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Centre to launch Neighborhood Action Plan in cities for Solid Waste Management

Stressing that the country can’t be made clean without fixing the garbage problem in Delhi that has reached crisis proportion, Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri today invoked the pride of being a resident of the national capital to spur people into collective action for effective solid waste management.

Government provides additional Rs.12000 Crores to tackle malnutrition

The Government has provided an additional Rs.12000 Crores to fight malnutrition over next three years in the country by revising cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in anganwadis and in the scheme for adolescent girls. 

Ban Hookah bars:SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa

Hundreds of Delhities today converged at Connaught Place to see and support and exhibition organized to muster support for seeking ban on Hookah Bars in national capital. 

Indian Army to Pakistan Army it reserves the right to "retaliate appropriately"

In a blunt message, the Indian Army on Friday conveyed to Pakistan that it reserves the right to "retaliate appropriately" to any incident leading to the loss of lives of its troops due to Pakistani firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Why India needs Swachh Bharat Mission?

Amidst the backdrop of a bloody world war, when violence was the order of the time, India achieved independence through non-violent civil disobedience, through Satyagraha. 

PM to lay foundation stone of sewage plant in Varanasi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a 50 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) based on Hybrid Annuity-PPP model in Ramana in Varanasi on September 22, 2017. This is the first time ever that Hybrid Annuity-PPP model is adopted in sewage sector. It is a major step forward in realising the dream of Nirmal Ganga under Namami Gange programme

Centre announces new policy to promote private investments in affordable housing

Central Government today announced a new PPP Policy for Affordable Housing that allows extending central assistance of up to Rs.2.50 lakh  per each house to be built by private builders even on private lands besides opening up immense potential for private investments in affordable housing projects on government lands in urban areas.

Another Baba booked on allegation of raping a young girl

A 58-year-old self-styled godman in Rajasthan’s Alwar allegedly raped a 21-year-old law student after promising her to make her a judge, police said on Thursday, the latest in a series of scandals involving dubious faith leaders.

How much the GST rate would be for branded cereal, pulses and flour ?

The GST Council, in its 21st meeting held on 9th September, 2017 at Hyderabad has, interalia, recommended that for 5% GST rate on cereals, pulses and flours etc. put up in unit container and bearing a registered brand name

Congress leader Tewari gets flak over his controversial Modi tweet

Congress leader Manish Tewari may have offered to apologise for use of objectionable language in a tweet targeting PM Modi and his followers but the controversy refuses to die down.

Marshal Arjan Singh: A glorious era comes to an end

The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh breathed his last at the Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi on Saturday evening. He was 98. He was admitted to the hospital today morning following a cardiac arrest. He was being treated at the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences Centre of the hospital.

Bombay HC adjourns Ryan trustees' bail plea till Wednesday

In a temporary reprieve on Tuesday, the Bombay High Court adjourned till Wednesday the hearing of an anticipatory bail application filed by the trustees of Ryan International Schools in the case of the death of a seven-year-old student in their Gurugram branch.

RSS does not support trolling and aggressive behaviour on the net: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said his organisation does not support trolling and aggressive behaviour on the net as it amounts to “hitting below the belt.”

Ryan murder: School trustees seek anticipatory transit bail

As the Ryan International School in Gurgaon comes under increasing scrutiny over the murder of a seven-year-old student on its premises , the group's trustees today approached the Bombay High Court, seeking an early hearing on their transit anticipatory bail application.

Ten more airports to do away with stamping of hand baggage tags

Ten more airports in the country, including Pune and Ranchi, will soon do away with the practise of stamping domestic passengers’ hand baggage tags, a new air travel regime that began at civil airports in April this year.

GST rate cut on 40 items, cess cut for small cars Sushmita Dev new Mahila Congress chief CBI books Jayanthi Natarajan for corruption Demonetisation: I-T sleuths unearths Rs 246 crore deposit in single benami account of leading ‘TN neta' Army to induct women in military police Punjab, JK exchange ‘ratification of agreement’ on resuming Shahpur Kandi project McDonald’s row: NCLAT refuses interim relief to Vikram Bakshi Army Chief Rawat's remarks totally contrary to views expressed by Modi, Xi Jinping: China India vs Sri Lanka, one-off T20I: Virat Kohli Rahul Gandhi targets Modi, says "media is suppressed, meek under him" ‘Lack’ of Oxygen claims life of 49 infants in Farrukhabad hospital Nirmala Sitharaman 'overwhelmed and humbled' on getting Defence Ministry Remove Article 35A from Indian Constitution: Former J&K Governor Shift to commerce ministry from railways no demotion, says Suresh Prabhu Modi inducts two turbaned Sikhs in cabinet, Akalis in dock Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu Piyush Goyal gets Cabinet Rank, Reward For Power Sector Reforms Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi lone Muslim minister in Modi's council UIDs for 90 lakh cattle in Madhya Pradesh Disillusioned over Ram Rahim’s conviction, Premis dump his portraits in drains Two former SC judges to examine 241 Sikh riot cases closed by SIT BJP tops the list of MPs and MLAs with cases of crime against women: ADR study No record of deaths in sewerage/septic tank cleaning services Underage marriages to be covered under child rape law, says Supreme Court