11 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Forty-five people have been honoured with the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna since its inception in 1954. There have been demands from different quarters for conferring Bharat Ratna on various personalities, including political figures such as Kanshi Ram, Bal Thackeray, Babu Jagjivan Ram, Jyoti Basu, NT Rama Rao, Chaudhary Charan Singh, and Biju Patnaik.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday invoked the blessing of Indra, the god of thunder and rain, to make the government's week-long 'Bharat Parv' festival to mark Independence Day a success.
11 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut says things changed in her life for good when she started taking care of her personal hygiene.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in the country on Sundays from August 21. "Unlimited free calling from BSNL landline to any network's mobile and landline on all Sundays on pan India basis w.e.f. 15th August, 2016," Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in his tweet today.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The capital will witness a mega event to mark the Independence Day with the Modi government deciding to hold a cultural spectacle spanning six days from August 12, nearly two-and-half-months after it organised an extravaganza to celebrate its second anniversary at India Gate.
29 Jul 2016
Dehradun: Amid the debate over the implementation and success of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which is aimed at making India Open-Defecation Free (ODF), Tehri administration in Uttarakahand has come up with an interesting idea to deal with open defecation.
10 May 2011
Belying the tall claims of the Union government, more than 18,000 villages of Bihar are deprived of pure drinking water. Under its ambitious project – Bharat Nirman Yojna, Centre aims to provide pure drinking water to all the districts of the country by 2012.
02 Jun 2016
Mumbai: Amidst renewed speculation about elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said any such development will only strengthen BJP's resolve for a 'Congress-mukt Bharat'.
07 Jun 2016
New Delhi: During the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to US, Americans once again witness the patriotic side of the Indians when chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Modi, Modi' were enlightening the surroundings of Madison Square in New York before the National anthem was sung.
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.