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The United States has said that India is Afghanistan's most reliable regional partner and the largest contributor of development assistance in the region. In its report to the Congress titled 'Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan, Pentagon said, the US welcomes additional economic, medical, and civic support from New Delhi...
Country's exports rose by 30.55 percent to 26.19 billion US Dollars in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process. The data released by the commerce ministry said, the month witnessed robust growth in outward shipments of gems and jewellery, engineering goods, chemical...
More than 80 percent of the habitations in the country have been connected with all- weather roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. This was informed during the review meeting of the scheme chaired by Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in New Delhi today. He directed senior...
State-run Rural Electrification Corp (REC) today inked a pact with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) for distribution of aids and assistive devices to 8,000 divyangjan (differently abled persons). An REC statement said that REC Foundation, the CSR arm of the REC, committed financial assistance to ALIMCO for distribution...
Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh distributed Swachhata Awards in New Delhi yesterday at the end of Swachhata Pakhwada. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singh said Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan started by the Prime Minister in 2014 on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is changing the world’s...
Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress President today. He will succeed Mrs Sonia Gandhi, who steered the party for 19 years after becoming the President in 1998. Mr Gandhi will receive a formal certificate of being elected the Congress president unopposed today in New Delhi. The party's central election...
Railways has extended the use of CCTV cameras for monitoring cleanliness activities at major railway stations. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said the national transporter has also intensified the enforcement of the Railways (Penalties for activities affecting cleanliness at railway...
President Ram Nath Kovind will lay the foundation stone of Nyaya Gram, a residential and training complex for Allahabad High Court and address the gathering at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh this morning. Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also attend the function held at premises of...
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need for protection and preservation of Telugu language and its culture. He said people, governments and media should strive in this direction to use mother tongue in both governance and teaching. Mr Naidu was formally inaugurating the World Telugu Conference at the...
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today imposed a complete ban on use, sale, purchase and storage of plastic items such as carry bags, plates and spoons along the river Ganga in Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri and Rishikesh till upper areas of Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand. A bench headed by NGT chairperson...