24 Oct 2014
Beijing: India Inc on Friday welcomed the country's participation in the newly-established Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) saying it will help to leverage badly needed funds for infrastructure development. The moot point is that large economy like India really needs financing badly as it requires over a trillion USD for infrastructure development, A Didar Singh, Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said on Friday.
19 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emphasis on toilets in his Independence Day speech and suggested collective efforts to end the menace of open defecation in the country.
26 Oct 2014
Panchkula: Manohar Lal Khattar, mentored by RSS and known for his organisational skills and clean image, on Sunday took oath as Haryana Chief Minister, leading the first BJP government in the state since it was created 48 years ago.
21 Oct 2014
United Nations : The Indian Premier League's (IPL) success embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Several leading economists have said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not dilute the provisions of the rural work guarantee programme, MNREGA, which has provided economic security to millions of poor.
27 Oct 2014
Faizabad: A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stripped 82 Samajwadi Party leaders of the Minister of State (MoS) status, his cousin and PCF chairman Aditya Yadav said here that a new lot of advisors and chairmen of various departments and corporations will be announced in three days.
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.
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.
28 Oct 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has proposed a new initiative for addressing social and technical issues related to all major health challenges of the state.
28 Oct 2014
New Delhi: With fresh inputs on the Burdwan blast indicating pan-India existence of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday ordered immediate neutralisation of the terror modules of the banned group.