Tag: Current Affairs of 12 & 13 November 2017

National Conference on BharatNet – Launch of Phase II

  Today, DoT is organizing a National Conference with the State Governments and Service Providers to brainstorm and showcase various utilization models leveraging BharatNet infrastructure.  The Conference will be attended by IT Ministers and IT Secretaries from States. Broadband infrastructure on Optical Fibre network has been made available at over 1 lakh Gram Panchayats across

PM Modi participates in ASEAN Summit in Manila

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Manila. On the sidelines of the summit, the Prime Minister is also likely to meet other world leaders who are in the city to attend the ASEAN and East Asia Summits. The ten-member ASEAN include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao

India re-elected as member of UNESCO’s executive board

  India was re-elected as a member of the executive board of the UN educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO). The election was held at the 39th session of the general conference of UNESCO in Paris. The executive board is the top decision- making body. According to the UNESCO, the general conference consists of the

4th India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue in New Delhi Today

  A high level delegation led by the Canadian International Trade Minister, Mr. François-Philippe Champagne is visiting India to attend the 4th Annual Ministerial Dialogue (AMD) scheduled to begin today in New Delhi. The Indian delegation will be led by the Commerce and Industry Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu. In the current round of the Ministerial