The World must unite as one to decisively confront global challenges. Corrective action must begin with the reform of institutions of global governance. This has been on the BRICS agenda since its inception.Narendra Modi
Area: 3.287 million square kilometres
Population: 1.252 billion
Capital: New Delhi
Head of state: President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee
State system: A parliamentary republic
- India has over 150.000 post offices, which makes its postal system the largest in the world.
- India is the birthplace of yoga, chess, and Ayurveda, the oldest medical school in the world.
- With its million-strong workforce, Indian Railways is the biggest employer in the country.
An Indian soldier shot dead a journalist following a dispute, police said Wednesday, the country’s third high-profile media killing in barely three months. Sudip Dutta Bhaumik died Tuesday at a paramilitary base in the remote northeastern state of Tripura, where...read more
Indian sailors from the Indian Navy vessel INS Satpura (F48) carry a board with Philippine and Indian flags upon docking with another vessel INS Kadmatt (P29) at Manila’s South Harbor for a four-day goodwill visit following their port calls to Vietnam and...read more
India is considering regulatory changes to let power companies pass on costs of installing emission-cutting equipment to consumers, a government official said, a politically sensitive proposal amid rising pollution in big cities. FILE PHOTO: Chimneys of a coal-fired...read more
India advanced the rollout of cleaner Euro-VI compliant fuels in Delhi by two years on Wednesday to reduce high pollution levels in the capital city. Vehicular emissions as well as illegal crop burning in the farm states surrounding New Delhi have caused air quality...read more
Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less U.S. action under President Donald Trump, a study showed on Wednesday. But average world temperatures are still...read more
India’s trade deficit widened to its highest in nearly three years in October, government data showed on Tuesday, as export growth contracted for the first time after more than a year. The trade deficit INTRD=ECI widened to $14.02 billion last month from $8.98 billion...read more