03 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Fertilisers Association of India (FAI) demanded allocation of domestic natural gas to make fertilisers without any distinction of products.
30 Sep 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Police chief BS Sidhu on Tuesday favoured commissionerate system of police administration, saying it gives more legal powers to the force for better law and order in the state.
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: After effecting big bang reforms of deregulating diesel prices and raising natural gas rates, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the relaunched cash transfer scheme for LPG will help save Rs 10,000 crore in subsidy.
19 Sep 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers have evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after being hit by floods.
01 Nov 2013
Dehradun: To ensure that people in flood-hit Uttarakhand are ready to face natural calamities in the future, the Centre wants rehabilitation work of a permanent nature, NDMA member VK Duggal said.
20 Oct 2014
Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam: The death toll on account of the cyclone 'Hudhud' stood at 43 in Andhra Pradesh with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu assuring that power supply would be back in the affected coastal districts by October 25.
16 Oct 2014
Kancheepuram (TN): The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has set December 2015 as the deadline for nuclear units in the country for putting in place additional safety measures recommended by it.
29 Sep 2014
Otaki (Japan): Military helicopters plucked seven people from a Japanese mountainside on Sunday after a spectacular volcanic eruption sent officials scrambling to reach many more injured and stranded on the mountain.
28 Oct 2013
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said that the state government would pay adequate compensation to farmers for damaged crops and washed-away farmland in the wake of the June deluge.
12 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Five persons including two children were killed today in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand which received light to medium rainfall in its various parts, resulting in landslides that also obstructed national highways in the hill state.