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Posted by Posted 29.09.2011 09:32 Categories: National  Tags: up new disrtict 
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati carved out three new districts Prabuddh Nagar, Panchsheel Nagar and Bhim Nagar in western UP.
Posted by Posted 05.09.2011 02:54 Categories: National Economy  Tags: mobile telephony Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) 
37,184 villages in the country are yet to be connected with mobile connectivity as on March 2011
Posted by Posted 05.09.2011 02:47 Categories: National  Tags: Justice Soumitra Sen 
Before the Lok Sabha was to take up the impeachment motion against Calcutta high court judge Justice Soumitra Sen, the President signed the notification accepting his resignation, which was sent to her by the government
Posted by Posted 29.08.2011 06:02 Categories: National  Tags: Anna Hazare 
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare broke his 12-day fast on the Lokpal issue, declaring that he had only suspended his movement and not ended it.
Posted by Posted 21.07.2011 05:55 Categories: National  Tags: sit itc court atlantis 
Current affairs in single lines: Atlantis begins final trip, back to home on Thursday.
Posted by Posted 21.07.2011 05:54 Categories: Economy  Tags: foodgrain wheat pulses 
241.56million tonne foodgrain production.85.93 mt- Wheat, 18.09mt pulses.
Posted by Posted 21.07.2011 05:03 Categories: Economy  Tags: PNB 
Usha Ananthasubramanian took over the charge of Executive Director on Tuesday.
Posted by Posted 21.07.2011 05:01 Categories: National  Tags: munak.haryana delhi water 
Haryana agreed to complete long pending work of munak canal; Delhi have to pay Rs 150cr more.
Posted by Posted 01.05.2011 23:55 Categories: National  Tags: Phalke Award 2010 
Director K. Balachander will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2010.
Posted by Posted 01.05.2011 23:47 Categories: National  Tags: pac 
BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi re-appointed as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee for a second term.
Posted by Posted 29.04.2011 00:11 Categories: National India & World  Tags: Timothy J Roemer 
US Ambassador to India Timothy J Roemer stepped down citing "personal, professional and family considerations.
Posted by Posted 27.04.2011 22:52 Categories: International  Tags: lobsang sangay tibet 
Lobsang Sangay was elected “prime minister” of the so-called “Tibetan government-in-exile” and would take over the political duties relinquished by the religious leader Dalai Lama.
Posted by Posted 27.04.2011 22:30 Categories: Sports  Tags: duncan fletcher indian cricket coach 
Duncan Fletcher, has been appointed coach of the Indian cricket team for a period of two years.
Posted by Posted 27.04.2011 22:23 Categories: National  Tags: 2g scam a.raja pac 
The draft report of the Public Accounts Committee on the 2G spectrum allocation scandal blames the former Communications Minister, A. Raja.
Posted by Posted 26.04.2011 00:46 Categories: National  Tags: 2G scam 
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has named Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK chief M Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi as a co-conspirator with A Raja in its supplementary chargesheet filed in connection with the 2G scam.
Posted by Posted 26.04.2011 00:40 Categories: National  Tags: suresh kalmadi arrest  cwg scam 
Sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was arrested by CBI on charges of cheating, conspiracy and corruption in connection with awarding Games contracts.
Posted by Posted 25.04.2011 01:46 Categories: International  Tags: ausralia drought  ozone effect 
The Antarctic ozone hole is about one-third to blame for Australia's recent series of droughts, say scientists.
Posted by Posted 25.04.2011 01:22 Categories: National  Tags: sai baba 
Iconic spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba passed away at Puttaparthi in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Posted by Posted 22.04.2011 23:08 Categories: International India & World  Tags: time magazine 
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who inspired the country to its first World Cup title in 28 years is in the Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world for the year 2010.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:26 Categories: National  Tags: census india population sex-ratio 
The population of the country as per the provisional figures of Census 2011 is 1210.19 million of which 623.7 million (51.54%) are males and 586.46 million (48.46%) are females.Overall sex ratio at the national level has increased by 7 points to reach 940 at Census 2011 as against 933 in Census 2001.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:23 Categories: Economy India & World National  Tags: VODAFONE ESSAR 
UK telecom giant Vodafone has acquired 33 per cent stake of its Indian partner Essar in the joint venture Vodafone Essar for $5 billion (around Rs 22,500 crore).
