18 Jun 2016
Kota: The journey of polio-stricken Krishan and his younger sibling Basant from a poor family in Bihar to cracking the IIT entrance has been arduous and inspirational.
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.
13 May 2016
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh last night described as "baseless and politically motivated" the allegations of Swaraj Abhiyan leaders of floating a global tender in a "shady manner" to purchase a specific AgustaWestland helicopter by paying "over 30 percent" commission without exploring options.
03 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The HRD ministry has roped in experts from leading global Universities like Cambridge, MIT, Pennsylvania to help design and "internationalise" syllabi of higher education institutions in the country, Union Minister Smriti Irani said.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Joining community campaigns like Pulse Polio drive, becoming active on social media and an all-woman band are some of the new initiatives that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested for the police forces in the country.
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.
20 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The government merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA), launched by the previous UPA government, with the Khelo India programme for development of sports, thereby dropping former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from it.
27 May 2016
New Delhi: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has decided to take up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland choppers issue apart from over half-a-dozen other defence-related matters.
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.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: About 77 percent of people in the national capital believe that corruption has not gone down in government offices in Delhi while some 62 percent said neither the electricity bills have come down nor are they getting 20,000 litres of free water every month as promised by the AAP government, a survey by Swaraj Abhiyan today claimed.