India

  • Training imparted on effective utilization of fish products
    Phek, April 15 (DIPR): Two-day training on value added fish product began at Phek on April 14, organized by District Fishery Department, Phek in commemoration of the Year of Entrepreneur. Womenfolk from all wal
  • Peren DPDB meeting conducted
    Peren, April 15 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of the Peren District Planning and Development Board was held under the Chairmanship of Minister Planning & Co-ordination & Vety., & AH, T.R. Zeliang at B
  • India has exam system, not education system: CNR Rao’
    MUMBAI, April 14 (Agencies): In the thick of the entrance exam season, a furious dispatch to the Prime Minister from his own scientific adviser has termed such tests as one big menace. Strongly recommending an
  • India’s nuke plants to get additional safety features: NPCIL chief SK Jain
    New Delhi, April 14 (PTI): Following the submission of the report by the four Task Forces set up by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), India’s nuclear plants are all set to get additi
  • ‘Pawar statement ‘taken out of context’
    New Delhi, april 14 (Agencies): With her latest statement about Union Agriculture Minister and senior NCP leader Sharad Pawar controlling the controversial DB Realty stoking a political storm, corporate lobbyis
  • Anna Hazare makes it to the tourism circuit
    New Delhi, April 14 (Agencies): The unprecedented success of Anna Hazare’s ‘India Against Corruption’ campaign has put his model village Ralegansiddhi, near Pune, on the must-visit list of the
  • India yet to ratify UN convention against corruption
    NEW DELHI, April 11 (TNN): India stands out as one of the few countries in the world that have not acceded to the UN convention against corruption. This convention, which came into force in 2005, has 140 countr
  • Israeli travellers to India warned of possible terror attack
    JERUSALEM, April 11 (PTI): Israel’s counter-terrorism bureau has warned Israelis travelling to India and some other countries of a possible terror attack which can target them and Jewish facilities during
  • Furore over Sibal’s remarks on Lokpal Bill
    New Delhi, April 11 (PTI): Controversy dogged the Joint Committee set up to draft an effective Lok Pal even before it starts its work with Gandhian Anna Hazare on Monday asking HRD Minister Kapil Sibal to resig
  • ‘RTI is a tool for common man’
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): One-day training programme on Right to Information Act 2005 was conducted at Calvary Baptist Church, Phezhu, Jotsoma on April 9. The participants numbering 50 were NGOs and Church Yout
  • EGoM to finalise food security bill on April 25
    New Delhi, April 10 (PTI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) is likely to finalise the much-awaited draft of the food security bill at its meeting on April 25, even as the issue related to the number of p
  • Anna to tour India, thanks youth for support
    Indian activist Anna Hazare, 73, displays to his supporters a government notification after breaking his hunger strike in New Delhi, April 9. (AP Photo) NEW Delhi, April 9 (Agencies): Social acivist Anna H
  • ‘Separatists, terrorists involved in HR abuses in India’
    Kashmiri boys play cricket at a closed market area during a strike in Srinagar, April 9. Shops and schools in Indian-controlled Kashmir are closed to protest the blast that killed a moderate Muslim religious le
  • Fujifilm launches 12 digital cameras in India
    NEW Delhi, April 9 (Agencies): Fujifilm has launched 12 new digital camera models in India. The company has introduced the following cameras: AV200 and AX300 (A series), JV200, JX300 (J series), FinePix X100, T
  • Pranab says corruption is hurting inclusive growth
    New Delhi, April 9 (Agencies): Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday admitted that corruption is hurting inclusive growth in India and the benefits of the economic growth are not reaching a large section
  • ‘No tainted ministers in joint committee’
    Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare participate in a protest against corruption, in the backdrop of a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, in Hyderabad,  April 8. The 73-year-old Hazare, an Indian activist ha
  • Government plans to curb overuse of antibiotics
    NEW Delhi, April 8 (Agencies): The government is getting serious about curbing irrational use of antibiotics. The Union health ministry has formalised a National Policy for Containment of Antibiotic Resistance
  • India to get Swiss bank info for cases dating from Jan 2011
    NEW Delhi, April 8 (PTI): India can get information on secret bank accounts from Swiss authorities for cases dating from January 2011, once the revised taxation treaty between the two countries is ratified by t
  • Cairn extends deadline for completion of Vedanta to May 20
    New Delhi, April 7 (PTI):  A day after the Government referred its $9.6 billion deal to a panel of ministers, UK’s Cairn Energy Plc today said it has extended the deadline for completion of the sale
  • India keeping strict watch on China’s activities
    New, Delhi, April 7 (Agencies): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna today assured the principal Opposition BJP that India is keeping a strict watch on Chinese presence in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and i