Taking suo motu cognisance of a media report, NHRC issued a notice to the Home Ministry and …

All India Radio News Summary 17 August 2017

All India Radio News Summary 17 August 2017   “Technology and innovation should be harnessed to transform governance”   On the event named as Champions of Change Prime Minister interacted with country’s young entrepreneurs across several sectors to enable inclusive development for making New India. He interacted with over 200 young entrepreneurs on six sectors …

AIR spotlight summary on “Judicial Decisions on Pollution Crisis in Delhi”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “Judicial Decisions on Pollution Crisis in Delhi”. Introduction Delhi is facing severe Air Pollution which is creating lot of health problems especially for children and elderly. There seems to be no quick solution. The Supreme Court has asked the Delhi government to come out with a common minimum programme to …

AIR spotlight summary on “India-UK Bilateral Relations”

    AIR spotlight summary on “India-UK Bilateral Relations”. Introduction The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May is on a three day visit to India. This is the first bilateral visit of Theresa May outside Europe since she became Prime Minister. That reflects the priority which Britain attaches with India. India’s approach is that the …

AIR spotlight summary on “First International Agro biodiversity Congress”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “First International Agro biodiversity Congress”. Introduction Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first International Agro biodiversity Congress where 900 delegates from 60 countries participated. The conference was organised by the Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources and Biodiversity International, a CGIAR Research Centre headquartered in Rome, Italy.  Significance of the conference …

AIR spotlight summary on “Campaign for Open Defecation Free Nation”

  AIR spotlight summary on “Campaign for Open Defecation Free Nation” Introduction Swachh Bharat Mission is a very ambitious programme which was launched by the Prime Minister on 2 Oct 2014 with the aim of making India open defecation free by 2019. It also had several components like construction of household and community toilets, door …

AIR spotlight summary on “Empowerment of Women and their contribution in Nation Building”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Empowerment of Women and their contribution in Nation Building”. Introduction Right from the days of freedom struggle until today, Indian women have played an important role in all fields of life like in nation building, empowerment in various sectors and taking the country forward on the development index and …

AIR spotlight summary on “First Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “First Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit”. Introduction The first summit of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. IORA, formerly known as Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) was started in 1997 in Mauritius. It has got 21 members. It is a very diverse group …

AIR spotlight summary on “Air Pollution – a serious health hazard”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “Air Pollution – a serious health hazard”.   Introduction Air pollution is again hitting the headlines with 2 reports pointing to its catastrophic effects in India. The reports have pointed out that India’s poor air quality causes 1.1 million pre mature deaths every year. Delhi and Patna are among the …

AIR spotlight summary on “Kansas Killing and safety of Indian Americans”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Kansas Killing and safety of Indian Americans”. Introduction Recently there was a shooting in Kansas City on two Indians. This was termed as a hate crime. The shooter shouted at the Indians “get out of my country” before opening the gun fire. Race has been an important component in …

AIR spotlight summary on “Task force to weed out shell companies”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Task force to weed out shell companies”. Introduction The government announced a crackdown on shell companies, used largely for tax evasion and money laundering, after it found strong evidence of misuse of these firms over the last few months during demonetisation. The Centre announced the setting up of a task force, co-chaired by secretaries in the …