25 Jul 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi asked Power department officials to purchase electricity from national grid to meet the existing daily shortfall of 200-300 MW in the state.
18 Jul 2014
Panaji: Tourists visiting Goa will have a CCTV camera monitoring their movements once they venture on to major beaches in the state, a senior Tourism Department official said here on Friday. The Tourism Department, which is in the process of reviewing the entire security arrangement on the beaches, has decided to continue posting India Reserve Battallion (IRB) on the beaches, which will patrol the areas.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government has detected over Rs one lakh crore of undisclosed income in the last financial year, a figure more than double as compared to the search and seizure action undertaken by the Income Tax department during 2012-13 to check black money.
23 Jul 2014
Patna: Pledging to construct 1.21 crore toilets over next five years covering all households in Bihar, the state government on Wednesday vowed to end the practice of defecation in open places by 2019 as a token of tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
07 Jun 2014
Jammu: Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh, on Saturday said coupled weather forecast technology will be used during the forthcoming Amarnath yatra commencing from June 28 to give weather information to pilgrims after every three hours.
21 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Delhi government's 181 helpline for women, which operates from the Chief Minister's Office, has been attached with the Women and Child Development department, fuelling fear that the initiative taken after the December 16 gang-rape may soon run out of steam.
14 Jul 2014
Agartala: The outbreak of malaria in Tripura since last month has claimed 68 lives and affected over 30,000 people, Health Minister Badal Choudhury said on Monday.
19 Jun 2014
New Delhi/Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Meteorological Department has denied reports of having issued high alert in Uttarkashi just a day after it was reported that Bhagirathi River is in spate due to severe rainfall over the past few days.
06 Jun 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to expand the green cover in the city, the Delhi Metro has handed over a piece of land to the Forest Department for plantation activities.
21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Monsoon deficit has come down to 31-32 percent with rains picking up in July across the country giving relief to farmers, the government said asserting that there is "no reason to be unnecessarily alarmist".