Progress

  • Indian-origin Nikki Haley and Neera Tanden among the world's 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2014 May 24, 2014

    Washington: South Carolina's Republican governor Nikki Haley and Neera Tanden, president of liberal think tank, the Centre for American Progress have been named among 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2014 by The Working Mother magazine. Born Nimrata Nikki Randhawa to Sikh immigrant parents from India, Haley has made The Working Mother...
  • Five-party 'Progressive Forum' to take on Modi in Gujarat April 1, 2014

    Janata Dal (United), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Left parties have come together in Gujarat to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on his home turf by forming a 'Progressive Forum', to contest elections from 11 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat. Gujarat units of the Janata Dal (United), Samajwadi Party, Communist...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry April 1, 2014

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Answers for India's Progress: Solutions for printing industry March 15, 2014

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also measures for achieving printing efficiency. ...
  • Answers for India's progress: Dairy farming turns to a professionally managed industry March 8, 2014

    India is known as the 'oyster' of the global dairy industry and is the largest producer and consumer of milk. The dairy farming is now evolving from just an agrarian way of life to a professionally managed industry. ...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens putting Gurgaon metro system on track February 22, 2014

    Gurgaon is ultimate story of engineering behind the growth of India. Gurgaon is the city with third highest per capita in India. The millennium city is a hub of I-T sector. ...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens in energy and power sector February 16, 2014

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also infrastructure to address the increasing demand of power in the country. ...
  • No division in ruling coalition on amendment to Lokayukta: Bahuguna November 18, 2013

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday said there is no division within the ruling coalition in the state on amendment to the Lokayukta Act or its replacement with another effective anti-corruption law. "There is no contradiction within the coalition on amendment to the Lokayukta Act or its substitution with another...
  • Maldives polls: Unexpected defeat for Nasheed, Yameen wins November 16, 2013

    Abdulla Yameen, half-brother of former autocratic ruler Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, on Saturday, clinched an unexpected victory in the presidential run-off elections by defeating former President Mohamed Nasheed, who had led in two recent aborted polls. The winning candidate, a 54-year economist also known as Yameen Abdul Gayoom, contested as a Progressive...
  • BJP daydreams of coming to power, says Sonia Gandhi November 15, 2013

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying its leaders dream of coming to power even "during the day". "You must be knowing that BJP leaders nowadays dream of occupying the chair during the day also. They are so full of greed for the chair that...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's printing industry November 5, 2013

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the printing industry. ...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's metallurgical industry October 19, 2013

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the metallurgical industry. ...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's healthcare sector October 14, 2013

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the healthcare sector. ...
  • Telangana decision should have been taken earlier: BJP October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday said that the cabinet decision on formation of Telangana should have been taken earlier. Reacting to the cabinet decision, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said the party had been supporting creation of separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh. "The way Congress works, nobody sure when...
  • Watch Answers for India's Progress September 30, 2013

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress traces back the journey that Siemens had embarked and how it first laid the foothold in India. ...
  • Mamata on fresh round of district tours with top officials September 14, 2013

    Kolkata: After her party’s massive win in the West Bengal panchayat poll, it is now back to the districts for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as she sets her eyes on next year's general elections. Banerjee is aiming for a large chunk of seats from the state in the Lok Sabha poll, which...
  • Land bill to benefit country's farmers: PM September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the land acquisition bill passed by parliament will benefit thousands of farmers across the country. Addressing a group of farmers from Gujarat in New Delhi, Manmohan Singh said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has taken several measures to ensure farmers get cheap...
  • Food Bill: UPA govt fulfilling promise it made in 2009, says Sonia August 26, 2013

    Parliament is debating the United Progressive Alliance's flaghship scheme the Food Security Bill on Monday. The Congress has put its best foot forward to pilot what it thinks will be the game-changer in 2014. Party President Sonia Gandhi spoke on the Bill and said the UPA government was fulfilling a...
  • Food Bill likely to be passed in LS; Delhi, Haryana set to unveil it August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress is hopeful that the United Progressive Alliance's flagship scheme Food Security Bill will be passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The government has agreed to some amendments to win over key allies Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party. The government has already spoken to SP...
  • Designer of Soyuz-2 carrier rocket, Alexander Soldatenkov, dies at 86 August 13, 2013

    Moscow: According to reports by RIA Novosti, Alexander Soldatenkov, legendary designer of Russian carrier rockets, including the Soyuz-2, died at the age of 86. The news of his demise was given by the TsSKB-Progress State Research and Production Space Center, the space industry plant where he worked. Soldatenkov, who led...
  • Nitish Kumar greets people on Eid, prays for progress of Bihar August 9, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday visited several places to greet people on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr and prayed for the progress of the state. At a prayer at the Gandhi Maidan inPatna, the Chief Minister was given a skull cap which he wore and prayed for prosperity and...
  • Taiwan: Lawmakers exchange punches over nuclear plant bill August 2, 2013

    Taipei: Taiwanese lawmakers have exchanged punches and thrown water at each other ahead of an expected vote authorizing a referendum on whether to go ahead with the construction of a fourth power plant. The fracas pitted the pro-referendum forces of President Ma Ying-jeou's ruling Nationalist Party against strongly anti-nuclear forces...
  • BJP rejects Planning Commission's poverty ratio claim July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed the UPA government's claim that India's poverty ratio has declined to 21.9 per cent in 2011-12 from 37.2 per cent in 2004-2005. The BJP accused the government of lowering the bar on the definition of poverty and attempting to mislead the...
  • PM intellectually dishonest, says BJP; India Inc seeks more reforms July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for saying UPA has done better than the NDA. BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said the Prime Minister is being intellectually dishonest by making the comparison between the country's growth during the regime of the two...
  • Parliament's monsoon session from August 5 to August 30: Sources July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The monsoon session of Parliament will begin from August 5 and end on August 30, according to sources. This comes as the government is trying to get support and pass the Food Security ordinance as soon as possible. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on July 11 met...
  • Govt set to bite the bullet on Telangana, decision likely by July end July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The United Progressive Alliance is set to bite the bullet on Telangana statehood soon. The Congress Core group will meet on Friday and is likely to finalise its Telangana plan. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Congress is keen to announce a decision on Telangana before the Monsoon Session...
  • Monsoon Session likely to be delayed, may begin after August 15 July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to delayed, according to sources. Sources say the session will begin after the Independence Day, i.e. August 15. Sources say the government wants to keep the Monsoon Session short and so it will begin only in the third week of August. This comes...
  • Has the economist Prime Minister failed the economy? July 9, 2013

    A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. ...
  • Government tries damage control as economy struggles; is it too late? July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has now laid out a roadmap to boost manufacturing growth over next 12 months and Finance minister P Chidambaram has left for the US to reassure...
  • Government submits affidavit on CBI autonomy in Supreme Court July 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The government has filed its 41-page affidavit on the autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Supreme Court. The affidavit says that a collegium headed by the Prime Minister and also consisting the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...