01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Joining companies like TCS and Bharti Enterprises that unveiled plans to build toilets after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an initiative on hygiene, infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro said it will construct 5,000 toilets under corporate social responsibility (CSR).
01 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Buoyed by its performance in the Lok Sabha polls, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Rajnath Singh asked party workers in Haryana to make an all-out effort to realise 'Mission 60-plus' in the upcoming State Assembly elections.
30 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Ghazal singer Chitra Singh, who is fighting a lone battle to get her husband and late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh the Bharat Ratna, says he deserves the country's highest civilian honour.
24 Aug 2014
New Delhi: An overwhelming percentage of rural women who are forced to wait till nightfall to relieve themselves face the risk of being raped, the government has admitted ahead of a conference to review sanitation situation in the country.
31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Aiming to issue soil health cards to all farmers in next three years, the Centre has come out with uniform norms to expedite the process of testing soil nutrients in irrigated and rainfed areas.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The number of women in the country who are forced to defecate in the open due to lack of toilets at home is staggeringly high and most of them have to wait for the night time to relieve themselves, which eventually makes them more prone to sexual crimes like rape, molestation and eve-teasing. It is an observation which the government has accepted in the documents prepared for a conference on the topic of ‘cleanliness’ scheduled to take place on Monday.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The government launched the .bharat domain name in devanagari script covering eight languages including Hindi, Konkani and Marathi.
27 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday launched the ‘.bharat’ domain name in Devanagari script covering eight languages including Hindi, Konkani and Marathi.
25 Aug 2014
Hyderabad: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said that the government would soon initiate a ‘state-wise, region-wise and national’ debate to formulate a new education policy required for current times.
29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced in a press conference that India’s Mars Orbiter or Mangalyaan has completed 90 percent of its journey towards Mars and is close to reach its orbit.