09 May 2015
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje would seek support from the Centre for conservation of the 'Great Indian Bustard' from becoming extinct in the desert state.
18 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Following the President's assent for Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 1995, which bans slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, the state government on Tuesday said the Centre had given a go-ahead to its cow shelter villages scheme too.
22 May 2015
Mumbai: Even as the Union Cabinet gave its nod to NDA government's flagship smart city project last month, no city from Maharashtra has yet been included in the programme as the Centre's guidelines are awaited for it, an official said.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: FMCG major Colgate Palmolive India on Wednesday said toothpowder manufacturing operations at its Waluj factory in Maharashtra have been discontinued with effect from May 5, following a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) accepted by its employees.
07 Feb 2015
Puducherry: Modifying its 'free rice scheme', Puducherry government on Saturday decided to transfer Rs 300 to bank accounts of each of 3.37 lakh families in Puducherry and Karaikal every month instead of supplying 10 kg rice through ration shops.
06 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Aiming to tap the growing SME segment in the country, no frills carrier SpiceJet on Friday reported "good" beginning in its much-talked about programme of attracting such travellers wherein upto 10 percent discount is offered on each trip.
05 Apr 2015
Mumbai: To roll out three new social security schemes announced in the Budget, the government has asked banks and insurers to develop a common infotech module by June.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO's trustees on Wednesday decided to raise the age limit from 58 to 60 years for vesting of pension.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday allayed apprehensions over continuance or dilution of MNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released.
04 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra government is planning to revamp the 'Jeevan Amrut Yojana' (blood-on-call) scheme which is aimed at facilitating blood supply to patients scheduled to undergo surgeries and medical procedures in remote areas.