India's First Indigenous Anti-Submarine Warship Commissioned into Navy

Saturday, 23 August 2014 12:49
Vishakapatnam: India's first indigenous stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette 'INS Kamorta' was inducted into the Indian Navy on Saturday by defence minister Arun Jaitley. The Ship, which is first in a series of four planned corvettes, was commissioned at the Naval…

Planning Commission Will Become 8-Member Think Tank

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:07
New Delhi: The Planning Commission will soon become a lean eight-member think-tank that will include top economists, a social activist and a scientist, top sources have told NDTV. A restructured planning commission is likely to be announced in 15-20 days.The…

After Vowing No Stage-Sharing, Chief Minister Hooda Meets PM Modi

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:08
New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today, just two days after he vowed not to share a public stage with him.The Chief Minister reportedly came to discuss a range of issues…

India to host all 54 African Union countries in December summit

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:07
New Delhi: In a major signal to Africa, a continent which had felt neglected by the previous UPA government, the Narendra Modi government is set to host all the 54 African Union countries at the India-Africa Forum Summit this December…

India can increase FII limit in G-Sec: Report

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:06
Chennai: India can easily increase the limits of FIIs in G-Secs by $5-$30 billion to shore up its foreign exchange reserves thus providing a cushion against potential volatility in the global currency markets, an expert report said Friday.According to the…

IWPC concerned over working conditions in media houses

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:04
New Delhi: The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) Friday expressed concern over the way leading media houses "have been either abruptly terminating the contracts of their employees or have shut down operations without any prior notice".The IWPC also pointed out…

Sugar import duty hiked to 25 percent to aid mills

Friday, 22 August 2014 17:59
New Delhi: In a relief to millers beleaguered by higher cane prices and surplus stocks, the government Friday raised the import duty on sugar to 25 percent from 15 percent.According to a notification by the Central Board of Excise and…

Help fulfil vision of 'housing for all': PM tells IITs

Friday, 22 August 2014 17:49
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday asked the IITs to use technology for building economical and eco-friendly houses to help fulfill the government's vision of "housing for all"."Contribute towards fulfilling the vision of housing for all through technology which…

Indian-American educator to help India with hospital management

Friday, 22 August 2014 17:47
Kharagpur (West Bengal): Indian American scientist Pradeep K. Khosla, who heads one of the world's largest public research universities, plans to strengthen ties with India in the area of hospital management and hopes the Indian government will bring in policies…

Irom Sharmila again arrested in Manipur

Friday, 22 August 2014 13:48
Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who is on an indefinite fast in Manipur for nearly 14 years demanding repeal of a law giving sweeping powers to the armed forces to tackle terrorism, was again arrested Friday, two days after she…
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