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:21 Categories: National Economy  Tags: FDI AGRICULTURE 
100% FDI in development and production of seeds and planting material, floriculture, horticulture, and cultivation of vegetables & mushrooms under controlled conditions.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:21 Categories: Economy India & World  Tags: DoCoMo 
Tata Teleservices’ 26% Japanese partner, NTT DoCoMo, said it is planning to make an additional investment in the Indian company. DoCoMo plans to invest approximately R800 crore (or about 14.6 billion yen) based on its current stake in TTSL.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:17 Categories: Economy National  Tags: external debt india 
India's external debt, including commercial borrowings and non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits, went up by 13.9 per cent to $297.5 billion by the end of December 2010 from $261.2 billion as of March-end that year.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:15 Categories: National Economy  Tags: JOBS INDIA 
According to a survey by the recruitment agency Ma Foi Randstad, about 1.6 million jobs will be created in 2011 in the organised sector.
Posted by Posted 01.04.2011 01:08 Categories: National  Tags: RTI PH GUJARAT 
A Braille version of the Right to Information Act and its rules was released by the Gujarat Information Commission for the benefit of the visually challenged.
Posted by Posted 31.03.2011 02:25 Categories: Economy India & World  Tags: EXPORT INDIA 
India's engineering exports grew by over 80 per cent in the April-February period of the current fiscal which is expected to end with USD 57 billion.
Posted by Posted 31.03.2011 02:24 Categories: Economy India & World  Tags: INDIA ENERGY 
India continued its rise as top destination ranking 10th among the G-20 countries and China emerging on the top.Global clean energy finance and investment expanded in 2010 to $243 billion.
Posted by Posted 31.03.2011 02:21 Categories: International  Tags: MYANMAR 
Myanmar's military handed power to a nominally civilian government after almost 50 years in power, as the ruling junta was disbanded and a new president appointed.
Posted by Posted 31.03.2011 02:15 Categories: National India & World  Tags: GANDHI GUJARAT 
The Gujarat government has banned Joseph Lelyveld's controversial book, Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His struggle with India, which allegedly calls the Father of the Nation a racist and bisexual.
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Posted by Posted 03.04.2012 06:41 Categories: Sports  Tags: world series hockey (wsh) 
Sher-E-Punjab beats Pune Strykers to win World Series Hockey (WSH).
Posted by Posted 03.04.2012 06:32 Categories: National  Tags: adb loan 
The Union government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), along with Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand, signed a $43.84-million loan agreement towards the second tranche for an infrastructure development
Posted by Posted 03.04.2012 06:03 Categories: National  Tags: centre rewards 8 states nrdwp 
The Centre has rewarded eight States for performing well in executing rural drinking water schemes during 2011-12.
Posted by Posted 03.04.2012 05:54 Categories: National  Tags: broadcast rights of cricket in india star group 
STAR Group wins the broadcast, internet, and mobile rights for cricket in India from July 2012 to March 2018.
Posted by Posted 02.04.2012 06:18 Categories: National  Tags: world record patato production 
Nalanda sets world record in potato yield.
Posted by Posted 02.04.2012 06:14 Categories: National  Tags: rail fare 
Rail fares revised from April 1 2012.
Posted by Posted 02.04.2012 06:12 Categories: Science & Tech  Tags: risat-1 
RISAT-1 likely to be launched on April 20.
Posted by Posted 02.04.2012 06:07 Categories: Economy National  Tags: tax budget tax-rate 
New rate of service tax come into effect on 1st April 2012.
