Scheme to give free sanitary napkins to 22.50 lakh women, girls below poverty line...

Chandigarh, Aug 5 (PTI) The Haryana government on Wednesday launched a scheme to give a packet of free sanitary napkins to about 22.50 lakh...

Transformation underway in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) A transformation is underway in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday on...

Modi becomes first PM to visit Ram Janmabhoomi, Hanumangarhi temple in Ayodhya

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday became the first Indian premier to visit the Ram Janmabhoomi and the Hanumangarhi...

Defence Ministry signs MoU with IIT-K, DARPG for AI-based public grievance redressal

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) The Defence Ministry said it signed a tripartite MOU on Tuesday with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur...

Security stepped up in Assam’s Silchar, other areas ahead of Ayodhya event

Silchar, Aug 4 (PTI) Security was stepped in Silchar and other parts of Cachar district in Assam on Tuesday ahead of the foundation stone...

Ridiculous, mischievous’: Cong’s Ahmed Patel slams Pak for claiming Indian territories in new map

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Tuesday said it was ridiculous and mischievous on the part of Pakistan to...

Foreign secretary holds telephonic conversation with Russian dy foreign minister

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov held a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, covering...

Human clinical trials of indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine candidates move to Phase 2: ICMR

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) The Phase 1 human clinical trials of two COVID-19 vaccine candidates developed indigenously by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with...

Sugar production to increase to 305 lakh tonnes in marketing year 2020-21: Ind-Ra

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI): India Ratings on Tuesday said it expects sugar production to increase to 305 lakh tonnes in sugar year 2020-21...

EPFO’s Delhi West office processes 100% COVID-19 claims worth Rs 140 crore in 100...

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI): Retirement fund body EPFO’s Delhi West office has processed 100 per cent COVID-19 claims within 24 hours for non-stop...

Naxal commander surrenders, tips off C’garh cops about 3 IEDs

Raipur, Aug 3 (PTI) Security forces recovered three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district based on a tip-off provided by a Naxal...

China’s posturing in Indian Ocean to disturb stability: experts

Kolkata, Aug 3 (PTI) Defence and strategic experts on Monday said that China's posturing in the Indian Ocean will disturb stability and peace in...

India eyeing Rs 1.75 lakh crore in turnover in defence manufacturing by 2025

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI) The government is eyeing a turnover of Rs 1.75 lakh crore (USD 25 billion) in defence manufacturing by 2025...

85 pc work on Kailash Mansarovar route completed: Gadkari

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said massive work is underway for highways construction and almost 85 per cent...

SBI economists pitch for loan recasts in select sectors

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI): Economists at State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday pitched for a sector-specific loan restructuring package after the end...

Govt needs to have control over sale of margarine, Nitin Gadkari writes to PM...

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI): Concerned over the rise in use of margarine in hotels and restaurants, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has raised the...

Ashok Gehlot seeks CBI, ED raids against Union Minister Gajendra Shekhawat

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI): Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday attacked Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, saying the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate...

New education policy aimed at changing ‘intent’ and ‘content’ of education system: PM

New Delhi, Aug 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the new education policy announced by the government emphasises on making 'job...

11 dead as crane crashes at Hindustan Shipyard in Vizag, CM orders action

Vishakapatnam, Aug 1 (PTI): A massive 70-tonne crane under trial run in the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) came crashing down on Saturday here, crushing...

At 2.15% India’s COVID-19 fatality rate lowest since 1st lockdown: Health ministry

New Delhi, Aug 1 (PTI): The country’s total number of recoveries from COVID-19 has surged close to 11 lakh, while the case fatality rate...