25 Nov 2015
Bengaluru: Rahul Gandhi today faced some embarrassing moments when a large section of his student audience at a women's college responded in resonating 'yes' to his poser whether they thought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious 'Swachh Bharat' and 'Make In India' campaigns were working.
20 Nov 2015
Washington: In a bid to bolster its effort to prepare humans for deeper space missions, NASA engineers have refined the key thermal protection system of Orion - new exploration spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to asteroid and Mars.
23 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Urban Development Ministry has decided to give a total of Rs 3,250 crore to Delhi government, DDA and North Corporation to decongest the city and carry out several development projects, its minister M Venkaiah said yesterday.
22 Nov 2015
Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled a 12-ft bronze statue of Swami Vivekananda in Malaysia, saying the sage is neither the name of a man nor identity of a system but personifies 1,000-year-old Indian culture.
17 Nov 2015
Belek (Turkey)- Canada will stick to a decision to withdraw its fighter jets from a mission against Islamic State militants despite last week's Paris attacks, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday.
20 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In light of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and making India free from open defecation the World Toilet College, an initiative organised by Jagran Pehel in association of Parmarth Niketan will be started from March 2016.
02 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Describing Swachh Bharat as the 'mother of all missions' launched by the NDA government, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said though there has been progress in construction of individual toilets, some major states like UP and Bihar are yet to pick up momentum.
15 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Eating out, telephony and travel became expensive from yesterday with the government imposing 0.5 percent Swachh Bharat cess on taxable services which is expected to yield about Rs 3,800 crore to the exchequer in the remaining months of the fiscal.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: All services, including air travel, telephony, eating out and banking will become expensive from November 15 as the government yesterday decided to impose a 0.5 percent cess on all taxable services to fund the Swachh Bharat programme.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Apollo 11 was not just a proud moment for the United States of America but for the whole world. The first words of Neil Armstrong on Moon, "A small step for a man, a giant leap for the mankind," was true in every sense.