Posted by Posted 02.04.2012 06:03 Categories: International  Tags: myanmar by-elections aung san suu kyi 
Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) are set to sweep the historic by-elections held in Myanmar for 45 parliamentary seats.
Posted by Posted 05.02.2012 04:41 Categories: Economy  Tags: sbi sme credit borrowers scheme 
State Bank of India, has decided to waive guarantees and annual service fees for loans to small and medium businesses guaranteed under the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust scheme.
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 11:45 Categories: National  Tags: most toxic air 
In a new study by Yale and Columbia universities, India holds the very last rank among 132 nations in terms of air quality with regard to its effect on human health.
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 11:39 Categories: India & World  Tags: anti-piracy military operations 
India and the European Union (EU) have joined hands for launching joint military operations in the Indian Ocean against piracy activities.
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 11:30 Categories: National  Tags: special focus districts (sfds) sarva shiksha abhiyan (ssa) 
Human Resource Development Ministry has declared 419 districts for special focus (SFDs) in 2012-13 under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 11:26 Categories: India & World  Tags: who mental health resolution 
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has adopted a resolution that focuses on the global burden of mental disorders and the need for a comprehensive, coordinated response from health and social sectors at the country level.
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 11:19 Categories: Sports  Tags: ranji trophy 2011-12 
Rajasthan won the Ranji Trophy.
Posted by Posted 31.01.2012 08:32 Categories: Sports  Tags: australian open 2012 
Australian Open 2012 winners
Posted by Posted 23.01.2012 11:09 Categories: National  Tags: national water policy draft 
The Union government has begun to draft a new National Water Policy that calls for the privatisation of water-delivery services and suggests that it be priced so as to “fully recover” the costs of operation and administration of water-resources projects.
Posted by Posted 23.01.2012 11:03 Categories: National  Tags: high internet use internet gdp 
States with higher internet penetration can be expected to grow faster, and by 1.08 per cent for every 10 per cent increase in the High internet use can push growth.
Posted by Posted 23.01.2012 10:54 Categories: International Economy  Tags: kodak co bankruptcy protection 
Company and its U.S. subsidiaries had filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Posted by Posted 23.01.2012 10:39 Categories: National  Tags: mapping forest regions moef 
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has started mapping forest regions to identify “inviolate” areas, where ecologically dangerous activities such as mining may not be allowed.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:48 Categories: National  Tags: transparent accounting system 
All government higher educational institutions will have to mandatorily follow a standardised accounting system from the 2013 academic session to bring in more transparency, accountability and good governance.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:45 Categories: National  Tags: pankaj pachauri communications adviser to pm 
NDTV India senior editor and prime time anchor Pankaj Pachauri will be shortly joining the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) as Communications Adviser to the Prime Minister.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:38 Categories: National  Tags: identity cards in ac 
Carrying identity cards has been made mandatory for those travelling in air-conditioned train coaches with effect from February 15.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:35 Categories: National Economy  Tags: fdi in aviation sector 
Centre to allow foreign airlines 49 per cent stake in Indian carriers.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:31 Categories: National  Tags: suzlon energy 
Suzlon Energy, a leading wind turbine manufacturer, will develop wind power projects totalling 3,000 MW in Andhra Pradesh.
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:25 Categories: International  Tags: golden globe winners 2012 
Golden globe winners 2012
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 12:08 Categories: National  Tags: darjeeling tea geographical indication (gi) 
A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g. a town, region, or country).
Posted by Posted 19.01.2012 11:58 Categories: National  Tags: programme for international student assessment (pisa) 
India ranked second last among the 73 countries that participated in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), conducted annually to evaluate education systems worldwide by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Secretariat.
Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 12:43 Categories: National  Tags: green passport hybrid power telecom service providers 
Government has directed all telecom service providers to ensure that at least half of all their towers in rural areas use hybrid power sources.
Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 12:30 Categories: National  Tags: rashtriya swasthya bima yojana 
The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana to provide health insurance cover is likely to be extended to more people among the vulnerable sections.