Trust

  • SC grants 3 month time to CBI to furnish details of NGOs July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three more months to CBI to provide details about all registered NGOs in the country and whether they file balance sheets before the authority. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu granted time after the agency submitted that all the states have not...
  • US names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as terror outfit, sanctions 2 LeT leaders June 26, 2014

    Washington: Tightening its noose around LeT, the US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistan-based LeT leaders. The State Department has amended Lashkar-e-Taiba's designations to add the aliases: Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Al-Anfal Trust, Tehrik-e-Hurmat-e-Rasool and Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Qibla Awwal,...
  • We distrust those who are mean with money: Study June 7, 2014

    London: We distrust people who are mean with their money, according to a new study. In the study, researchers from the University of Oxford and the European University Institute, Italy, asked participants who had no face-to-face contact to play a series of interactive games. They had to make decisions about...
  • District Collector in Rajasthan booked over six years old forgery case June 5, 2014

    A district collector in Rajasthan has been booked for allegedly committing forgery while allocating land to two builders in Udaipur six years ago. The two builders - Dharmendra Chaundhar and Dheeraj Bhadvia alleged that 2005 batch IAS officer Jogaram, who was posted as the Secretary Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) in Udaipur...
  • Consumer Unity and Trust Society suggets reforms to contain inflation June 5, 2014

    The Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS), an NGO, on Thursday suggested Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley there was a need to introduce competition and transparency reforms to contain inflation and achieve high growth. The new government at Centre has obtained clear and sustainable majority in Lok Sabha,...
  • Tata Trust wants to work in health services sector in Rajasthan June 4, 2014

    Tata Trust Chairman Ratan N Tata on Wednesday called on Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and expressed his group's inclination towards working in health services sector in the state, especially in 'mother and child care'. Tata Trust has special desire to work for "mother and child health" sector in different states,...
  • IAS officer abused, threatened while on duty during inquiry into a theft case June 4, 2014

    An IAS officer was allegedly threatened of dire consequences and verbally abused by a secretary of a private trust and his son, during an inquiry into a theft case in the district on Wednesday, police said. Police have registered a case against Chhedi Lal Gupta, Secretary of Shree Gopal Ji Dharmada...
  • Innovation is born out of cultural excellence: Abdul Kalam May 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that innovation comes from cultural excellence and when an individual or a nation contrives to fulfil the dream with calculated risks. "Innovation is born out of the cultural excellence. This excellence is a process when an individual or a nation contrives...
  • Manjhi Cabinet calls special session on May 23 for trust vote May 21, 2014

    The new Jitan Ram Manjhi government on Tuesday decided to call a special session of Bihar Assembly on May 23 to seek the trust vote on the floor of the House. The decision to call the special session of the Assembly at 11 AM on May 23 (Friday) to seek trust...
  • Two Indian journalists leave Islamabad after abrupt expulsion May 19, 2014

    Islamabad/Wagah: The two Indian journalists posted in Islamabad on Monday left for home after their abrupt expulsion even as India has taken up the issue with Pakistan. Press Trust of India's (PTI) Snehesh Alex Philip and Hindu newspaper's Meena Menon left early on Monday for India after they were given...
  • Indian journalists told to leave Pakistan by May 20 May 15, 2014

    The only two Indian journalists stationed in Pakistan have been told to leave the country by May 20, a media report said on Thursday. Snehesh Alex Philip of The Press Trust of India (PTI) and Meena Menon of The Hindu newspaper were told to leave the country by May 20, Dawn...
  • Relief India Trust: Addressing the rehabilitation issues May 2, 2014

    Relief and rehabilitation programmes in India are a challenging and a long-drawn affair. Victims of natural disasters and disempowered children suffering life-threatening diseases in the absence of medical attention have very little to rely on. The Government, best equipped to handle such a crisis situation, more often than not falls short...
  • Government reveals names of 18 people in black money cases May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: After resisting for more than three years, the Centre on Tuesday revealed names of 18 persons in the Supreme Court who allegedly stashed black money with LST bank in Liechtenstein and against whom prosecution have been launched by the Income Tax department. The names, listed in Centre's affidavit include...
  • The first time ever: 6 captive-bred gharial released after satellite-tagging April 25, 2014

    Six captive-bred gharials have satellite-tagged for the first time and released in the river Gandak near Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar to protect the critically-endangered reptiles from extinction. "This is just the beginning; we look forward to expand this project if current restocking is successful. We will also research if we...
  • Bank accounts of Ramdev's three trusts under EC scrutiny April 24, 2014

