Programme launched to reduce maternal, infant mortality in Sundarbans

A new community health initiative launched here on Friday aims to reduce maternal and infant mortalities in West Bengal's Sundarban delta region by 10 percent.

Artiste fraternity come forward for 'Standing with Nepal'

 In a gesture of solidarity with the quake-hit people of Nepal, eminent personalities of Bengal have come forward to support them by announcing a fund-raising concert aimed at helping in rebuilding tourism structures and adopting historic place of Bhaktapur.

Vivek Oberoi lauds PM's International Yoga Day initiative
Vivek Oberoi lauds PM's International Yoga Day initiative

 "Krrish 3" actor Vivek Oberoi has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts in getting June 21 declared as International Yoga Day.

Save girl child: Haryana village launches 'selfie with daughter' contest

In a unique initiative to save girl child in Haryana, where the sex ratio has been dismally low, a village panchayat in Jind has started a contest for clicking "selfie with daughter"

Australian cricketers fund new club initiative
Australian cricketers fund new club initiative

Australia’s top cricketers have dug deep into their pockets to fund a new initiative that will narrow the gap between club and first-class cricket.

ZEE invites budding writers with 'The Write Break’ initiative!
ZEE invites budding writers with 'The Write Break’ initiative!

One of the largest channel network in the country, ZEE, is orgainsing a delight for all the budding writers. It can be seen as a once in a lifetime opportunity for the ‘write’ person with the ‘write’ idea. 

Ustad Maqbool Khan kicks off Indian art initiative in Dubai

In celebration of the colours of Indian art, the Consulate General of India, Dubai, organised a Hindustani classical music performance by Ustad Maqbool Khan and his prodigal son Zeeshan Khan.

Indore: Initiative to build 7000 toilets in every village

The dream of Narendra Modi to build toilets in every home has started its effect in Indore with an initiative to build 7000 toilets in every villages.

Cleanliness is synonym of patriotism, Suresh Raina says after joining Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Cleanliness is synonym of patriotism, Suresh Raina says after joining Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Cleaning, it seems is the catchword today. Star cricketer Suresh Raina has jumped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India initiative, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on Wednesday.

Assam govt takes initiative to improve police admin

Assam government has taken the initiative to improve the police administrative set-up in the state from the constable level to the highest level.

Another initiative of Karunanidhi regime reversed

The Assembly passed an unanimous resolution against reviving the Legislative Council.

Parliament logjam: Speaker`s initiative makes little headway

The fresh attempt by Lok Sabha
Speaker Meira Kumar to break the Parliament deadlock on the 2G
spectrum issue appeared to have made little headway on Friday with
opposition sticking to its demand for a JPC probe.

Don`t wreck Vajpayee`s initiative in J&K, Mufti to BJP

Terming BJP`s stand on Kashmir as "negative", PDP on Saturday said it was sad the main opposition was trying to "destroy" national consensus on resolution of the issue initiated by none other than former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee.

Obama-Singh Initiative to be used for developing faculty

A Knowledge Initiative between
the US and India, which was announced during Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh`s visit to the US last year, will be used for
developing faculty for select institutions like new IITs.

Initiative launched against caste-based census

A group of prominent people
on Saturday launched an initiative against caste-based census and
urged people to mention "Hindustani" (Indian) as their caste.

Govt must strengthen BASIC initiative on climate change: CPI-M

The CPI(M) today asked the govt to strengthen the BASIC initiative and efforts of the developing countries on climate change.

Rahul Gandhi`s solar energy initiative pays off

Congress leader
Rahul Gandhi`s efforts to electrify villages with solar energy
has changed the lives of people in six villages of Amethi and
Rae Bareli constituencies.

Walmart, CARE launch initiative to empower women

Walmart in association with CARE has announced the launch of an initiative that aims to empower marginalised women in India.