Month: March 2015

Trilok Singh March 31, 2015

 20th Anniversary of the WTO In 2015, the WTO is commemorating its 20th anniversary. Many different activities are planned throughout the year to mark this event. On the occasion of the WTO’s 20th birthday, Director-General Roberto Azevedo said: “20 years ago, on 1 January 1995, the WTO opened its doors for business. Since then this organization, […]

Trilok Singh March 29, 2015

ISRO navigation satellite in Orbit India on Saturday demonstrated its ability to establish an independent regional navigation satellite system, as ISRO’s PSLV C-27 successfully launched Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) 1-D satellite into the intended orbit.“We will now be able to make use of our receivers to locate ourselves independently,” ISRO Chairman K.S. Kiran […]

Trilok Singh March 29, 2015

DRDO TO DEVELOP INDIGENOUS AWACS The Defence Acquisition Council(DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Manohar parrikar,which met on 28th march 2015 approved the development of an indigenous Airborne Warning and Control systems(AWACS) by the DRDO. Read more

Trilok Singh March 17, 2015

Terror, Islam and the liberal-Left response The liberal-Left’s denunciation of terror attacks inspired by radical Islam has been mostly ambiguous, raising doubts over its commitment to the values that it claims to defend. The recent cold-blooded murder in Dhaka of U.S.-based writer Avijit Roy, who fought for a more liberal and secular Bangladesh, by Islamic […]

Trilok Singh March 17, 2015

The Promise of Insurance Reform With the Rajya Sabha passing the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, the Narendra Modi-led BJP government must be feeling strengthened. The Bill crossed the final hurdle only because its principal bete noire the Congress, allowed its passage. That it took over six years for Parliament to give its assent to such a […]

Trilok Singh March 11, 2015

Land bill passed in Lok Sabha On 10th March 2015 The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015, popularly known as the land bill, was adopted by the Lok Sabha after debating it for two days. Congress and Biju Janata Dal walked out ahead of the voting, to […]

Trilok Singh March 4, 2015

India, also known as Bharat, is a Union of States. It is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic with a parliamentary system of government. The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution of India which was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949 and came into force on 26th January, 1950. The […]