30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday denied that it recommended the name of Indian hockey legend, Late Major Dhyan Chand for conferring of Bharat Ratna award in 2013-14.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by S Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, challenging the law mandating Centre's approval for her release and that of six other convicts.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia posted a higher operating profit at 284 million euros in April-June this year and said that it expects net sales for the network business to grow in the second half of 2014.
26 Jul 2014
Mumbai: BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla reiterated on Saturday that the board will appeal to the ICC against its decision to penalise Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja for his altercation with England pacer James Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge.
26 Jul 2014
Gurgaon: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inspected the stretch of National Highway-8 from Rajiv Chowk to Manesar in Gurgaon and charted out a plan to ease congestion.
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Bharat Ratna recipient Professor C N Rao said on Monday that the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as ‘null and void’ a provision in law mandating the Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case.
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.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton but the sowing window is available till early August and its coverage is expected to improve with progress of rains, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
27 Dec 2013
Chandigarh: The foundation stone of a housing project aimed at providing shelter to poor in urban areas would be launched in Haryana's Sirsa district on Friday.