31 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will jointly launch the first pilot project as part of a skill development programme for madrasa students today in Patna. The project will be inaugurated on the same day in two madrasas.
30 Aug 2015
New Delhi: As Patel quota agitation threatens to snowball into a major issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that development alone can solve all problems and expressed satisfaction that peace was restored in a short time in Gujarat after it was hit by violence days back.
22 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) today said it is working on the final guidelines for reinsurers, which will come out by October.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Sanjay Kapoor has stepped down as Chairman of Micromax, a little over a year after joining India's second-largest handset vendor. Kapoor's next assignment could not be ascertained. The spokesperson also did not disclose the reason for Kapoor's exit from the firm.
28 Aug 2015
Sriharikota (AP): India and US have set a target of 2021 to put their collaborative earth observation satellite NISAR in orbit, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US to undertake the launch of NISAR by 2021, he told reporters here after the successful launch of GSAT-6 onboard GSLV-D6.
29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: BJP will use a two-faced strategy of development talk and communal polarisation, which had worked wonders for the party in 2014 general elections, during the upcoming "watershed event" of Bihar polls, a former Union minister and senior Congress leader said here today.
26 Aug 2015
Ranchi: On the lines of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, the Baidyanath Dham shrine in state's Deoghar district will have its own temple authority, to oversee its running, Jharkhand government said today.
29 Aug 2015
Patna: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today criticised Bihar government for not "properly" implementing Central schemes and said it has not sent utilisation certificate for funds released to it nor requested for a second installment.
24 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar has been appointed as chairman of India's Oscar jury, which will select the country's official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Despite an export-ready factory at Noida for smartphones, Samsung India now wants to focus on the domestic market, where it is growing faster than the overall industry, anticipating a surge in demand for 4G devices in the near term, a top company official has said.