All India Radio News Summary: 09 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 09 DECEMBER 2017 India joins Wassenaar Arrangement after completing formalities; India has joined the Wassenaar Arrangement after completing the internal procedures. India has become the arrangement’s 42nd participating State. This is the second diplomatic success for India for the membership of Export Control regimes after it became a member of …

All India Radio News Summary: 27 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 27 NOVEMBER 2017 Prime Minister reiterates the need for simultaneous Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections; calls for maintaining balance between judiciary, legislature and executive. Prime Minister has reiterated the need for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.  Addressing the valedictory session of a two-day conference on National Law …

All India Radio News Summary: 24 November 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 24 November 2017 Centre promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest areas. The Cabinet had approved the promulgation of the Ordinance in this regard. The ordinance exempts bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of tree, thereby dispensing with the requirement of felling and transit …

All India Radio News Summary: 21 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 21 NOVEMBER 2017 India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to the world court after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election. Justice Bhandari received 183 out of 193 …

All India Radio News Summary: 20 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 20 NOVEMBER 2017 International Film Festival of India​ begins in Goa this evening; Around 200 films from over 80 countries to be screened. The 48th International Film Festival of India​(IFFI) begins at Goa’s capital Panaji. During the nine-day extravaganza, around 200 films from over 80 countries will be screened. This …

All India Radio News Summary: 18 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 18 NOVEMBER 2017   Moody’s Investors Service upgrades ratings of nine Public Sector Undertakings including ONGC, BPCL and NHAI from positive to stable In step with India’s rating upgrade, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded ratings of nine state-owned firms. These are Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), Indian …

All India Radio News Summary: 17 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 17 NOVEMBER 2017 Union Cabinet has approved creation of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST Union Cabinet has approved creation of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST, to ensure benefits of reduction in indirect tax rates are passed on to consumers. The authority will comprise a standing committee, screening committee …

All India Radio News Summary: 15 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 15 NOVEMBER 2017 PM Says North Korea’s proliferation links must be investigated and parties who supported unlawful programmes be held accountable Prime Minister returned home after concluding his three-day visit to the Philippines capital Manila, where he participated in three major summits and held five bilateral meetings with world leaders. …

All India Radio News Summary: 13 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 13 NOVEMBER 2017 Prime Minister says, government aims to make India a global manufacturing hub; Prime Minister is participating in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines’ capital Manila.   India’s participation in the annual ASEAN Summits has been upgraded as a strategic partner since 2012. India has …

All India Radio News Summary: 12 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 12 NOVEMBER 2017 Prime Minister reaches Philippines capital, Manila to attend ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits; holds brief interactions with leaders of participating nations. Prime Minister reached the Philippines capital, Manila on a three-day official visit. He will attend the 25th ASEAN-India Summit besides the 12th East Asia Summit in Manila.  PM …