20 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Life insurance companies are fast-tracking claim settlement coming from Jammu and Kashmir to provide speedy relief to those affected by the worst-ever floods in 109 years. Aviva Life Insurance and HDFC Life, both private sector players, have relaxed their claim settlement process exclusively for victims of Jammu and Kashmir floods.
18 Sep 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: With a good track record of social development indicators, especially in health and education sectors, Kerala is all set to witness a demographic transition with a rise in the proportion of aged in the total population along with declining growth rate of the population.
17 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The latest promo of Bigg Boss 8 is an intimidating one. Salman Khan is sounding a little scary in the new teaser of the most controversial reality show on Indian television.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi/Chennai: Under attack from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and political parties in the state, the University Grants Commission on Thursday decided to withdraw its controversial circular directing universities to teach Hindi as one of the primary languages in undergraduate courses.
17 Sep 2014
Washington: Terming Ebola as a global threat, US President Barack Obama has called upon the international community to ‘act fast’ to stop the spread of the deadly virus which has claimed more than 2,400 lives and infected nearly 5,000 mostly in Africa.
11 Sep 2014
New Delhi: After collaborating with multiple names from the international world, Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman has joined hands with Brazilian singer-songwriter Anna Beatriz for the movie "Pele".
11 Aug 2014
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra): Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday asked people to vote for ‘clean candidates’ in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra to ensure all-round development.
14 Sep 2014
Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said her party's repeated electoral triumphs since 2011 was an "endorsement" by the people of her government's performance even as she took potshots at rival DMK.
07 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek day-to-day trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and ensure regular monitoring.
02 Sep 2014
New Delhi: HRD Ministry is working to boost the standing of government schools by making them equipped with latest information communication and technology (ICT) services through which parents will receive messages on their mobile phone about the attendance, homework and academic performance of their wards.