Nov 24, 2014 03:01 PM World is locked into 1.5°c warming & risks are rising, says a new World Bank report.
Nov 24, 2014 02:24 PM HPV vaccines have proved controversial in India, says Dr Harsh Vardhan, India’s Minister for Science and Technology.
Nov 24, 2014 11:51 AM A village with utmost water scarcity in every district will be indentified as Jal Gram, said India’s Minister for Water Resources.
Nov 22, 2014 04:48 PM It is learnt that around 30,000 people became physically challenged and have been living inhuman life across Bangladesh after being infected with the disease.
Nov 21, 2014 05:15 PM India’s Jindal University has bagged a contract to train Afghanistan’s civil servants.
Nov 21, 2014 04:40 PM A reduced wet season rainfall could impact subsistence agriculture in these countries.
Nov 21, 2014 04:01 PM These projects would be implemented for activities like Fodder Development (FD), Ration Balancing Programme (RBP) and Village Based Milk Procurement System (VBMPS).
Nov 21, 2014 03:33 PM He said the Government is spending enormous funds to ensure facilities enjoyed by children in low income groups.
Nov 20, 2014 04:21 PM Meanwhile, HIS-India is heading to Nepal in unprecedented mission to save animals from brutal sacrifice during the Gadhimai festival.
Nov 20, 2014 01:59 PM While the prevalence of hunger has fallen by 21 percent since 1990-92, over 800 million people in the world still go hungry, the WHO reported.
Nov 18, 2014 08:00 AM Chintan was given the award after 135 organizations, including the government, were considered, and 9 shortlisted by an eminent jury.
Nov 18, 2014 03:51 PM We want a strong and developed India –but not at the cost of the Environment, said Dr Harsh Vardhan, India’s Science and Technology Minister.
Nov 18, 2014 08:00 AM “The governments of India and the USA must do more to ensure that Dow complies with orders by the Indian courts,” Amnesty International said.
Nov 18, 2014 12:20 PM India’s Minister for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatreya exhorted scientists to visit at least a village once in a week.
Nov 17, 2014 09:00 AM Crashes are the leading cause of death for people 15 to 29 years old, said Ban Ki-moon, the UN chief.
Nov 17, 2014 12:17 PM Amnesty International India has termed it as a major victory for survivors of the 1984 gas leak.
Nov 17, 2014 11:55 AM We are planning to roll out development initiatives for empowering widows and single women by setting up support centers, said Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Nov 16, 2014 08:00 AM Organised in partnership with government and educational institutions, Plan Pakistan's project offers vocational courses to young people in order to help and empower them.
Nov 15, 2014 04:23 PM The victim in the case is a mentally handicapped girl, said the victim’s lawyer.
Nov 14, 2014 09:00 AM An army court-martial convicted five soldiers for shooting and killing three men in a ‘fake encounter’ – a staged extrajudicial execution - in Machil, in J-K.