The US-based Purdue University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited (DRL) to strengthen pharmaceutical research and development.
The Kerala government today said that it plans to compile a registry of cancer patients in the state as part of efforts to codify its various initiatives against the deadly disease.
The Assam government today announced setting up of an enquiry committee, to be headed by the Additional Chief Secretary, to probe illegal cigarette trade in the state and prevent it.
Even as former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat is to be questioned today by Crime Branch in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, Congress today sought to know the details about the "JICA case" which is currently in the news.
Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) today alleged that city's famous cultural landmark Ravindra Manch was demolished illegally in the garb of renovation to accommodate private sector to run art galleries.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying seven Mumbai terror attack accused, including LeT operations commander and mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, today adjourned the hearing for the second consecutive time without any proceedings.
The Centre is likely to finalize the policy on intellectual property rights (IPR) in the next 3-4 months and will come out with clarification on FDI in the e-commerce space, a senior government official said today.
Promoting the use of ORS and zinc tablets to tackle diarrhea during the monsoons, the West Bengal government is trying to reach around 70-75 lakh children during the ongoing diarrhea control fortnight.
Gujarat cadre IAS officer G C Murmu, who is tipped to be next Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED), was among 36 Joint Secretaries who have been promoted as Additional Secretaries in different central government ministries as part of a major senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government today.
Supreme Court's verdict dismissing Yakub Memon's plea against death warrant sends a stern message that perpetrators and conspirators of terror acts will not be spared, the Special Public Prosecutor in 1993 serial bomb blasts case, Ujjwal Nikam, said.
NTPC and the Jharkhand government today signed a memorandum of understanding for expansion of the Patratu thermal power station and increase in power production.
After politicians and college students, the lawyers of Cuttack city today joined the bandwagon protesting alleged discrimination meted out to the city in evaluating its capabilities to be included as a potential Smart City
A comprehensive anti-hijack bill that provides for death penalty for hijackers even in the event of on-ground staff casualties was today approved by the Union Cabinet which also widened the definition of this crime.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that Gurgaon will be the 'smartest city' and the state government will spare no efforts in this direction.
The Supreme Court today dismissed the curative petition of the Centre filed against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, granting a fresh lease of life to them.
The Meghalaya government today decided to constitute an entity of all political parties in the state to try to resolve the age-old boundary dispute through a mutually acceptable solution.
The Cabinet today approved a new Consumer Protection Bill 2015 that seeks to replace a 29-year-old law and proposes setting up a regulatory authority to curb unfair trade practices.
A high alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh in the wake of the apex court's decision to execute 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon tomorrow.
No signs of end to the over week long deadlock in Parliament is in sight despite the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resuming proceedings tomorrow after two days in the wake of the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the state Election Commission on a plea to hold the by-elections in 13 wards and fill "casual vacancies" in the councillorship in all the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD).
The Cabinet today approved amendments to the GST bill to compensate states for revenue loss for five years on introduction of the uniform nationwide indirect tax regime, as has been suggested by Rajya Sabha Select Committee.
In wake of the terrorist attack in Gurdaspur, the authorities here have increased security for the annual Kawad Yatra which is slated to begin on August 1.
A Congress delegation today met Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and apprised him of the ground reality in the wake of the Hamirpur incident, in which a 15-year-old girl allegedly immolated herself following eve-teasing by two youths.
The Goa government has earmarked Rs 1.58 crore this year to preserve marine wealth including fisheries from mechanised trawling during the annual fishing ban.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today informed the Legislative Assembly that iron ore extraction activity in the state would resume by October this year.
In a politically significant move, leader of Kerala's numerically strong Ezhava community Vellapally Natesan today met BJP president Amit Shah and discussed with him the "political situation" in the state.
The Patna High Court today ordered regular desilting of the Ganga, which had moved five km away from the Patna town, but was dredged back to the original place acting on a high court directive.
The highest scoring students of the government-run universities in Uttarakhand will attend a five-day toppers conclave at Raj Bhawan here from August 3.
Kerala government willsubmit its final views on the Kasturirangan report on WesternGhats tomorrow, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here today.
India and China have agreed to open a new Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) point in Chushul area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Here's an infographic detailing the grenade attack occurred in Srinagar today, during which five people got injured.
Holding that he was not involved in the pay off scam involving a US consultancy firm, former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat today said he had never met the company's officials or accepted money for clearing a project when he was heading the ministry.
