The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) was endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly, in May 2012, to achieve the Decade of Vaccines vision by delivering universal access to immunization.
India has already issued Letter of Request (LoR) to the US for the purchase of 24 MH-60 R Seahawk multirole helicopters for the Navy.
BIG FIGHTS: All eyes on these constituencies in Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls 2018.
So can women have it all? Perhaps this is a trick question – for in reality no one can really have it all – no matter how narrowly all is defined.
It was twenty years ago, during then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s visit to Lahore, India had put the demand for a corridor to facilitate hurdle free, visa free movement of Sikh pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib.
BJP’s Election Manifesto of 2014 and Narendra Modi’s speeches during the campaign seemed literally like a wish-list of the farmers of India.
While Shivraj appears humble and will promise the moon despite knowing practical difficulties, Diggy was quite blunt. Ironically, people want their leaders to be dream merchants, don’t want them to be harsh.
Through past five months, or after pulling out its support to Mehbooba Mufti-led State Government the BJP did try to find an alternative to Mehbooba.
It is now increasingly becoming clear Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had miscalculated his chances in advancing elections by eight months. Apparently, it was to deny the opposition time to regroup, but ironically the decision only acted as a catalyst that accelerated the formation of a grand alliance against[Read More…]
BHOPAL: BJP has won three consecutive assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and it now hopes that after this long period of 15 years, people would once again repose their faith in the party. Many within the BJP reassure themselves by saying that the party’s vote share in MP was far[Read More…]
As the world’s largest democracy, it is important that India act as a role model in many aspects. Considering ‘Media as Fourth pillar of its State’, India should be in forefront in safeguarding its media and promoting press freedom on the international stage. As a founding member of the Community[Read More…]
In view of their energy demand, the US which has imposed the second wave of sanctions on Iran, has exempted 8 countries, including India, Japan, South Korea and China from any punitive trade actions for six months. Shut off from dollar-dominated exchange, Iran will sell its oil to these countries[Read More…]
One of the most important contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru was the firm anchoring of secularism as a core character of India polity
Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]
The book India Wins Freedom gives a detailed description and analysis of the formation of India and the meaning of India partitioned ‘Pakistan’. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad is a person who is the custodian of being a pacifist, well-read, peace-loving, an intellectual of secularism, sovereignty and a man of his[Read More…]
From the agenda of development the guiding principle of the present disposition has taken a turn towards repainting the symbols that once stood for national unity, integrity and secularism. In the scheme of thing, the next step is to demonise Muslim rulers. From changing names of the cities and railway[Read More…]
On the birth anniversary of Abul Kalam Azad, here’s everything to know!
Trudging on war victory is not possible when people standing in line to cheer you turn down their back instead. This is what has happened to US President Donald Trump whose leadership has suffered a hemorrhage as American voters have chosen to show him mirror in the mid-term election to[Read More…]
One may not read much into bye-elections but this here Karnataka ones are a trifle different – from the state as well as national perspective. The ruling Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine won four out of the five bye-elections to three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats. In itself, these seats[Read More…]
Instead of taking firm action against extremists who held whole Pakistan to ransom for three days over acquittal of blasphemy case convict Asia Bibi, the Imran Khan government bowed to Islamic hardliner’s demand for not raising objections to a review petition filed by the complainant against the Supreme Court’s judgment[Read More…]
Back in 1992, a young Delhi boy entered Bollywood with stars in his eyes and a resolve to make a name for himself. Little did Shah Rukh Khan know that he would end up redefining what it means to be a ‘romantic hero’ in a film. However, the effervescent charmer[Read More…]
With US President Donald Trump turning down India’s invitation to be the chief guest during the Republic Day function, New Delhi has been left red faced by the country which swears to be India’s strongest strategic partner. Obviously, it will have a bearing on the relations of India and Trump-led[Read More…]
PM Modi in his speech hailed Sardar Patel for “uniting India” and credited him for making India today’s greatest economic and strategic power. Several government ministers attended the event.
The Madras High Court order upholding disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs paves the way for immediate by-elections to fill the vacancies, along with two other seats that fell vacant due to death of incumbents. The disqualified MLAs on a Wednesday declared they will face bye-elections rather than move the Supreme[Read More…]