27 Jun 2014
Kendrapara (Odisha): In a move to strengthen coastal security, the Odisha government has asked fishermen to paint their boats and trawlers with a specific colour pattern for their easy identification.
27 Jun 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the ambitious laptop distribution scheme of his government was the ‘biggest secular and socialist scheme’ in the state as it was implemented among the masses without any disparity.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stock in the open market in order to boost domestic supply and check prices.
06 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Months after the scheme to pay LPG users cash subsidy was put on hold, an expert committee has recommended its reinstatement after streamlining some processes as it helps prevent pilferages.
04 Aug 2014
Mumbai: With focus on self-employment as a key aspect to job creation, the NDA government has chalked out a plan to set up incubation centres at all districts across the country to train budding entrepreneurs, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Kalraj Mishra said.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under EPS-95 scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO has become a reality and will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners who get less than this amount at present.
18 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the scheme of the National Population Register (NPR), the biggest security and e-governance initiative in the world.
03 Jul 2014
Raipur: In view of poor monsoon, the Chhattisgarh government has launched a season-based insurance scheme for kharif crop in all 27 districts of the state to ensure relief to farmers in case of any exigency.
31 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to modernize the power loom sector in the country, government has allocated Rs 11,952 crore under the Revised Restructured Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (RR-TUFS) to be implemented during the 12th Plan period.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.