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Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:47 Categories: National  Tags: Jehangir NITISH 
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been conferred the prestigious Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace 2011 by XLRI-Jamshedpur (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) "for his role in effecting Bihar's turnaround within a short span."
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:44 Categories: National Science & Tech  Tags: TASK FORCE UGC HRD 
The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has set up a task force that will conduct a higher education survey in the country. The survey will include medical institutions also.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:42 Categories: Science & Tech National  Tags: Environment Yamuna Delhi 
Environment minister Jairam Ramesh, said clean Yamuna is not possible before at least the end of 2015.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:41 Categories: National  Tags: e-Z pay card BIHAR 
The pre-paid card is expected to facilitate distribution of scholarships and honorariums awarded by the Bihar Government to students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other backward categories, including those classified as Extremely Backward Castes or Maha Dalits.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:31 Categories: National  Tags: MSME GOVT 
The Central Government said it would create a Rs.2,500-crore corpus for technology modernization of the micro, small and medium units by next year.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:25 Categories: India & World Economy  Tags: EFTA FTA INDIA 
India and the Europe Free Trade Association (EFTA) are likely to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) entailing a comprehensive bilateral trade and investment agreement by this year after fast tracking of the negotiations between the two groups.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:23 Categories: India & World  Tags: WHEAT UN 
Global wheat output is estimated to rise by 3.4 per cent to 676 million tonnes in 2011 as high global prices led to an increase in the area under coverage in many countries, United Nation’s body FAO said
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:20 Categories: Science & Tech  Tags: Young Scientist NASI 
Eleven scientists have been given the prestigious NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award for 2010.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:15 Categories: Economy  Tags: BUFFETT FDI INDIA 
US billionaire Warren Buffett wondered if India would raise the FDI limit in the sector to 49 per cent.
Posted by Posted 28.03.2011 01:12 Categories: Science & Tech National  Tags: POLLUTION INDIA 
The pilot scheme will cover air pollution caused by 1,000 industries in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujarat, and could have a significant impact on public health.
Posted by Posted 21.03.2011 04:38 Categories: Science & Tech National  Tags: ROTAVIRUS INDIA 
Rotavirus is considered to be the single most common cause of gastroenteritis in children.
Posted by Posted 21.03.2011 04:37 Categories: India & World  Tags: MAJULI UNESCO 
Govt of India proposed to nominate the Assam’s river island Majuli for inclusion in ‘ Cultural Landscape’ category of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Posted by Posted 21.03.2011 04:36 Categories: National  Tags: TAMIL-BRAHMI JAINISM 
Tamil-Brahmi script on a pot rim, reading ‘a ma na’ means Jaina, has been founded at Pattanam in Ernakulam district of Kerala(during 6th season of excavations)
Posted by Posted 21.03.2011 04:35 Categories: Science & Tech  Tags: OZONE ARCTIC 
Unusually low temperatures in the arctic ozone layer have recently initiated massive ozone depletion.
Posted by Posted 21.03.2011 04:33 Categories: National  Tags: SC CONSTITUTION 
Article 21 of the constitution, right to life and liberty, would apply even to a foreign national staying in India
Posted by Posted 17.03.2011 03:23 Categories: Economy National  Tags: Honda Toyota 
Japanese auto majors also postpone India plan after the devastation.
Posted by Posted 17.03.2011 03:22 Categories: Economy India & World  Tags: Jindal iron 
Jindal Steel & Power(JSPL) would export iron ore from Bolivia’s El-Mutan mines in next 2-3months
Posted by Posted 17.03.2011 03:20 Categories: Science & Tech National  Tags: MCI MBBS 
The Medical Council of India will give final shape of proposed curriculam revision of MBBS at two-day meeting in Delhi
Posted by Posted 17.03.2011 03:17 Categories: Science & Tech  Tags: Earth Japan Time 
The massive earthquake that struck Japan, was so powerful that it accelerated the earth’s rotation speed, shortening the length of day by 1.8 microseconds
Posted by Posted 16.03.2011 01:35 Categories: National  Tags: CJI SC MGNREGA 
SC granted 4 weeks to the Centre to take clear stand on CBI probe into alleged misuse of funds allocated to the States.
