31 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan batted for a gender policy for women employees, saying that most of the companies still do not have any specific policy for the fairer sex even though women have reached top positions.
31 Jul 2014
Kolkata: With the government yet to formulate a policy on e-cigarettes, tobacco giant India Tobacco Company Limited (ITC) on Wednesday said it will engage in talks with the authorities so that it can introduce the product in India.
30 Jul 2014
Panaji: Weeks after his minister kicked up a row with his comment that bikinis should be banned, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the government's policy on dress code at beaches remains unchanged and that any moral policing in the tourist destination would not be tolerated.
30 Jul 2014
Sydney/Singapore: The dollar touched a six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, holding firm ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and US gross domestic product data due later in the day.
29 Jul 2014
United Nations: India has warned the UN Security Council that the new trend of using peacekeepers to tackle internal political conflicts is an "unsustainable" approach to the maintenance of global peace and security.
28 Jul 2014
New Delhi: A Committee of Secretaries (CoS) has approved a rejig of natural gas allocation policy, giving city gas distribution firms like Indraprastha Gas Ltd top priority for allocation of domestically produced fuel.
23 Jul 2014
Chennai: In a bid to simplify procedures involved in registering a new industry in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced that the process of issuing licences for new industries would henceforth be done through a web portal, to be designed for this purpose.
21 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed officials to prepare an effective industrial policy to attract industrial investments from home and overseas, as well as involve different sections of society.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government is in the process of formulating a new Health Policy and issues pertaining to high cost of medical devices in hospitals that lead patients to hardships will be addressed in it, Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
06 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Home Ministry has raised objections in allowing foreign direct investment in highly-sensitive areas of the Railways sector, saying such a move may compromise security of the country's largest transportation network.