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor S S Mundra today said initial trends from banks' first quarter results indicate some stability on asset quality.
With flood situation in northen Odisha districts turning grim, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked officials to evacute people to safe places and send ODRAF personnel to affected areas for rescue operation.
Myanmar today expressed its commitment to deepening security and defence engagement with India, weeks after Indian troops carried out a surgical strike in that country to hunt down Naga insurgents.
In wake of the seven-day state mourning observed nation-wide in honour of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, Punjab Government today postponed its annual state-level function to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh.
The Supreme Court today refused to stay the execution slated for tomorrow of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, rejecting his last ditch plea to escape the gallows.
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Ekram Ahmed today met Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh here and discussed the working of UPSC which conducts prestigious civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers.
Flood-like situation prevailed in parts of Gujarat due to incessant rains, with Banaskantha in the north emerging as the worst-affected district, where Army as well as NDRF teams and IAF helicopters have been roped in for relief and rescue operations.
Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Shatabdi Roy today sent a representative to the office of the Enforcement Directorate here as she could not appear owing to the ongoing Parliament session.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will be attending the last rites of former President A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram tomorrow.
Punjab Police officer Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, was cremated with full state honours here today, with people from all walks of life bidding him a tearful adieu.
India today pledged to continue its unwavering support to combat challenge of endemic poverty in the SAARC region, asserting that all the member countries of the bloc should develop and progress collectively.
Yakub Memon Death Penalty - Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing the government arrived in Supreme Court today to clarify the rules relating to curative petitions, the last judicial remedy in law.
Goa government has decided to provide financial assistance to those village panchayats in the state that witnessed a drop in their revenues due to closure of mining industry around three years back.
Inspired by late former President A P J Abdul Kalam, the 'Mobile Science Laboratory' (MSL) vans are imparting knowledge in science to children particularly in rural areas of the state.
Taking cue from other states, the Maharashtra government has decided to enact a law that will empower it to seize properties of those government officials who have been accused of corruption and against whom cases are pending in courts.
Elusive one-eyed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar, who ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 with an iron fist before US-led forces overthrew his government, has died, according to a media report today.
Goa government has decided to provide financial assistance to those village panchayats in the state that witnessed a drop in their revenues due to closure of mining industry around three years back.
Former Goa PWD minister Churchill Alemao today appeared before the Crime Branch again in connection with Louis Berger bribery case, a day after the sleuths questioned him for over seven hours.
Pakistan today violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir by targeting Indian positions.
Karnataka, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Goa and Andhra Pradesh are in the forefront of generating awareness about the Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court today upheld the death penalty given by a special tribunal to an influential opposition BNP leader and an aide of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.
Honouring the contributions of former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, Kerala government has decided to name its proposed Technological University after him.
Late former President A P J Abdul Kalam had envisioned a unique university in his hometown Ramanathapuram that would bring out entrepreneurs who would generate jobs.
Over 200 houses were damaged, scores of people were rendered homeless and nine persons were injured as storms lashed pockets of three districts of West Bengal since last night, reports from the districts said today.
It is illuminating how Left-Lib intellectuals like Ramachandra Guha even went to the extent of running down Dr. Kalam's scholarship when there is such a vast body of peer-reviewed research published by him over the years.
Nearly 300 NDRF personnel and three helicopters have been deployed for rescue and relief operations in Gujarat where incessant rains have claimed 22 lives.
Delhi government today announced that it will introduce the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) model in an improved form in the national capital.
Three CRPF jawans and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Anantnag district of south Kashmir today, police said.
The lecture which Dr Kalam couldn't finish before collapsing while talking to students in IIM Shillong could soon be part of a new book.
A sea of humanity, especially school and college students, have thronged to catch a last glimpse of former President A P J Abdul Kalam before his last rites tomorrow.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited British Prime Minister David Cameron to revisit Kolkata soon, describing the city "a true getaway to the east".
Delhi High Court today exempted Union HRD minister Smriti Irani from personal appearance in a criminal defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.
While nation mourns the death of the "peoples' president", an orphaned girl from a far flung village of Odisha remembers the gesture of A P J Abdul Kalam towards her HIV positive siblings ten years ago.
With e-commerce platforms increasingly turning to the Indian Posts to deliver their orders to customers, the fast flourishing e-retail business has become a revenue generator for the state-run agency, whose traditional operations are dented by the deep penetration of e-mail and mobile phones.
