12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: An estimated 6.5 percent of the country's population suffers from severe as well as common mental disorders, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.
15 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Monday said he would refer to the Privilege Committee alleged inaction over non-utilisation of a two-year old flood relief fund for Sonitpur district despite his ruling on the issue in the last session of the House.
19 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in getting justice for candidates demonstrating over alleged corruption in Staff Selection Commission in conducting exams.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Fund mobilisation by private sector companies through private placement of debt securities surged by 36 percent to Rs 70,031 crore, while for public sector undertakings (PSUs) it dropped, during the first half of 2014-15 as compared to the same period year-ago.
23 Jan 2011
Seven lakh girls are killed by parents every year in India even before they are born, NHRC member and former envoy Satyabrata Pal claimed.
17 Dec 2014
Panaji: Coral reefs which are home to over 25 percent of marine life, are facing a double blow across the globe in the form of thermal and chemical impact, a senior scientist said.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday filed a chargesheet in its ongoing investigation in the Odisha chit fund scam, and named 16 people, including BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy and seven companies along with the Artha Tatwa group.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The government has approved setting up of an Electronics Development Fund for giving a boost to domestic manufacturing.The fund will work in partnership with venture funds and will primarily focus on encouraging creation of Intellectual Property Rights.
01 Dec 2014
London: The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV.
19 Nov 2014
Suva: In an endeavour to strengthen bilateral ties between India and Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of USD one million fund and visa on arrival facility for 14 Pacific countries, besides several measures to boost the relationship.