Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar today unveiled a solar driven drinking water scheme in Tehri district and described it as the first of its kind project in the hill state to provide safe potable water to rural Himalayan villages using solar energy.
Schools in Goa would now be able to upgrade or set up infrastructure, including for IT services, and even acquire land for the purpose, courtesy a dedicated scheme announced by the state government on Wednesday.
The campaign led by Nitesh, son of
Maharashtra Minister Narayan Rane, against `illegal` Shiv Vada
Pav stalls in the metropolis, on Thursday got a boost with a key man
behind the Shiv Sena-run scheme joining hands with him.
The Jayalalithaa government in
Tamil Nadu on Friday scrapped another pet scheme of the
Karunanidhi regime by ending free colour TV distribution on
which over Rs 3,600 crore was spent in the past five years.
New CII president B Muthuraman
on Wednesday said an amnesty scheme for unearthing black money is
feasible provided the government gives a strong message that
those not declaring this type of funds will go to jail.
Following the introduction of the PFRDA Bill, 2011 in Lok Sabha, Kerala Chief Minister VS
Achuthanandan today urged the Centre to back out from its move to "privatise" the pension scheme of central and state government employees.
BJP on Tuesday alleged that several
middlemen and real estate agents were trying to take people
for a ride and making illegal money by promising to get them
flats in the recently announced DDA Housing scheme.