05 Mar 2014
Cuttack: Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that Odisha does not have any ‘special disadvantage’ to get special category status and the state should focus on ‘other windows’ to get more assistance from the Centre.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday accused Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily of trying to seek extension for ONGC chairman Sudhir Vasudeva, retiring on Friday.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Planning Commission on Monday asked states to identify one district each for implementing the universal healthcare scheme on pilot basis to provide affordable medical facilities.
21 Feb 2014
New Delhi: UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani on Friday said that he will resign from his job by March-end to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket.
30 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Regulator Irda has unveiled simplified, standard products designed to be sold by life insurance companies through nearly one lakh Common Services Centers so as to enhance insurance penetration in rural area.
11 Feb 2014
Imphal: A village chairman was killed and another functionary kidnapped by members of a rival village in Manipur's interior Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar, police said on Tuesday.
05 Feb 2014
LONDON: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke has defended the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to give Australia, England and India more power in the sport.
08 Feb 2014
Singapore: Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan will become the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board chairman from July. The ICC Board, at a meeting held in Singapore on Saturday, approved changes to its governance, competition and financial models.
13 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Insurance sector regulator IRDA has constituted a committee to look into a possibility of increasing FDI in insurance intermediaries and TPAs.
20 Feb 2014
Chennai: The economy is likely to expand by six percent next year as the decline in growth seems to have ended, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan has said.