Day: October 24, 2020

20th Amendment in Sri Lanka

The controversial 20th Amendment to Sri Lanka’s Constitution that envisages expansive powers and greater immunity for the Executive President was passed recently in Parliament with a two-thirds majority. What …

INS Kavaratti

INS Kavaratti, the last of the four indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes built under Project 28 (Kamorta class), by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata, was …

International Snow Leopard Day 2020

October 23rd is celebrated as the International Snow Leopard Day. India is party to the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection (GSLEP) Programme since the year 2013. They are …

Flash Flood Guidance Services

Ministry of Earth Sciences has dedicated Flash Flood Guidance services, first of its kind for South Asian countries namely India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. What are ‘flash floods’? Flash …

International Labour Organisation

After 35 years, India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of International Labour Organisation, marking a new chapter in the 100 years of productive relationship between India and …