May 1, 2013
Pandi’s grandmother cradles him in her lap as he looks up with eyes of innocence. He is oblivious to the fact that he is naked, and will grow up unaware that living in a thatched hut with no ru...
New Delhi, April 24
Ruing that the bureaucracy is still unwilling to share its powers with elected local bodies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today made a strong pitch for an “immediate change in this mindset” to st...
New Delhi, Apr 18
The cost of immunising millions of the world’s most vulnerable children against five deadly and debilitating diseases is set to fall due to a supply agreement of GAVI with India based Biological E...
Washington, Apr 11
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new political action group
Mumbai/New Delhi, Apr 9
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) today unearthed a phony investment syndicate in the national capital, wherein a large number of people could have been defrauded in t...
April 4, 2013
This is with reference to “Idlinomics of Chennai Corpn food outlets” (Business Line, April 03). This is a great initiative by the government. The report gives a good indication about the co...
Chennai, Apr 1
The Tamil Nadu government’s launch of low-cost canteens to benefit lower rungs of society seems to have paid off with each of the 73 centres selling nearly 1.3 lakh units of food a day.
March 27, 2013
The moral responsibility of business has finally been mandated by law.
New Delhi, May 6
The National Food Security Bill was moved in the Lok Sabha on Monday amid disruptions. Moving the Bill, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K.V. Thomas said wide consultat...
New Delhi, Apr 25
From May 1, you can book train tickets only 60 days in advance, instead of 120 days currently permitted. However, for foreign tourists, there will be no change in the advance booking period of 360...
Bangalore, Apr 19
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji today said he has already given more than 25 per cent of his personal wealth to charity, but acknowledged it’s not easy to use money well in philanthropy.
Anand (Gujarat), Apr 13
The Union Rural Development Minister, Jairam Ramesh today said the Centre will bring in revised Land Acquisition Bill in the forthcoming session of Parliament as there was a political consensus on...
Hyderabad, April 10
A kg of tur dal, one litre of palm oil, one kg of whole wheat atta, one kg of wheat, half a kg of sugar, one kg of salt, 250 gm of chilli powder, 500 gm of tamarind, and 100 gm of turmeric.
Ranchi, Apr 9
With Centre set to rollout the Phase-II direct benefit transfer (DBT) beginning July 1 in the country, the UIDAI Chairman, Nandan Nilekani today said Aadhaar enrolment stations would be increased...
New Delhi, April 3
The Supreme Court today directed Health Secretaries of the States and Union Territories (UTs) to file compliance report on implementation of ban on sale and manufacture of gutka and pan masala con...
Panaji, Apr 1
As people in drought-hit parts of Maharashtra face livelihood challenges, concerns have been raised over the possibility of girls from these areas being allegedly trafficked to Goa for flesh trade...
Pune, Mar 25
For the first time in India, the Maharashtra Government is collaborating with IT major Microsoft to develop applications for healthcare, education and social issues to help civic authorities...