government institution

Bengal tea workers may come under MGNREGA


April 27th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to bring the state's impoverished tea gardens workers under the ambit of the 100-days' employment guarantee scheme, said Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Record numbers visit Udyanotsav at Rashtrapati Bhawan


March 21st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) More than 6 lakh visitors flocked to the "Udyanotsav" at Rashtrapati Bhavan this year, creating a new record.The gardens, situated inside Rashtrapati Bhavan grounds, were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan fails to trace journalist’s killers


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan has failed to trace the killers of journalist Saleem Shahzad who was tortured before his body was dumped in a canal last year, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

DRDO wins Thomson Reuters innovation award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was Thursday awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

IIT, IIM faculty is not world-class, says Jairam Ramesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), the country's top educational institutions, are surviving only ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian cricketers may have to share goodies with taxman


April 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) They are being showered with rewards, titles and honorary doctorates after bringing cheer to 1.2 billion Indians by winning the World Cup after a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ladakh council discards state emblem, flag


February 26th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) In a development of far reaching consequence, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has discarded the state flag and adopted the national emblem --effectively distancing itself from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Air India faces fresh workers’ trouble in Nepal


January 4th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) After losing a protracted labour dispute in Nepal's Supreme Court last year, India's flag carrier Air India now faces fresh turmoil in the Himalayan republic with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“Karachi will witness ethnic cleansing like Bosnia if govt doesn’t wake up”


November 19th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 19 (ANI): Karachi may witness ethnic cleansing like that in Bosnia, if the government continues its apathy towards ethnic clashes and target killings rampant in the city, the Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pak govt selling thousands of acres of land in Balochistan to Arabs for hunting’


November 13th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Nov 13 (ANI): The Federal government of Pakistan is using its influence to get thousands of acres of land allotted and sold to Arab Sheikhs from the UAE for hunting, Balochistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indigo plantation may resume in Pakistan after a century


October 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) A project has been initiated by a local organisation in Pakistan's Sindh province for the revival of indigo cultivation that was abandoned in the region almost 100 years ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Air India loses labour battle in Nepal


June 30th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) India's flag carrier Air India has lost a protracted labour battle in Nepal with the country's apex court ruling that the airline would have to abide ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai records over $14 bn worth of direct exports in 2009


April 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) Dubai has recorded direct exports worth 52.4 billion UAE dirhams (over $14 billion) in 2009, up by 22.9 percent compared to 2008, while imports and re-exports declined by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai records $14.26 bn direct exports in 2009


April 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) Direct exports from Dubai reached AED 52.4 billion ($14.26 billion) in 2009, according to The Dubai Export Monitor 2010 published by Dubai Export Development Corporation (EDC). The value of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata’s Singur proposal draws mixed reactions


February 24th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's announcement of her willingness to set up a coach factory in West Bengal's Singur has triggered mixed reactions among the people in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese govt. office “too busy to fuss with” public


August 24th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 24 (ANI): A Chinese citizen who filed an online complaint to a government department was told: "Our office is too busy to fuss with you. Come to the office and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experts seek stability in Somalia to check piracy (Lead)


November 21st, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 21 (IANS) The spate of ship hijacks off Somalia not only calls for global naval efforts in the region but also underlines the need to bring stability to that country, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Steps to stabilise Somalia needed along with naval efforts


November 21st, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 21 (IANS) The spate of ship hijacks off the coast of Somalia not only calls for joint naval efforts to combat piracy in the region but also offers a good ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Married Hindu nurses in South Africa win right to wear bindis at work


August 30th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg , Aug 30 (ANI): Married Hindu nurses at Durban ''s Addington hospital would soon be allowed to use bindis on their forehead.Peggy Nkonyeni, the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for health, said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hindu nurses in S Africa win bindi battle


August 30th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Aug 30 (IANS) Married South African Hindu nurses have won the right to continue wearing the traditional red dot, or the bindi, on their foreheads after intervention by the provincial health ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Arjun Singh unhappy at fee hike in IIMs


April 1st, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Unhappy over exorbitant fee hike announced by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Arjun Singh has indicated constituting an independent regulatory authority ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Subscribe