12 Nov 2014
Mumbai: World Bank private sector financing arm, the International Finance Corp (IFC), on Tuesday raised Rs 1,000 crore (USD 163 million) through a 10-year bond to finance infrastructure in India by mobilizing international capital markets.
07 Nov 2014
Patna: The Bihar government today announced a ban on tobacco and its products to ward off its ill effects on the citizens. Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi announced the ban on zarda, paan masala and other tobacco products on Tobacco prevention day.
29 Oct 2014
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has allowed all urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to act as PAN service agent.
06 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Brothers Achin and Sarthak Narula, who created history by winning maximum prize money of Rs 7 crore on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', say their win on the show was not just luck but a culmination of 10 years of hardwork.
17 Oct 2014
Delhi: One of the finest actresses of the Hindi Film Industry, Smita Patil won many hearts in the short span of her career. On her birthday on October 17, we remember the dusky beauty for her extraordinary performances in various films.
22 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Wednesday launched the All-India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2014-15, an annual, web-based, pan-India exercise on the status of higher education in the country.
19 Jul 2013
Mumbai: Taking health hazards of all nicotine-laced gutkha and paan masala seriously, Maharashtra government has announced an extension on ban on these products for another year. Minister of State for Home, Satej Patil informed the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly of the decision.
27 Aug 2012
The Punjab government on Monday banned the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of Gutkha and Pan masala or other items with tobacco and nicotine content in the state. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had cleared the file approving the proposal of the state Health and Family Welfare department for banning the Gutkha and Pan masala in the larger interest of public health.
03 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Over 200 students, all budding artists, are set to showcase their artworks at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi.
19 Jul 2012
The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra would come into effect from Friday.