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.

Govt sets up elite unit to combat terror financing

In order to effectively deal with funding of terrorist activities, the govt is
putting in place an elite unit in the Home Ministry.

Indian Govt to take up turban issue with Italy

Government will take up with
Italy, the issue of golfer Amritinder Singh being asked to
take off his turban at the Milan airport during security

Govt to come out with a law to tackle piracy

Sea brigands still have 53 Indians in their custody.

Govt sets up committee to monitor Libya crisis

The government on Monday said it
has set up a committee to monitor the situation in Libya and
prepare plans to meet any eventuality in wake of the
unprecedented protest there against the Moammar Gadhafi

Global media censures Indian govt on Bhopal

Labelling the Bhopal gas
tragedy as world`s worst industrial accident, global media has
censured the Indian government for "a callous" and "confused"
approach to corporate liability.

Terror infrastructure in Pak intact: Govt

The government said infiltration in J&K remains unabated with a substantial increase in 2009.