11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Stating that the deficit in the Employees' Pension Scheme Fund is not a concern, Labour Ministry is taking steps to bridge the asset-liability gap in the same, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
11 Feb 2015
Lagos: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday pledged support for the war Nigeria is waging to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
07 Mar 2015
Napier: Afghanistan cricket officials are in talks with four or five test-status nations about playing more fixtures against the country after the World Cup, coach Andy Moles said on Saturday.
25 Mar 2015
Washington: US on Wednesday said India's resurgence under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was driving energy and optimism across South Asia and the two countries were now "indispensable partners" in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
20 Mar 2015
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday allowed Mayurbhanj MP Rama Chandra Hansda, arrested in connection with the chit fund scam, to attend the ongoing Parliament session for only a day on Friday.
12 Mar 2015
Patna: JD(U) has informed former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi that it has the right to initiate action against him for violating the party whip by not attending the House during confidence vote.
12 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to create a state sponsored fund on the lines of NDRF (National Disaster Relief Fund) for effectively countering natural disasters, State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse informed the Legislative Council on Thursday.
28 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday doubled the budget of the Nirbhaya fund to Rs 2,000 crore from Rs 1,000 crore.
20 Nov 2014
United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Thursday called for addressing the most pressing problems facing children and driving innovations for the most disadvantaged ones.
18 Dec 2014
JERUSALEM:Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017."Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change," Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement.