18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, on Thursday made an impromptu stop at a government school here and joined the children in cleaning up the school.
17 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: The Haryana government will launch a new system of registration in all tehsil offices and inaugurate the web portal of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on December 25 to mark the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 'Good Governance Day'.
13 Dec 2014
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the ' Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.
13 Dec 2014
New Delhi: 'Swachh Bharat' campaign is a positive step but could turn a topic for jokes if real work is not done, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, who had pushed Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan sanitation drive under UPA, on Sunday said.
11 Dec 2014
Washington: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday said the joint winners of Nobel Peace Prize awards, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, have inspired people across the world with their courageous efforts.
11 Dec 2014
Mumbai: In a move that could revolutionise transportation in India's business capital, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has planned a 450 km long network of metro rail corridors for the city and surroundings - the third largest in the world, a top official said on Thursday.
07 Dec 2012
In what can be termed as a laid back attitude, the state government is clueless and has no data about how many girl child have been saved through the Save Daughter Campaign.
06 Dec 2014
Hyderabad: A Shutdown was observed in parts of Hyderabad on Saturday on a call given by some Muslim groups to mark the 22nd anniversary of Babri Masjid's demolition.
26 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court rapped the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for "not doing their job" while observing that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is not going to kick off in this manner.