06 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India TS Thakur today virtually endorsed the AAP government's odd-even scheme for plying of private vehicles saying it can be followed if it helps in reducing the problem, a statement which was welcomed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Hours after the Delhi Government made an announcement about restricting plying of private vehicles bearing odd and even registration numbers to alternate days, the Delhi Police yesterday said that it was not consulted in connection with the proposal.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Action would soon be taken to introduce a national crop insurance scheme, government said today observing that the agriculture sector was passing through a crisis due to poor rains.
02 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Asserting the government's commitment towards the fight against AIDS, Union Health Minister JP Nadda yesterday said that the National AIDS Control Programme will continue as a Central Sector Scheme 1.
16 Nov 2015
New Delhi: State-run telecom firm MTNL, which offers services in Delhi and Mumbai, will soon launch free roaming scheme, allowing customers to receive calls at no extra cost while traveling across the country.
02 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Telecom major Airtel today announced special schemes to help customers in the flood-hit Chennai, including an offer of crediting a minimum balance of Rs 30 in their accounts.
29 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Set for the third straight year of downtrend, gold has lost further sheen in 2015 with a fall of over Rs 1,000 per ten grams in its prices as investors looked for other asset classes and the government sought to monetise the holdings lying idle with the households and institutions. The gold prices have dipped by about 5 percent this year and silver by about 8 percent this year.
29 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Amid the 'intolerance' debate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he proposes to put in place 'Ek Bharat, Shresht Bharat' scheme aimed at strengthening the country's unity and harmony and invited suggestions in this regard.
12 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi government today said Delhi people are not so 'negligent' that they will buy extra cars to beat the odd-even formula even as NGT expressed such apprehensions.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: With the protesting ex-servicemen dissatisfied with the formal notification of one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that everyone has a right to make a demand in democracy but not all demands can be fulfilled.