31 Jul 2014
Koraput (Odisha): To contain waterborne diseases which spread during monsoon around 100 Diarrhoea monitoring units (DMU) have been constituted in Koraput district to monitor the situation, an official said on Thursday.
19 Jul 2014
Chennai: DMK on Saturday announced expulsion of former minister V Mullaivendhan for anti-party activities but dropped disciplinary action against most of the 33 leaders, including former union minister SS Palanimanickam, suspended last month, accepting their explanations.
27 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Keeping in view the rising number of complaints regarding the misuse of anti-dowry law, Centre is mulling to introduce penal provisions in the act that will ensure punishment or penalty to those who make false charges.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Friday announced some concessions for mutual fund (MF) industry and income tax payers, while committing to low tax regime to promote industrial activity to generate jobs and create more resources to undertake social welfare activities.
16 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Talking tough on the Maoist menace, the Centre on Wednesday said action would be initiated against NGOs and organisations receiving funds legally from various sources and utilising it for anti-national activities.
15 Jul 2013
In the recent years, ragging has emerged as major woe for new entrants of colleges acroos the country. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has now invited applications from NGOs that are involved in the field of monitoring activities in the social sector on a pan-India level, to take up the role of watchdog to restrain ragging in educational institutions.
18 Jul 2014
Raipur: Voicing concern over the increasing mining and encroachment activities in Chhattisgarh forest, environment activists said that forest is being sacrificed in the name of development. They added that forest is losing its green cover due to these illegal activities.
17 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Thursday launched guidelines for forming Child Protection Committees (CPCs) across all villages of the state to maintain vigilance and monitor child trafficking, said officials.
24 Jul 2014
Glasgow: Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was on Thursday left red-faced after para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary returned positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency last month.
17 Jul 2014
Washington: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a novel glass surface that can provide anti-glare, anti-reflective display for your smartphone, allowing you to use the device in bright light.