24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared on Wednesday by the Union Cabinet.
18 Oct 2016
New Delhi: According to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), as against 92.67 lakh policies due for renewal, only 74.79 lakh policies were renewed during 2014-15.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: With the central food safety regulator FSSAI ordering withdrawal of nine approved variants of Maggi, Health Ministry today said it is of the "confirmed" opinion that the product failed to adhere to safety norms and assured that no compromise will be done on food safety.
23 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is closely watching the developments surrounding the referendum in Britain on the country's continuity in the European Union and India was well prepared to handle any eventuality, a top official said early on Thursday.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: BJD and JD(U) members today demanded a separate Ministry to deal with natural calamities like flood and drought, even as they sought a more pro-active approach by the Centre in releasing funds to affected states.
17 Sep 2016
Bhopal: An unidentified person threw ink at Union Health Minister JP Nadda at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal, amid protest by students over ‘poor facilities’ at the institute.
09 Jun 2016
New Delhi: In order to tap into the growing segment of health conscious customers, beverage and snacks major PepsiCo today said it will have more focus in this area which launching new drinks.
14 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has asked the CBI to probe allegations that kickbacks were paid in the USD 208 million Embraer aircraft deal that DRDO had struck with the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer during the UPA rule in 2008.
01 Sep 2016
New Delhi: India's foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday that 13 of its nationals had tested positive for the Zika virus in Singapore, after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease that at first affected three dozen workers on a construction site.
07 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry today.