24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.
23 Jul 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday reallocated portfolios to four ministers in his cabinet after dropping two ministers on Tuesday consequent to the resignation of dissident minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday.
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Bharat Ratna recipient Professor C N Rao said on Monday that the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education.
19 Jul 2014
Patna: Buoyed by its landslide victory in recent Parliamentary elections in Bihar, BJP on Saturday gave a call for ‘Mission 175’ to come to power in the state in the Assembly polls next year.
11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the government will ensure sanitation in every house across the nation by 2019 under Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission). Jaitley said this while presenting his maiden budget.
12 Jul 2014
Washington: The Mozilla Foundation is expecting more than 1, 00,000 people to participate in a series of events in at least 368 locations, including in India, over the next two months teaching basic Internet use and other digital skills.
17 Jul 2014
Washington: Near-earth asteroids provide a unique opportunity to test the new technologies and capabilities we need for future human missions to Mars, NASA has said. NASA will mark 45 years of the first human landing on the moon July 20. It will launch a robotic mission to rendezvous with a near-earth asteroid around 2019, NASA said in a statement.
15 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Describing journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik as an "RSS man", Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned whether the Indian High Commission in Islamabad had facilitated the meeting between him and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
14 Jul 2014
Washington: An unmanned spacecraft operated by commercial US space company Orbital Sciences Corp blasted off on Sunday for its second cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA TV showed.
17 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The West Bengal government, in collaboration with UNICEF, will launch a state-wide communication strategy on sanitation to reach out to the grassroots and boost installation of toilets in rural areas, an official said on Thursday.