Maharashtra government has hiked the stipend for anganwadi sevikas and attendants by Rs 950 and Rs 500 respectively.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the last rites of former president A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram tomorrow, whose demise he described today as a loss of "Ratna (gem) of Bharat".
Malik Ishaq, the chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ), his two sons and 11 top members of the group linked to al-Qaeda were killed in an "encounter" in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today.
With the Japan government agencies and private companies showing interest in investing in Andhra Pradesh and joining the development of the state capital, Japanese language courses are being introduced in three major universities in the state.
Amid continuous disruptions by opposition members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened an all-party meeting tomorrow to discuss better functioning of the Lok Sabha, proceedings of which have been virtually washed out in the Monsoon Session so far.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said she would not attend the last rites of former President A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram owing to her health condition and has deputed seven cabinet colleagues to represent her and the state government at the funeral.
Indian-American Mary Thomas, a government attorney in Florida, has said that she will run for the US Congressional elections in November 2016.
Mortal remains of former President A P J Abdul Kalam were today flown to his hometown Rameswaram from here in a special aircraft, as people in the national capital bid an emotional adieu to the country's 'missile man'.
Dr Vikram Sarabhai, Architect of India's Space and Nuclear Programmes selected Dr APJ Abdul Kalam to visualise Space Technology in India during 1962/63 at Thumba, Trivandrum.
Rajasthan cabinet today cleared Rs 1.56 lakh crore worth investments in solar energy sector in the state, aimed at generating 26,000 MW of solar energy.
The terrorists who created havoc here yesterday had crossed over from Pakistan on July 26-27 night using Ravi river and they had more targets, the probe has found even as images surfaced today showing three heavily-armed men in Army fatigues walking on a road.
With the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam slated on July 30 at Rameswaram, the Tamil Nadu government today announced a public holiday on Thursday "as a mark of respect" to the departed soul.
Within a few hours of PM Modi urging citizens to send in their inputs for the Independence Day speech, MyGov portal was flooded with over 2500 submissions.
Maoists would target important stations including, Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata and metro rail stations in the city, Eastern Railway today said.
The terrorists who attacked Gurdaspur yesterday had come from Pakistan using Ravi river and apparently had plans to target one more area, the probe has found even as images surfaced today showing three heavily-armed men in Army fatigues walking on a road.
The AAP government today removed from several areas posters and hoardings in which it had taken a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to allow it to work.
Government has proposed to amend a 7-year old Act to enable the Centre to collect statistical data in Jammu and Kashmir for removing a "legislative vacuum" with regard to data collection in the state.
Technicality should not stand in the way of justice being done.
The government may rename the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan after former President A P J Abdul Kalam, with HRD Minister Smriti Irani today stating that "I wish his name is associated with the programme" he had launched earlier this month.
SpiceJet today posted its second straight quarterly profit at Rs 71.8 crore in the three months ended June, helped by a steep 42 per cent reduction in costs and higher seat occupancy.
Congress today objected to the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory for registered voters in the state, saying that it violated fundamental rights of citizens.
In a significant move that will save the lives of millions of animals, the practice of sacrifice has been banned at Nepal's Gadhimai festival, the world's biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years.
Infrastructure firm RPP Infra Projects has bagged two contracts from Chennai Corporation worth Rs 728 million (Rs 72.8 crore) for developing storm water drain projects.
Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd, a part of the USD 16.9 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled its all-electric, fully automatic, zero-emission car 'Mahindra e2o' here.
Thousands of kendu leaf pluckers under Jeypore kendu leaf division are yet to receive their bonus announced by Odisha Government in 2014 as they have no bank accounts.
For the first time, mid-sized state-run Dena Bank is planning to sell small ticket non-performing assets of up to Rs 2 lakh to asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) in the current quarter.
Solar lights installed in various parts of Sunderbans, one of the most energy-deficient regions of the country, are helping in reducing man-animal conflict in the region.
Four persons, including two women were killed in rain-related incidents in the steel city which is being pounded by incessant rains for the past two days.
Railway commuters travelling between New Delhi and Palwal in Haryana can now buy unreserved tickets using their mobile phones by just downloading an App.
The special one-day session of Delhi Assembly to discuss safety of women was adjourned for the day today after paying tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam and those killed in the Gurdaspur terror attack.
