23 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Urban Development Ministry has decided to give a total of Rs 3,250 crore to Delhi government, DDA and North Corporation to decongest the city and carry out several development projects, its minister M Venkaiah said yesterday.
20 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In light of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and making India free from open defecation the World Toilet College, an initiative organised by Jagran Pehel in association of Parmarth Niketan will be started from March 2016.
15 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Eating out, telephony and travel became expensive from yesterday with the government imposing 0.5 percent Swachh Bharat cess on taxable services which is expected to yield about Rs 3,800 crore to the exchequer in the remaining months of the fiscal.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: All services, including air travel, telephony, eating out and banking will become expensive from November 15 as the government yesterday decided to impose a 0.5 percent cess on all taxable services to fund the Swachh Bharat programme.
16 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Travel in railways' upper class categories has become costlier as a service tax levy of 14 percent and a Swachh Bharat cess of 0.5 percent became effective from yesterday.
04 Nov 2015
Madurai: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation will conduct a 12-day Bharat Darshan special tour, 'Diwali Ganga snan' - from Madurai, covering holy sites including Gaya, Varanasi, Ayodhya, Allahabad, Delhi and Mathura from November 6.
15 Oct 2015
Chandigarh: Commercial and educational establishments were shut today and transport services disrupted in parts of Punjab in response to a bandh called by Sikh outfits against the killing of two youths and police action during protests over alleged desecration of their holy book.
31 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The government is working on a novel initiative under which every state will choose one state each year to promote its culture and language. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat' scheme will soon be launched which will bridge the cultural gap in the country and enhance interaction between people living in different states.
30 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Actress Kajol, who has been advocating the importance of a hygienic environment, thinks NGO and government's support is needed for spreading the message of maintaining sanitation standards in society.
10 Oct 2015
Hyderabad: The Telangana bandh called by opposition parties including Congress, TDP, BJP and others in support of their demand that the TRS government implement its arm loan waiver promise at one go rather than in a phased-manner, began across the state today.