01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry today confirmed that Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna but made it clear that the final decision rests with only the Awards Committee.
25 Jul 2015
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a day-long visit to Bihar, today inaugurated the new IIT campus here. He also launched Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Rashtriya Gramin Joyti Yojna aimed at power sector reforms in the rural areas.
21 May 2015
Ghaziabad: Making Ghaziabad a "world class city" is the first priority and all developmental projects will be completed within a time frame, said newly appointed GDA Vice Chairman Vijay Yadav, who has assumed the charge on Wednesday.
08 Apr 2015
Patna: Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium following acrimonious exchanges between ruling and opposition benches on the Centre's cutting down of funds under Indira Awas Yojna for the poor.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
12 May 2015
New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has recommended star squash player Dipika Pallikal for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour.
20 Jul 2011
The definition of poor (read economically weak class) and their search has proved a tough nut to crack for the Delhi government. After being slammed by the Lokayukta for failing to provide flats to people hailing from financially weak background under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, the Delhi government has come up with a ‘not-so-perfect’ alibi of failing to find the deserving candidates.
18 Jul 2015
New Delhi/Beijing: A 46-year-old Indian national Rajiv Mohan Kulshrestha, who was held in China for alleged terror links, was released and deported back today, Indian officials here said.
20 Jun 2015
Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a petition seeking stripping of the Bharat Ratna awarded to cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for allegedly using the "fame" of the honour in "earning money by endorsing commercial products".
12 Jun 2015
New Delhi: According to the latest buzz, legendary actor Dilip Kumar may be conferred with country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. Debuted in 1944, the ailing Dilip Kumar, who has been termed as the 'ultimate method actor' by none other than eminent director Satyajit Ray, was last seen on the silver screen in the movie Qila. We bring you five reasons why the actor should be bestowed with the prestigious honour: