Govt

Showing of 21 - 40 from 95 results
Govt - Total results - 95
Wi-fi for everyone! Plan to install 2,500 wi-fi hotspots by next fiscal, says Telecom Minister Prasad
India

Wi-fi for everyone! Plan to install 2,500 wi-fi hotspots by next fiscal, says Telecom Minister Prasad

Government is targeting to reach the 50-crore internet subscribers mark in the next 6-7 months.

Cold wave intensifies, Uttar Pradesh releases relief funds
India

Cold wave intensifies, Uttar Pradesh releases relief funds

Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under an intense cold wave on Tuesday, with the night temperature dropping to three degrees Celsius in Kanpur - the lowest in 44 years - the Met office said.

Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program
India

Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

India's federal government said it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps.

Heavy rains lash Puducherry, but no threat of cyclone in Tamil Nadu
India

Heavy rains lash Puducherry, but no threat of cyclone in Tamil Nadu

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu have been advised by the government not to venture out to sea in the next 24 to 48 hours.

Despite drought in state, Maharashtra govt will spend Rs 15 cr to 50 cr to showcase first year in office: Reports
Politics

Despite drought in state, Maharashtra govt will spend Rs 15 cr to 50 cr to showcase first year in office: Reports

The BJP led-Maharashtra government is completing nearly a year in office and CM Devendra Fadnavis has said there will be no celebration.

22 swine flu cases in Rajasthan reported in the last ten days
India

22 swine flu cases in Rajasthan reported in the last ten days

At least 22 people were tested positive for swine flu (H1N1 virus) in Rajasthan in the past 10 days, an official said on Tuesday.

Govt's Oscars publicity fund has warmed cinephiles' hearts but will not help win awards
Entertainment

Govt's Oscars publicity fund has warmed cinephiles' hearts but will not help win awards

Bollywood et al will have to raise both their game and budgets many fold to be able to qualify for the Oscar race.

FTII students ready for talks without preconditions
India

FTII students ready for talks without preconditions

After nearly 100 days of agitation against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chairman, possibility of resolution of the impasse today brightened with the protesting students saying they were ready for talks with the government without any preconditions.

Onions making you cry? Govt wants you to try paste and powder
India

Onions making you cry? Govt wants you to try paste and powder

As onion prices go through the roof, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Singh Badal has got an idea -- process this key kitchen staple into powder and paste forms when prices are low and save it for a rainy day.

Northeast can't be developed from Delhi, says Modi in his Mann Ki Baat
India

Northeast can't be developed from Delhi, says Modi in his Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country's northeast cannot be developed from Delhi and that he was deputing central government officials to the region.

Law officers in ministries to help reduce government litigation
India

Law officers in ministries to help reduce government litigation

In a bid to shed the tag of being the biggest litigant, the government has decided to attach law officers to various central ministries to ensure that courts are only approached as a last resort and cases where chances of winning are lean are not pursued.

 Jindal Steel shares head towards biggest fall in 2 yrs on rejection of coal block bids
Business

Jindal Steel shares head towards biggest fall in 2 yrs on rejection of coal block bids

Shares in Jindal Steel and Power were heading towards their biggest daily loss in almost two years on Monday, hit by concerns over the company's ability to feed its power plants after the rejection of its bids for three coal mines auctioned by the government.

Cong claims govt adopts 'unfair labour practices': delay in wages to staff
India

Cong claims govt adopts 'unfair labour practices': delay in wages to staff

Opposition Congress has charged ruling AINRC with adopting unfair labour practices, as seen in delay in disbursing pending wages to temporary staff

Govt to fix time-frame for probe & trial of acid attack cases
India

Govt to fix time-frame for probe & trial of acid attack cases

With an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty.

Govt forms ministerial panel, may auction coal linkages
Business

Govt forms ministerial panel, may auction coal linkages

Government is now mulling auctioning coal linkages through the competitive bidding route and has also constituted an inter-ministerial panel to look into various models to implement it, a move aimed at bringing greater transparency in the allotment of linkages.hh

November IIP recovers at 3.8%, December CPI rises to 5%
Business

November IIP recovers at 3.8%, December CPI rises to 5%

The November index for industrial output (IIP) today beat expectations at 3.8 percent against a a contraction of 4.2 percent in the previous months. CNBC-TV18 poll had estimated November IIP to come in at 2.2 percent.

Delhi HC seeks govt response on JSPL's plea challenging coal ordinance
Business

Delhi HC seeks govt response on JSPL's plea challenging coal ordinance

Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre on a plea of JSPL challenging a Coal Ministry order and ordinance provisions "which allow change of end-use" of coal blocks in Chattisgarh and Odisha to power from steel.

Government may take up ordinance route to set up Postal Bank
Business

Government may take up ordinance route to set up Postal Bank

The government is looking at taking the legislative route, by next month, to finalise the setting up of Postal Bank of India and will soon approach RBI to consider the postal department's application for banking licence.

FIIs dump shares worth Rs 1,700 cr so far in 2015
Business

FIIs dump shares worth Rs 1,700 cr so far in 2015

Overseas investors have pulled out nearly Rs 1,700 crore from the Indian stock markets in January so far following a steep fall in crude oil prices amid slowing global growth.