Government needs to boost medical tourism: FICCI

 Leading business chamber FICCI on Tuesday urged the Centre to take new initiatives to boost medical tourism in India including multiple-entry medical visa to enable easy followup treatment for foreigners.

SC asks Centre whether Ramasundaram can join CBI as Additional Director

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear whether senior Tamil Nadu cadre woman IPS officer, Archana Ramasundaram, would be considered in future for the post of Additional Director in CBI.

Education policy: Centre seeks suggestions from CBSE students

The government has invited suggestions from CBSE students of Classes VI to XII on the proposed national education policy before unveiling its first draft in December.

Centre should declassify Netaji files considering 'all factors': Congress

Congress on Friday said the central government should declassify files concerning Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after taking into consideration "all the factors and the national interest".

Babus facing corruption charges may get promotion

Bureaucrats facing corruption charges will be able to get foregone promotions and subsequent benefits after getting a clean chit from disciplinary authority, as per draft guidelines formed by the Centre.

Review of service conditions in judiciary: SC notice to Centre

 The Supreme Court on Monday sought the government's response on a plea seeking setting up of an All India Judicial Commission to review the service conditions of members of the subordinate judiciary.

State govts not sharing info on terror financing: Centre

Government's efforts to deal with the menace of terror financing has hit a road block with no state government sharing information on national risk assessment on threats to various financial institutions and capital market.

Nitish urges Centre to grant special status to Bihar

Ahead of the upcoming state assembly polls, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reiterated his demand before the central government to grant "Special Category" status for Bihar.

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Centre evaded talks with Pakistan on Kashmir: Hurriyat

 Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday accused the Centre of "evading" the NSA-level talks with Pakistan by refusing to discuss Kashmir, an issue it described as the main reason for the "huge trust deficit" between the two countries.

Land Bill: Farmers' bodies meet Centre, discuss grievances

Various farmers' unions put forward their suggestions and grievances regarding the controversial Land Bill in a meeting called by the Central government.

Nitish Kumar takes swipe at Centre for not giving special status

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the Narendra Modi government for not fulfilling its promise to accord special category status to Bihar which is posing as a great impediment to big ticket investment in the state.

Relocate people in tiger reserve within time frame: Panel to Centre

A parliamentary panel has asked the Centre to ensure that the three-phase relocation programme of people living inside the core area of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) is implemented within the stipulated time frame.

Centre, Delhi government to clean Yamuna together

The central and Delhi governments have decided to come together to clean up the Yamuna river in the capital.

Centre to collaborate with Ramdev in finding cure of malnutrition: Juel Oram

The Centre will identify and document medicinal herbs helpful in treatment of malnutrition in collaboration with yoga guru Ramdev and his aide Balkrishna.

Centre appoints seven new joint secretaries

 The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday appointed seven new joint secretaries, including two from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle.

Centre, states to discuss mine auction, DMF at CCEC meet on Tuesday

The Coordination-cum-Empowered Committee CCEC, which is chaired by the Mining Secretary, will also discuss ways to encourage exploration of minerals as well as the status of framing the rules for minor minerals.

Name DRDO after Abdul Kalam, Telanana CM urges PM Narendra Modi

The Telangana Government on Sunday requested the Centre that the city-based Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), be named after former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

Abducted professor's family members seek Centre's intervention

The family members of a teacher, who has been kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group on Friday sought Centre's urgent intervention to secure his release.