MEASURES

  • Maruti Driving Institute's Training director on importance of seatbelt June 7, 2014

    Training director of the Maruti Driving Institute Mahesh Rajoria talks about the importance of the seatbelt and basic rules that need to be followed. He said, "In theory we teach a lot of things about traffic rules. A simple thing like wearing seatbelts is very important. Driver's own safety is...
  • RBI measures only a 'short term' step: Montek Singh Ahluwalia July 16, 2013

    In a move to stem the continuing fall of rupee, the RBI on Monday night came out with a slew of measures including hiking the lending rates for banks and sucking up of Rs 12,000 crore, to make the currency dearer. Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that...
  • CBMs will continue if Pak accepts its mistake: Sandeep Dikshit January 11, 2013

    The tension and aggression along the Line of Control has now spilled into a diplomatic row with Pakistan summoning the Indian High Commissioner over the killing of one of its soldiers on Thursday. ...
  • World waits and watches as Greece heads to vote June 17, 2012

    A win for the Leftwing Syriza LED party would mean Greece's exit from the EU and bloodbath in the markets worldwide. ...
  • Greece backs auterity, protester clash with police June 29, 2011

    Another bill has to be passed by Thursday for the government to secure the money. ...
  • Poverty measurement gets tied up in numbers October 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Who are the poor? Has poverty increased in the past decade or has it decreased? The government itself seems to be in a bind with two separate committees giving different assessments. But the upshot is that poverty figures have gone up. ...
  • Watch: China strives to keep swine flu at bay May 5, 2009

    Hong Kong: China's taking what some say are extreme measures to curb the spread of swine flu though they say it's a considered response to contain an outbreak. ...