Organization for Economic Co-operation
26 Apr 2018
Construction of toilets under Swachh-Bharat to be completed before schedule
Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said the government would meet the target of constructing 67 lakh household and 5 lakh public toilets in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission a year ahead of the schedule of 2 Oct'19.
13 Dec 2017
2-years of maternity leave for women employees of Tripura government
Women employees of the Tripura government will now be able to avail 24 months of maternity leave for their first two children, the Left Front ruling party recently announced.
14 Jul 2017
Report: 73% Indians have confidence in Modi government
As many as 73% of Indians have faith in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Government at a Glance 2017 report.
31 Mar 2017
India gains membership to International Energy Agency
India has gained Associate Membership to the Paris based International Energy Agency.
23 Feb 2017
Swedish politician argues for paid sex break
A small town Swedish politician, named Per-Erik Muskos, from the town of Övertorneå in northern Sweden, has proposed that Swedish citizens should get an hour-long paid break from work to go home and have sex with their partners.
06 Jan 2017
OPEC production-cuts lead to 18-month high fuel prices in UK
Following a 3-pence-a-litre increase in December 2016, petrol and diesel prices in the UK are at their highest since July 2015.
11 Dec 2016
OPEC, non-OPEC producers agree to production cuts
For the first time in 15 years, OPEC and non-OPEC producers have agreed to curtail oil output; jointly working toward stabilizing global oil-prices.
01 Dec 2016
OPEC agrees to output cuts
For the first time in years, the OPEC agreed to cut oil production in an attempt to stabilize prices; the landmark decision was made at a meeting in Vienna.
30 Sep 2016
OPEC agrees to oil production cuts
In one of the biggest oil deals since 2008, OPEC members agreed to adopt oil production cuts.