Posted by Posted 16.03.2011 01:32 Categories: National Economy  Tags: Black Money Tax 
Detected 1 Lakh crore black money in Last 18 month, through International agencies and domestic surveillance.
Posted by Posted 16.03.2011 01:30 Categories: National  Tags: Consumer Complaints 
Consumer Association of India launched Consumer Connect program.Consumer can complain about a certain product or service by sending an email or sms through their mobile phones anytime anywhere.
Posted by Posted 16.03.2011 01:27 Categories: Economy National  Tags: SAIL UP 
SAIL on Monday said that it is conducting a joint feasibility study with Japan’s Kobe steel for setting up steel plant unit and a 1000MW gas based power plant at Jagdishpur in U.P.
Posted by Posted 16.03.2011 01:27 Categories: India & World  Tags: Nippon Reliance Japan 
Japan’s Nippon Life Insurance on Monday announced that it is acquiring 26% stake in Reliance Life insurance for Rs. 680 million, making largest foreign direct investment.
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:40 Categories: Economy National  Tags: DIRECT TAX 
Direct tax collection up 20.7% in April-February.
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:40 Categories: National Science & Tech  Tags: MNP MOBILE 
3.8 million Requests for MNP by Feb-end
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:37 Categories: National  Tags: e-POST 
Government committed to make postal services more people friendly: Sibal
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:36 Categories: National  Tags: BUDGET RAJASTHAN 
Rajasthan Budget 2011-12
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:35 Categories: National  Tags: BUDGET HIMACHAL 
Himachal Pradesh Budget 2011-12
Posted by Posted 10.03.2011 03:34 Categories: National  Tags: BUDGET HARYANA 
Haryana budget 2011-12
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Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 12:16 Categories: National  Tags: narcotic policy 
Union Cabinet approved a policy on narcotic drugs to check illicit production of psychotropic substances, curb drug abuse and halt trafficking.
Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 12:16 Categories: National  Tags: narcotic policy 
Union Cabinet approved a policy on narcotic drugs to check illicit production of psychotropic substances, curb drug abuse and halt trafficking.
Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 12:00 Categories: National  Tags: polio eradication 
India completed a full year without any polio incident being reported in the country.
Posted by Posted 15.01.2012 11:51 Categories: National Economy  Tags: psu invest 1.76l crore 
The Prime Minister's Office has directed cash-rich public sector undertakings (PSUs) to go for investments of over Rs.1.76 lakh crore.
Posted by Posted 12.01.2012 12:55 Categories: International  Tags: bobby jindal 
Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American Governor in the U.S. began his second term as the chief of state of Louisiana.
Posted by Posted 12.01.2012 12:51 Categories: National  Tags: new species of earthworm moniligaster ivaniosi 
A team of researchers from Port Blair has identified a new species of earthworm.
Posted by Posted 12.01.2012 12:47 Categories: National  Tags: crocodile survey 
Forest Department will launch the first-ever exercise to estimate the number of crocodiles in Sundarbans.
Posted by Posted 12.01.2012 12:38 Categories: National Economy  Tags: 100 % fdi single brand retail 
The Centre notified 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in single brand retail.
Posted by Posted 12.01.2012 12:29 Categories: National  Tags: 42 % indian children malnourished 
A new study based on a survey of the height and weight of more than one lakh children across six States has found that as many as 42 per cent of under-fives are severely or moderately underweight and...
