30 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to work towards bringing forward the target dates for completion of National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) to June 2016 as the project is key to various 'Digital India' initiatives.
09 Sep 2014
Jaipur: Despite running a disease surveillance programme, Rajasthan has reported 25 deaths due to swine flu in the year so far.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With an estimated Rs 4 lakh crore of tax revenue locked up in litigation, the CBDT has created over 240 new posts of Commissioners (Appeals) to speed up the legal disposal system in the Income Tax (I-T) department.
01 Jul 2014
New Delhi: After missing its deadline, the monsoon is likely to hit the national capital and parts of North India by the end of the week, a private forecasting agency has said.
27 Aug 2014
Jaipur: Rajasthan's three power distribution companies (DISCOMs) on Wednesday began power cut from two to four hours daily in phased manner in entire state barring six Divisional Headquarters including Jaipur, an official said.
13 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Despite international agencies predicting Phailin as a 'super cyclone', the Indian Meteorological Department stuck to its stand that its intensity would be modest than the one witnessed by Odisha in 1999, and on Sunday it said its forecast was "more or less" accurate.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The disinvestment department has selected five merchant bankers, including Citigroup and ICICI Securities for managing the 5 percent stake sale of ONGC, which could fetch about Rs 18,000 crore to the exchequer.
18 Jun 2013
The meteorological department on Monday forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated parts of Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch regions in the next 24 hours even as several districts recorded heavy downpour since Sunday.
05 Sep 2014
Seoul: US has not yet decided on its reported plan to deploy an advanced missile system in the Korean Peninsula, a South Korean official said on Friday.
24 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in services sector declined about 22 percent year-on-year to USD 738 million during April-June period of the ongoing fiscal.