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Iran terror attacks: Indian government awaiting details

The Indian government is awaiting details from its embassy in Tehran following Wednesday's terror attacks in the Iranian capital that claimed eight lives, a senior official here said.

India may look elsewhere for coal requirements: Australian minister

India could look elsewhere for its coal requirements if Queensland government delays its decision on a royalty holiday deal with the Indian energy giant Adani Group, Australian Resource Minister Matthew Canavan has warned.

GST rates for services finalised; education, healthcare to be exempted

The all-powerful GST Council today finalised tax rates for services under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime which is scheduled to be rolled out from July 1. There will be four rates for services at 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent, similar to tax slabs for goods.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India, Pakistan face-off likely at ICJ hearing today

30 to 17:00 and Pakistan is given time slot from 18:00 to 20:00. The decision is expected today itself in Kulbhushan Jadhav's death penalty case.

Govt mulling natural death cover for workers going abroad: VK Singh

Govt mulling natural death cover for workers going abroad: VK Singh

"We are trying to see as to what can be done to get a 'bima yojana', which will also be able to cater for natural death if it takes place outside," the minister said.

India has 'holistic vision' to make it easier to do business: Goyal

Leading British and Indian firms won awards for their work in the UK-India space during the event.

No information on Kulbhushan Jadhav's health and whereabouts: MEA

The MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Wednesday said that that there was no information about the location and health of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "spying".

Defence manufacturing policy coming soon: FM Arun Jaitley

The Indian government will soon unveil a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and reduce imports of military equipment, Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Shiv Sena seeks UN intervention to secure release of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Shiv Sena seeks UN intervention to secure release of Kulbhushan Jadhav

The Shiv Sena on Monday sought the United Nations' intervention to secure the release of retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistan army court on alleged "espionage" charge.

Akshay Kumar’s dream comes true; ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ App now a reality

Akshay Kumar’s dream comes true; ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ App now a reality

The App and website ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ was launched Sunday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

The Indian government on Monday issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a matter of precaution in view of the law and order situation, according to an ANI source. 

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

The Indian embassy in Washington said it is closely monitoring the tragic shooting incident in Kansas and providing all help and assistance to the family of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime.

Rising deaths connected to increase in air pollution, says Greenpeace; slams govt for taking no action

Rising deaths connected to increase in air pollution, says Greenpeace; slams govt for taking no action

The Greenpeace India's report 'Airpocalypse' had said Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 12 lakh deaths take place every year due to air pollution.

Baba Ramdev to appear on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Baba Ramdev to appear on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Commenting on the state of corruption in India, Baba Ramdev urged the country's youth not to depend on the government to eradicate the evil completely.

Govt to install laser walls at Indo-Pak border to check infiltration

Govt to install laser walls at Indo-Pak border to check infiltration

The work in this regard will be completed in a year, he added.

Khalistan supporter admits conspiring to launch attacks in India

Balwinder Singh, an Indian citizen holding a Green Card, made the admission before Federal Judge Larry R Hicks in Reno, Nevada state, on Tuesday.

Govt grants license to BP Plc for setting up 3,500 petrol pumps in India

Govt grants license to BP Plc for setting up 3,500 petrol pumps in India

Government has formally granted a licence to BP Plc, Europe's third-biggest oil company, to set up 3,500 petrol pumps in India, making it the 10th company to enter the lucrative fuel retailing sector.

HIV/AIDS: How can you reduce your risk of transmission?

HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through certain body fluids – blood, semen and pre-seminal fluid, rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, breastmilk.

India made 139 account information requests in 2016: Twitter

India made 139 account information requests in 2016: Twitter

Between January and June this year, the Indian government made 139 account information requests and requested for 42 accounts to be removed from the micro-blogging website, Twitter`s biannual transparency report revealed on Thursday.
 

Indian government got underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's hawala money seized in foreign countries: Report

Indian government got underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's hawala money seized in foreign countries: Report

Dawood Ibrahim is wanted in India for the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai.