Category Archives: International

INS Tarkash docks at Bergen, Norway

INS Tarkash

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash, a front-line warship of the Indian Navy, entered the port of Bergen, Norway, today, on 09 Aug 19 for a three day visit as part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment 01/ 2019. The ship is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet and is under the operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief/ Western Naval Command, based… Read More

India and Bangladesh | Home Minister Talks

India and Bangladesh Home Minister Talks

The Seventh meeting of the India-Bangladesh Home Minister Level Talks (HMLT) was held in New Delhi on 07 August 2019. The HMLT was co-chaired by Shri Amit Shah, Home Minister of India and Mr. Asaduzzaman Khan, Minister for Home Affairs of Bangladesh.

Home Minister congratulated the visiting dignitary on his resumption of the office as Home Minister of Bangladesh… Read More

Indian Army Team Stands 1st in Stage – 1 of Army International Scout Masters Competition 2019 in Jaisalmer

Indian Army Team Stands First in Stage – 1

Indian Army team has secured the first position followed by Kazakhstan & Russian Army teams in Stage 1 of the ongoing International Army Scout Masters Competition being held at Jaisalmer Military Station under aegis of Southern Command of Indian Army. A total of seven teams from friendly foreign countries viz Armenia, Belarus, China, Uzbekistan, Russia,… Read More

Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Elbrus

Shripad Yesso Naik flags off Mountaineering Expedition team to climb Mt. Elbrus

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Yesso Naik flagged off an Expedition Team of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Hmi), Darjeeling to Mt. Elbrus, Russia.The expedition team of eight professional mountaineers, led by HMI Principal, GpCapt Jaikishan,plans to summit Mt. Elbrus, the highest peak in European Continent on August 15, 2019 and hoist India’s… Read More

Spanish Navy Ship Mendez Nunez on visit to Goa

Spanish Navy Ship Mendez Nunez on visit to Goa

Spanish Navy Ship Mendez Nunez arrived at Mormugao Port on 01 Aug 19 at 0900 h . Commander Antonio Gonzalez del Tanago de la Strada , the Commanding Officer of the ship called on Rear Admiral Philipose Pynumootil, Flag Officer Commanding Goa Area on the same day.

A number of  activities between Indian Navy and the visiting Spanish warship are  planned during the… Read More

IT Dept conducts search on group connected with VVIP Chopper Scam

 Income Tax Department

Income Tax Department conducted search action on 24th July, 2019, on a Hyderabad based group engaged in the business of conducting seismic data analysis. The assesse group indulged in large scale over-invoicing of imports through a Dubai based operator who is an accused in a VVIP Chopper scam. The surplus funds thus generated amounting to USD 6 million were… Read More

Entries invited | Design of Postage Stamp & First Day Cover for IFFI Golden Jubilee Edition


In order to commemorate the Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), set to take place from the 20th to 28th November, 2019 in Goa, it has been decided that a special Postage Stamp and First Day Cover will be released. A competition for designing the Postage Stamp and First Day Cover has been launched by the Ministry of Information… Read More

Team India for WorldSkills International Competition 2019, Russia

Team India for WorldSkills International Competition 2019, Russia

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India announced the 48-member contingent which will represent India at the biggest showcase of skills excellence in the world, called WorldSkills International Competition 2019. Also referred as the ‘Olympics for Skills’, the event is scheduled in Kazan, Russia from 22nd to … Read More

MoU between ISRO and Bolivian Space Agency


The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Bolivia on Cooperation in the Exploration and Uses of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes”.

The MoU was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Bolivian Space … Read More

K J Srinivasa IFS concurrently accredited as HCI to St. Kitts and Nevis, Ambassador to CAR ICOM Secretariat and HCI- Antigua & Barbuda

K J Srinivasa IFS

Dr. K J Srinivasa IFS (2002) presently High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Guyana, has been concurrently accredited to the following countries, with residence in Georgetown, as the next:

(a) High Commissioner of India to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis , (b) Ambassador of India to the Caribbean Community (CAR ICOM) Secretariat, (c) High Commissioner

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Cabinet gives approval for ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow


The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved thesetting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow, Russia.

Financial Implications:

An average annual expenditure of about Rs. 1.50 crore per annum is anticipated to be incurred at ITLU in Moscow, Russia towards salary, office expenses, rent, taxes etc.


The ISRO … Read More