22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The central government will ask of all five states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu - where Japanese encephalitis cases are reported to utilize funds meant for the disease's prevention, union Health Minister J.P. Nadda told parliament on Monday.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has been conferred another prestigious Japanese award - the Second Asia Cosmopolitan Award - for "transforming India's economy and its integration with the broader East Asian economy throughout his tenure".
18 Dec 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to a new tribal package, which among other things envisages an exclusive tribal panchayat for the protection of their rights.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Notwithstanding controversy over the conversion issue, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on tuesday justified such programmes saying it is an ongoing process and will continue to happen.
15 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Japanese counterpart Sinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan and said he looks forward to continue to work closely with him to strengthen the bilateral ties.
15 Dec 2014
Tokyo: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed on Monday to prevail over resistance to his plans for economic and political change following a weekend election victory that gives him up to four more years in power.
13 Dec 2014
Beijing: President Xi Jinping on Saturday said that China will never forget Japan's war time atrocities but it will not hold grudge against the entire nation as the atrocious anti-human crimes were committed by few militarists.
07 Dec 2011
The recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and consequently high death rate has brought to light the ground reality of government vaccination programme in Uttar Pradesh.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government will lay about 7 lakh kilometres of optical fibre network to connect all village panchayats by high speed broadband services by 2016, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.
09 Dec 2014
Sydney: Oil prices skidded to fresh five-year lows on Tuesday, pressuring commodity-linked currencies and most Asian shares as a bout of risk aversion rippled through world markets.