Lanka govt to clear China-funded Colombo port project

 The controversial China-funded USD 1.4 billion Colombo Port City project may soon be given clearance to go ahead, the Sri Lankan government said today.

India a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations, says BJP
India a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday justified the decision of the government to put private funding organisation Ford Foundation on its watch list, adding that compared to other countries, India is very a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations.

Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation on 'watch list'

The Ministry of Home Affairs has put one of the biggest international funding organisations, Ford Foundation, under a watchlist in national interest and security.

EC for stringent law to deal with political funding

Batting for a "strong law" regarding political funding, Election Commission on Monday said use of black money during elections has to be checked as it creates imbalance in a democratic system.

AAP hits back at BJP over front-page ads, questions source of funding

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), questioning the latter's move to publish full-page advertisements on leading newspapers in Delhi a day ahead of polling.

AAP's transparency claims hollow: BJP on funding row

Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party over its funding ahead of the Assembly Elections in Delhi on February 7.

Rajapaksa charges Norway with funding LTTE

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has charged Norway with funding the Liberation Tigers for Tamil Ealam (LTTE) terrorist group during the island`s three-decade civil war, and demanded an investigation into the involvement of the former Norwegian Government.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: How to build self-confidence?

Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra through his show, advices the young and budding entrepreneurs how to overcome fear and develop confidence for achieving success.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Ways to accumulate capital for business ventures

Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL) Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra through his show tells the amateur as well as experienced businessmen the ways to acquire funds/ capital for their business ventures.

South Korea to fund humanitarian projects in North

South Korea announced Tuesday state funding for humanitarian projects in North Korea for the first time since Seoul imposed tough economic sanctions on Pyongyang four years ago.

Naxals extort Rs 100 crore annually from Chhattisgarh: Police

The Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh has become centre of extorting money by the ultras, who collect nearly Rs 100 crore annually from various sources in the state, police said.

Amendment to stop funding to Pakistan defeated in US Congress

The US House of Representatives has defeated an amendment to the Defence Appropriations Bill to stop American funding to Pakistan. The amendment was moved by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who alleged Islamabad had undermined efforts to combat terrorism. The amendment was defeated in a voice vote yesterday.

Brazil World Cup host city may `drop out` if `key legislation` not approved soon

The mayor of the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil, which is a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, has admitted that his city may drop out from the World Cup roster if key legislation is not approved soon.

Indian govt blocks funds to Amnesty over sourcing concerns: Report

Amnesty has been a vocal critic of the New Delhi government, most recently accusing the security agencies of committing human rights violations during anti-insurgency operations in central India.

Foreign funding of Cong, BJP: HC seeks response from EC, Home Ministry

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought response from the Union Home Ministry and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking an inquiry into the foreign contributions of Congress, BJP and other political parties.

‘Terrorists getting funds through foreign embassies’

There are reports of terrorist fundings through foreign embassies and foreign intelligence agencies of neighbouring countries.

CPI got over Rs.3 crore funding, shows RTI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) has received over Rs.3 crore funding through various sources in the past five years, an answer to an RTI query revealed Monday.

More central funds for rural jobs, roads in Karnataka

The central government has agreed to release more funds to Karnataka for implementing various schemes to improve the welfare of the people, Jairam Ramesh said.

25 yrs on, Gosikhurd irrigation project still incomplete

The inter-district Gosikhurd irrigation project has become a saga of neglect and disappointment for people in Vidarbha region.