Learning martial arts is necessity for women: Asha Bhosle

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is all for women empowerment. While the 81-year-old believes that women must learn to strike the right balance between their personal and professional lives, she says learning a martial art has become essential for the safety of women.

10 crore houses in rural India do not have toilets: Official

Around 10 crore households in rural India do not have toilets for which the government will need to spend Rs 1,50,000 crore to eliminate open defecation by 2022, a top government official said on Tuesday.

India Pavilion a great success at Cannes: FICCI

The India Pavilion at the 67th Cannes Film Festival organised by the information and broadcasting ministry has been a big draw over the past three days, the co-organisers Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said on Monday.

Right Fit

Vikas Godbole and Vaibhav discuss some parameters that hold key to developing competent resource for businesses.

Aeroplane Keeper

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is responsible for maintaining an aircraft. Prachi Rege tracks the scope of the career and the course that qualifies you for the job

Need to rebuild trust in India story: Narendra Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that when the nation had entered 21st century people had developed a trust that India can do something, but sadly, at the end of the first decade of the century, the country is still grappling with many questions.

Rahul Gandhi spoke with clarity, say many industry leaders

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s speech Saturday evoked kudos from many among his audience at the FICCI annual general meeting here with business leaders saying that he had cleared some misconceptions of the past and spoken with clarity and candour.

India cannot afford a non-politician as PM again: Jaitley

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India cannot afford a non-politician as prime minister and the world`s largest democracy can`t be run on the pattern of corporates.

Corruption is bleeding our people dry, we must fight it: Rahul Gandhi

Describing corruption as the biggest issue that is “bleeding people” of India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the situation was unacceptable and that is why the Congress-led UPA government pushed for the passage of the Lokpal Bill in Parliament.

Government failed to defend policies: Praful Patel

Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Praful Patel on Saturday said the government has failed to defend its own policies, which has "cost the country" and the UPA government dear.

Indian students are welcome: UK

Concerned that there are fewer Indians studying in Britain now, the UK on Monday affirmed that there is no cap their number and they are more than welcome to pursue education.

Red Cross to scale up in sanitation partnership with FICCI, WHO

Today, around 632 million people in India alone have no access to sanitation.

New pay commission is outcome of election force: Maira

Constitution of the 7th Pay Commission is an "election force", Planning Commission member Arun Maira said on Wednesday.

`Counterfeiting, piracy and smuggling used to finance terror`

Contemporary techniques like counterfeiting, piracy and smuggling are fast emerging as the likely sources for terrorism financing, according to a Ficci-Ernst & Young study.

Rich nations should lead in reducing emission: India

India Thursday expressed disappointment over emission reduction obligations by developed countries, and said rich nations should take the lead in this area.

Ficci constitutes task force to rebuild Uttarakhand

The districts of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand have been battered by heavy rains and flash floods, causing huge losses to property, livestock and farm land.

Ficci constitutes task force to rebuild Uttarakhand

Industry body Ficci on Monday said it has constituted a task force aiming to rehabilitate flood-ravaged Uttarakhand by building affordable houses.

India should approach IMF to arrest rupee plunge: Rajiv Kumar

With rupee scaling new historic lows against dollar every day, the spectre of India knocking the doors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to seek a bail out is just a matter of time.

Facts about Dr Rajiv Kumar

Here is a background of eminent Indian economist, Dr Rajiv Kumar, who discusses price-rise and ways to rescue the falling Indian currency on Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.

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.