Budget unveils mega health insurance, gives little to middle class

NEW DELHI, Feb 1: The government on Thursday announced the "world's largest" health insurance scheme for India's 50 crore poor in its last full...

Bihar floods: 3 more fatalities take death toll to 11, over 38 lakh affected

Patna, Jul 29 (PTI) The death toll in Bihar floods rose to 11 on Wednesday with three fresh fatalities, while the number of people...

Bombay Flying Club becomes India’s 1st DGCA-approved drone training school

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI): The Bombay Flying Club has become the first DGCA-approved drone training school of the country, the Civil Aviation Ministry...

Disparity shows how billions of foreign aid goes back to donor contractors

DELHI, Jan 16: As the global elite network at Davos, people across the world are increasingly taking to the streets to protest in the...

India lodges strong protest with Pak over reported attempts to convert gurudwara in Lahore...

New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) India on Monday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan High Commission over reports of attempts being made to convert...

Tighter security, Section 144 in Ambala ahead of Rafale jets’ arrival

Ambala (Haryana), Jul 28 (PTI): Authorities tightened security and imposed prohibitory orders near the Ambala Air Force Station in Haryana on Tuesday ahead of...

Govt to construct 44 ‘strategically important’ roads along India-China border

NEW DELHI, Jan 13: The government will construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China and over 2100 kms of axial and lateral...

IMA declares nationwide ‘white alert’ against obstruction to cremation of doctors

NEW DELHI, Apr 20: Taking serious note of obstruction to cremation of doctors who died in the line of duty, the Indian Medical Association...

1025 Chinese transgressions reported from 2016-18: Government data

NEW DELHI, Nov 28: The Chinese Army transgressed into Indian territory 1025 times between 2016 and 2018, according to government data. The number of transgressions...

NIA arrests Delhi University professor Hany Babu in Bhima Koregaon case

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) The NIA on Tuesday arrested an associate professor of Delhi University in connection with the Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad...

Air Pollution Cuts Average Indian Life Expectancy By 5.2 Years: Report

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI): Air pollution has shortened the average Indian life expectancy by 5.2 years and residents of Delhi could see 9.4...

Mask-wearing, social distancing should be enforced strictly: MHA

NEW DELHI, Apr 16: The union home ministry on Thursday said some rules, such as wearing facemasks, practicing social distancing, and no gathering of...

MoS Shripad Naik visits COVID health centre at All India Institute of Ayurveda in...

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Tuesday visited the COVID-19 Health Centre at the All India...

Results of govt’s effective intervention visible in availability of COVID-19 beds in Delhi: Health...

New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI): The health ministry on Monday said the results of the government’s effective intervention in managing the coronavirus situation in...

63% voting in 6th phase of LS polls

NEW DELHI, May 12: The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday saw 63 percent turnout in 59 seats across six states...

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...

‘Modinomics’ destroyed banking sector; delivery, not televised dialogues the way forward: Cong

New Delhi, Jul 29 (PTI) The Congress on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of having "destroyed" the banking sector and financial institutions of...

India ready to take leadership role, work with other tiger range nations: Javadekar

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) India is ready to take leadership role and work with other tiger range countries for the management of reserves,...

Pak army shells 2 sectors along LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Jul 28 (PTI) The Pakistan army resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in...

New education policy will lead to transformative restructuring of education in India: Irani

New Delhi, Jul 29 (PTI) Union minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the new National Education Policy will lead to a transformative restructuring of...