On Friday, representatives from 57 countries will vote in Versailles, France, to redefine SI, or the International System of Units.
The fire has destroyed thousands of homes across 55,000 hectares, including those of Hollywood celebrities Miley Cyrus and Gerard Butler, besides partially damaging that of Guillermo del Toro. California has always been prone to wildfires every dry season.
The government appoints the Board in accordance with the RBI Act of 1934. The full strength of the Board is 21, including the Governor and a maximum of four deputy governors. The Board is required to meet at least six times a year and at least once every quarter.
In the last six years, India’s exports have fallen very sharply. The export sluggishness has predated the last six months, says Sajid Z Chinoy.
Indian officials, including Ajit Doval of IB, C D Sahay of R&AW and A R Ghanshyam of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, were talking to the Taliban regime’s interlocutors, headed by Muttawakil.
Indians form the second largest student population in the US, following China. Chinese account for 33.2% and Indians for 17.9% of the international students in the US.
Central banks often look to hold on to capital as a counter against unforeseen events. Economic capital framework was the subject of govt-RBI talks, Economic Affairs Secretary says. How is it worked out?
The study, based on an analysis by Johns Hopkins University and the global charity organisation Save the Children, found that worldwide, pneumonia is likely to kill nearly 1.1 crore children under five by 2030.
The Wagon Tragedy incident, which took place on November 20, 1921, two years after the Jalianwala Bagh massacre, is remembered as one of the many horrific acts of the colonial administration.
On October 26, the President abruptly sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed in his place former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Amid protests in state, poll panel takes steps towards replacing its officer. A look at the Bru tribal issue at the centre of the controversy, and how it led to a state govt vs EC showdown culminating in latest move.
In a paper in Nature in November 2017, the team that discovered ‘Oumuamua with the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope said in colour and imputed properties, ‘Oumuamua resembled known asteroids.
A look at the political significance of Faizabad/Ayodhya, and how these names have been used in history.
National Green Tribunal upholds environmental clearance, but there are other hurdles in the way. Why is this project important for India, and what remains to be done before construction can finally begin?
With the strengthening of the US economy and rising oil prices, the rupee has suffered a sustained fall this year, sliding from levels of 63 against the dollar in January to over 74 in October.
The current Assembly and Lok Sabha have members from both camps that are involved in the power struggle within the Chautala family.
On November 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the vessel, MV R N Tagore, at the new multimodal freight terminal in Varanasi.
CVC report analyses 100 major frauds on public sector banks, committed by borrowers from 13 sectors. Among them, an aviation firm that got loans based on its brand name in spite of a poor credit rating; and jewellers who allegedly inflated value of diamonds and submitted fake details on debtors.
Data from the 2010 and 2014 censuses were tabled in Parliament in March this year by the Environment & Forest and Ministry, in reply to a question.
How are private member’s Bills introduced and discussed? What chance does such a Bill have of becoming law?