21 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the revised Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out GST would be introduced in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
22 Oct 2014
Washington: Pakistani teenager and Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been conferred with the Liberty Medal, and the youngest recipient of the American award said this will encourage her to continue her campaign for child rights in countries including India
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The long pending Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise FDI cap in the sector to 49 percent, is expected to be taken up in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
10 Oct 2014
Seattle: Microsoft Corp's chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the "system", bringing a torrent of criticism and causing the executive to backtrack after the statement.
17 Oct 2014
Geneva/New Delhi: Although there is an impasse at WTO, there is a "widespread positive disposition" to find a permanent solution to the issue of public stock-holding of foodgrains, its Director General Roberto Azevedo said.
10 Oct 2014
Melbourne: The catch cry of 'it's all happening' coming out of the television screens made Bill Lawry a commentating phenomenon across the world and Cricket Australia on Friday lauded the veteran player and expert for being inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
25 Sep 2014
Jammu: Jammu and and Kashmir government has requested all state government to contribute one day's salary to the Chief Minister's Flood Relief Fund.
07 Oct 2014
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to improve health services and his focus on ending open defecation has "impressed" Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who said it is "inspiring" to see India move to the forefront of providing such services to the underprivileged.
25 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday decided to withdraw a controversial legislation, introduced during the UPA regime, which sought to create an overarching body in the higher education subsuming existing regulatory bodies such as UGC, AICTE and NCTE.
29 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Moving to weed out archaic laws, government has identified at least 323 Acts to be repealed and bills in this regard would be pushed during the next session of Parliament.