22 May 2016
New Delhi: Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: As Parliament session ended without passing the landmark GST bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today rued the Rajya Sabha not approving the biggest indirect tax reform measure since independence, saying states stood to benefit the most from it.
30 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.
09 May 2016
New Delhi: The single emergency number '112' will be operational throughout India from January 1 to help people reach immediate services of police, ambulance and fire department.
11 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Amid rising voices demanding complete ban on the firework display ritual in the wake of Puttingal fire tragedy that claimed 110 lives and critically wounded more than 300 devotees, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), the managing body of the temple today said that it was not in the favour of a complete ban on the ritual.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Barring a handful of top business schools like the IIMs, most B-schools in the country are producing sub-par graduates who are largely un-employable and therefore earning less than Rs 10,000 a month, if at all they find a job, a report has pointed out.
13 Feb 2016
New Delhi: In a first-ever order to merge two private companies, the government yesterday directed the merger of scam-hit National Spot Exchange Ltd with its parent Financial Technologies.
26 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service today cautioned that a prolonged worsening in asset quality at PSU banks is the main threat to India's sovereign credit profile and made a case for the government bearing some of the cost of cleaning up bank balancesheets.
24 Apr 2016
Mumbai: The human resources (HR) function should harness the power of rapidly evolving technology for every aspect of workforce management, instead of limiting it to just maintaining payrolls, according to experts.
29 Mar 2016
Bengaluru: Wipro today announced a five-year partnership with the country's top food service company Jubilant FoodWorks to deliver energy management services and help reduce energy and operational costs.