20 Jun 2015
Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a petition seeking stripping of the Bharat Ratna awarded to cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for allegedly using the "fame" of the honour in "earning money by endorsing commercial products".
12 Jun 2015
New Delhi: According to the latest buzz, legendary actor Dilip Kumar may be conferred with country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. Debuted in 1944, the ailing Dilip Kumar, who has been termed as the 'ultimate method actor' by none other than eminent director Satyajit Ray, was last seen on the silver screen in the movie Qila. We bring you five reasons why the actor should be bestowed with the prestigious honour:
06 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’ seems to have hit a roadblock as 108 Members of Parliament are yet to adopt a village under the ambitious programme launched by the Central Government.
17 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to introduce mobile wallet (m-wallet) over the next two months with State Bank of India as its banking partner. BSNL officials said its m-wallet will be different from others as money can be withdrawn for any unutilised fund and allow withdrawal from SBI ATMs.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Even as it looks to compete more aggressively with private telecom operators, state-run telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will begin its free roaming service from today.
18 Apr 2015
Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Saturday said that the "strong visionary leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resulted in "extraordinary effort" by India on financial inclusion of its people.
21 May 2015
Ghaziabad: Making Ghaziabad a "world class city" is the first priority and all developmental projects will be completed within a time frame, said newly appointed GDA Vice Chairman Vijay Yadav, who has assumed the charge on Wednesday.
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.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi ever since assuming office a year ago has been laying special emphasis on improvisation of environmental condition of the nation.
29 May 2015
Rampur (UP): A 22-year-old engineering student has developed a dustbin with built-in censors that would go off if garbage is thrown around the 'Smart Dustbin', compelling passersby to put it in the dustbin.