01 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Welcoming the Odd-Even scheme, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) today said it is a great initiative and an important step to curb pollution in the national capital.
04 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Contrary to apprehensions, Delhi's odd-even vehicle scheme aimed at battling pollution did not lead to the feared problems today, the first full working day of the new year, the government said.
12 Dec 2015
New Delhi: After facing criticism from Delhi High Court over rising pollution in the national capital, Arvind Kejriwal-led government devised a new strategy for vehicles to salvage people from getting enslaved to bronchitis and other respiratory problems.
28 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The RBI is set to 'fine tune' the Gold Monetisation scheme as the initial response to the scheme has been lukewarm. "We need some fine tuning (Gold monetisation scheme)," RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said.
10 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that carpooling was the only solution to cope with odd-and-even number cars on alternate days by further adding that a carpooling app will also be launched.
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.
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.
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.