Government is not run by blame game: Sheila Dikshit

Government is not run by blame game, says former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit.

350 drugs brought under price control: Govt

Government today said 350 drugs had been brought under price control, providing additional benefit of over Rs 3000 crore to customers, and rejected the charge that costs of some life-saving medicines had "sky-rocketed".

'Centre should bring law to protect doctors from assault'

The Delhi Medical Association on Monday urged the central government to bring a strong law to protect medical practitioners from physical assault while on duty.

Observe International Yoga Day on June 21: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities to observe June 21 as International Yoga Day, an official statement said on Monday.

IMA seeks to raise awareness on blindness due to diabetes

 Indian Medical Association (IMA) has sought government's help to increase awareness about blindness due to diabetes through an advertisement campaign on television and radio.

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

The Kerala government on Sunday launched a major campaign "Subodham" to help people in the state overcome alcohol, drug and other substance abuse.

Palestinian ministers visit Gaza over employee dispute

A delegation of Palestinian ministers and senior officials from the West Bank-based national consensus government arrived in Gaza on Sunday in a bid to tackle a thorny dispute over employees.

Govt will not compromise on the unity, integrity of the country: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam will be sent to jail again and government will not compromise on the unity and integrity of the country.

Govt in no haste to notify law scrapping collegium system

Government seems to be in no hurry to bring into force a law which would end the over two-decade-long collegium system of appointment of judges and would await the outcome of proceedings in the Supreme Court on Wednesday before taking a final call.

Marathi film row: Maharashtra govt surrenders before movie house owners, says Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena, alliance partner of the BJP-led dispensation at Centre and Maharashtra, has disapproved of the 'climb down' by government on reserving prime time slots for screening of Marathi movies in multiplexes across the state.

Nitin Gadkari advises farmers to stop relying on God or government

Advising farmers to stop relying on God or government, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said they need take charge of their own lives to improve the lot.

Govt working out details on increasing pictorial warning on tobacco products

 Government today said it is working out details for increasing the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from the present 40 per cent to 85 per cent after the date for its implantation was "extended", an issue which sparked a major row.

Lack of food safety killing 2.2 million every year: Experts

Lack of government policies on food and water safety is causing the death of 2.2 million people, including children, every year across the globe, health experts said on Sunday.

Villagers to be relocated from Odisha sanctuary

The Odisha government has decided to relocate the villagers living in the core areas of Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary in Kendrapada district, an official said here on Sunday.

Emissions from mobile towers 'harmless': Operators

Allaying fears about mobile towers emitting radiation, Indian telecom service operators on Sunday said their safety norms were strict and the key infrastructure (telecom towers) was "harmless".

Odisha has around 60 tigers: Official
Odisha has around 60 tigers: Official

The Odisha government on Saturday claimed that the state has around 60 tigers and rubbished the tiger census figures prepared by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).

Arvind Kejriwal's 49 days of sting government

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's nine sting operation videos has been out within 49 days of his government.

China PMI rebounds in March to 50.1: govt

China`s manufacturing activity expanded in March for the first time since December, the government said Wednesday, a bright spot as the world`s second-largest economy fights a broad slowdown in growth.

Canadian MP quits Harper government to tout creationism

A veteran Conservative MP quit Prime Minister Stephen Harper`s government Tuesday in order to freely defend his denial of evolution, claiming there is a concerted Canadian effort to stifle creationists` views.

Complete loan waiver for Maharashtra farmers not possible: Govt

 Maharashtra Government today said a complete loan waiver for farmers is not possible but it is looking at the possibility of restructuring cooperative crop loans to provide relief to distressed agriculturalists, who are facing losses due to natural calamities.