12 Sep 2014
New Delhi: A network of IITs and other institutes will evolve appropriate technologies for rural development under the 'Unnat Bharat Abhiyan' scheme, it was announced on Thursday.
02 Sep 2014
Mumbai: On June 26, Madhuri Dixit had gone to Bhopal and the Madhya Pradesh government had issued a press release saying that the actress has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Mamta Abhiyan for two years.
22 Aug 2014
Washington: New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and conflict-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.
28 Aug 2014
London: In an advance that can lead to ultra-fast light based electronics, scientists have used laser pulses to change the properties of quartz glass into metal.
28 Aug 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's Health Ministry has said that if new funds are not arranged for the delayed anti-polio campaign, it is likely to halt after two months.
01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Joining companies like TCS and Bharti Enterprises that unveiled plans to build toilets after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an initiative on hygiene, infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro said it will construct 5,000 toilets under corporate social responsibility (CSR).
23 Oct 2012
Having made unprecedented progress in polio eradication, India is now gearing up to be declared polio free by 2014 by guarding itself against the import of polio virus from neighbouring countries and by boosting routine immunisation.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday targeted yet another initiative taken by his predecessor Jairam Ramesh, saying the previous government's decision to have a convergence between MNREGA and toilet construction programme did not work well.
25 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: Going one step ahead of biometric-based attendance system, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to implement a broader system to monitor physical presence of students and teachers in state-run schools as well as colleges with the help of 'live web streaming' of video or photographs of classrooms.
24 Feb 2014
Chandigarh: About 22.53 lakh children below the age of five were administered polio drops as a part of the second round of the Pulse Polio immunization drive in all districts of Haryana.