16 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With India remaining polio free for five years now, the government today said that it plans to switch to bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) from its present trivalent version in "some months" even as President Pranab Mukherjee launched the country wide Pulse Polio programme for 2016 on the eve of National Immunisation Day.
16 Jan 2016
Bengaluru: Pulses production in the country is expected to be only tad higher than last year and measures are being taken to meet the demand through imports, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.
14 Jan 2016
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the suicide attack by Taliban outside a polio vaccination centre in Pakistan's Quetta city that killed 15 people and appealed its government to bring perpetrators of the attack to justice.
29 Dec 2015
Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has written a special song on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments.
16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Micromax, one of India's leading mobile phone companies, yesterday launched its latest entrant Canvas Pulse 4G, priced at Rs 9,999 with high-end features, to take its portfolio of 4G LTE smartphones to 14 models.
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.
30 Nov 2015
New Delhi: An injectable vaccine to prevent re-emergence of polio was launched today by the government and it will be administered in addition to polio drops to double the protection from the deadly virus which has chances of coming back.
21 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Centre did not delay in importing pulses due to Bihar elections, Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan today clarified.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Hitting out at Delhi government for its decision to give a 400 percent pay hike to MLAs, Swaraj Abhiyan today said the same people who claimed that they would live a like an 'aam aadmi' and not take a bungalow or a big official car have given themselves the 'highest' salary hike in the country.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly today strongly reacted to an act of 'soil throwing' by supporters of Swaraj Abhiyan who were allegedly allowed to enter the premises of Vidhan Sabha complex by AAP's rebel MLA Pankaj Pushkar.