PROGRAMMES

  • Live: PM Modi addresses nation on 'Mann Ki Baat' 6 days ago

    The third edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast on Sunday at 11 AM where he will share his thoughts on drug abuse in his radio programme. ...
  • PM Modi to focus on drug menace in 'Mann Ki Baat' on radio today 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The third edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast on Sunday at 11 AM where he will share his thoughts on drug abuse in his radio programme. PM Modi in this edition will be talking about the menace of drug abuse. In his second...
  • Grassroots programme is the soul of ISL: Nita Ambani December 8, 2014

    Nita Ambani launched Indian Super League's grassroots football programme at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai on Sunday. ...
  • Nita Ambani launches ISL grassroots football programme December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Mrs. Nita Ambani, founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), today launched the ISL grassroots football movement at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. The programme will create a platform for the development of grassroots football activity and talent-scouting across the country. The ISL grassroots programme aims to reach...
  • Japan should be part of 'Make in India' programme: Ravi Shankar Prasad December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India and Japan are natural partners in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) and Japan should take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. "I invite Japan to come and Make in India....
  • Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study November 30, 2014

    London: Girls are more adept at making story-based computer games than their male counterparts, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Sussex in UK asked pupils at a secondary school to design and programme their own computer game using a new visual programming language that shows pupils the...
  • Why campaign on sexual offences in English language: HC November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday slammed the city government on its move to run the campaign mostly in "English language" to educate the common masses on sexual offences and the stringent punishments it invites. A division bench of Justice Kailash Gambhir and Justice Sunita Gupta asked that when...
  • Committed to go ahead with more labour reforms: Bandaru Dattatrey November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Government is committed to go ahead with further labour law reforms, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatrey said even as trade unions are opposing such measures. "The government is totally committed to reform the labour sector. We need to bring in changes in the labour laws in a manner that they...
  • Nepalese students on exposure visit to Calcutta University November 1, 2014

    Kathmandu: A group of Nepalese students is visiting Calcutta University to share their experiences and interact with leading educational personalities in India under a student exchange programme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Nepal on August...
  • Infosys to construct toilets in 109 schools of Bhubaneswar October 27, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Infosys Foundation informed the Odisha government that it will construct toilets in 109 state-run schools in the capital city as part of its involvement in the Swachha Vidyalaya programme. Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murty informed this to the state government when she met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. This apart,...
  • Government to discuss tie-up with Facebook on social sector issues: Sources October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is looking to tie up with social networking site Facebook on social sector issues like Clean Ganga, female foeticide and education of girl child, sources said on Thursday. The government will convey to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerburg, who is on his first visit to India, to look...
  • Delhi University students to study Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's impact in the city October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Will people in Delhi stop littering the roads and spitting in public places as a result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India programme? What will be the campaign's impact? These will be among the many aspects that students of Delhi University will study for a report which they...
  • Google to facilitate online marketing of DWCRA products: Chandrababu Naidu October 5, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that the internet giant Google is ready to facilitate the online marketing of products manufactured by rural women under DWCRA programme in the state. "Google is ready to facilitate online marketing of products manufactured by as many as seven...
  • Ebola outbreak 'running' ahead of world's response: UN official October 4, 2014

    United Nations: Terming the spread of the Ebola virus an "unprecedented situation", a top UN official said that despite best efforts, the outbreak is "running" ahead of the world's response to curtail it and funding for the international response is also lagging. Despite best efforts, "the (Ebola) virus is running faster...
  • National Cancer Awareness Day on November 7 every year: Harsh Vardhan September 20, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: National Cancer Awareness Day will be observed across the country on November 7 every year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan announced. "Henceforth, November 7 will be observed all over the country as National Cancer Awareness Day. It is high time we went into combative mode against this disease," he...
  • Brand USA eyes over 1 million Indian visitors to US in 2015 September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to attract over a million visitors from India, the US is undertaking various promotional initiatives to position itself as a premier travel destination. Brand USA, established by the Travel Promotion Act 2010 as a publicprivate partnership responsible for promoting US, plans to develop online, social and digital...
  • India seeks cooperation for youth skills programme September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Skill India' programme, India has reached out to the US, South Korea and Australia for securing their cooperation in skilling the youth for enhancing employment opportunities. Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met his counterparts of the three nations on the sidelines of...
  • Boeing delivers fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India September 11, 2014

    Washington: Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements. The aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Rajali, after a flight from Seattle's Boeing Field, and joined the four previously delivered P8Is,...
  • Include 12 Tamil Nadu cities in smart city programme: Jayalalithaa September 5, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday urged union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu to include 12 cities in the state under the central government's smart city programme. She also requested Naidu who called on her at the state secretariat to include Srirangam (her assembly constituency) to the list...
  • 2,240 Ebola cases in West Africa: UN August 20, 2014

    United Nations: The number of Ebola cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, has reached 2,240 and a total of 1,229 deaths were also registered, UN spokesman Steaphane Dujarric said on Tuesday. "WHO is working with the World Food Programme (WFP) to ensure that people in the quarantine zone receive...
  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200 August 19, 2014

    Monrovia/Genev: Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, rundown oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the hemorrhagic disease, which can kill up to 90...
  • Smriti Irani got a Yale University 'certificate' for a leadership programme for MPs: HRD Ministry August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Human Resources Development Ministry has clarified minister Smriti Irani's statement about her 'degree' from Yale University. The HRD Ministry said that Irani's participation at a sixday long leadership course at Yale resulted in her getting a certificate for the said programme. "As an MP Mrs Irani was invited...
  • After DU, IISc Bangalore at loggerheads with UGC over scrapping of fouryear undergraduate programme August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Barely a month after the controversy over Delhi University's FourYear Undergraduate Programme, Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao has hit out at the University Grants Commission. He has questioned the UGC's diktat to scrap the fouryear course at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Rao said that premier institutes...
  • Birth control implant for students headed to India July 29, 2014

    Durban: A group of South African students to be flown to India for training at an Indian university are to be given contraceptive implants to prevent them becoming pregnant, media reported on Tuesday. "We will be injecting them with Implanon (matchsticksized contraceptive implant) so they don't fall pregnant," Sibongiseni Dhlomo, member...
  • Manipal ties up with Google India for digital marketing course July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Manipal Global Education Services on Monday said that it has tied up with internet advertising and search giant Google to launch a threemonth certificate course in digital marketing aimed at business school graduates. Google India will provide the Karnatakabased with the training curriculum and the course involves classroom sessions, elearning...
  • Orientation programme for firsttime members of Rajya Sabha July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A twoday orientation programme for the newlyelected and nominated members of Rajya Sabha is being organized on Saturday which aims at familiarizing them with various aspects of the functioning of parliament. The programme, to be inaugurated by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, will have lectures on topics such as...
  • 1,537 people killed in floods across India last year: Government July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 1,537 people lost their lives during floods in different parts of the country last year, government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Replying to a question, Minister of State for Water Resources Santosh Kumar Gangwar said, nearly 1,10,399 cattle were lost and crops worth of...
  • Vladimir Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina July 13, 2014

    Buenos Aires: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia's influence in the region. Argentina has been building nuclearpowered electricity plants to revive its nuclear programme and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels amid...
  • Bihar government to provide plots to 25,679 landless Mahadalit families July 12, 2014

    Bihar government would provide threedecimal plots to remaining 25,679 landless Mahadalit families under a scheme launched five years ago, the Bihar Assembly was informed today. Out of 2.46 lakh landless Mahadalit families identified for getting three decimal plots for housing under a scheme launched in 200910, 2.21 lakh families have been...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the threeyear format days after it had scrapped the controversial fouryear programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...