Category Archives: International

FSSAI keen to further simplify the compliance processes


FSSAI License is mandatory for the sales of food product to ensure the health and safety of the consumers”, asserted Mr. Pawan Kumar Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI while inaugurating FICCI’s food service retail conclave ‘Foodzania 2017’ here .
The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, regulates, manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food to… Read More

PM to inaugurate Global Entrepreneurship Summit | Ivanka Trump to address inaugural session

PM Modi ,Ivanka Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad today. It is a pre-eminent gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world. The three-day event hosted by India and the United States is being held for the first time in South Asia.

This year’s summit theme demonstrates… Read More

Soumya Swaminathan appointed Dy DG for Programmes | WHO, Geneva

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan presently Director General, ICMR- cum- Secretary, Department of Health Research to take up the foreign Assignment of the post has been appointed as Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP), WHO, Geneve, Switzerland for the period from 01.12.2017 to 18.11.2019.

Dr Swaminathan is a medical graduate (MBBS) from Armed Forces Medical… Read More

PM to inaugurate Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is being held for the first time in South Asia in Hyderabad, India, from November 28-30.  Co-hosted by the Governments of the United States and India, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will inaugurate the summit and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will lead the U.S. contingent to GES.

This is the eighth edition … Read More

Navtej Sarna given extension as Ambassador to US

Navtej Singh Sarna IFS

Shri Navtej Singh Sarna IFS (1980) presently posted as Ambassador of India to the United States of America due to retire this November has been given extension by one year.

Shri Sarna  had taken charge after Arun Kumar Singh retired . Both Sarna and Singh are former Indian ambassadors to Israel, underlying the importance of a posting in Tel Aviv which is one… Read More

NCC Commemorates 69th Raising Day

National Cadet Corps

National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, is celebrating its 69th Raising Day . On this solemn occasion, Defence Secretary Shri Sanjay Mitra and Officiating DG, NCC Maj Gen B K Guha laid wreaths on behalf of the entire NCC fraternity by paying homage to the martyrs who made their supreme sacrifices for the country, at … Read More

PM inaugurates 5th global conference on cyber space

PM inaugurates 5th global conference on cyber space

Prime minister Narendra Modi said digital technology has emerged as a great enabler and helping business and economies grow. Inaugurating fifth global conference on cyber space, he said rapid change in digital domain has brought changes in the entire world.

Mr Modi said technology breaks barriers and has given a level playing field to the society. He said… Read More

Rashtrapati Bhavan open for Public

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be open for public viewing for four days in a week – Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – from tomorrow (November 23, 2017) between 0900 hrs. to 1600 hrs. except on Gazetted Holidays.  Entry and exit for visitors will be through Gate No. 2 (Rajpath); Gate No. 37 (Hukmi Mai Marg); and Gate No. 38 (Church Road) of Rashtrapati… Read More

Sibi George concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Holy See

Sibi George IFS

Shri Sibi George IFS (1993), presently Ambassador of India to Switzerland, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Holy See, with residence in Berne. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

Shri Sibi George native place is Pala in Kottayam, George has also served as deputy chief of mission of Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia… Read More

2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches

2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches

The second annual conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches, jointly organised by Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) and defence portal, will be held at Manekshaw Centre in Delhi Cantonment between 930 hrs and 1430 hrs on November 20, 2017. Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre is expected to address the inaugural function.

This … Read More

India, France agree to deepen security co-operation

India, France

India and France have agreed to deepen security co-operation, bilaterally and in the multilateral fora, and strengthen strong commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Talking to reporters in New Delhi after holding delegation-level talks with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean Yves-Le Drain, External… Read More

India, China hold constructive discussion on border issues

India, China

India and China has reviewed the situation in all sectors of India-China border and agreed that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas is an important prerequisite for the sustained growth of bilateral relations. In this regard, the two sides also exchanged views on further confidence-building measures and strengthening of military-to-military… Read More