03 Feb 2016
Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech, a city-based vaccines and bio-therapeutic manufacturer, today claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in developing a vaccine to fight the dreaded mosquito-borne Zika virus, which causes serious birth defects in children.
03 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Providing relief to SEZ units and developers, the Finance Ministry today said that they would be entitled to refund of the Swachh Bharat cess, a levy imposed by the government from November last year to fund its cleanliness drive.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah yesterday used the new crop insurance scheme to reach out to farmers claiming Narendra Modi government's decision will rank among the biggest steps taken for their welfare since Independence as they will draw maximum benefit by paying minimal premium.
27 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The rich cultural and ethnic heritage of India, including cuisine and handicrafts from across the country, is being showcased here as part of a festival, 'Bharat Parv', which got underway yesterday on the Red Fort lawns.
29 Dec 2015
Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has written a special song on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments.
28 Dec 2015
New Delhi: BJP today downplayed the 'Akhand Bharat' remarks of its general secretary Ram Madhav, saying while he has a right to his own views, the party and the government are clear that India and Pakistan are two sovereign nations.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Over Rs 42,520 crore has been disbursed under the MUDRA Yojna to more than 66 lakh borrowers, of which nearly a third are women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
16 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Two groups of secretaries presented their suggestions on innovative budgeting and effective implementation and 'Swachh Bharat and Ganga Rejuvenation' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a follow up to his call to them to come up with ideas for transformative change in various areas of governance.
28 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Congress took a dig at BJP over its leader Ram Madhav's remarks on the concept of 'Akhand Bharat', saying given the condition of minorities in the country, the party would need a 'heart transplant' to achieve that lofty goal.
10 Jan 2016
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs the right scientific advice to turn his vision to reality and should also start mission-mode projects, feels India's Bharat Ratna-winning scientist CNR Rao.