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Sulabh hails Centre`s total sanitation plan for all

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:57

Hailing the Centre`s announcement in Union budget that every household will have complete sanitation by 2019, voluntary organisation Sulabh International on Saturday said that it would help in bringing down crime against women.

Focus on modernisation of police force in UP: Home Secretary

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:07

Denying allegations that law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has gone out of hand, Chief Secretary (Home) Rakesh Bahadur said state police was being modernised and over Rs 12,000 crore has been approved by the state Assembly for the purpose.

Centre has requested CMs to identify land for AIIMS

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 16:27

As part of its plans to have an AIIMS in every state, the Centre has requested chief ministers to identify appropriate land in their states for setting up the institute.

Budget has many nice words, some money but no direction: CSE

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 22:24

An environment think tank today said although the union budget had "many nice words and some money" but it failed to show any direction for "real change."

Delhi: 10 private hospitals face action for violating norms

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:24

About 10 private hospitals in the national capital have violated norms laid down at the time of allotment of land at concessional rates, the Lok Sabha was told.

Bombay HC says no to injunction against transfer of Bhabha`s bungalow

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:34

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant any injunction against the transfer of south Mumbai bungalow of the late Dr Homi Bhabha, the pioneer of India`s nuclear program, to the buyer who purchased it at an auction for Rs 372 crore recently.

Centre sends reminder to WB govt on Tapas Pal`s comments

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:36

The Centre has sent a reminder to West Bengal government seeking a report over controversial comments allegedly made by Trinamool Congress-actor MP Tapas Pal where he was shown threatening to kill CPI(M) workers and have their women raped.

BJP to have social media centre for every Assembly seat in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:44

BJP on Monday said it plans to set up a social media centre for every Assembly constituency in Maharashtra ahead of the elections.

Rajasthan Congress to stage state-wide protest against price rise

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 00:31

Raising concerns about spiralling food costs and overall price rise, Congress will hold a state-wide protest in Rajasthan against the Centre as well as the Vasundhra Raje government on July 9.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream in epic Wimbledon final

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 00:19

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star`s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Intensify efforts for release of Punjabi youths captivated in Iraq: Amarinder to Centre

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:17

Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Saturday appealed to the Centre to intensify efforts for the release of about 40 youths from the state held captive by militants in violence-ravaged Iraq.

Facebook faces action over `emotion contagion` Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:10

US privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) has filed a formal complaint with the Federate Trade Commission (FTC) over Facebook`s use of user data in its "emotion contagion" study.