Articles about Central Government
12 Apr 2018
Contain mosquito-borne diseases or face imprisonment: Delhi-HC tells government officials
"No human or animal should be co-existing with garbage," said Delhi High Court yesterday reprimanding the Delhi government and civic agencies for their lackadaisical attitude in containing mosquito-borne diseases.
27 Mar 2018
Rs. 350 coin to mark Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary
The government will come out with a Rs. 350 commemorative coin to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th and last Sikh Guru.
07 Mar 2018
Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% for central government employees
The Union Cabinet today increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) for its 11 million employees and pensioners to 7 per cent, from 5 per cent, from January 1, 2018.
06 Mar 2018
Delhi municipal bodies to launch over 150 electric cars
By March end, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will launch 75 electric vehicles, in tandem with Central Government's mission of switching to e-vehicles by 2030.
06 Mar 2018
With Bengaluru facility, Microsoft announces first India solar energy deal
Helping India do its part for preventing climate change, tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday announced its first renewable energy deal in the country.
13 Dec 2017
Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment
69-year-old Indian boxing icon, Kaur Singh is the latest victim of apathy against sports persons in the country.
24 Oct 2017
Bengaluru AI start-up develops speech-to-text technology supporting 9 Indian languages
Bengaluru-based Liv.ai Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up has developed a speech-recognition technology that converts speech-to-text for those who don't speak English.
10 Oct 2017
Gujarat: Petrol-price cut by Rs. 2.93, diesel by Rs. 2.72
Petrol and diesel are set to get cheaper in Gujarat after a 4% cut in VAT. Till now, the state government had been levying a 24% VAT on both.
28 Jul 2017
Flood crisis: Centre blames State governments over unutilized relief funds
Nearly 600 people have died in floods or landslides across the country in 2017.
15 Jul 2017
Opposition parties offer Centre unequivocal support on #SikkimStandoff
All opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and CPM, have offered the Central government their unequivocal support in the ongoing standoff between India and Chinese troops at Doka La, near Sikkim.
08 Jul 2017
Meghalaya: Central govt. should compensate for losses from GST
Meghalaya CM has asserted that the Central Government is legally bound to compensate the state in case of any losses incurred during the initial GST implementation.
15 May 2017
WhatsApp privacy- SC to hear case on May 15
The SC will hear on May 15 a petition against WhatsApp sharing users' information with Facebook, alleging it amounted to breach of privacy.
12 May 2017
Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris
On Thursday, 5 people from the film industry including a make-up artist and a spotboy were arrested in a case involving trafficking of children to Paris.
11 May 2017
Bengaluru- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries
More than 50 students from Delhi Public School Yelahanka, belonging to standards 9,10 and 12 have initiated a crowd-funding campaign for 60 days.
08 May 2017
Justin Bieber may take a chopper ride to concert venue
According to a source from the organizers of the Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber may take a chopper to the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on 10th May.
02 May 2017
After "lal batti" ban, Netas look to sirens as replacement
As red beacons go off cars from May 1, netas in Madhya Pradesh and Telangana have brought out sirens instead.
19 Apr 2017
"Lal Batti": Govt bans use from May 1
The government has banned use of red beacons from May 1: only five dignitaries - the president, prime minister, vice-president, chief justice and Lok Sabha speaker - will be exempted.
01 Apr 2017
Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback
Captain G.R. Gopinath, the man behind the Air Deccan franchise which pioneered low-cost airfares in India, is set to make a comeback.
21 Mar 2017
Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen for crossing maritime boundary
Sri Lankan navy on March 21 arrested 10 Indian fishermen from near Katchatheevu for having allegedly crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line.
16 Mar 2017
Dearness allowance hiked by 2%
The government has announced a 2% hike in the dearness allowance, benefiting 50 lakh government employees and 58 lakh pensioners.
10 Mar 2017
IS threat imposes high-alert on Capital city
Delhi has been put on high-alert with intelligence inputs suggesting that the capital may be targeted by the Islamic State to "avenge" the encounter killing of the terrorist in Lucknow.
07 Mar 2017
Government voices concerns to Sri Lanka over fisherman's killing
Government of India voiced its grave concerns over the killing of an Indian fisherman yesterday reportedly by the Sri Lankan Navy.
31 Jan 2017
After Swamy's intervention, Arnab changes channel name to 'Republic TV'
BJP Parliamentarian, Subramanian Swamy had raised his opinion against the name of Arnab Goswami's proposed news channel, 'Republic.'
28 Jan 2017
Nalanda gets its 3rd Chancellor- Vijay Bhatkar
Pranab Mukherjee formally appointed scientist Vijay Bhatkar as the next Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir.
28 Jan 2017
'Republic' in breach of Indian laws
Arnab Goswami, former editor-in-chief of Times Now, has recently announced the launch of his news start-up 'Republic'.
28 Jan 2017
Digital Aadhaars now available through DigiLocker
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has recently been integrated with DigiLocker as a registered user.
25 Jan 2017
Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri
Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:
25 Jan 2017
MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list
Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.
17 Jan 2017
2 boys clicking selfies on railway tracks killed
Two teenagers named Yash Kumar (16) and Shubham (14), were crushed under a running train while posing for selfies between two railway tracks at Anand Vihar in East Delhi.
16 Jan 2017
SC issues notice to Facebook, WhatsApp
SC has issued notices to the Central Government, TRAI, Facebook and WhatsApp.
14 Jan 2017
Live-wire kills a youth taking selfie on a train
A 20-year-old engineering student, one Rajpal Gourav Patra of Koraput died after being touched by a high-tension wire while clicking a selfie.
27 Dec 2016
Justice Singhvi to arbitrate Govt-RIL spat
The Centre has appointed retired Justice G.S. Singhvi, a former Supreme Court judge and Competition Appellate Tribunal chairman as arbitrator in the $1.55 billion Govt-RIL dispute.
26 Nov 2016
Nalanda University Chancellor resigns
George Yeo, Nalanda University chancellor submitted his resignation, to the university board on Friday.
10 Nov 2016
What were Mumbaikars upto on 10th November?
Bookmakers stalled all their operations on Wednesday due to lack of available cash, after PM Modi's announcement on currency ban.
02 Nov 2016
RIL may face $1 billion fine for violation
Sources have revealed that the Director General of Hydrocarbons has assessed Reliance Industries Limited and Canadian oil firm Niko Resources' penalty for exploiting ONGC's assets at over $1 billion.
28 Oct 2016
Government announces hike in DA for employees, pensioners
The Central Government approved a 2 percent hike in dearness allowance; the increase will benefit nearly 50.68 lakh government employees and 54.24 lakh pensioners.
26 Oct 2016
Indian government wins dispute with Reliance, British Gas
The Central Government won an international arbitration dispute that was initiated by Reliance Industries and British Gas, six years ago.
18 Oct 2016
Govt proposes ranking states on education
The Central Government is planning to introduce an education index that will be used to rank states.
21 Sep 2016
Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair
On 19th September, 2016, the Finance Ministry welcomed applications for the post of Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
18 Sep 2016
5 students die taking selfie in Warangal
Five students of the Vagdevi Engineering College in Warangal died after attempting to take a selfie at the Dharmasagar reservoir 10km away from the college.