Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
22 Dec 2020
A staggering 18% of deaths in India in 2019, 1.7 million in numbers, were linked with air pollution, a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health revealed.
12 Apr 2020
On Sunday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 9,000, including 335 deaths, according to data compiled from official state government statistics.
12 Feb 2020
The state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Wednesday increased the rates of LPG cylinders by up to Rs. 149 per cylinder.
01 Apr 2019
Sambit Patra, the BJP spokesperson who has been fielded from Puri Lok Sabha constituency, shared a video of a woman cooking food on an earthen oven sparking questions about the success of Ujjwala Yojana.
25 Feb 2019
State-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is all set to launch new, colorful LPG (domestic cooking gas) cylinders soon across India in a few months.
25 Jan 2019
To celebrate the 100-day mark of Ayushman Bharat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance scheme, hundreds of poor have received letters signed by him, a move which has rattled the Opposition.
28 May 2018
PM Narendra Modi on Monday said ten crore LPG connections, including four crore free connections to poor women, were given in last four years, compared to 13 crore connections in six decades since Independence.
18 Apr 2018
In a major step towards development, two tribal villages of Koraput district, Odisha, will get the smokeless tag on May 5.
28 Dec 2017
Seventeen months after it asked oil companies to hike LPG cylinder prices by Rs. 4 monthly, the Center withdrew the decision in October.
01 Oct 2017
October's LPG and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price revision saw both products getting costlier.
09 Sep 2017
Vyachakurahalli, India's first "smokeless village", in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district has made it to the Limca Book of Records-2017!
04 Aug 2017
Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.
07 May 2017
The Centre is entailing a Rs. 30,000cr-investment for expanding LPG production and distribution network in the next three years.
16 Apr 2017
While we wait with bated breath for the new revamped version of Google Earth, this will be a good time to reflect on the fact that India too has its own homegrown version powered by ISRO.
12 Apr 2017
A study on Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) by the housing ministry has revealed that a staggering 1.7 crore of Indian households do not have separate kitchens.
26 Mar 2017
In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.
22 Mar 2017
The government has made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar number for individuals applying for PAN Cards or filing I-T returns.
08 Mar 2017
The government has made it mandatory for below-poverty-line (BPL) households to produce an Aadhaar card to avail of free cooking gas under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
08 Mar 2017
The Centre clarified that no person will be deprived of benefits and subsidy schemes due to the lack of an Aadhaar card.
18 Feb 2017
Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.
07 Jan 2017
Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.