Government decides to unblock four websites out of 32

Government decides to unblock four websites out of 32

🕔11:44, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01 The government has decided to unblock four websites after they said they will not allow pasting of jihadi propaganda and also work with the government to remove such material as per laws of the land, the

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Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir

🕔11:43, 1.Jan 2015

Srinagar, Jan 1  Night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir continued their free fall Thursday as the prevailing cold wave conditions intensified in the Valley. A weather official told that the drop in temperatures was because of dry weather. “This has

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Goa hikes VAT on petrol to 10 percent

Goa hikes VAT on petrol to 10 percent

🕔11:42, 1.Jan 2015

Panaji, Jan 01  The Goa government hiked the value added tax (VAT) on petrol to ten percent, which would push petrol prices by Rs.5 and more. The hike will come into effect Jan 1. Priced at Rs.52.10 per litre, Goa

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Pilgrims offer Rs.832 crore to Tirumala temple in 2014

Pilgrims offer Rs.832 crore to Tirumala temple in 2014

🕔11:41, 1.Jan 2015

Hyderabad, Jan 01 The Venkateswara temple, India’s richest shrine located on the Tirumala hills in Tirupati, earned Rs.832 crore as ‘hundi’ collection or offerings by pilgrims during 2014. Over 2.26 crore pilgrims visited the temple in Andhra Pradesh, about 550

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2014 was India’s year of ‘breakthrough diplomacy’: Sushma

2014 was India’s year of ‘breakthrough diplomacy’: Sushma

🕔11:40, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  The government has placed special significance on India’s foreign policy and diplomatic outreach, making 2014 a year of “breakthrough diplomacy”. But 2015 promises to take foreign policy to a higher level with ‘diplomacy for development’ as

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Give ‘appropriate’ response to firing: Rajnath tells BSF

Give ‘appropriate’ response to firing: Rajnath tells BSF

🕔11:39, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  Home Minister Rajnath Singh asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to give “suitable and appropriate” reply to any unprovoked firing by Pakistan on the international border. Director General of BSF D.K. Pathak, who called on the

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Shailesh Nayak given additional charge of secretary, DoS

Shailesh Nayak given additional charge of secretary, DoS

🕔11:36, 1.Jan 2015

Chennai, Jan 01 Shailesh Nayak, secretary, ministry of earth sciences, has been given the additional charge of the secretary of department of space (DoS). He will hold the additional charge of secretary of DoS for a period of one month

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Will boost investment in infrastructure, manufacture in 2015: Jaitley

Will boost investment in infrastructure, manufacture in 2015: Jaitley

🕔11:34, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  The government will encourage public and private investment in infrastructure and manufacturing sectors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Wednesday making his New Year resolution on a social networking website. “Infrastructural spending has to be stepped up.

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Eight core industries up 6.7 percent in November

Eight core industries up 6.7 percent in November

🕔11:33, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  Eight core industries such as coal, electricity, crude oil, cement and steel grew at 6.7 percent in November, compared to 3.2 percent in November last year, official data showed Wednesday. The index of eight core industries

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PM to attend two-day bankers’ retreat in Pune

PM to attend two-day bankers’ retreat in Pune

🕔11:33, 1.Jan 2015

Mumbai, Jan 01 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be presented with an outline of the Reform Action Plan at the end of a two-day bankers’ retreat “Gyan Sangam” to be held in Pune Jan 2-3. The bankers’ retreat will prepare

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PAHAL on LPG to cover entire country from Jan 1

PAHAL on LPG to cover entire country from Jan 1

🕔11:32, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01 The direct benefit transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme – Pratyaksh Hanstantrit Labh (PAHAL) – which was re-launched in 54 districts Nov 15, will be started in the rest of the 622 districts of the country from

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Chauhan appointed MD and CEO of Oriental Bank of Commerce

Chauhan appointed MD and CEO of Oriental Bank of Commerce

🕔11:30, 1.Jan 2015

Mumbai, Jan 01  Following the central government’s directive of splitting the portfolio of chairman and managing director (MD) of PSU banks, Animesh Chauhan has been appointed the CEO and MD of Oriental Bank of Commerce, the bank said Wednesday. According

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Congress slams ‘anti-farmer’ ordinance

Congress slams ‘anti-farmer’ ordinance

🕔11:25, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  Describing the ordinance as “anti-farmer”, the Congress strongly condemned the temporary legislation approved by the Cabinet to amend the Land Acquisition Act. “It (the ordinance) has neither the soul, nor the essence or the substance. This

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The MoS for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh

The MoS for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh

🕔11:15, 1.Jan 2015 Read Full Article
New Appointments – 2014

New Appointments – 2014

🕔10:43, 1.Jan 2015

DECEMBER 2015 Shri Vijay Vishwas Pant, IAS (UP:2004), is Private Secretary, Minister (Shri Kalraj Mishra), Ministry of Micro. Small & Medium Enterprises. Shri Praveen Garg, IAS (MP:88) , is Joint Secretary,  D/o Economic affairs, Ministry of Finance. Shri Neeraj Kumar Gupta, IAS (UP:1982),

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