    The bank accounts of three trusts of yoga teacher Baba Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country. “The Income Tax department has been asked to look into monetary transactions...
  • Wildlife activists demand action against ashram for violating Wildlife Protection Act April 22, 2014

    Wildlife activists on Tuesday demanded action against an ashram in Gokul-Mahavan for keeping 400 blackbucks and an elephant captive in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act. On April 18, Naresh Kadyan, Representative of OIPA (International Organization for Animal Protection) in India, Master Trainer, AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India) and Member...
  • Government sells Axis Bank stake for over $900 million: sources March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The government has raised more than $900 million by selling a 9 per cent stake in Axis Bank Ltd, two sources with direct knowledge of the development said on Friday. The government held 20.7 per cent in Axis Bank, India's third-largest private-sector bank by assets, via a trust fund called...
  • Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust's new executive board constituted March 16, 2014

    A new executive board of the Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust (Bhopal) was constituted on Sunday. Former cricketer Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore's daughter, Saba Sultan, who is the head of the organisation, made this announcement in a press conference here. Former MP and Waqf Board's former chairman Gufran-e-Azam, industrialist Sikander Hafiz...
  • Bombay HC asks government to consider PIL seeking to share 'Aadhaar' data with EC March 14, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the union government and the Election Commission of India to consider a PIL seeking to share data collected during the process of issuance of Aadhar cards with the EC which can subsequently use it to register voters. The PIL filed by NGO 'Matoshri Health...
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust inks 10-year pact with Uttarakhand government March 7, 2014

    Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) has inked a 10-year pact with the Uttarakhand government to commence the second phase of Himmotthan project, which aims to empower the residents of the state. In 2004, SRTT had signed a 10-year agreement with the Uttarakhand government for the first phase of the project. Citing the example of Himachal Pradesh,...
  • Schools, colleges shut as leopard that entered hospital strays into city February 24, 2014

    A leopard has strayed into Meerut creating panic and prompting administration to order closure of schools and colleges. District administration has also appealed for closure of markets in the city as forest administration and army officials failed to trace the feline which sneaked into the city on Sunday. At least six...
  • Two weeks in office, Rawat government survives no-trust vote February 18, 2014

    The fledgling Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand on Tuesday survived the opposition sponsored no-trust motion as it was defeated on the floor of the House. After holding a marathon six-hour debate on the no-confidence motion moved by the leader of Opposition Ajay Bhatt, Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal put it to secret...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Companies set up 10 electoral trusts February 11, 2014

    With the Lok Sabha polls drawing near, the count of electoral trusts set up by companies to channelise their political funding is on the rise and at least 10 such entities have been registered, including those by Reliance, Tatas, Mahindras and Birlas. The trusts are being set up under a new...
  • Congress gives no trust notice against Naveen Patnaik government February 3, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Monday served a no-confidence notice in Odisha Assembly against the Naveen Patnaik ministry accusing it of failing on all fronts. "We have served a notice for no trust motion as people of the state and the assembly has no confidence in the state government run by the...
  • Cabinet has cleared metro for Nagpur: Prithviraj Chavan January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that the Cabinet had cleared a metro proposal for Nagpur. A special purpose vehicle will be set up for the project. The state government had consulted the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the metro service in Nagpur. It was...
  • No hasty decision in health reforms: Delhi minister January 19, 2014

    The Delhi government will not take any hasty decision in health reforms in the city and will study all subsidy models for implementation to make treatment affordable for the poor, Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Sunday. Cost of medical treatment today has increased so much that poor people are not...
  • World's first Ramayan University to set up in Bihar January 6, 2014

    A Hindu trust in Bihar plans to set up the world's first Ramayan University in the state's Vaishali district. "We have decided to set up a Ramayan University that will function as an advanced centre of research on Ramayan," said Acharya Kishore Kunal, secretary of the Patna-based cash-rich Mahavir Mandir Trust. Kunal,...
  • AAP clears round one with ease January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi won round one of its battle by earning an easy majority in the trust vote today. In the past week questions were raised over Congress' support to AAP during the confidence motion, but today, as Kejriwal used the opportunity to...
  • Kejriwal's emotional pitch, calmness force opposition to remain silent January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal won the trust vote in Delhi Assembly in style. He delivered a very short speech seeking the support of 'others'. He made sure that his emotional pitch works. The Chief Minister refrained from using big words, his speech was very simple. But, it was...
  • Kejriwal wins trust vote, lists 20-point agenda January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: When Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke in the Delhi Assembly during the debate on confidence motion, he did what he is best at - connecting with the common man by speaking of their woes, insecurities and the complete disdain for the political class. While highlighting the aspirations of...