Kiran Bedi lauds achievements of Modi govt's 100-day rule

Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi's leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said she had noticed tightening of bureaucracy and shifting of foreign policy during the 100-day rule of NDA government.

'Centre finalises universal health assurance programme'

The central government is in the process of finalising the Universal Health Assurance (UHA) programme and it will be presented to the nation within the current financial year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.

CII should be abolished: Pak civil society

Pakistan`s civil society members on Thursday slammed the Council of Islamic Ideology as "barbaric, medieval and cruel" after the constitutional body issued a controversial ruling saying a man does not need his wife`s consent for a second marriage.

Digi-enterprise: The enterprise of tomorrow

The ongoing evolution of technology means that businesses are in a constant state of change in order to stay apace with the market, say experts at a seminar on digital transformation.

Polish Ambassador calls on Punjab CM

Polish Ambassador Prof Piotr Klodkowski has evinced interest to initiate agro-sector activities for bilateral benefits with Punjab.

Will support Nilekani if he fights elections: Gopalakrishnan

Infosys Vice-Chairman and CII President S Gopalakrishnan today said he will support Nandan Nilekani if his former colleague decides to fight elections.

Why is young India under skilled?

Class based education, poor health and absence of labour intensive policies collectively impede the skill India movement. Prachi Rege reports.

Pak clerics against death to false accuser under blasphemy law

Pakistan`s top clerics have struck down a proposal for awarding death sentence to people making false accusations under the controversial blasphemy law.

Indian Navy looking to ally with industry to maintain combative edge

The poor state of indigenization of the Navy`s war-fighting component, including weapons and sensors, is a "concern and challenge", Vice-Chief of Naval Staff RK Dhowan said.

Water scarcity is the biggest challenge for Delhi: CM

"We will face great trouble in the next five to seven years if we do not address the issue. Scarcity of water is the main challenge facing the city and we will have to seriously address the issue," Dikshit said.

India`s first green stadium awarded

Delhi`s Thyagaraj Stadium was Friday awarded the CII-Indian Green Building Council`s (IGBC) gold rating, making it the first green stadium in the country, officials said.

AP govt assures protection to industry interests

Seeking to allay apprehensions of the industry in the wake of the decision to carve Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh, the state government on Monday assured protection to business interests.

Govt to continue efforts for lifting travel advisories: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir government would continue its efforts to get adverse travel advisories lifted to rope in high-end tourists to the state, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Tuesday.

Akhilesh Yadav outlines development agenda

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced a slew of measures for development of infrastructure.

CII against wholesale cancellation of coal blocks

The CII has cautioned the government against mass cancellation of coal blocks allocation, saying such a step would hurt business sentiment.

CII, World Bank Group ink pact to save tiger

Tiger population has dwindled massively due to rapid industrialisation, habitat fragmentation, poaching and illegal trade, according to a CII statement.

CII, SICCI welcome decision to go ahead with KNPP

Industry on Tuesday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government`s decision to go-ahead with the Rs 13,000 crore Koodankulam Nuclear Power project.

AMRI directors should be given bail: CII member

After FICCI, a senior official of the Confederation of Indian Industry has now come out in support of directors of the AMRI hospital.

CII seeks clarity on nuclear liability law

The CII pointed out that the Act uphold the right to fix criminal liability and raise tort claims in case of a nuclear accident.

CII president for Amnesty scheme, strict action on blackmoney

New CII president B Muthuraman
on Wednesday said an amnesty scheme for unearthing black money is
feasible provided the government gives a strong message that
those not declaring this type of funds will go to jail.