A city court would hear in September a criminal complaint seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last assembly elections.
A Chief Ticket Inspector with the Central Railway, who has won accolades for his painting skills abroad is delighted to have got mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme recently.
The chain hunger strike resumed by the AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) demanding setting up of an AIIMS here entered its eighth consecutive day today with a fresh batch of protesters taking their turn.
Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today expressed deepest condolence over the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
NHRC has found that the food supplied in anganwadis and government-run primary schools in Kendrapara district was substandard, their sanitation condition "pathetic" and has sought an action-taken-report from the district administration.
As many as 19 structures, including 5 houses, were damaged and 11 mud houses partially damaged in the cloudburst which hit mountainous Mendhar belt of Poonch district.
Rajasthan government today announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
Envoys of several countries including Pakistan today paid homage to former President A P J Abdul Kalam whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.
The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Delhi Metro and civic authorities for shifting responsibility from one to the other over removal of construction debris in the national capital.
The Patna High Court today ordered an interim ban on use of pictures of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ministers as well as any other publicity material in the state government's ambitious "Badh Chala Bihar" campaign.
Rich tributes were paid to former President A P J Abdul Kalam by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his cabinet colleagues at a condolence meeting held here today.
Kerala State Women's Development Corporation, under the state Social Justice Department, has decided to work on August 2, a Sunday, as a mark of respect to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away last night.
Union Cabinet today condoled the death of the Punjab police personnel and civilians who lost their lives in the Gurdaspur terror attack.
Maharashtra Legislative Council today paid glowing tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam and former Bihar and Kerala Governor R S Gavai.
In fresh trouble for suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta N K Mehrotra has registered a case against him on complaint of an RTI activist of allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to known sources of income.
The funeral of late former President A P J Abdul Kalam will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place in Tamil Nadu, on July 30 with full military honours.
A P J Abdul Kalam's death is also a loss to medical science, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here today while remembering the former President's contribution to various fields.
Odisha government today paid rich tribute to A P J Abdul Kalam at a condolence meeting here at the state secretariat where Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary G C Pati and others mourned the passing away of the former President.
Parliament today paid glowing tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, hailing him as India's "true son" and "real gem" whose contributions will be deeply cherished by the grateful nation.
INSAT-3D, India's Advanced Weather Satellite, has completed two successful years in orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation said .
Paying rich tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today named the Kisanganj Agriculture college after him.
The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam and veteran Dalit leader R S Gavai.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared a seven-day state mourning while the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not observe its foundation day today as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away last evening.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today mourned the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam and described him as a "karmayogi" (a man for whom work is the sole motto of life).
Goa Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam and the House was adjourned after adopting a condolence motion.
The last rites of former President A P J Abdul Kalam would be held at his native place here tomorrow with his body expected to arrive by noon, District Collector K Nandhakumar said.
Hailing former President A P J Abdul Kalam as a great statesman who always wanted to reach out to the people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today urged that homage be paid to the departed soul in all government offices in the state.
Final Journey of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'missile man' who came to be known as 'People's President' from Shillong to Delhi and beyond.
The family of police officer Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, today refused to cremate him till the state government hands over appointment letters of SP rank to his son and post of tehsildar to his daughters.
Taking forward its probe in the pay off case involving US firm Louis Berger, the Goa Police today issued summons to former chief minister Digambar Kamat, who headed the previous Congress ministry, and quizzed the then Public Works minister Churchill Alemao.
A P J Abdul Kalam who worked to strengthen the country's defence and security backbone was also a "poet" at heart, President Pranab Mukherjee said today while reminiscing his "friendship" with the former Supreme Commander of the armed forces.
The Election Commission today remembered A P J Abdul Kalam as its first 'national icon' for voter awareness, saying he championed the cause of greater participation and use of electronic means in holding of free and fair elections.
Both the episodes go back to the Year 2006. The first an abuse of Power the second an assault on National Security. On both ocassions President Kalam demonstrated intellectual clarity and moral certitude of the kind that made us proud of him as President.
AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalaithaa today cancelled all her party programmes for a week as a mark of respect and to facilitate homage for former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away yesterday.
Former Goa Public Works Minister Churchill Alemao today appeared before Crime branch sleuths here for questioning in connection with the bribery case involving US management consultancy firm Louis Berger.
Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, has expressed his profound sorrow over the demise of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
The Telangana government declared a holiday across the state today as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away yesterday following a massive cardiac arrest.
Tension prevailed in Ramayan village in Hansi sub division of the district after some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the statue of B R Ambedkar, police said.
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court today delivered a split verdict on a plea by Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, seeking stay of his scheduled execution on July 30 and referred the matter to the Chief Justice to take call on it.
President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of dignitaries today paid their homage to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.
A P J Abdul Kalam was a 'rashtra-ratna' (nation's gem) and the best tribute to him would be to realise his dreams for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said as the nation mourned the demise of the former President.
Although former President A P J Abdul Kalam is no more, but his Twitter account will continue to be active in a new form.
The West Bengal government has assured British investors that it has taken steps to bring down the labour strikes to zero levels, as it made a strong case for attracting investments.
"Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck."
Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has condoled the death of APJ Abdul Kalam, describing him as a "great President" and a world-renowned scientist who made immense contributions to India.
A group of farmers under the banners of Kisan Sabha and Bhartiya Kisan Union today held a protest here against the Centre to pitch for their demands and threatened to launch a nation-wide stir in October, if they were not met.
Preliminary probe into the terror strike in the district that left seven persons dead indicates that the three suspected Lashker-e-Taiba militants had entered the country from Pakistan through Bamiyal village close to the International Border.
Swati Maliwal today took charge as the Chairperson of Delhi Commisson for Women (DCW), along with three other members, a day after their appointments were approved by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.
Former President A P J Abdul Kalam had thanked a securityman in escort vehicle for the trouble he had taken to guard him, minutes before he died at the Indian Institute of Management here last night.
Parliament today hailed A P J Abdul Kalam as the "real gem" of India, saying the death of the former President has taken away its "true son" who became the driving force behind the country's space and missile programme.
Indian-American community in the US joined the people of India in mourning the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, and said it was his "simplicity and humility" that endeared him to all.
Kerala Assembly today paid rich tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away at Shillong, and noted that a simple lifestyle and humility were the hallmarks of his personality.
Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das today expressed grief at the death of A P J Abdul Kalam and described the former President as a role model and inspirational personality with his multi-faceted talent.
Working tirelessly even on his last day, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had planned a surprise assignment for the students of IIM Shillong on finding innovative ways to end disruption in Parliament.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and several other leaders condoled the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed their profound grief over the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam today.<
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today condoled the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam
Terming A P J Abdul Kalam as a 'karma yogi', Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday said the former President lived his entire life for the country.
Bangladesh has only 106 tigers in the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, a sharp decline from 440 in 2004 due to unchecked poaching of the endangered animals, following an India-Bangladesh survey, a top forest official said today.
Design for India - Darshan Patel, who had heard of of 'Design Clinic Scheme' of MSME ministry, approached them, and was provided with a designer Ankit Vyas, an NID alumnus, to modify his innovation.
The report of the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has said that as many as 523 small and micro industrial units were shut down during the year 2014-15 for violating norms under air and water pollution act.
The Gujarat High Court today condoned the delay in filing a plea by social activist Teesta Setalwad to defreeze her bank accounts in the alleged fund embezzlement case and fixed the next hearing on August 5.
Anuj Dhar who has played a key role in supporting the campaign to declassify Netaji files talked about the difficulties and hurdles he had gone through to pressurise government for making the confidential files available related to Netaji's disappearance.
Former President A P J Abdul Kalam completed seven chapters of a book in Tamil with a vision for the growth of Tamil Nadu and almost till his end he had discussed about the initiative, his aide said the previous night.
The Kerala government today flayed the decision of State Bank of Travancore to entrust the recovery proceedings of bad loans in education segment to Reliance Assets and Reconstruction Company, saying that it was contrary to the spirit and interest of bank nationalisation.
Five Bangladeshis were sentenced to 28 days rigorous imprisonment for entering India without passport or any other valid document.
Preliminary investigations into the Gurdaspur terror strike indicate that the three suspected Lashker-e-Taiba militants had entered the country through Bamiyal village in Pathankot, located close to the international border.
City-based Aurobindo Pharma Limited today said it has received final approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Esmolol Hydrochloride Injection.
The Marketing Committee of BCCI is to meet in Delhi on July 30 to open the tender documents received by the Cricket Board for title sponsorship relating to its international and domestic home series/tournaments for the next four seasons.