The government may have deferred a hike in prices of petroleum products but the issue is still being debated. Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and Petroleum Minister Murli Deora will meet today to study the Kirit Parikh report on petroleum pricin
Very soon, people travelling on Delhi roads will find bus conductors issuing tickets at bus stops, rather than inside the buses. The government plans to introduce this before the commonwealth games. Explaining the mo
The Ayush department of the health ministry may soon be more diverse with the traditional medicine system of the sub-himalayan region added under its purview. The Sowa Rigpa or the Amachi system of medicine practiced in the high alt
After much consultations, the government has finalised the sharing of funds in the ratio of 65 to 35 between the centre and the states for implementing the law making education a fundamental right. The Right of Children to Free and
Continuing his tirade against Ashok Chavan, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray today asked whether the Congress leader was the chief minister of Maharashtra or bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan`s bodyguard. "Is Chavan the chief ministe
The Reserve Bank of India has created a new category of non-banking finance companies, called infrastructure finance companies (IFCs), to boost infrastructure financing. The step has been taken as the banks are reluctant to lend long-term loans to
"The biggest challenge is institutionalising e-governance in the country, transforming of government through e-governance. "To expect government servants to be change makers and bringers is too much. The main change should be to
Attacking the Election Commission for not paying heed to complaints regarding electronic voting machines (EVMs), Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that the EVMs could be easily tampered and were therefore not reliable.
The Ayush department of the health ministry may soon be more diverse with the traditional medicine system of the sub-himalayan region added under its purview. The Sowa Rigpa or the Amachi system of medicine practiced in the high altitude H
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has engaged a German company, TUV SUD South Asia, to conduct food safety and hygiene audits. "This will help improve quality of food on trains and platforms," said Rakesh Tando
Virtually conceding that his party was whittling down its agitation against Shah Rukh Khan and his latest film "My Name is Khan", Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said on Friday night that "those who want to see the film could do so.&q
Multiplex chains in Mumbai have decided to have a limited release of Shah Rukh Khan`s movie My Name Is Khan post noon on Friday. Multiplex owners met this morning at Fun Cinemas in suburban Andheri where it was decided that each multiplex
Though commercial release of genetically modified brinjal has been put on hold, documents made public by the government suggest a proposed study to assess the vegetable`s need and possible socio-economic impact on farmers was never done. T
Accusing Maoist leader Kishenji of failing to address the grievances of the tribals, his long term aide Gurucharan Kisku has formed his own squad. He said Kishenji is an "outsider" who did not understand tribal sentiments.
The Indian government has sent a "wrong signal" to the industry by putting on hold commercial cultivation of genetically modified brinjal, Biocon India chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has said. "This is a very wrong signal the
The government on Friday announced seven-point Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Telangana committee, saying the panel will consult all sections of people in Andhra Pradesh, especially political parties, on the demand of a separate state.
Multiplex chains in Mumbai have decided to have a limited release of Shah Rukh Khan`s movie `My Name Is Khan` post noon on Friday. Multiplex owners met on Friday morning at Fun Cinemas in suburban Andheri where it was decided that e
‘Enhanced governance is key to growth in Indian capital market,’ says a study released by PricewaterhouesCoopers (PWC) and ASSOCHAM. The report titled ‘Indian capital market: growth with governance’ analyses
Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today said there was a need to integrate the renewable energies like wind, solar, and hydro in India. “Further schemes will keep coming up till our power needs are met,” he added wh
Borrowers may breathe easy for sometime as the Reserve Bank of India today said it is not going to change its policy rates or other tools, which have a bearing on interest rates, till April 20. "Please don`t expect any action b