Friday, December 03, 2021

Government of India


Fate of 11 PGI faculty members to be decided today

July 04, 2015 3:04 am

In 2014, the PGI administration filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the orders of the high court.

BJP implementing Hindutva agenda and neglecting common people: Mayawati

January 15, 2015 3:48 pm

Mayawati downplayed BJP's charges that BSP has been wiped out with the dalit vote bank parting ways.

HC tells Centre to clear its stand

October 03, 2012 1:06 am

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to apprise it of its policy on organs harvested from cadavers and whether the information on their donation and swapping can be tracked online

‘Revenue maximisation not always best way to subserve public good’

September 28, 2012 12:49 am

Excerpts from Supreme Court response to presidential reference on implications of court’s verdict cancelling 2G licences

Will ensure ‘dignified life’ for Kashmiris,says Pranab

September 28, 2012 12:27 am

On his first visit to the Valley as the President,Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said New Delhi is “determined and duty bound” to ensure a dignified life for every Kashmiri

‘Politics has to be kept out of education’

September 24, 2012 1:29 am

University of Mumbai is trying hard to change its mindset to meet new challenges in the rapidly expanding higher-education sector. The university is reaching out to alumni to get funds for some of its ambitious plans. All seems to be falling in place under Vice-Chancellor Rajan Welukar in the last almost two years. The veteran academician spoke to The Indian Express on a variety of issues,including the controversial removal of a book from the English graduate course under political pressure. Excerpts:

Nine-day training for ATIs and CTIs from Monday

September 02, 2012 5:11 am

A nine-day training programme for employees of the Administrative Training Institutes and Central Training Insitutes across the country will be held from Monday at Panchgani.

IIT students to brainstorm on energy solutions

August 27, 2012 2:48 am

Students of the Indian Institute of Technology,Bombay (IIT-B) will participate in Energy Technologies Vision 2035,an initiative by the Department of Science and Technology (DST),Government of India and give suggestions and ideas for new energy solutions that the country could adopt in future.

No NRHM fund yet for UP this financial year

August 02, 2012 4:50 am

Even as as four months of this financial year has passed,UP is still waiting for the first instalment of funds under National Rural Health Mission to be released for implementation of various health schemes in the state.

Panel wants technical courses through distance learning

July 24, 2012 3:37 am

A government committee tasked to suggest measures to regulate the standards of distance education has recommended that technical and professional courses


The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

US-based Sikh actor barred from flight over turban row

February 09, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): A US-based Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia was denied entry inside an Aeromexico flight in Mexico, accounting to his attire and beard. Reacting over issue, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Manjit Singh on Tuesday condemned the incident said that Government of India, along with the governments around the globe, should take initiatives to educate masses about the Sikh community.

FM Jaitley at World Economic Forum

January 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.