Imparting training to women in planning and administration as also provision of technical skills to women engaged in agriculture will help increase country's GDP, Lalitha Kumaramangalam, chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW), underlined on Wednesday.
A unique initiative enabling participants to pitch their ideas, stories and concepts to various organisations shall be introduced at the upcoming FICCI Frames 2015, the three-day global media and entertainment convention starting here March 25, an official said here Saturday.
With the need to making health care affordable and accessible to all, Union Health Secretary Lov Verma today said the Government is considering to set up an 'Innovation Health Fund' under the national health policy.
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.
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.
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.
Tata Football Academy was felicitated for its contribution to the game in the country by All India Football Federation and FICCI Sports Committee at a sports awards function held in New Delhi on Thursday, a company release said here.
Ace archer Deepika Kumari was on Thursday named Sportsperson of the Year while cricket legend Rahul Dravid was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award at the India Sports Awards being Presented by FICCI here Thursday.
All India Football Federation (AIFF) was on Thirsday named the best National Sports Federation, while Indian captain Sunil Chhetri bagged the Footballer of the Year award at the Indian Sports awards here.
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.
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.
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.
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.