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Group led by Yashwant Sinha calls for J&K peace, talks

The group visited the state twice recently and had had meetings with mainstream and separatist leaders and civil society groups.

22 Apr 2017 2:46 AM

Centre’s help sought to pay toll operators

Toll was waived off for 24 days after demonetisation drive; loss estimated at Rs 142 crore.

19 Apr 2017 2:33 AM

Govt bid to stop drinking water adulteration

Paswan said that a government report found some adulteration in bottled water and that action would be taken after going through the report.

18 Apr 2017 2:33 AM

Riding to capture smiles en route

Radhika Rao is raising funds for cancer patients on wheels.

16 Apr 2017 12:22 AM

UP CM plans to host mass weddings for Muslim girls

The government also plans to organise mass weddings for them under a scheme which will be run jointly by the Central govt.

14 Apr 2017 4:37 AM


Bengal Chemicals regains glory, posts Rs 4 cr net after six decades

BCPL, India’s first pharma company, was founded by the ‘father of Indian chemistry’ Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray.

13 Apr 2017 4:38 AM

Centre and JICA in a tussle

The Centre wants the metro coaches to be manufactured in India, though the contract would be awarded to international companies.

09 Mar 2017 6:40 AM

Jittery or confident?

The PM’s three-day Varanasi campaign shows the BJP is under pressure in UP.

09 Mar 2017 12:22 AM

Aadhaar link to midday meal faces Opposition fury

More than 100 million children will compulsorily need Aadhaar to avail of their meals from 1 July.

06 Mar 2017 1:45 AM

Soon, doctors to access your case files online

Health ministry plans to link hospitals across India; invites bids to develop software.

05 Mar 2017 6:40 AM


Govt questioned over deaths of country’s nuclear scientists

Petitioner Chetan Kothari has claimed that India is turning out to be a dangerous place to work for nuclear scientists.

04 Mar 2017 7:15 AM

Polluting industries face Supreme Court fury

The CJI wanted the Central government to come up with a scheme in this regard and allocate finance this year itself.

23 Feb 2017 5:38 AM

Centre agrees to pay Rs 6,320 cr as oil royalty to Assam

The Centre has agreed to pay the state in an out of the court settlement after eight years of legal battle.

21 Feb 2017 4:42 PM

Settle lease issue, says HC to state and Centre

The source added that the premises were rented out for activities like mega events, exhibitions, marriages and shootings of films.

24 Jan 2017 1:43 AM

IRCTC staff to get maternity benefits

Being a public sector undertaking under ministry of railways, IRCTC has not been giving full maternity benefits to its women employees.

31 Dec 2016 4:38 AM


Soon, fresh ordinance on enemy properties

Enemy properties are spread across many states in the country.

22 Dec 2016 3:14 AM

MMRC to run 8-coach trains for Metro 3 project

The Metro 3 will have 27 underground stations and will be a crucial north-south link.

06 Dec 2016 3:16 AM

Kandhamal: Naxals, cops exchange fire

The SOG jawans seized huge cash of explosives, arms and ammunition and old currency notes from the Maoist camp.

02 Dec 2016 6:27 AM

It’s time to prioritise primary healthcare

NRHM repacked many existing Central programmes such as reproductive and child health, immunisation, contraception, training, etc.

02 Dec 2016 2:21 AM

Central govt bans Zakir Naik’s NGO for 5 years

According to the home ministry, Naik, who heads the IRF, has allegedly made many provocative speeches.

16 Nov 2016 4:32 AM