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Govt websites lack means to serve physically challenged

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:53

The NDA government has made an ambitious plan by setting aside US$ 83.4 million for a national programme to improve access to digital services in the budget for FY 2014-15.

Undue favours made by Guj govt to Adani, Reliance, Essar

Undue favours made by Guj govt to Adani, Reliance, Essar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:49

The CAG report stated that companies such as Reliance Petroleum, Essar Power and Adani Group got undue favours from the state government.

Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacks

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:46

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over growing number of acid attacks in the country.

Violation of Indian laws by US agencies unacceptable: Govt on snooping

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:26

Government will not accept breach of any Indian law relating to privacy of people by US agencies under their surveillance programmes and the same has been conveyed to US government, Parliament was informed Friday.

We have to deliver quickly: Sushma Swaraj

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:17

External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Friday said living up to people`s expectations is a big challenge for Modi government as those "who give a mandate with so many aspirations don`t have much patience" and it has to "deliver quickly".

Govt plans to sell 10% stake in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam

Govt plans to sell 10% stake in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:42

The government is also planning to sell a 5 percent stake in state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd this fiscal year to shore up its finances.

Govt approves stake sale in Hindustan Zinc, BALCO

Govt approves stake sale in Hindustan Zinc, BALCO

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:40

The government owns 29.5 percent of Hindustan Zinc and 49 percent of BALCO.

Govt plans to install 1 lakh solar pumps

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:46

The government plans to install one lakh solar pumps for irrigation and drinking water purposes in the country, Parliament was informed today.

FDI hike gives boost to investment starved insurance sector!

FDI hike gives boost to investment starved insurance sector!

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:08

About 4.4 percent of Indians have life insurance while 5 percent have a reasonable health cover proving that insurance penetration is very low.

NASA does not have enough money for big rockets: Report

NASA does not have enough money for big rockets: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:41

A federal audit report said that the US space agency, NASA, does not have enough money for launching big rockets and that its new $12 billion rocket program may not be launched by the end of 2017 as planned.

India to liberalise debt market in 'measured way'

India to liberalise debt market in 'measured way'

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 20:16

India is opening its short-term debt market to foreign investors, but liberalisation will be "in a measured way" to avoid causing volatility, central bank governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.

Sebi tweaks investment cap for FPIs in G-Secs

Sebi tweaks investment cap for FPIs in G-Secs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:13

Market regulator Sebi has tweaked the investment limits for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in government securities by increasing the threshold for general investors from USD 20 billion to USD 25 billion.