Govt mulls regulating prices of medical devices

Aiming to bring prices of medical devices under a regulatory framework, the government is looking at preparing a national list of essential medical devices and empowering the national drug pricing regulator NPPA for fixation and monitoring of prices of such equipment.

875 deaths due to swine flu, no move to vaccinate public: Govt

Swine flu has killed 34 more people in the country this year raising the toll to 875 and the number of affected crossed the 15,000 mark, government said on Tuesday, but there is no move as of now to vaccinate the general public from the respiratory disease.

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Can't block sites unless national security affected: Govt to HC

Websites cannot be blocked unless it is a matter affecting the security and sovereignty of the nation, the government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Centre reviewing condition of northeast rivers: Uma Bharti

Intending to utilise the water resources in India's northeast for the country's benefit, the centre has started reviewing the condition of the rivers to find out ways to harness their potential, union minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

Govt unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate

Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content.

Govt to sell 10 percent stake in Coal India Ltd.

India plans to sell a 10 percent stake in state-owned Coal India Ltd (COAL.NS).

Indian doctors, govt launch portal to share healthcare expertise

Indian-origin doctors across the globe have joined hands with the Indian government to launch a web portal for sharing expertise, skills, knowledge and resources with those in need of such services in India.

Reconnecting maritime cultural landscapes across Indian Ocean

The culture ministry has launched a project that aims to re-establish communication between countries across the Indian Ocean, an official statement said Saturday.

Twitter users hit back at govt over clampdown

After government’s crackdown on Twitter over offensive content, users of the micro-blogging website hit back on Thursday.

Govt to set up women shelter homes in 17 countries

The government has decided to set up shelter homes for Indian women in distress in 17 countries, most of which are in labour intensive Gulf region.

Many big dams face terror threat: Govt

The government on Tuesday said many of the big dams in the country are under threat from terrorists and action has been taken to protect them.

US in touch with India on Maldives

The US is in touch with India over the situation in the Maldives, a US embassy official has said.

Govt to hold dialogue with ULFA on April 9

After a gap of six months, the
government will hold dialogue with ULFA on April 9 as part of
its efforts to bring a lasting solution to the decades-old
insurgency problem in Assam.

‘Govt will study draft of resolution against SL’

External Affairs Minister S
M Krishna has said the government will study the draft of the
resolution and consult Tamil MPs before taking a call.

Centre`s nod to prosecute FB, Yahoo, Microsoft

The Centre today told a Delhi court that there is sufficient material to proceed against 21 social networking sites.

Govt wants content on social networks screened

The government and top Internet firms including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo appear headed for a faceoff on the issue of offensive content on social media.

Nearly 50 spy modules busted since 2008: Govt

The government on Tuesday said a total
of 46 Pakistan-backed spy modules were busted by the security
forces since 2008 in the country.

ULFA signs peace pact with govt

The government signed an agreement with
the banned ULFA to end violence in Assam and set the ball rolling for peace talks.

1.90 cr Aadhaar numbers generated so far: Govt

The government on Wednesday said about
1.90 crore Unique Identification Numbers (UID) or `Aadhaar`
involving country`s citizens have been generated as on July
31, 2011.