new norms

Cabinet approves new norms to push construction sector: Jaitley

The government on Wednesday approved new norms to ensure quicker resolution of disputes, kick-start stalled projects and make access to financing easier. Briefing reporters after...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court quashes Singur land acquisition for Tata Nano

Aug 31, In a set back to the Tatas, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the land acquired by the previous Left Front...
Amar Chitra Katha

Amar Chitra Katha to publish comic on Swachh Bharat

Aug 31, Storyteller to generations of Indians, Amar Chitra Katha will now publish and distribute a special edition of a comic book focusing on...
Pranab Mukherjee

President to attend Onam event at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Aug 31, President Pranab Mukherjee will attend an Onam programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday. According to a president secretariat release, Mukherjee will attend the...
Om Prakash Chautala

Former Haryana CM Chautala admitted to AIIMS

Aug 31, Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving a jail term here, was on Tuesday admitted to All India Institute...
central government

Two years’ bonus for central government employees: Arun Jaitley

Around  33 lakh employees of the central government had reason to cheer on Tuesday with the government announcing their annual bonus that has been...
Ringing Bells

‘Freedom 251’ makers launch loyalty card programme

Ringing Bells that introduced the world's cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 on Tuesday launched a loyalty card programme for its products on its first anniversary. With...
Yogeshwar Dutt

Yogeshwar’s Olympic bronze may be upgraded to silver

Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics could be upgraded to silver after runner-up Besik Kudukhov of Russia was found...

Rains trigger landslide on Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand

More than five dozen people were stranded and the priest of a famous temple was trapped under debris in Gangotri after heavy rains triggered...

Sub-inspector dies in Telangana as revolver goes off

A sub-inspector died when his revolver apparently went off accidentally in Telangana's Adilabad district on Tuesday, police said. The body of Sridhar (27) was found...