One positive long-term outcome of the 2004 tsunami that ravaged parts of India’s seaboard was a heightened awareness of disaster preparedness and mitigation.
In their haste to propogate the populist measure of distributing laptops to school students, State governments are overlooking the basic issues that can make this scheme a success.
Dehradun is India’s wettest State capital this monsoon with 2,865 mm of rainfall between June 1 and September 30, according to Director of the Dehradun Meteorological Centre Anand Sharma.
Although Phailin is on the verge of being termed a super cyclone and has good resemblance to the 1999 storm, we have come to an understanding that it will not turn into a super cyclone - IMD Director-General L.S. Rathore
Since the Cabinet approved the proposal, Mr. Kumar said the Railway Board was free to notify the authority, constitute it, and set the ball rolling for the next fare hike.
Number of students who availed themselves of scholarships dropped by 35 per cent after Aadhaar was made mandatory.
Under Santosh Jadhav's leadership, the village went on to win the President’s Nirmal Gram award and three State awards. But the ostracism forced him to relinquish his term a year early in 2008.
Telangana is one big step closer to realisation. But like any partition, this too will come with pain, dislocation, anxiety and anger.
This is the fifth time in the last six years that the UPA government has intervened to prevent “harassment” of the IFS officer by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s Congress government.
The CAG also faulted the State government for inadequate coastal security, stating that despite Gujarat having the longest coastline in the country, security along the border was inadequate.
Union Cabinet on Thursday evening gave its seal of approval to a Home Ministry proposal to divide Andhra Pradesh.
With the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease getting confirmed in Kerala, entry of cattle (cows, bulls, and buffaloes) from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu into Kerala has been banned.
Gen. (retd.) V.K. Singh’s claims that the Army was paying money to ‘win hearts and minds’ in Kashmir has needlessly cast aspersions on Sadbhavana, its well-appreciated outreach scheme in the Valley.
Antibiotics and anti-TB drugs are not to be sold over the counter. Chemist has to maintain a separate register for these 46 drugs.
It should be implemented with effect from January 1, 2011 as in the case of Central PSUs whose employee pay scales are revised every five years.
In view of the two conflicting judgments, the Gujarat government filed a review petition and it was dismissed. Against this the present curative petition was filed.
The International Museum Of Toilets that is housed in Delhi’s Palam area, has made it to the list of the Top 10 ‘Weird and Unusual’ museums in the world. The list, compiled by a travel portal, also includes the Witch Museum in Salem and the International Spy Museum in Washington DC.
Ahmedabad has become the first city in South Asia to come up with a Heat Action Plan (HAP), informing citizens about extreme climates in the near future and the necessary steps to tackle it.
From now on, the state government will be legally bound to deliver 55 notified services under 14 departments to citizens in a hassle-free, time-bound manner under the Assam Right to Public Services Act, 2012, which came into effect from Friday with the brand name 'Xohari' (response).