New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed by voice vote the demand for grants by railways for the 2016-17 fiscal, with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announcing that the government will create a Rs.1 lakh crore safety fund to enhance safety measures.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's exports have been in decline for over a year owing to factors like stagnation in the European Union (EU), the Chinese slowdown and fall in commodity and crude oil prices, parliament was informed on Tuesday.
Bengaluru, April 26 (IANS) The much awaited East-West corridor of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) will be inaugurated on April 29, with commercial operations set to begin from April 30, an official said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The Indian Tea Association (ITA) has drawn up a plan to adopt a franchise model as part of the "Chai Ho Jaye" campaign to popularise tea consumption among youths, an official said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed, by voice vote, the demand for grants by railways for 2016-17 fiscal, after a spirited discussion during which the opposition Congress demanding more rationalisation in the functioning of the Indian Railways.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it has started a collaboration forum among the government's major technical and scientific agencies.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has issued notices, during 2015-16, to 263 pharma firms, which were found overcharging for their products, parliament was told on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Agricultural loans, employment and electricity for farming are the top priorities for 68 percent of the rural voters in Tamil Nadu, a survey has shown.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the government had provided Rs.1.34 lakh crore in food subsidy to the Food Corporation of India and various states during the 2015-16 fiscal.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Tuesday urged the Indian government to exercise a balanced regulation on tobacco, which affects the livelihood of small tobacco farmers and families dependent on it.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that he won't come to India to be arrested, leading to the apex court directing that details of his, his estranged wife, and children's overseas assets be given to the consortium of 13 banks, seeking the recovery of the over Rs.9,000 crore loaned to his now-grounded Kingfisher Airlines.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Nagaland are still out of the purview of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Chinese internet conglomerate LeEco said it received 23 million registrations for its second generation of superphones on LeMall.com, eventually selling over 7,50,000 units in a day.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Value buying, along with short covering and healthy quarterly results, swelled the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Delhi government was fully prepared to deal with the water crisis for the summer, Water Minister Kapil Mishra said on Tuesday.