Intel to work with government to digitally skill 5 mn people
Intel to work with government to digitally skill 5 mn people

US-based chipmaker Intel Tuesday said it will work with the Indian government through its 'Digital Skills for India' program to help 5 million people by the end of 2015.

`Vulgar` Comedy Central taken off air in India

Entertainment channel Comedy Central was taken off air in India for six days Wednesday after a court upheld a ruling by government regulators who took offence to simulated sex scenes and "vulgar" language.

Winter Session of Parliament begins today

Winter Session of Parliament beginning Monday is all set to be a contentious affair with several Opposition parties deciding to oppose the Insurance Bill and corner the government on black money issue.

Refusal of deputation to debar babus from foreign jobs: Govt

The refusal of IAS officers to come on central deputation will debar them from foreign postings, the Centre has said.

Government plans action against RJs mimicking MPs

Radio jockeys may have to keep a hard check on who they joke about on air now. The Government of India has reportedly decided to take action against all private FM channels who air jokes about MPs.

Indian government grants USD 1 million for Afghanistan stadium

The Indian government has given approval to a grant of USD 1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan`s southern province of Kandahar, according to a report.

Sports Ministry felicitates Glasgow Commonwealth Games medal winners

The Indian medals winners in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games were today felicitated by the government in the presence of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for their impressive show in the multi-sport event at a star-studded function here.

Government must save Homi Bhabha`s home for posterity

Homi Bhabha, the architect of nuclear India, lived the most productive part of his life in Mehrangir, the house his father bought in 1937.

Promotion of certain sports activities is CSR: Indian Govt

The government today said social welfare expenditure by companies towards promotion of sports like the rural and national sports would be considered as a CSR activity.

US critical part of India`s outreach: Foreign Secretary

The new Indian government is ready to step up its engagement with the world for mutual benefit and the partnership with the US is a critical part of this outreach, Foreign Secretary said.

Switzerland to work with new Indian government on tax evasion

As the debate on alleged black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks continues, Switzerland today said it is looking forward to working together with the new government of India in its fight against tax evasion.

Govt working 24x7 to bring back abducted Indians: Venkaiah Naidu

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu Thursday said that the government of India is working 24X7 to bring back the 40 abducted Indians from Iraq.

Looking forward to work with new Indian government: Pentagon

Describing India as a major player in the region, the Pentagon has said it is looking forward to work with the new Indian government.

Government will focus on high-end research, innovation: Indian President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that the government will focus on high-end research and nurturing innovation.

Team Modi takes charge, promises clean, effective governance

A new Indian government took charge Tuesday with most ministers visiting the offices of their allotted portfolios, some even to two-three offices, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

US lauds Indian govt`s invitation to SAARC leaders

The US on Wednesday welcomed Indian government`s initiative to invite SAARC leaders to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and said increased engagement between India and Pakistan is a "positive step".

Japan says it aims to deepen ties with India under Modi

Japan on Monday said it will work with the new Indian government to further deepen political and economic ties amid reports here that talks were underway for Narendra Modi to visit the country as Prime Minister.

US to enhance security cooperation with new Indian government

Describing security cooperation with India as "a central element of the broad US-India strategic partnership", the US says it looks forward to working closely with the next Indian government to build on it.

Indian government doing nothing: Malaysian plane passenger`s kin

Indian govt has done nothing for the family members of the passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines plane that "vanished" five days earlier, a relative of one of the aircraft passengers said.