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UK launches `Families Matter` campaign against terror

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:35

The UK government has backed a new national campaign aimed at preventing young people from travelling from Britain to war zones like Syria and Iraq by making them aware of the fear and distress felt by those they leave behind.

UP to give free power connections to 1.72 lakh families

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:14

The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said Saturday.

VW eyes Fiat takeover: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 21:04

The families controlling German auto giant Volkswagen and the Italian-US rival Fiat Chrysler are sounding out the possibility of a merger, the weekly Manager Magazin reported today.

After Kerala nurses` return, Punjab families pray for safe return of their abducted sons

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:47

Even as the 46 Indian nurses from Iraq reached Kochi, Kerala, families in Punjab are still praying for the safe return of their sons, who were abducted by militants in Iraq. At least 40 Indian construction workers are in the custody of ISIS militants in Mosul.

Will do everything possible to secure kidnapped Indians` release: Sushma Swaraj on Iraq crisis

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 09:47

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday sought to assure the families of 40 Indian nationals kidnapped in Iraq, saying the government was making all possible efforts to resolve the crisis.

Malaysia Airlines initiates payments to MH370 victims` families

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:22

Malaysia Airlines insurer has begun paying $50,000 in advance insurance payments to the families of passengers on board flight MH370, three months after the jet disappeared.

Rajasthan royals to battle it out on the poll field

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 12:32

Like previous years, Rajasthan will see scions of former princely families in the Lok Sabha battlefield with all four in the fray this time being sitting MPs.

40 per cent parents learn how to use technology from kids

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 19:35

Scientists have found that between 30 to 40 per cent of parents learn how to use the computer and Internet from their children.

Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh continue, one more killed

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:43

A Hindu man was stabbed to death and a temple was damaged in two separate attacks in Bangladesh as violence against the minority community continued despite the government`s warning of stern action.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Encroachment cases lodged against 100 families

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 15:35

Cases have been registered against one hundred riot-hit families who have been living in a village in neighbouring Shamli district, for allegedly encroaching upon a government land, officials said on Wednesday.

HP govt takes steps to include families under Anna Yojana

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 19:37

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to convene meetings of Gram Sabhas in all its Panchayats to include eligible families, which were left out, under the Rajiv Gandhi Anna Yojana scheme.

HP govt to raise quota of rations for BPL families

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 23:41

At least 76 lakh people are benefiting from subsidised foodgrains in Himachal Pradesh and the government will raise the quota of rations for BPL families, a state minister said on Saturday.