PM Modi takes pledge for a clean India at India Gate

As PM Modi inaugurated his ambitious 'Clean India' mission, he also took pledge along with around 2,700 students from 44 government schools read from the 'pledge paper' at India Gate.

PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Make in India' campaign

Launching his government's ambitious project to make India a manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised effective and easy governance to help achieve high growth and creation of jobs.

PM Narendra Modi to launch Swachh Bharat Mission Oct 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the "Swachh Bharat Mission", a campaign to clean India, on Oct 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993- Part II

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

DNA: Will Ajit Singh's supporters do anything for the bungalow?

RLD chief Ajit Singh's supporters clashed with police over the move to evict him from government residence in Delhi even as the Centre rejected his demand that the house be converted into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh.

Bihar kids to get eggs, fruits in mid-day meal

To combat malnourishment, Bihar government plans to include fruits for vegetarian students and eggs in the mid-day meal for around two crore students, state Education Minister Brishen Patel said here Thursday.

Govt readies new traffic law for road safety

In view of India being one of the countries with highest road fatalities in the world, Government has readied new traffic law for road safety.

Goa to replace 1000 km-long pipeline to curb non-revenue water

Goa government has announced augmentation of its water supply capacity and also replacement of an age old pipeline criss-crossing 1000-kilometre stretch in the state to reduce the quantum of non-revenue water.

Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.

Coal scam: Government favours cancellation of coal blocks

The Centre on Tuesday favoured cancellation of coal blocks, which were declared illegal by the Supreme Court in a previous judgement.

Secret ballot to end political deadlock in Delhi?

Will the Secret ballot put an end to the current political deadlock in Delhi?

Italian marine suffers mild cerebral ischemia; defence minister visits

One of the two Italian marines detained in India on murder charges was hospitalised with a condition similar to a mild stroke even as the Italian Foreign minister said bringing back the marines remain a priority.

Telugu film industry urged to make Vizag a film-making centre

The Andhra Pradesh government Friday urged the Telugu film industry to make Visakhapatnam a base camp and a centre for cinema making.

Punish the rapists, says Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in the wake of crime of against women, has urged the government of India to take stern measures against the culprits. The Padma Vibhushan awardee, who was in Coimbatore for a concert said that severe punishment should be meted out to all those who are found guilty in this heinous crime.

`e-healthcare biz to contribute 2% in healthcare sector soon`

With internet penetration increasing rapidly, e-healthcare in India is fast catching public attention and is poised to contribute significantly to the overall healthcare market, industry experts said.

Govt not considering nationalisation of rivers: Gangwar

The Government today said it was not considering nationalisation of rivers and Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments have proposed construction of dams in the states to resolve the water-shortage problem in Delhi.

Deep drilling to study earthquakes in Maharashtra

A major national project involving deep drilling in the earthquake-prone Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra has been initiated by the central government for conducting scientific studies related to earthquakes, a statement said Thursday.

Ebola disease under intense surveillance by government

The government is maintaining intensive surveillance to prevent the spread of the dreaded Ebola disease in the country.