15 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Criticising the previous UPA government's approach on urban planning, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the "top-down" approach resulted in "design flaws" and led to "sub-optimal performance" by states under the JNNURM scheme.
02 Mar 2015
New Delhi: With an aim of bridging rural-urban divide and reducing migration, the government will set up 300 rural clusters by 2019-20 across the country which will entail improving the quality of life of people there.
24 Feb 2015
Hyderabad: City-based Bharat Biotech is planning to build an inventory to produce swine flu vaccine in bulk, a top company official said on Tuesday.
24 Feb 2015
Washington: NASA has announced to start its next mission in the New Frontiers line a cost-capped class of USD 1 billion robotic solar-system explorers in 2016.
21 Jan 2015
Ahmedabad: The 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a positive impact on the Indian ceramic industry as the initiative is likely to generate demand for tiles and sanitary ware, according to an industry expert.
23 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he feels privileged to be the face of an initiative by The Film Heritage Foundation and working towards saving cinematic marvels from getting lost with time.
13 Jan 2015
Gandhinagar: After 'Swach Bharat', the Centre is now planning to launch a water literacy campaign aimed at the optimal use of the scarce resource and reducing its wastage.
29 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The framework for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious project of developing 100 smart cities will be finalised by next month-end, Union Urban Development Secretary Shankar Aggarwal on Thursday said.
20 Feb 2015
London: A mineral that breaks down organic compounds when it is flash-heated has key implications for the Mars Curiosity Mission, scientists reported.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of 15,000 MW of grid connected solar power projects through the state-run generator NTPC under the National Solar Mission.