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 23:36 Categories: National  Tags: child education 
Only for 6 per cent of the total investment in elementary education spent on children.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 23:30 Categories: National  Tags: maruti swift indian car of the year2012 
Maruti Suzuki's Swift has bagged the ‘Indian Car Of The Year 2012' (I-COTY 2012) award.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 23:17 Categories: Sports  Tags: chennai open 2012 
Chennai Open 2012
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 13:19 Categories: National  Tags: thane 
The State government has sought nearly Rs.5,250 crore from the Centre for restoration works in areas battered by cyclone ‘Thane'.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 13:09 Categories: National International  Tags: 10th pravasi bharatiya divas (pbd) 
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 13:05 Categories: National  Tags: Aadhaar MGNREGS wages 
Job scheme wages through Aadhaar launched in Jharkhand.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 13:03 Categories: National  Tags: M.P. Muralidharan Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard. 
Vice Admiral M.P. Muralidharan has taken charge as the Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 13:00 Categories: National  Tags: adb loan  
The Union government has cleared an external loan to finance part of the programme launched by the Ministry of Rural Development in naxal-affected villages.
Posted by Posted 10.01.2012 12:50 Categories: National  Tags: Pre-paid mobile users bills 
Pre-paid mobile users can now get itemised bills
Posted by Posted 06.01.2012 09:04 Categories: Economy  Tags: Food inflation 
For the first time in nearly six years, food inflation entered negative zone, plunging to (-) 3.36 during the week ended December 24 from 0.42 per cent.
Posted by Posted 06.01.2012 08:39 Categories: National  Tags: bsf e-office 
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurated a Rs. 229- crore e-office project for the Border Security Force (BSF) aimed at providing easy online access to personnel and administrative works.
Posted by Posted 06.01.2012 08:37 Categories: National  Tags: Medicine fair 
A national fair dedicated to the Indian systems of medicine will be organised at Sawai Man Singh grounds from January 6 to 9, coinciding with the upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas conclave.
Posted by Posted 06.01.2012 08:26 Categories: National  Tags: Rajiv Gandhi Biosphere Reserve 
The Rajasthan Cabinet cleared the environmentally significant proposal to develop the Rajiv Gandhi Biosphere Reserve linking about a dozen wildlife sanctuaries and the prestigious Ranthambhore National Park.
Posted by Posted 06.01.2012 08:21 Categories: National  Tags: telecom network for government NIXI 
The Government has decided to develop a Rs.450-crore pan-India secure network and network-based services such as e-mail and Internet-telephony, thus providing a foolproof infrastructure for telecom and Internet communication exclusively for government use.
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 10:07 Categories: International  Tags: Taliban to open political office in Qatar 
The Taliban have said they are prepared to open a political office in Qatar for the negotiations “with the international community” in what could be the most significant breakthrough towards a peaceful end in 10 years of war in Afghanistan.
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 10:00 Categories: National International  Tags: koraput  FAO 
Traditional Agriculture in the Koraput Region get recognition by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation for recognition under its Globally Important Agricultural Heritage sites programme. The Koraput region in the state of Orissa, India, has a rich assembly of unique floral and faunal diversity. The genetic repository of the region is of great significance in the global context. About 79 plant angiosperm species and one gymnosperm are endemic to the region.
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 09:58 Categories: National  Tags: CA Business Achiever -- Woman Award 2011 
Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M. Veerappa Moily and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha K. Rahman Khan presented the “CA Business Achiever -- Woman Award 2011” to Neeru Abrol,Director (Finance), National Fertilisers Limited (NFL).
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 09:52 Categories: National  Tags: Mullaperiyar Idukki dams  
The two technical experts of the Supreme Court appointed-Empowered Committee (EC) informed the Committee that the recent tremors in that region did not have any impact on the Mullaperiyar and Idukki dams and that the dams were safe.
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 09:46 Categories: Economy  Tags: export growth 
India registering a poor 3.8 per cent growth in exports in November, 2011 — the slowest in the last two years.
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 09:43 Categories: National  Tags: SDSC SHAR 
President Pratibha Patil dedicated the new Mission Control Centre to the nation at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC SHAR).
Posted by Posted 04.01.2012 09:39 Categories: National  Tags: Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station 
With 6,975 million units of gross electricity generation achieved during the three quarters of financial year 2011-12, the country's largest 1,500-MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station is heading for establishing new benchmarks in the hydro power sector.