06 Jul 2015
Tashkent: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here in Uzbekistan capital on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia, aiming to enhance strategic, economic and energy ties besides attending summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
06 Jul 2015
New Delhi: With Greeks' rejection of rescue package from creditors spooking markets, the government today asserted that India is well insulated from the crisis but rupee may be affected due to the outward flight of investment.
03 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 today painted a grim picture of rural India, indicating that one out of three families living in villages is landless and depends on manual labour for livelihood.
02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Global rating agency Fitch has lowered India's economic growth projections to 7.8 percent for the current fiscal from 8 percent earlier. Fitch, however, said it expects that India's GDP growth rate this year to surpass China's for the first time since 1999, forecasting an acceleration to 8.1 percent in 2016-17 before settling back to 8.0 percent in 2017-18.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Congress today sought to mount trouble for the government on Lalitgate issue, putting forth six demands including making public minutes of a meeting it claimed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had with UK High Commissioner James Bevan in which she had favoured grant of travel documents to Lalit Modi.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Over one-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011.
28 Jun 2015
Varanasi: Heavy downpour has led to water logging in the ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address ‘Vikas Sabha’ in his parliamentary constituency here on Sunday, leaving officials worried.
01 Jul 2015
Patna: In a move apparently to woo the voters ahead of the Assembly polls due later this year, Bihar government on Tuesday relaxed the 75 percent attendance norm for school students for this fiscal to avail various benefits and provided reservation for contractors of reserved categories in tender for road construction works upto Rs 15 lakh.
27 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Embattled Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today attended a NITI Aayog deliberation here but left the national capital without meeting either Prime Minister Narendra Modi or BJP president Amit Shah.
29 Jun 2015
Eugene: Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin fired a World Championships warning shot, winning the 200m title at the US athletics championships in a blistering 19.57sec.