27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Complaints from Indian workers in some Gulf countries have shown an upward trend with the highest number those in Qatar in the last one year, the government told Rajya Sabha.
03 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday batted for giving universities more academic freedom, autonomy and promised to cut excessive regulation, cumbersome procedures to encourage research.
28 Dec 2014
Jammu: Over 550 incidents of ceasefire violations by Pakistan occurred this year, the highest since the truce came into force in 2003, with the Indo-Pak border witnessing the worst such escalation during August to October which left 13 people, including 2 security personnel dead, and thousands displaced.
11 Jan 2015
Gandhinagar: Global statesmen and business titans descended on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Sunday to pay homage to the man they count on to unleash big-bang reforms and create one of the few bright spots in a troubled world economy.
25 Nov 2014
Chandigarh: Republic of Congo on Tuesday invited Indian farmers and food processing sector to explore business opportunities there, saying it is ready to offer all "possible support" in this regard.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: In a major move to enable private trusts to invest in listed shares and specified debt securities, the Union Cabinet on Friday approved the tabling of a bill to effect long-pending amendments to the Indian Trusts Act.
05 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Occupants of a Pakistani vessel that blew up and sank off the coast of Gujarat were "suspected terrorists", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Coal workers on Wednesday called off their nationwide strike after two days as the government assured trade unions the state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) will not be privatized and the employees' interest will be protected.
03 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Three out of five people feel unsafe on Indian roads, says a survey conducted in 12 cities of the country including the four metros.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Asserting that Indian women have a significant role to play in nation building, Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said women should start "documenting their achievements".